Category Archives: Origin

Ethical Teas

These days buying our regular groceries can become a little confusing when we are searching for the most ethical and sustainable products. For many of us, it is about knowing that those who produce the goods that we purchase are being treated and remunerated fairly. At The Tea Centre, we believe in ethically produced teas […]

History Behind The Tea Centre and the Last 21 Years!

The Tea Centre: tea-ming with memories 21 years ago, on the 1st of September 1993, a little tea shop opened on Glenmore Road, just off Oxford Street, in Paddington, Sydney.  Originally called The Tea Centre of Sydney, this concept store was merely the beginning of an extraordinary movement to convert the Australian public’s perception of […]

South Indian Organic Teas

Back in 2012, I wrote an article in The Tea Centre’s E-news Letter about two new teas we were introducing – Kerala FTGFOP1 (large leaf) and Kerala TGBOP (small  leaf). These two black teas from India are found under our ethical range of teas and have established themselves as firm favourites with many of our […]

Darjeeling ‘Champagne of Teas’

In 1778 Sir Joseph Banks suggested that Northern India may be a suitable place for the British to grow tea plants, Camellia sinensis. It took many years and various attempts to convince the Botanical Gardens of Calcutta (today known as Kolkata) that tea could and was already growing in North Eastern India. In fact, Christmas […]

Growing Green Tea in Victoria

By David Lyons Recently I was pleased to visit a friend of mine, George – one of our own green tea growers down in Victoria. I wanted to share my visit with you and allow you to stand with me in the lush vegetation of Australia’s finest green tea producing camelias. My visit couldn’t have […]

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