Tuesday, June 10, 2003
FairTrade Teas reviewed on this site:
ASDA Fairtrade 80 tea bags
Percol Perfect Tea Fairtrade Tea
Dilmah Ceylon Supreme Ethical Tea
Masala Chai Fairtrade Tea
Tesco FairTrade Tea
Tea Direct Fairtrade Tea
Clipper Originals FairTrade Tea
(this list will be updated as we review more fairtrade teas)
It would be cool if we could taste test a few more of these and compare with 'normal' brands. Here are some reasons why its important.
Clipper Fairtrade Tea Bags are sold in many major supermarkets. Sri Lanka Golden, Nilgiri Blue Mountain and Earl Grey Nilgiri Tea Bags and Loose Tea are sold in wholefood shops and by mail order by Clipper (0800 169 3552).
Equal Exchange Organic Assam Tea Bags and Loose Tea, Organic Breakfast Tea Bags and Loose Tea, Organic Earl Grey Tea Bags and Loose Tea, Organic Darjeeling Tea Bags and Loose Tea, Organic Green Tea Bags and Loose Tea, Organic Lemon Green Tea Bags, Organic Masala Chai Tea Bags, Organic Mint Green Tea Bags, Organic Premium Tea Bags are sold in health-food and wholefood shops, delicatessens and by mail order from Equal Exchange; www.equalexchange.co.uk
Hampstead Tea & Coffee Company Organic Biochai Masala Leaf Tea and Tea Bags, First Flush Leaf Tea, Makaibari Darjeeling Leaf Tea, Green Leaf Tea and Tea Bags, Oolong Leaf Tea, Earl Grey Tea Bags and Leaf Tea, Ginger Green Tea Bags, Green Verveine Tea Bags and White Leaf Tea are sold in specialist shops and by mail order from Hampstead (Tel: 020 8731 9833).
Morrisons Fair Trade Organic Tea Bags are sold in Morrisons.
Suma Organic Assam Tea Bags, Organic Earl Grey Tea Bags, Organic Darjeeling Tea Bags and Organic Breakfast Blend Tea Bags are available in health and wholefood shops.
Teadirect Tea Bags, Organic Earl Grey Tea Bags and Organic Green Tea Bags with Lemongrass or Cinnamon are sold in major supermarkets, independent retailers, Oxfam shops, Traidcraft mail order, One World shops and independent health and wholefood stores. Teadirect Tea Bags are also available in Costa Coffee shops.
Themis Organic Memory, Vigour, Slimming and Vitality Fairtrade Tea Bags are sold in health- food shops.
Traidcraft Indian Ocean Tea Bags, East African Gold Tea Bags, One Cup English Breakfast Tea Bags, One Cup East Africa Tea Bags, One Cup Earl Grey Tea Bags, Tanzanian Loose Tea are available from wholefood and One World shops, and by mail order and online shopping from Traidcraft at www.traidcraftshop.co.uk. Catering packs of One and Two Cup Teabags are also available from Traidcraft.