New Caddies and Relaxing Teas to Match

New Caddies and Relaxing Teas to Match

You know all those loose-leaf teas you’ve got a home? Well, they need a good home.

You’ve chosen lovely loose tea leaves, and apart from the obvious reduction in packaging and waste, there is no comparison when it comes to taste. 

We know that loose-leaf teas not only taste better, but our teas are processed in small batches for the very best flavour. Using ‘orthodox’ production – which means growing and harvesting using traditional methods, guaranteeing teas are of the highest quality.

To show the teas the love they deserve and to keep them fresher for longer, you’re going to need quality long-lasting storage solutions in the form of tea tins and caddies. Metal containers are ideal and can be used over and over again. Tea, alongside other foodstuffs benefits from being stored in the dark, so non-transparent containers are perfect. We have an extensive range of tea caddies that suit many tastes.


Reasons for storing your teas in airtight caddies:

•    Sunlight – It is advisable to store tea in darkness to prevent bright light from degrading the strength of the flavour as well as the aroma.

•    Oxygen – It is a common myth that all moisture has been removed from loose-leaf tea leaves so oxidisation wouldn’t be an issue. It is, however, imperative to store tea in an airtight container to prevent the risk of oxidisation. This is especially important for fresher teas which have some moisture retention such as green teas.   

•    Heat – Our homes are often kept extremely warm through central heating systems. This can pose a threat to the freshness of your tea leaves if they are not stored correctly.

 •   Odour – One of the most effective ways to protect the flavour and aroma of your tea is to store it well away from other strong flavoured or scented foods. Never store your tea anywhere near pungent spices or herbs. Even other bold teas will affect the integrity of your tea so beware. 

•    Moisture – Moisture is bad for any dried food product, not least tea. Tea has been withered, rolled, oxidised, dried and packaged to provide the consumer with the perfect tea leaves for your cup. Moisture can undo that lengthy process, and we advise teas to be stored away from the oven, kettle, and any other forms of moisture and humidity. This can be difficult in kitchens where moisture is inevitable, so a tea caddy really is the perfect answer. 


So, with this in mind, we’ve picked our favourite tea caddies and tins and three classic teas to add to your collection. Inspired by current events, and the need for calm and relaxations, these loose-leaf teas tick all the boxes. 


Builder’s Cup 

Our classic Builder’s Cup is a full-bodied, robust and characterful black Assam tea blended with Java. The light and aromatic Java infused with the deep Assam broken-graded tea makes for a harmonious and satisfying cup.  Excellent with a dash of milk and sugar, you won’t go back to standard teabags after trying it!


Joy Tea Caddy 150g 

Our new Joy Tea Caddies are bright, fun and colourful. Two unique designs with modern circles and zigzags are cheerful and unmistakable. With inner and outer lids, they provide the perfect storage solution for all dry foods.


Special Earl Grey 

Our Special Earl Grey loose-leaf tea is a well-loved classic. An aromatic and flavoursome cup it is full-bodied and utterly delicious. Flavoured with bergamot, this distinctive Indian black tea is a global favourite that offers a pretty golden-brown cup.


Bella Tea Caddy 150g

The Bella Tea Caddy comes in three fresh and light mini geometric designs. The square tins come with an easy to use clip-down lid and aroma seal, perfect for teas, grains, biccies and anything else that needs to be stored airtight.


Green Keemun Congou 

Our Green Keemun Congou is wonderfully balanced green tea.  A rediscovered rare tea from the southern province of Anhui, it has a well-rounded, aromatic and balanced flavour and aroma. Perfect for green tea fans everywhere! 


Rainforest Caddy 

Our illustrated Rainforest tea caddies are ideal for those who love bright and vibrant tropical colours. The square tins with hinged clip-down lids are perfect for airtight storage of foods and more.  (Tins are food safe, but not suitable for dishwasher & microwave)




Posted by cup of tea admin
26th March 2020

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