Teas and Tins

At Cup of Tea, we love all things tea! We’re a UK specialist in sourcing some of the finest teas from around the world and some of the handiest accessories you’ll ever need.

It’s a fact that loose-leaf teas and real-leaf tea bags taste better and stay fresher for longer if stored in tea caddies. And because our teas are produced in small batches for the very best flavour, we always recommend that our customers store them in airtight tins to keep them at their best. There are other reasons for purchasing tea caddies, and as we become more aware of zero waste shopping, and the need to reduce our waste, we need practical yet attractive vessels for not just our teas but other foodstuffs. So, whether you need to store pulses, home bakes, sweets, or pet treats, look no further!

Tea, along with other foodstuffs, benefits from being stored in the dark, so non-transparent containers are perfect (sorry, jars!). Our range of metal and stainless-steel containers are food-safe and can be used over and over again. We have an extensive range of tea caddies that suit all tastes.

Patterned Tea Caddies

Five 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 that 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 that 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 your tea's flavour and aroma 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.


Check out all of our tea caddies here- https://www.cupoftea.co.uk/buy-tea-caddies-online/c138



Patterned Tea Caddies


Joy Tea Caddy 150g

Our Joy tea caddies are bright, fun and colourful and come in two unique designs with modern circles and zigzags. The cheerful tins come with inner and outer lids and provide the perfect storage solution for all dry foods. 

Joy Tea Caddy


Montana Tea Caddy - 250g

Our Montana tea caddy comes in two designs - lines and waves. Both have a white base, with different spot, waves, line pattern in muted pinks, browns, greens and blues.

The square caddy comes with a hinged lid, airtight seal and clip-down mechanism.

The stylish tea tin effortlessly complements a range of interior styles and would look fabulous in any kitchen! 

Each tea caddy has a 250g capacity and is sold individually or as a set.  

Montana Tea Caddies 250g


Masari Tea Caddy - 100g and 150g

Our beautiful Masari Tea tins are finished with a Japanese-style floral design with soft feel paper wrap finishing. A stylish green tubular caddy with a pink and white floral accent comes with a flavour protective lid.

Masari Tea Caddies


Nobu Tea Caddy - 100g and 150g

Japanese origami papers inspire our Nobu tea tins. They come in various tones of blue with white accents, finished with soft-feel paper wrap. The beautiful navy tubular tea caddy comes with an internal flavour protective lid.

Available in two sizes, 100g and 150g.

Nobu Tea Caddies


Wenke Tea Caddy - 100g

Our folk art inspired Wenke caddies are available in a square shape with red and blue illustrated birds on a white background. The slip-on lid is easy to use and keeps the loose-leaf and tea bag teas perfectly fresh!

Wenke Tea Caddy 100g


Elfie Tea Caddy - 100g

Our Elfie tea tin comes with a classically colourful English garden design. The slip-on lid is easy to use and keeps your loose-leaf teas and tea bags perfectly fresh!

Elfie Tea Caddy 100g



Plain Tea Caddies


Tubular Tea Caddy Double Lid 125g

Stylish and modern, these caddies are chic, contemporary and effectively keep your teas fresh. They are available in matt lime green, black, matt blue, gold, matt white, and brushed silver. They are round and come with a push-fit outer lid and an inner seal lid to help protect the contents of your caddy.

Tubular Tea Caddy Double Lid 125g



Dome Tea Caddy - Double Lid 100g

Our Dome double-lidded caddies are available in white, gold, black and silver tones. The contemporary metal tea tins feature a classic domed lid and internal metal seal to give additional protection to your favourite teas.

100g is an approximate capacity measurement, which will always depend on the size of the tea leaf.

Dome Tea Caddy Double Lid 100g



Square Tea Caddy - Double Slip-on Lid - 100g

An innovative and modern style square tea caddy with a slip-on lid. Sold singly, and available in silver, white and black.

100g is an approximate capacity measurement, which will always depend on the size of the tea leaf.

Sqaure Tea Caddy Double Lid 100g



Rectangular Tea Caddy Plug Lid 100g 

Classic and simple, our rectangular caddies will increase your storage space. The quality, stylish caddies are modern and easily stackable. Rectangular in shape, they come with an easy-to-use plug-lid.

Available in black and silver.

Rectangular Tea Caddy Plug Lid 100g 



Gift Sets with Tea Tins


Fruit Tea Gift Set

Our Fruit Tea Gift Set comes with a delicious Red Fruit Pudding tea, a berry-red tea mug for one and a pretty folk-style tea caddy for all fruit tea lovers out there.

The Fruit Tea Gift Set contains:

100g Red Fruit Pudding - Delicious infusion of classic fruits

Wenke Tea Caddy 100g - White tea caddy with red and blue birds design

Zaara Herb Tea Mug, Matt Berry Red - Porcelain tea mug with a metal filter and lid

Fruit Tea Gift Set



Earl Grey Tea Gift Set

Our Earl Grey Tea Gift Set contains a delicious earl grey loose-leaf tea, a stylish Japanese-style tea caddy to hold it and a handy stainless-steel filter basket for the perfect fuss-free brew every time. 

The Earl Grey Tea Gift Set contains:

100g Princess Grey - A gentle earl grey, fresh with a hint of citrus

Lumi Tea Caddy 150g - Japanese style caddy with soft feel paper wrap finishing. Dimensions 15.5cm (h) x 7.5cm (diameter)

Stainless Steel Filter Basket, Small - Stainless steel filter basket with very fine mesh

Earl Grey Tea Gift Set

Posted by cup of tea admin
9th April 2021

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