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We like to write about our encounters and experiences. Below you find short blog posts about Why We Rebel, Our Crowdfunding Campaign to build a school in Nepal, tips and tricks about how to brew great winter cocktails and summer cold brew teas as well as blogs about how to be well with tea including health benefits of particular teas. Oh yes and we also share our experience participating at Tea Festivals. We hope they will be back soon. With Love Tea Rebellion

Tea Rebellion on Not on the High Street: Unique Tea Finds for Everyone

Discover unique tea finds at Tea Rebellion on Not on the High Street. Revolutionize your tea ritual with flavorful adventures!

Tea: The Ultimate Alternative for Coffee Lovers

Discover tea as the ultimate coffee alternative, from robust Indian black teas to low-caffeine green teas and nuanced oolongs.

Certifications vs. Alternatives: The Burden on Tea Farmers

In agriculture, the debate between certifications and alternative farming practices has been a constant one over the past 30 years. Why delve into this today?  Certifications and compliance costs are increasing at the same time as our societal dependency on agriculture have increased dramatically given our dual climate and biodiversity crisis. In this blog post we outline how the cost of certifications is impacting tea farmers and explore alternatives for people and planet.

International Tea Day 2024 - The Winds of Change in the Tea Industry

As we celebrate International Tea Day 2024, winds of change are blowing over the industry and we need them to blow even harder.  The tea industry needs to work together to address some of the known social and economic challenges. It also needs to come together to work with farmers - the stewards of land - to help them  decarbonise their productions and create positive climate and nature benefits through regenerative farming practices and technological innovations.  

Tea vs. Coffee: Which is Better for Productivity?

Tea vs. Coffee: Which is Better for Productivity? What are the health benefits of the two beverages compared as well as the different impacts on alertness and and energy levels. Find your perfect daily grind/brew.

A Nepal tea travel adventure - Tea Rebellion goes to Kathmandu, Ilam and Phidim

Tea Rebellion embarked on a thrilling journey through the picturesque landscapes of Nepal from Kathmandu to tea farms in Eastern Nepal on the food-hills of the Himalayas in Ilam and Phidim. We were thrilled to be back to visit our now six year long partner farm Kanchanjangha and see the school we crowdfunded for in 2018. Read this for a tea lovers travel blog and join our waiting list for future immersive tea travel.

Experience the Gentle Sweetness of Forever Spring Tea

Experience the gentle sweetness of Forever Spring Tea, a delightful journey through soothing aromas and delicate flavors. Embrace tradition and history while reaping health benefits. Delight in the complex flavor profile and versatile brewing potential, offering a multi-dimensional sensory journey. Explore different variations and origins, and embark on an oolong journey of discovery.

Sustainable Tea Flights - Tasting Tea like A Pro

Explore sustainable tea flights, elevate your tasting experience, embrace loose leaf tea, and connect connect in a whole new way with the origin and the art of  tea.

Tea Transparency: Breaking Down Barriers in the Tea Trade

Tea Transparency: Discover the Transformative Potential of Transparency in the Tea Trade. Learn about the challenges and ongoing efforts to overcome them. Join us and reshape the future of this beloved beverage.

Experience the Richness of Thyolo Moto, a Unique African Tea

Thyolo Moto offers a truly unique and rich tea experience, inspired by the flavors of Lapsang Souchong and hand-crafted with the Specialty Tea Masters of Satemwa. Its distinct smoky flavor, combined with notes of malty, oak, and cedar, makes it a must-try for tea enthusiasts seeking something different. 

Earth Day Special - Tea Rebellion's Regenerative Tea Standards

We believe like the Regenerative Organic Alliance that we need to "farm like the world depends on it". We want results fast for people and planet and we recognise financial and operational challenges in tea sector. This is why we are working on practical tea farming standards with our partner farmers and the policy community. Join our efforts to contribute.

Unlock the Authenticity of Tea: Tea Rebellion's Story

In a world where the tea industry is shrouded in secrecy and outdated practices, Tea Rebellion is boldly rebelling against the norm. Tea Rebellion's mission is to revolutionize how tea is traded, marketed, and consumed. No more blends that hide the true origins of the tea or low-quality leaves masquerading as premium. Tea Rebellion believes in giving credit where it's due, ensuring that the people behind each tea are recognized.

Embrace Transparency in the Tea Industry

Transparency is no longer a luxury in the tea industry; it's a necessity. As consumers become more conscious about the products they consume, they are demanding greater transparency from brands. Tea Rebellion is leading the way as an authentic and transparent tea company. We align with the values of transparency in the tea industry by trading direct with smallholders, cooperatives and family farms who are transparent in their operations. Tea Rebellion believes in giving credit to the tea makers and creating a future where true value networks exist between tea estates and tea drinkers.

The Power of Green Tea

Green tea is a popular beverage worldwide, known for its numerous health benefits. It has gained increasing interest due to its potential positive effects on overall well-being. In this blog post, we will explore the various aspects of green tea, including its types, health benefits, nutritional profile, taste profile, brewing techniques, and its impact on oral health, blood sugar management, ageing, and gut health.

Boost Your Health with the Power of Tea

Boost your health with the power of tea. Discover the hidden health benefits, from antioxidants to mental well-being. Join us on this journey to a healthier you using age old benefits of tea. Learn more now!

A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Summer Tea for Your Taste

A quick guide to the best summer teas. Find the perfect match for your taste. Learn how to Cold Brew. Discusses Green Teas, White Teas, Oolongs and Match Ice Tea Options. Explore brewing techniques. Click to discover your ideal summer tea now!

The Art of Tea Wholesale: A Guide to Success

The Art of Tea Wholesale: Master the art of tea wholesale, from building relationships to maximizing margins. Discover award-winning teas sourced directly from smallholders and cooperatives. Click here for success in tea wholesale. Create a Wholesale Account with Tea Rebellion

Immersive Tea Tourism: Discover Nepal with Tea Rebellion Travel

Immerse yourself in Nepal's rich tea heritage with Tea Rebellion Travel. Join us on a one-week adventure to explore picturesque tea gardens, engage with local tea farmers, and experience the art of tea

Experience the Rich Aroma of Loose Leaf Black Tea

Loose leaf black tea casts a spell on tea lovers with its rich aroma and complex flavors. Unlike its CTC (Crush, Tear, Curl) counterpart, orthodox loose leaf tea emphasizes tea quality, retaining full leaves for a superior experience. As we voyage through the world of speciality tea, we'll uncover Tea Rebellion's mission to champion authenticity and transparency in every cup.

Are you Going on A Tea Date?

This blog shares the rise of tea dates as a popular alternative to traditional date ideas Forget the cliché dinner and movie night. Tea dates are gaining popularity as a bold and refreshing alternative to traditional dating experiences. It's time to embrace the tea rebellion and celebrate Valentine's Day 2024 with a tea date. Here are some suggestions on how to make that tea date memorable.

5 Tips for A Modern Afternoon Tea Tasting Experience

Enhance your afternoon tea by choosing authentic teas, showcase the origin story, focus on the tasting experience, exploring different tea types, and creating a visually appealing afternoon tea hamper. These tips will guide you toward a modern, origin-focused, and delightful afternoon tea experience.

The Fascinating Journey of Satemwa Tea Estate

Established in 1923, Satemwa Tea Estate is a family-owned tea and coffee estate nestled in the Shire Highlands of Malawi. This third-generation estate has existed for over a century and has recently been crafting unique, artisanal teas, such as Thyolo Moto and Zomba Pearls. Tea Rebellion which is committed to authentic teas and transparent sourcing proudly partners with Satemwa Tea Estate to source award-winning teas that emphasize ethical practices and transparency in operations. We believe that direct trade between producers and consumers helps to foster a sustainable tea ecosystem, ultimately benefiting both the people and the planet.

Accessorize Your Tea Time: Must-Have Tea Accessories for Every Tea Lover

Tea accessories play a crucial role in elevating your tea time experience, transforming it from a simple beverage break to a delightful ritual. Tea Rebellion, a bold and authentic tea brand, is dedicated to ethically sourcing teas with true-to-origin flavors, while promoting transparency and sustainability. In this spirit, we present must-have tea accessories for every tea lover, including TeaBloom teacups, reusable tea strainers, and valuable tea resources.

Sip to Your Health: The Amazing Benefits of Tea for Your Well-Being

Tea is more than just a delightful beverage; it's a powerful ally in achieving optimal well-being. From the soothing effects of Peppermint and Lemongrass to the energizing boost of Green Tea and Matcha, tea offers a diverse range of health benefits. By exploring the incredible world of Purple Leaf Tea and Red Hibiscus, you'll find a wealth of nutrients and antioxidants waiting to empower your body and mind. Embrace the authentic, transparent, and rebellious nature of tea and experience the true flavor of health.

From Novice to Tea Connoisseur: A Comprehensive Guide to Tea Education

From Novice to Tea Connoisseur: Unlock the World of Tea Education. Elevate your appreciation for tea, savor each sip, and become a knowledgeable tea enthusiast. Embark on an exciting and enriching journey. Click here to start!

10 Award Winning Teas from Tea Rebellion

Immerse yourself in the world of Tea Rebellion's award-winning teas. Experience rich and authentic flavors that have captivated judges worldwide. Join the rebellion and discover these exceptional teas for yourself. Shop now for loose teas, bagged teas, and tea

Discover a World of Flavor with Our Tea Subscription: Uniting Tea Lovers

Discover a World of Flavor with Tea Rebellion's Authentic Tea Lovers ClubTea Rebellion is committed to offering bold, pure, and united teas sourced directly from smallholders and cooperatives. Embracing the seasonal surprises of unique flavors, the Authentic Tea Lovers Club unites tea enthusiasts, allowing them to explore a diverse range of authentic teas from around the world.

Tea Transparency: Knowing the Journey of Your Tea

Tea transparency matters. Discover the journey of your tea, from field to cup, for an authentic and ethical experience. Join the Tea Rebellion and support a sustainable tea industry.

Discovering Rare Tea Varieties

Discover rare tea varieties and explore exceptional flavors and origins. Enhance your tea experience with Tea Rebellion's authentic and ethically sourced teas.

The Power of Hibiscus Tea: Top Health Benefits You Need to Know

Discover the power of hibiscus tea! Experience vibrant flavor and top health benefits. Embrace the tea rebellion with Tea Rebellion. Click to learn more.

Green Friday wins over Black Friday

Discover Tea Rebellion's range of sustainable, award-winning teas and join the Green Friday movement by making environmentally conscious choices. Share your Green Friday experiences and spread awareness of this sustainable alternative to traditional consumerism. For more information on Tea Rebellion's commitment to transparency, provenance, and sustainability, visit their website, explore their blog, and engage with them on social media.

California Tea Dreaming: A Roaring 2-Day Tea Festival in San Francisco

Experience a tea lover's paradise at the San Francisco Tea Festival - a 2-day extravaganza with lectures, tastings, and over 3000 tea enthusiasts! Discover authentic flavors, indulge in unique blends, and expand your palate and tea knowledge.

Curated Tea Gifts: A Perfect Present for Tea Lovers

Gifting plays a crucial role in strengthening relationships and expressing love, friendship and appreciation. For tea lovers, receiving a thoughtfully curated tea selection can be a delightful and memorable experience. Tea Rebellion, with its bold and authentic approach, offers a range of exceptional tea gifts that not only showcase the true origin and flavor of the teas but also promote transparency in the industry. The below outlines the gifting options available at Tea Rebellion for this holiday season.

The Art of Brewing Rare Teas: Mastering the Perfect Cup with Tea Rebellion

Unlock the full potential of rare teas with Tea Rebellion. Discover Zomba Pearls, Kukicha, White Prakash, and Alishan Black. Boost your tea experience and explore the world of rare teas. Tea Rebellion connects tea enthusiasts with exceptional tea producers, forging strong relationships and expanding the world of rare teas.

Tea for Beginners: How to Start Your Journey into the World of Tea

Tea for Beginners: Embark on a journey into the world of tea and discover its authentic flavors, brewing methods, and ethical practices. Join the rebellion against conventional tea trading and consumption. Start your tea adventure with Tea Rebellion

7 Simple and Sustainable Food Habits to Transform Your Diet and Save the Planet

Adopting these 7 simple and sustainable food habits can make a collective impact on our planet. By transforming our diets and becoming conscious of our choices, we can create a sustainable future and avert a climate and nature breakdown. Let's take action together. Don't wait any longer - start your journey to a green, healthy lifestyle today!

Loose Leaf Tea: Top 3 Tips for Elevating Tea in the UK Café Scene

Loose leaf tea is gaining momentum across the UK, as discerning consumers seek quality, flavour, and authenticity.  Elevate your UK coffee shop's tea offerings with our top 3 tips for embracing European specialty tea culture, enhancing barista tea training and providing an accessible and quality tea menu.

Tea vs. Coffee - Why the UK Now Favours Coffee

For centuries, tea has been deeply rooted in the UK's cultural identity. However, recent survey findings indicate a surprising shift, with coffee surpassing tea as the nation's favorite beverage. Delve into the reasons behind this change in preferences, exploring factors contributing to coffee's growing popularity in the UK. Discover how the younger generation's love for convenience and variety, coupled with social media's influence, has fueled the rise of coffee culture. Explore the transformation of coffee shops into social spaces and the impact of American coffee chains. Uncover the decline in tea experience and efforts to elevate its quality and deliver a true end to end tea experience in UK foodservice. Join Tea rebellion and appreciate the true art of tea-making while supporting a sustainable and ethical tea industry.

The Benefits of Loose Leaf Herbal Tea and How to Choose the Right One

Loose leaf herbal tea offers various health benefits, making it an excellent choice for tea enthusiasts. Rich in antioxidants, it helps protect the body from harmful free radicals. Additionally, herbal tea aids digestion, boosts the immune system, and provides calming and stress-relieving effects. Taste and flavor are essential aspects of enjoying tea, and loose leaf herbal tea outshines its bagged counterparts in this regard. With superior taste and aroma, loose leaf tea provides a more satisfying and authentic tea experience. We invite you to explore Tea Rebellion's selection of authentic, high-quality loose leaf herbal teas,

The Rise of Tea Tourism: Experience tea travel in Malawi, Nepal, Japan and Taiwan

We encourage tea enthusiasts seeking a deeper connection to the world of tea to explore tea tourism opportunities. In this blog we share our experiences in Malawi, Nepal, Japan and Taiwan. By engaging with the authentic, transparent, and passionate tea experiences offered by our partner tea farms, you can discover the true origin and flavour of tea origins and the communities behind the tea. 

Exploring the World of Loose Leaf Black Tea

Loose leaf black tea has a rich history and tradition, offering unique characteristics and flavor profiles that have captured the hearts of tea enthusiasts worldwide. As the popularity of online loose leaf tea brands continues to grow, so does the importance of quality, sustainability, and transparency in the tea industry. In this blog, we will explore the world of loose leaf black tea, delving into its wonders and learning how we can make a positive impact in the industry.

The Shelf Life of Loose Leaf Tea: How Long Does It Last and How to Store It

Imagine the proposect of looking forward to savoring the perfect cup of tea, only to find out that its delightful aroma and flavor have faded with time. The shelf life and proper storage of loose-leaf tea play crucial roles in preserving its freshness and quality. In this blog post, we will delve into how long loose-leaf tea lasts, the factors affecting its longevity, and the best ways to store it. Get ready to embark on a journey of tea discovery and to ensure you get the maximum flavour of your tea

What Does B Corp Certification Mean for Tea Rebellion?

Ever heard of B Corp certification? Well, it's a big deal. In fact, it's a game-changer in the world of ethical business practices. And guess what? Tea Rebellion is a proud B Corp certified company! But, what does it mean for us and our commitment to ethical sourcing and transparency? Let's dive in.

The Authentic Tea Lovers Club: Experience Curated Teas from Around the World

Welcome to Tea Rebellion! We're here to challenge the status quo of traditional tea trading, marketing, and consumption. Our mission? To bring you the most authentic, transparent, and bold tea experience possible. We value direct trade, provenance, and a strong connection with the tea-producing communities we partner with.  Ready to join the rebellion? Let us introduce you to the Authentic Tea Lovers Club. Our club offers exclusive access to curated teas from around the world, enriching educational content, and a community of like-minded tea enthusiasts. It's time to elevate your tea experience and embrace the world of authentic, high-quality tea.

Exploring Ethically Sourced Teas: The Impact on Farmers and the Environment

Why do ethically sourced teas matter? They matter because they represent a movement that goes beyond just enjoying a cup of tea. At Tea Rebellion, we are committed to transparency, authenticity, and boldness in the tea trade. We believe in the power of change through people, and our dedication to supporting smallholder farmers is the heart of our mission.

Understanding the Benefits of Loose Leaf Tea: Quality, Flavor, and Sustainability

Imagine savoring a cup of tea that not only tastes exceptional but also carries with it a world of benefits. Welcome to the realm of loose leaf tea! In this journey, you'll discover how loose leaf tea triumphs over most of its bagged counterpart in terms of quality, flavour, and sustainability. This blog shares our view of Tea Rebellion of why a switch to loose leaf tea not only enhances your tea experience but also delivers wider sustainability benefits. 

Compostable vs Recyclable in Consumer Packaging

In today's consumer market, sustainable packaging is more than just a trend – it's a necessity. With the mounting pressure on our environment and the climate crisis, we cannot ignore the impact our choices have on our planet. Two main options are stealing the spotlight in sustainable packaging: compostable and recyclable materials. Both have their merits, and as conscious consumers, it's essential to understand their differences and the impact they make on the environment. Are you ready to dive into the world of compostable vs recyclable packaging? Join us in Tea Rebellion, as where we explore the pros and cons to foster transparency in the packaging debate and sustainable future.

The Art of Cold Brewing: A Refreshing Take on Tea for Hot Summers

Hot summer days call for refreshment. When the sun blazes and the temperatures soar, our bodies crave something cool and revitalizing. Enter cold brewing – a unique and innovative method to enjoy tea that's perfect for those sweltering afternoons.When it comes to cold brewing, the quality of tea leaves matters. A lot. High-quality tea leaves ensure a delicious and smooth cold brewed tea experience. Tea Rebellion's commitment to transparency and direct trade with smallholders and cooperatives guarantees exceptional teas perfect for cold brewing.

Spilling the tea on our crowdfunding campaign

We successfully completed a crowdfunding campaign to scale our UK and European venture by funding our 3-year roadmap to focus on growing our wholesale & foodservice channel. What was it like to fundraise? What were some of the challenges?  In this short blog we summarize our top three insights & personal learnings from this journey.

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Kumari Gold
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Kumari Gold

$10.00
White Prakash
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Globaltea Championship 2019 Bronze Metal
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White Prakash
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White Prakash
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White Prakash
Globaltea Championship 2019 Bronze Metal
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White Prakash

$10.00
Organic Matcha by Tea Rebellion
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Organic Matcha

$24.00
Kathmandu Cosmos
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Kathmandu Cosmos, Ayuvedic chai tea, tearebellion.com
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Kathmandu Cosmos

$14.00