For the majority of our markets we have two types of teabag: heat-seal and non-heat seal.
The vast majority (94%) of our teabags (teabags with a string) are non-heat seal: made up of 100% natural fibres, contain no plastic and are fully home compostable.
Heat-seal teabags (teabags without string) do contain some traces of plastic but we have been exploring exciting alternatives based on renewable resources (natural plant materials) which we are hoping to announce soon.
In some markets we sell loose leaf pyramid teabags. We are pleased to say that these contain no plastic and are 100% biodegradable.
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Drinking infusions that contain hibiscus, which often gives the deep red colour in fruity herbals, could be good for your health.
How to make the best afternoon tea at home
Our Tea Taster, Dominic Marriott, and an afternoon tea expert explore how to make the best afternoon tea at home.
The Art of Tea Tasting
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Tea in the Land of the Samurai
Exploring the history, geography, culture and production of tea in Japan.
Tea Around the World
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Tea Travels: Assam
For obvious reasons Tea Tasters at Ahmad Tea HQ are some of the most envied people in the organisation. And never were they more so…
Darjeeling’s First & Second Flushes
Having such a unique and interesting profession makes Ahmad Tea’s Tea Tasters quite a hit at dinner parties (if they do say so themselves)
Focus on Africa – Tea in Uganda
Our African Tea journey arrives in Uganda, a country that has overcome political turmoil to become Africa’s second largest tea producing country.