THE GREAT TASTE AWARDS

Often described as the ‘Oscars of the food and drink world’, the Great Taste Awards are one of the world’s most coveted accolades of their kind. Organised by the famous Guild of Fine Foods, Great Taste is also one of the world’s most trusted food and drink accreditation schemes. In 2018 over 500 judges, including specially trained food writers, came together over 65 days from March through to July at testing centres in London and Dorset, UK. The judging was conducted blind, in teams of three or four ensuring there was a balance of expertise, age and gender and each product was tasted by no fewer than eight experts.

DARJEELING TEABAG & LOOSE TEA

Darjeeling is often described as the ‘Champagne of teas’ as only tea leaves from the Darjeeling district in West Bengal, India, go into producing this delicate tea. Ahmad Tea’s Darjeeling Tea produces a floral aroma with a warm, golden colour when brewed. Both our teabag and loose tea Darjeeling blends have won Great Taste Awards in 2018.

What the judges said:

Teabag: “It’s showing as a good second flush, bright and with distinct flavour notes. It takes milk well.” Find out more>
Loose Tea: “The liquor proved bright with sound, long lasting flavour, delivering distinct Darjeeling character.” 

Afternoon Tea

Our Tea Taster, Dominic Marriott, and an afternoon tea expert explore how to make the best afternoon tea at home.

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From selecting the finest teas that go into Ahmad Tea blends to checking those blends are up to scratch, our team of Tea Tasters are…

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Exploring the history, geography, culture and production of tea in Japan.

Exploring the history, geography, culture and production of tea in Japan.

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Tea around the world

Renowned as the epitome of Englishness, the cup of tea has a rich tradition in the British Isles. But there are many other countries where…

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Tea travels to 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…

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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)

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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.

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Focus on Africa – Tea in Tanzania

Our blog series on tea in Africa continues with Tanzania – an East African country with a strong tea industry.

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Rwanda – Tea From the Land of a Thousand Hills

Rwanda’s mountainous terrain, ample rainfall and rich volcanic soil make it perfect for tea cultivation, producing excellent quality teas.

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