The results for the Great Taste Awards 2013 were announced by the Guild of Fine Food last week. We’ve had huge success winning one, two and three gold star awards for several of our teas in the world’s largest and most rigorous food awards scheme involving over 400 judges and thousands of hours of blind tasting. Great Taste is
Very exciting – we’re featured in the Rare Brand Market cookery book ‘Food with Stories’. When you get your copy go directly to page 136 and get cooking! Our recipe is Matcha and Vanilla Cream Cake, garnished with Gyokuro. Officially delicious! The book is available to buy via the Rare Brand Larder website: http://www.therarebrandlarder.co.uk/
New leaves in Kakegawa prefecture!
We have joined the Anonymous Travelling Market – our first event was the Shaftesbury Snowdrops Festival where we got to try out our new (and very expensive) gazebo. It was a great day but seemed to die a bit of a death after lunch. However, the sun shone and it was nice to be within 100
Special mention to David for mastering barcodes this week. After around a week of our tea having been in Semley Village Stores it was suggested that barcodes would make life for the shop staff much easier. It was a good spur to get us thinking about our labelling, which up until now had been inside
I was sitting in the office the other morning and plucking up the courage to make my first tea sales call. At the top of the initial list of shops, cafes and local businesses to approach was Semley Village Stores. Tea HQ is after all based in Semley. Feeling very reluctant, (I am not a
We spent 12 days in Milsom Place as part of the Bath Christmas Market. The first time we’d taken our products out to the public, let alone run our own market stall. On the first day I spent most of the time running around town looking for camping guy ropes simply to attach the signage
Our first tea consignment arrived this morning!
Today we made our very first order for some of the core teas we’re going to be taking to Bath Christmas Market. Let’s hope it arrives in time for Walk in the Dark at Win Green near Shaftesbury. As David said – it is a momentous occasion!
We are supporting Collarways in this years Walk in the Dark by providing free cups of tea to all walkers. It’s going to be our first outing as The Tea Studio. Walk in the Dark is all about safety at night, when you’re out walking your dogs in towns, fields or country lanes. Road accidents