What teas are Fairtrade?

Fairtrade ‘tea’ refers to all teas which stem from the leaves and buds of the Camellia sinensis plant. Grown year-round, this is the source of all white tea, green tea, oolong tea, black tea, and pu’erh tea. (Fairtrade also works with herbs and spices, which form the basis of many herbal teas.)

Is there fair trade tea?

Over 390,200 farmers and workers across 12 countries are involved in Fairtrade tea production. 9,838 tonnes of tea was sold as Fairtrade in 2018. This means certified farmers and workers earned €4.7 million in Fairtrade Premium in 2018.

What tea brands are ethical?

If you’re searching for a cup of tea you can feel good about, then try one of these six brands that make delicious, ethically-grown teas….6 Ethical Tea Companies Perfect For Your Morning Cup

  • The Republic of Tea. republicoftea.
  • Upton Tea Imports. uptonteaimports.
  • Honest Tea. honesttea.
  • Zhena’s. organicallyem.
  • Rishi.
  • Arbor Teas.

Which teas are plastic free?

The best plastic free tea brands

  • Pukka’s teabags contain no plastic and come with an organic cotton string. Teapigs.
  • Teapigs pyramid teabags don’t contain any plastic.
  • We Are Tea’s teabags don’t contain plastic and the brand’s moving to biodegradable cellophane this year.
  • Choose a compostable teabag from Good and Proper Tea.

Which tea bags are environmentally friendly?

Yorkshire Tea “About half of our UK Yorkshire teabags are now plant-based. That’s all the boxes in sizes 40, 160, and 240, and it applies to normal Yorkshire Tea as well as Yorkshire Gold, Yorkshire Tea Decaf, and Yorkshire Tea for Hard Water.

Why is Fairtrade tea important?

Tea is a multi-billion dollar industry with millions of workers. Fairtrade is also part of an international coalition to address the low wages of tea workers across the globe. So buying Fairtrade tea means you are supporting these initiatives and ultimately, the workers who tirelessly pluck away at all those tea crops.

Which teabags are plastic free?

The list of completely plastic-free tea bags made by UK companies

  • #1 Hampstead Tea: Strong English Breakfast.
  • #3 We Are Tea: English Breakfast.
  • #4 Brew Tea Company: English Breakfast.
  • #5 Nemi: English Breakfast.
  • #7 Roqberry.
  • #9 PG Tips.
  • Pukka Herbs Elegant English Breakfast.
  • Clipper Organic Everyday Tea.

What is the most sustainable tea brand?

The top 5 best five plastic-free and sustainable tea brands

  • Eco Champion: We Are Tea. We Are Tea makes biodegradable and compostable tea bags.
  • Readers’ Choice: Noble Leaf.
  • Best Value: Pukka Herbs.
  • Shortlisted: Tea Pigs.
  • Shortlisted: Good & Proper Tea.

What tea brands are bad?

Worst Brands

  • Adagio Teas: No organic options. Unclear if they use pesticides or not.
  • Art of Tea.
  • Bigelow.
  • Celestial Seasonings.
  • David’s Tea: Uses Soilon for tea bags.
  • Fit Tea: Not organic.
  • Flat Tummy Tea: Not organic.
  • Lipton.

Do pukka use plastic in tea bags?

Our tea bags are staple-free and stitched together with 100% organic, non-GMO cotton, instead of heat sealed using plastic.

Which is the best fair trade organic tea?

Pukka is a B-corp with a lovely range of organic, fair trade teas suited for any situation or time of day, including “Tumeric Active”, “Clean Matcha Green”, and “After Dinner”. Each package of organic tea comes in plastic-free tea bags and a recyclable envelope.

Are there any tea brands that are compostable?

This tea brand is not only organic and fair trade, but there’s also no tea bag to worry about. Their loose-leaf tea is enclosed in backyard compostable packaging that’s made from a cellulose material. Even their labels on the front and back of the package are compostable and made from hemp-based or sugar cane-based paper.

Where does Rishi Fair Trade Tea come from?

Organic, Fair Trade tea from Rishi is imported from tea gardens in China, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, and elsewhere in Asia, where it’s grown “according to ancient artisanal practices using organic cultivation techniques,” according to the company’s website.

Which is the best organic tea company in Australia?

Their pyramid tea bag collection the now the most highly awarded collection in all of Australia! The company has also recently also won “Best Boutique Organic Tea Company 2021″ awarded by the Australian Enterprise Awards.