What types of tea do you offer?
We offer a wide variety of teas, including black, green, oolong, white, herbal, and flavoured teas, ensuring there is something to suit every taste preference. In addition, our selection includes rare and specialty teas for those seeking unique and extraordinary flavours.
What are the health benefits of drinking tea?
Tea offers numerous health benefits, including antioxidants, hydration, potential immune-boosting properties, improved digestion, relaxation, and possible heart health and weight management support. However, it's important to note that individual experiences and health outcomes may vary.
How should I store tea to maintain its freshness?
To maintain tea freshness, store it in an airtight container away from light, moisture, and strong odors, preferably in a cool and dry place. Avoid storing tea near spices or other strongly scented items to prevent flavor contamination.
What is the recommended brewing temperature and time for different types of tea?
Brewing temperature and time vary depending on the type of tea. Generally, green teas are brewed at lower temperatures (around 175°F) for 2-3 minutes, while black teas are brewed at higher temperatures (around 200°F) for 3-5 minutes. However, it's always best to refer to the specific brewing instructions provided with each tea.
Are your teas organic?
Yes, we offer a range of organic teas carefully sourced from certified organic tea gardens, ensuring a pure and natural tea-drinking experience. Look for the word organic in the ingredient list on our tea packaging to identify our organic offerings.
Do you offer caffeine-free or herbal tea options?
Absolutely! We have a selection of caffeine-free and herbal teas, perfect for those seeking a decaffeinated or herbal infusion option. These teas are made from naturally caffeine-free herbs, flowers, and fruits, providing a soothing and flavorful alternative.
Can you provide recommendations for teas based on specific preferences or health concerns?
Our knowledgeable tea experts are here to help! Let us know your preferences or health concerns, and we'll gladly recommend teas that suit your needs. For example, we can provide guidance on teas that are gentle on the stomach, have relaxation properties, or offer specific health benefits.
Are your teas sourced ethically and sustainably?
We are committed to ethical and sustainable sourcing practices, working closely with tea growers who prioritize fair trade, environmental stewardship, and social responsibility. By supporting these values, we contribute to the well-being of tea-growing communities and the preservation of tea-growing regions.
Do you offer sample sizes or trial packs of your teas?
Certainly! We offer sample sizes and trial packs of our teas, allowing you to explore and discover new flavours before committing to larger quantities. It's a great way to experience our diverse range of teas and find your favourites.
What is the best way to prepare loose-leaf tea?
It's best to use a tea infuser or a teapot with a built-in strainer for loose-leaf tea. Steep the tea using the recommended temperature and time for optimal flavour extraction. Remember to adjust the amount of tea leaves based on your taste preferences.
Can you assist with tea pairing suggestions for different meals or occasions?
We'd love to assist you with tea-pairing suggestions! Let us know the meal or occasion, and we can recommend teas that complement and enhance the flavours. We can provide personalized recommendations from light and floral teas for delicate dishes to robust and earthy teas for hearty meals.
Are your teas suitable for people with dietary restrictions or allergies?
We offer teas suitable for various dietary restrictions and allergies, including gluten-free, vegan, and nut-free options. Please check the product descriptions or reach out to us for specific inquiries. However, it's important to note that our teas are processed in a facility that may handle allergens, so cross-contamination is possible.
How long does tea stay fresh after opening the package?
Once opened, the tea stays fresh for 6 to 12 months if stored properly. It's important to reseal the package tightly after each use to preserve flavour and aroma. Additionally, consider keeping different types of tea separately to prevent flavour mingling.
Do you offer any tea accessories or teaware?
Yes, we have a range of tea accessories and teaware available, including teapots, teacups, infusers, and more, to enhance your tea brewing and drinking experience. Explore our collection to find the perfect tools to elevate your tea rituals.
Are your teas fair trade certified?
While not all our teas are fair trade certified, we prioritize sourcing from responsible suppliers who support honest and ethical practices in the tea industry. In addition, we are committed to supporting fair compensation, sustainable farming practices, and community development in the tea-growing regions.
Can you provide information on the origin and processing methods of your teas?
We are passionate about sharing the origin and processing details of our teas. Each tea product description provides information about the tea's origin, cultivation, and processing methods. In addition, learn about the unique characteristics and flavour profiles that result from the tea's specific terroir and production techniques.
Are there any recommended tea rituals or ceremonies associated with your teas?
Tea rituals and ceremonies vary across cultures and traditions. We can provide guidance on traditional tea rituals associated with specific teas, allowing you to immerse yourself in the cultural experience. Discover the art of tea preparation and savouring that has been passed down through generations.
Do you offer subscriptions or tea of the month clubs?
Yes, we offer subscriptions and tea of the month clubs, ensuring a regular supply of your favourite teas delivered conveniently to your doorstep. Join our subscription program to receive carefully curated teas, exclusive blends, and special offers tailored to your preferences.
What is your return or exchange policy for tea purchases?
We strive for customer satisfaction, and if you are not completely satisfied with your tea purchase, please refer to our return and exchange policy for detailed information on how to proceed. We want to ensure you have a positive tea-buying experience, and our customer service team can assist you.
What are your shipping options and rates?
Our shipping options and rates vary based on the destination and the weight of the package. You can view the shipping methods and their corresponding rates during checkout.
How long does it take to process and ship an order?
We strive to process and ship orders within 1-2 business days of receiving them. However, it may take an additional day or two during peak seasons or promotional periods.
Do you offer expedited shipping for urgent orders?
Yes, we offer expedited shipping options for those who need their orders delivered quickly. You can select the expedited shipping method during checkout, and the cost and estimated delivery time will be provided.
Can I track my package once it's shipped?
Absolutely! Once your package is shipped, you will receive a shipping confirmation email with a tracking number. You can use this tracking number to monitor the progress of your shipment on our website or the carrier's tracking portal.
What is your average delivery timeframe for domestic and international orders?
Delivery timeframes may vary depending on the shipping method and the destination. Generally, domestic orders within Canada arrive within 2-7 business days, while international orders may take 7-14 business days. These are estimated delivery times and can vary based on customs and local postal services.
Do you ship internationally? Are there any restrictions or additional fees?
Yes, we do ship internationally to many countries. However, certain restrictions or additional fees may be associated with international shipping. Please review our shipping policies or contact our customer service for specific details regarding international shipments.
What is your policy for returns or exchanges on damaged or incorrect items during shipping?
We take great care in packaging our products to ensure they arrive in excellent condition. However, in the unlikely event that your order arrives damaged or incorrect, please contact our customer service team within five business days of receiving the package. We will work with you to resolve the issue and arrange a replacement or refund.
How can I set up a wholesale account for my business?
Setting up a wholesale account is easy! First, please visit our website and navigate to the wholesale section. There, you will find a dedicated page with instructions on how to create a wholesale account.
What are the requirements and qualifications for a wholesale account?
To qualify for a wholesale account, you must be a registered business with a valid business license or tax ID number. We require this information to verify the legitimacy of wholesale buyers.
Can you provide information on wholesale pricing, minimum order quantities, and any available discounts for bulk purchases?
For detailed information on wholesale pricing, minimum order quantities, and available discounts for bulk purchases, please fill out the wholesale inquiry form on our website or contact our wholesale department directly. Our team will happily provide you with the necessary information to get started.