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English Breakfast Tea from Canton Tea Co.

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Tea Blend Where to Buy:  Canton Tea Company Tea Description: The UK’s favourite – a classic English tea with New York roots.   The first English Breakfast Tea was created in New York in the 1800s by our namesake, the original Canton Tea Co. Their black tea was a runaway success, replicated by all other tea companies. Our superior house blend has now been reformulated by Rare Tea Hunter Phil Mumby and is full of complex flavours. The neat, wiry leaves of two Assams from the Nokhroy and Siajuli estates provide the backbone of this tea, Read More

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Organic Arya Diamond Second Flush Darjeeling Tea from Canton Tea Co.

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black (Darjeeling) Where to Buy:  Canton Tea Co. Tea Description: One of the Arya Estate’s acclaimed ‘Jewel’ teas. The Diamond delivers the bright, beautifully balanced muscatel flavours of one of the most sought after teas in the world. The dark, twisted tea leaves have streaks of gold and fuzzy silver tips. When infused, the tea is smooth and rounded with a long, sweet aftertaste that evokes dried fruits and nuts. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: When I received a sample of this Organic Arya Diamond Second Flush Darjeeling Tea from Canton Tea Co., I Read More

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Mi Lan Dan Cong Oolong from Canton Tea Co.

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Oolong Where to Buy:  Canton Tea Co. Tea Description: Dan Cong is the champagne of oolong tea: ripe with intense fruit and sweetness. The first time people taste this tea they are astonished by the arresting honey and floral notes – all completely natural. The tender leaves are thoroughly fermented and baked to produce a rich liquor bursting with peach, lychee, honey and orchid flavours. Grown on a plantation on the lower slopes of Wu Dong Mountain, Chao Zhou, this high-grade Chinese tea can be enjoyed through multiple infusions. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: I Read More

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Green Dragon from Canton Tea Co.

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Green Where to Buy:  Canton Tea Co. Tea Description: Blended for us by Rare Tea Hunter, Phil Mumby, this is a base of China Green Sencha given a full makeover with the citrus kick of lemon zest, lemongrass, lemon oil – and ginger. The combination of the fresh, green grass sencha notes, the lemony flavour and the warming ginger is completed by the subtlest hint of liquorice root to give a lingering sweetness. Learn more about this tea here. Taster’s Review: Yum!  When Canton Tea Co.asked me to try their new Green Dragon – I was excited! Read More

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Canton Assam Black Tea from Canton Tea Co.

Tea Information: Leaf Type:  Black Where to Buy:  Canton Tea Co. Tea Description: We have waited a long time to bring in our own house Assam. Now we have one to shout about and have made it a Canton signature tea. It is a blend of two, high grade, Khongea Estate teas – one of which has just won the North American Tea Championships in the Assam category. That’s how good it is. The family-owned estate is known to us and we are delighted to be working closely with them. Do what Assam is made to do and steep the leaves Read More