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Tea Total Otago Summer Fruits

Fruit Tea Sample Bag

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"A very strong aroma"
2 stars"
Purchased on Mighty Ape

I am glad that I brought this sample bag as while the brew sounds nice on paper, I found that it has a very strong aroma that unfortunately was unpleasant to me.

Hopefully the Tea Total Berry Peach Crumble is more palatable.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.
"Nice refreshing taste"
4 stars"
Purchased on Mighty Ape

Nice refreshing taste good at the end of the day to unwind with

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Description

The stone fruits of Otago are New Zealand renowned, making a light, sweet and delicate fruit infusion. Pretty rose buds and chunks of fruit provide a feast for the eyes almost too pretty to brew.

Ingredients: apple pieces, carrot flakes, peach, apricot, beetroot, yellow rose buds, cherry pieces, pink rose petals, strawberry pieces and flavour

Sample Bag containing around two dessertspoons of tea, enough to make at least one pot.

About Tea Total
Tea Total has a serious approach to the tea leaf. Their range is chock full of quality loose leaf teas that you’ll find in boutique hotels, cafes, heath spas and gourmet food stores. The founder, Anna Salek, aka The Tea Lady, opened the first Tea Total in Auckland in 1995. There was no precendent for a tea shop in 1995 and people assumed she was opening a tea room, something akin to the old New Zealand Railways cafes. Since then, Tea Total has gone from strength to strength. The first shop was a small store in Mission Bay where the Berkley Cinema sits, selling dry tea and light refreshments. This introduced Aucklanders to the concept of a tea shop but Anna soon realised she needed a bigger store that was also a cafe, to cater for both tea drinkers, coffee drinkers and the hungry. When the cinema complex was redeveloped Tea Total moved to slightly larger premises in Mt Eden. This shop was successful and become well known throughout New Zealand. This prompted Anna to seek larger premises on Auckland's North Shore to create the store that now exists in Kitchener Road. Tea Total Cafe is no longer owned by Anna, but still offers the full range of Tea Total teas. From humble beginnings in a Sydney market stall to a small shop with 63 flavours and a broom closet storage to a 3,000ft warehouse housing 150 varieties.Tea Total not only started the tea revolution in New Zealand, they've been at the forefront ever since.

A note on Fair Trade and chemicals from Tea Total: “While we do not advertise our products as Fair Trade, we buy our breakfast blends and some traditional black and green teas direct from the tea estates in India, Japan and Sri Lanka. There are no middle men involved and while we pay what for us is a good price, it is far in excess of the amount they would receive from giants such as Liptons or Twinings. Workers are unionised, they work eight hour days, five days per week, receive free housing, electricity, schooling and medical clinics. Because of these conditions, positions are much sought after and often handed down within families. We don’t have the Fair Trade label but I can personally guarantee the teas above are more than fairly traded.Our blended teas (fruit infusions, herbal teas and Earl Greys) are sourced in Europe where teas, once bought directly from the grower, are blended with finest quality flavourings, fruits and herbs. All these products are tested by law in German laboratories for 203 chemicals and pesticides. This doesn’t make for a cheap product, but does ensure a level of quality that is without equal.”

Release date NZ
July 8th, 2014
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Box Dimensions (mm)
80x130x7
All-time sales rank
Top 5000
Product ID
22570348

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