Love Tea and 1% for the Planet

  1% for the Planet We are dedicated to donating 1% of annual revenues to a range of environmental organisations as part of our commitment to 1% for the Planet. We believe it is our environmental responsibility to reduce our negative impact on the environment and continue to offer our support to not-for-profit organisations whose sole

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About Love Tea – organic, fairly traded, naturopathically designed tea

About Love Tea Love Tea was founded in Melbourne in 2006, by Naturopathy students Emma Watson and Damien Amos. Emma wanted to create beautiful products that were beneficial for the customer’s health and promoted wellbeing. Damien was passionate about organics, working with growing communities directly and looking after our planet. After experimenting with organic teas,

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DIRECT SOURCING AND THE FAIR TRADE CONCEPT

Direct sourcing and the fair trade concept There is often a lot of questions raised around fair trade practice. Where the fair trade money goes and who the people are that actually benefit when we purchase fair trade products? These are all relevant questions. In the beginning, we too asked the same questions, to be

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Turmeric… the golden spice

Turmeric… the golden spice Curcuma longa, more commonly known as Turmeric, has a long history of medicinal use, dating back thousands of years. In Southeast Asia, Turmeric is not only used as a spice but also as flavouring, dye and a component in religious ceremonies. Because of its amazing yellow colour, Turmeric is also known

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Winter Wellness

A note from our Naturopath on winter wellness The winter season can place added pressure and stress on the immune system. As we, here in Australia, are in the middle of our colder winter months, there is no better time to focus on taking care of your health. By remaining aware of the body’s need for

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Yumiko ceramics

Handmade Yumiko ceramics enhance your tea-drinking experience Yumiko ceramics are hand made in Japan and are infused with nostalgia. They are designed using the highest quality materials and craftsmanship ensuring each piece is exceptional and timeless. The Yumiko range features a stunning colour palette, with texture that creates a quality feel you can embrace when

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Canisters promotion

CERAMIC CANISTERS DESIGNED TO KEEP TEA FRESH When creating the ultimate vessel to store and protect the tea we craft so carefully, we undertook many hours of research and development. We wanted the container to be beautiful, but we had functionality at the core of the design process.

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Sue Pryke joins Love Tea

SUE PRYKE HANDMADE CERAMICS JOINS LOVE TEA We are pleased to be introducing a beautiful new range of ceramics to Australia. English ceramicist, Sue Pryke creates stunning pieces which are now available from our online store. Earlier this week we had a chat with Sue about her inspiration, her craft and notably her relationship with

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Japan welcomes love tea

JAPAN WELCOMES LOVE TEA AT TOKYO LAUNCH EVENT To our dear friends in Japan, we are excited to announce that Love Tea is now available online and through select stores in Japan. We have partnered with Fumiko and her amazing team @loveteaofficialjp who are excited to share Love Tea with Japan. We look forward to this wonderful

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What is Cacao?

WHAT IS CACAO Theobroma cacao is often referred to by its common name cacao or cocoa. This amazing tree produces a fruit called pods, which is where the cacao bean is found. To make cacao, these pods are hand-picked and cracked open to harvest the raw cacao beans inside.

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