Journey to the tea countries
 
At The Tea Route, our basic criterion for the creation of a flavoured tea is the use of familiar everyday flavours from the Mediterranean repertory of fragrances, in combinations that will h...
 
Green tea is the ordinary beverage of the Chinese. In China, the various teas differ in growing method, manufacturing process and the shape given to the leaf. The Tea Route brings you the m...
 
Tea was introduced into Japan by the Chinese Tang dynasty in the 7th century. Japan produces only green teas, which, due to a different processing method, are quite unlike Chinese green t...
 
In the past ten years tea production in Vietnam has increased and diversified. The best estates are located on plateaus at various altitudes, where the microclimate favours the production of...
 
The world's number one tea producer. Commercial tea growing began relatively recently in India, when great estates were planted in the northeastern Assam province in the early part of th...
 
Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) is the third-ranking tea-growing country in the world. The best teas come from the higher plantations (above 1200 m); those in the plains yield low quality tea. ...
 
Fourth largest grower in the world, even though the first estates were not planted until 1925, Kenya produces distinctively strong, spicy teas with fruity aromas. Grown among the foothills o...
 
The British introduced tea culture into South Africa around the beginning of the 20th century.Today, South Africa produces mainly Roibos, that yields an infusion with no caffeine or tannins....
 
Lapacho Also known as the "tea of the Incas", it is made from the inner bark of the Argentinian Lapacho tree. With no caffeine and very few tannins, it develops a pleasant, swee...
 
Greece is a major producer of Mediterranean herbs. The Tea Route stocks all the best known of these herbs, including chamomile, lavender, sage, verbena, mountain tea (ironwort) and Cretan...
 
Since summer is such a long and important season in Greece, The Tea Route has taken care to give iced tea the place it deserves, and help make it an easy and natural part of your everyday li...
 
Ronnefeldt's airtight packets preserve all the aromas of the teas and flavourings. Try these products, and you will see why the world's top hotels and restaurants offer Ronne...