Why do we love green tea?

Green tea has weaved its way into British tea drinking culture, as well as onto the Nelson & Norfolk shelves! Today's blog will go through a few reasons why drinking green tea has become such a popular choice for the British public. So sit back, grab a cuppa and enjoy! Caffeine (but not too much) Green tea does contain caffeine, however it does not produce the same amount as coffee would, for example. This is fantastic as it means the effects of caffeine can help stimulate brain function without giving you the shakes after more than 2!  Green tea also contains the...

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What Tea is Good for Energy?

After water, Tea is the most consumed drink in the world. It is drunk in all different climates to help warm, cool, energise and relax. Alongside Coffee, Tea is known to provide a pick-me-up during the day or offer a boost of energy first thing in the morning. But why does Tea give us energy?Most Teas contain a small amount of caffeine which is where the energy comes from. Coffee is a more well-known drink to have to give you energy but Tea does a similar job & is healthier than Coffee. The other major difference is the type of...

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What Tea Helps with Sleep?

A few weeks back we looked at the benefits of loose leaf tea and one thing became very clear - there are teas that, no matter whether you drink them as loose leaf or in teabags, are good for your health. Most flavoured teas & decaffeinated teas help you relax and de-stress which led us to need to answer another popular question; are there teas that actually help you sleep? Insomnia. It’s something that as many as a third of UK adults struggle with. Sleep deprivation is a common problem for people so if there was a solution to help...

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What Tea is Best for Me? The Ultimate Guide to Tea

So you’re looking around to find the best tea option for you, you must be ready to become a real tea connoisseur! Well… you’re in the right place. We are independent tea brewers, so we like to think we know a thing or two about the most consumed drink in the world. There are three key considerations to think about when deciding what tea is best for you. Look out for types of tea, loose leaf tea vs tea bags & brewing styles for your different tea ranges. All sound a bit overwhelming? Lucky for you we are here to...

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What are the Benefits of Loose Leaf Tea?

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Isn’t Tea just the most wonderful thing? It’s one of the go-to drinks first thing in the morning to give you the energy you need to get out of bed. It’s also there for you when you need a little pick-me-up or when you’re entertaining guests. But do you know the real day-to-day benefits that loose leaf tea can have? Let’s face it, we’re British, we are stereotypically associated with Tea. Why not own it by understanding the differences & making the best choice for you?Tea has some real health benefits such as helping to relieve anxiety & stress. Green...

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