“People tend to buy fair trade products once or twice because they want to support the cause, but then they wouldn’t buy it for the product itself. We want people to buy our teas because they are good teas and also know that they are supporting a great cause." Click here to read the full interview...
"What is Unique About Your Business?: Our passion is to spread the richness of tea in its natural and high quality whole-leaf form, procured from as close to the source as possible. While we aspire to be the ‘go to’ people for all things tea and offer a wide variety of tea ranging from premium single-estate teas to flavoured teas and herbal infusions, we have a particular focus and interest in Darjeeling – the champagne of teas." Now Serving Tea
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"As well as building up direct relationships with growers to ensure workers get a fair deal, the company by cutting out middle men, aims to keep prices down for customers and still maximise profits, half of which goes straight back to support education work in impoverished areas in and around the tea growing regions..." St. Andrew's Citizen, 29th November 2013
"Neeraj Agarwal and his wife Vishaka founded their social enterprise, which sells high quality Asian teas to the Western market and puts the profits back into building schools in India" Business Review Berkshire, 8th November 2013
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Our co-founder and CEO Neeraj Agarwal was interviewed by i-Genius, a world community of social entreprenreneurs. He spoke about his passion for tea, for positive social change, his vision for Tea People and some of the key reasons why someone should drink more tea.
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"Tea People is an award winning, speciality tea company that is passionate about spreading the richness of natural, high quality whole-leaf tea. It was founded to address the issue of educational development in the tea growing regions and is hence set up as a social enterprise." UK Tea & Infusions Association
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