Tea History: John Gray

Part of our monthly series on tea history.  History has left records of many tea companies who are no longer in existence.  John Gray & Co was a tea dealer …

Tea History: Who was James Taylor?

A Scottish citizen was partly responsible for starting the tea industry in Sri Lanka.  James Taylor, pictured below, arrived in Ceylon in 1852.  He worked with another Scotsman, Thomas Lipton, …

Tea History: Angus Morrison & Co

Part of our monthly series on tea history, which runs the second Monday of each month.  Angus Morrison & Co. were tea and coffee specialists located in Chapel Lane in …

Tea History: James McLaren & Sons

This is the second part of our monthly series, newly available the second Monday of each month, on tea history covering brands of the past. Today, we feature James McLaren …