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 …

Tea History: MacLeods of Edinburgh

For the next few months, at the second Monday of each month, we are covering some tea history.    With tea being one of the oldest beverages, there have been …

Guess the Brand of Tea of Former First Minister?

What is the preferred brand of tea of Scotland’s former First Minester Alex Salmond, Scotland’s First Minister?   In an article by the UK Press Association, Salmond’s office reveals his …

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Do You Know This Man?

Who is this man?  Do you know this famous figure in Scottish Tea history? This is Andrew Melrose, who started the brand of tea that carries his name.   Andrew Melrose …

Lost Tea Brands: Holyrood Tea

All this summer, we have been reviewing tea companies that have been lost to history.    Today, Holyrood Tea. Thanks to Edinburgh City of Print for the image. You can see …