Lost Tea Brands: MacLeods of Edinburgh

Throughout history, many tea companies have started and ended.  Periodically, we like to review tea companies of the past.  Below, is an a label for Early Morn Tea from William …

Have You Tried Holyrood Tea?

Have you tried Holyrood Tea? Actually this is a copy of artwork created by Smith & Ritchie of Scotland. The company was established in Edinburgh in 1853.  

How Big is Scotland’s Tea Market?

In Scotland, a lot of tea is consumed.  But, exactly how much is the Scottish Tea market worth?  According to Unilever UK, the Scottish Tea market is worth £39 Million (approximately …

Video on Glasgow’s Willow Tea Room

When it comes to Scottish Tea, perhaps no place is more famous than the Willow Tea Room in Glasgow, Scotland.   We found a great summary of this tea room.  If …

When Did Tea Consumption Start in Scotland?

Scotland has a very long tradition of tea drinking. Tea drinking was introduced to Scotland in 1680 by Mary of Modena, then Duchess of York.   She was visiting her first …

Brodies Tea: A Very Brief History

Brodies Teas are still made in Scotland.   The teas come in distinctive drums and are often first seen by vistors to Scotland. Today, Brodie’s is still a family business with …