“When I began Byron Bay Tea Company in 2003, tea tasting at a little market stall in Byron Bay, my mission was simple; To combine my love of herbal medicine with the best and freshest seasonal ingredients I could find, whilst honouring the rich history of tea drinking across cultures. I really wanted the teas to combine both the medicinal benefits of plants with a wide array of flavours that mother nature has to offer.
Journey to Cup: Our Commitment To Quality
Our ethos and philosophy are centred around improving the wellbeing of the individual as well as the planet. It’s a continual journey we are committed to with our customers to find better ways to deliver our love of teas with the best and freshest ingredients we can find, whilst honouring the rich history of tea drinking across cultures.
For our avid tea drinkers, we have created a Brew Loyalty program. We offer discounted prices, promotions, events and gifting that’s exclusive to our loyal tea brewers.
exceptional quality. We believe that natural, certified organic,
wild-crafted and pesticide-free ingredients are better for you.
This means also that there is no use of flavourings or additives
in our range - just the real ingredient.
Oolong & White
comes from small family-run tea plantations, small village
production, and tightly controlled tea co-operatives. We pay
them a fair price for their tea. Traditional tea farmers/
producers must be in harmony with nature and have such
great knowledge and ability to deal with problems and
situations that arise during the harvest times. For these
people, tea is their life and their life is tea.
plantation does not make use of pesticides or chemical fertilizers.
It uses time-honoured methods of pest control such as:
- Tea plantations where the elevation is high, away from the pests that plague low elevation tea plantations where commodity teas are grown.
- Encouraging the presence of birds in the tea plantations.
- The introduction of plants that discourage the presence of certain pests
- Organic farming practices (soil enrichment, worm production and natural fertilizers made from food sources and manure).
- Educating society on the importance of Bees and the factors that are harming them.
- Relocating swarms that are in harm's way to new locations so they can thrive and survive.
for you to use local raw honey that is produced in harmony with the
environment. If you haven't got into the bee way of thinking, we urge you
to learn more and be aware of the importance of this amazing creature!
customers. Our products from the time they are packaged, have a 24
month best before guarantee. This lifespan is heavily dependent on
the packaging removing light, moisture, air, and protection against
infestation by unwanted pests.
months, especially in the humidity of Byron Bay! We didn't want to
contribute to single-use plastics, so we have opted for resealable
packaging. Or at least until a clever innovator comes up with a
solution we can adopt!