by Rebecca Domorev September 22, 2022 2 min read
New things are happening at Tielka!
Firstly, we are excited to announce the release of Australian-grown infusions to the Tielka range!
Lil' Licorice - GOLD AWARD
A stunning blend of Australian aniseed myrtle, Australian lemon myrtle, Australian fennel seeds, Australian eucalyptus leaves, and lemongrass.
A healing blend of Australian eucalyptus leaves, Australian calendula, Australian lemon myrtle, and lemongrass.
Secondly, we would like to inform you our way of ethical sourcing is changing.
The understanding of ethical sourcing has grown over the years. At Tielka, the foundation has always been on ethical sourcing from our growers, and we have always partnered, where possible, with Fairtrade producers.
After extensive consultation with our most beloved customers, we now recognise that ethical sourcing means so much more, from packaging to food miles, and considering our business partners. Over the last few years, we have been making changes to ensure packaging is environmentally friendly. More recently, we have started partnering with more Australian growers, supporting local farmers, while also reducing food miles.
To support these changes and ensure we can still support our own Tielka family, from today, September 22nd, Tielka is officially retiring Fairtrade certification and use of the Fairtrade label.
We are still 100% committed to our Fairtrade certified producers who we have been working with since we commenced Tielka in 2009. Their incredible handcrafted teas are at the heart of Tielka's most beloved flavours. The following teas will continue to use the same beautiful Fairtrade-certified black tea, green tea, oolong tea, and white tea:
As a family-owned and run business, we are so grateful for your continued support as we bring you the best beautiful organic tea and infusions.
We invite you to check out our Australian-grown infusions:
by Rebecca Domorev September 08, 2022 3 min read
It's the early hours of a Tuesday.
Visions of my son falling over the side of a sailing boat with no one in earshot have disturbed my sleep. I can see him falling, again and again, the dark sea capturing him. No amount of repeating the sequence in my mind can change the outcome. I have to get up.
by Rebecca Domorev August 30, 2022 2 min read
Do you inwardly cringe when someone refers to peppermint as tea? Have you ever wondered why some brew tea, while others infuse, or even steep tea? There is great debate about the correct terminology when it comes to tea, herbs, botanicals, and proper preparation thereof. And as with most tea lovers, the great debate exists almost entirely within a few vexing thoughts. So, to put some of those vexing thoughts at ease, we thought we'd clarify a few things for you.
by Rebecca Domorev August 09, 2022 5 min read
Get all the latest tea updates on Tielka's beautiful organic tea collection.