what is yorkshire tea


Yorkshire Tea: A Brief Overview

Yorkshire Tea is a popular brand of breakfast tea produced and distributed by Taylors of Harrogate in North Yorkshire, England. Established in 1886, it is one of the UK’s major tea brands and is advertised as “the cuppa that does you proud”.

A Traditional Tea Experience

Yorkshire Tea provides a classic British cup of tea. Its robust blend of carefully selected Assam, African and Ceylon tea leaves yields a comforting and full-bodied cup. Because the tea is so full-bodied, it’s perfect for all teaware including kettles and teapots, meaning it is an ideal drink for sharing on a daily basis.

Ethically Sourced and Responsibly Packaged

Yorkshire Tea is committed to ethical sourcing practices that ensure everyone in the supply chain is treated with respect and dignity. The tea is also responsibly packaged for a more sustainable tea experience. The brand uses renewable sources for their packaging materials, including Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified card from sustainably managed forests.

An Award-Winning Tea

Yorkshire Tea is a multiple award-winning tea, receiving multiple accolades across a range of categories. Some awards include:

    • Great Taste Awards: Yorkshir Tea has been awarded the Great Taste Award for its original blend 3 times.


    • Which? Magazine Tests: Which? Magazine named Yorkshire Tea a Best Buy tea in 2017.


    • British Tea Academy Awards: Yorkshire Tea was awarded the British Tea Academy Silver Medal in 2018.


How to Enjoy Yorkshire Tea

Yorkshire Tea can be enjoyed however you like your cup of tea. But for the best cup, it’s recommended that you brew it with freshly boiled water for three to five minutes, depending on your preference.


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