• This came after Traidcraft Exchange called on all the major UK tea brands to show the public which tea plantations they buy from and crack down on modern slavery in the supply

  • [10] The company is associated with Earl Grey tea, a tea infused with bergamot, though it is unclear when this association began, and how important the company’s involvement
    with the tea has been.

  • [4] Owner: Associated British Foods; Country: United Kingdom; Introduced: 1706; 317 years ago; Markets: Beverages[1] History Twinings was founded by Thomas Twining, of Painswick,
    Gloucestershire, England, who opened Britain’s first known tea room, at No.

  • [13] The company is a founding member of the Ethical Tea Partnership,[14] a not-for-profit membership organisation of tea-packing companies which undertake monitoring and
    improving conditions on tea estates in all major tea-growing regions.

  • [11] In April 2008, Twinings announced their decision to close its Belfast Nambarrie plant, a tea company in trade for over 140 years.

  • [5][6] The firm’s logo, created in 1787, is the world’s oldest in continuous use.


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