We are a non-commercial alliance of international tea companies who share a vision of a thriving tea industry that is socially just and environmentally sustainable.
We were formed in 1997 when a number of major tea companies took the decision to work together to improve the social and environmental conditions in their supply chains.
Our members range from large international brands that can be found in most kitchen cupboards, to smaller independently owned labels. Together they account for more than 50 brands, which sell in over 100 countries. Membership is open to any tea packing company selling tea in the following regions:
- N. America
- New Zealand
We’ve been raising standards in the tea sector since 1997. Our work is now focused in three areas: