Author Archives: Jon

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Communications Manager, Ethical Tea Partnership

ETP and UNICEF partnership supports thousands of children living in Assam

Today the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) and UNICEF launched a ground-breaking partnership that will improve the lives of tens of thousands of children from tea communities in Assam and help reduce their vulnerability to trafficking and exploitation.

The three-year programme, …

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Education Key to Tackling Health and Safety, Sri Lanka

Monday 28 July was a great day for the Sri Lankan tea industry as a new year of recruits officially enrolled onto the Higher Diploma Course in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) at the Head Quarters of NIOSH (National Institute …

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ETP Welcomes Wollenhaupt Tea Trading Division

We’re pleased to announce that Wollenhaupt Tea Trading Division is the latest tea company from Germany to join the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP). The company was set up in Hamburg in 1881 by the Wollenhaupt brothers August and Hermann. Today …

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Leading Specialist Tea Company Joins ETP

Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) is pleased to announce that Canton Tea has joined the Partnership. Canton Tea, which was inspired by Jennifer Wood’s love for fine Chinese teas, was founded in 2007. Over the years Canton Tea has developed partnerships …

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Second Tea Company from Sri Lanka Joins ETP

On 22nd April, 2014, the second tea company from Sri Lanka – Heritage Tea Group joined the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP). Heritage was established in 1994 by a dynamic and enterprising group of tea experts and enthusiasts with wide …

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Impacts of climate change felt by tea producers

Having taken over the ETP climate change portfolio from my colleague Rachel Cracknell, who’s on maternity leave, I found the recent article, Why climate change is bad news for India tea producers on the BBC website really interesting.

The story …

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Mabroc Joins ETP

We’re pleased to confirm that Mabroc Teas has joined the Ethical Tea Partnership. Mabroc is ETP’s 30th member and the first brand from a tea-producing region to join the Partnership. Based in Sri Lanka, the company has been exporting …

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J.T. Ronnefeldt joins ETP

One of Germany’s oldest tea companies, J.T. Ronnefeldt, has taken a positive step and joined the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP). The company, which was founded in Frankfurt 190 years ago by Johann Tobias Ronnefeldt, specialises in the trade and sale …

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‘Future in a Cup’ helping improve tea sustainability, Sri Lanka

In Colombo yesterday the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP), CARE Sri Lanka, and World University Services of Canada (WUSC)  jointly hosted ‘Future in a Cup’, a forum to discuss issues affecting the tea industry in Sri Lanka. ‘Future in a Cup’ …

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Save the Date: Tuesday 17th June 2014

ETP and IDH will be co-hosting TEAM UP 2014 – the unmissable tea and sustainability event on Tuesday 17th June 2014. For further information watch this space.

Key learnings and insight from this year’s event are captured in the TEAM

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