Ostfriesische Tee Gesellschaft, Germany’s leading tea producer, joins ETP

In a positive move for the sustainability of the tea sector, Ostfriesische Tee Gesellschaft (OTG) is the first German tea company to join Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) boosting ETP’s membership base in continental Europe. OTG were established in 1907 and …

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Regional Manager for Malawi increases ETP’s presence in East Africa

Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) is pleased to welcome Lee Ngirazie as Programme Manager for Malawi.

In a ground-breaking move, Lee will be jointly employed by ETP, Rainforest Alliance and Solidaridad; a positive development that will strengthen the ties between key …

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New collaboration on climate change mitigation in the tea sector

Ethical Tea Partnership is pleased to announce the expansion of our climate change activities in Africa. In a new piece of work commissioned by the International Trade Centre (ITC), a joint organization of the United Nations and the World …

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Experienced ethical supply manager joins ETP (China)

Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) is pleased to welcome John Qin as Regional Manager for China.

John will continue the successful work of his predecessor Hubert Chen providing strategic direction to ETP in China and ensuring that ETP’s programmes are developed …

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Burundi tea growers learn about certification

Burundi is a country which produces quality tea but where there is little experience of meeting international standards. ETP has often found that producer to producer learning can be one of the most effective ways of demystifying the requirements of …

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ETP appoint Ian Midgley as New ETP Chairman

After a rigorous selection process, Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) is pleased to announce Ian Midgley as the new Chairman, following Norman Kelly’s retirement.

Previously Ian worked for Unilever for over thirty years, and held a series of senior operations roles. …

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New members welcomed and strategy discussed at ETP AGM

London. On June 7th & 8th the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) held a two day meeting for member companies from Europe, N. America and Australasia. The annual strategic event gave delegates the chance to discuss the progress that …

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Kenyan tea sector focuses on challenges of climate change

Key players from the Kenyan tea industry, tea buying companies and development organisations from around the world descended upon Kericho (Kenya) on May 16th 2011 to discuss the implications of climate change and adaption strategies for the Kenyan tea sector.…

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Mars Drinks joins ETP

Ethical Tea Partnership welcomes Mars Drinks as the latest member to join ETP.

We look forward to working with Mars on their tea supply chains and also in sharing their valuable experience in managing the sustainability agenda in other sectors, …

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Safe use of pesticides, Sri Lanka

In March 2011 Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) and the Plantation Human Development Trust (PHDT) held a meeting with 18 plantation company CEOs to discuss pesticide safety and a new ETP funded project aimed at improving safe use of agrochemicals. This …

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