Sri Lankan tea industry welcomes increased health and safety capacity

The first year of the partnership between the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP), World University Service of Canada (WUSC), and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Ministry of Labour, to embed good health and safety practice …

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C&C and the ETP are committed to learning from each other

Coffee & Climate (C&C) and the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) have two things in common: they are development partnerships with the private sector and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), and are committed to ameliorating the challenges that come …

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Ringtons Tea & Coffee joins the ETP

Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) welcomes Ringtons as the latest tea company to join the industry-wide tea sustainability programme. Founded in 1907 by Samuel Smith, Ringtons remains a family business today and is renowned for its expertise in tea blending and …

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The Bean Alliance (‘project t’) makes it 25 members for ETP

Ethical Tea Partnership is delighted to introduce The Bean Alliance, the company behind the brand project t, as its first member from Australia.

The Bean Alliance, which celebrated 30 years in 2011, has a history as a coffee roaster …

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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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