• ETP Welcomes Wollenhaupt Tea Trading Division

    Posted by Jon Copping on 02/07/2014

    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 another pair of brothers, Dirk and Jörg Wollenhaupt, manages the company. They too are committed to the traditional principles underlying READ MORE

  • Leading Specialist Tea Company Joins ETP

    Posted by Jon Copping on 16/05/2014

    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 with some of the best, most experienced artisans and tea professionals, and has grown to become one of the UK’s READ MORE

  • Second Tea Company from Sri Lanka Joins ETP

    Posted by Jon Copping on 06/05/2014

    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 experience in tea, both in Sri Lanka and overseas. The company’s policy is to service with responsibility, quality conscious and discerning READ MORE

  • Response to media reports on child trafficking in India – 01/03/14

    Posted by etpnews on 05/03/2014

    Sunday’s report in the Observer and the accompanying pieces in the Guardian and Mirror about child trafficking in India highlight an important issue. These stories of child trafficking are harrowing and raise important concerns about poverty and conditions in rural districts across India, including tea growing areas. The Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) exists to improve the lives of tea workers READ MORE

  • Mabroc Joins ETP

    Posted by Jon Copping on 18/02/2014

    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 great quality Ceylon tea for more than two decades, and in 2006 Mabroc launched their Ethical Tea brand. Mabroc is passionate READ MORE

  • J.T. Ronnefeldt joins ETP

    Posted by Jon Copping on 02/12/2013

    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 of high-quality teas. Ronnefeldt teas are produced exclusively using orthodox methods in order to meet the quality standards of the READ MORE

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

    Posted by Jon Copping on 21/11/2013

    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’ welcomed key players from the Sri Lankan tea industry including Plantation Companies, Tea Estate Managers, and Trade Unionists as well READ MORE

  • Save the Date: Tuesday 17th June 2014

    Posted by Jon Copping on 05/09/2013

    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 UP 2013 Overview READ MORE