Tea Trivia: Answer for: Who is this?

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Answer: Arthur Brooke, founder of PG Tips Tea. In 1869, tea dealer, Arthur Brooke, opened his first shop in Manchester, England, where he sold tea, coffee and sugar. Brooke’s early slogan was “good tea unites good company, exhilarates the spirits, opens the heart, banishes restraint from conversation and promote happiest purposes of social intercourse.” Arthur Brooke had so intertwined tea …

PG Tips Tea: Ethical Tea Pledge

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PG Tips Tea is trying to help improve conditions of workers in tea growing countries. PG Tips wants to make all tea used in PG Tips to sourced from growers that provide workers and their families with good working conditions and benefits. The text below is from Unilever (maker of PG Tips tea). You can find this complete text and …

PG Tips Ad with Wallace and Gromit

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We are big fans of Wallace and Gromit. We even had a field trip to see the recent movie: Wallace and Gromit in The Case of the Were-Rabbit. We were the only adults in the theater. A recent advertising campaign (seen on TV only in the UK) from PG Tips featured Wallace and Gromit. Wallace and Gromit were having a …

Fun and Games with PG Tips

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If you are fan of PG Tips, good black tea or an Anglophile, you should make sure to regularly check out the official PG Tips site. It has some good stuff on it. Our favorites are the interactive games and activities, particularly the “Half Time Games.” Try the interactive soccer game from a previous advertising campaign. In one game, you …

Meet Mr Shifter from the first PG Tips Ads

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Now that you have met monkey and Al, from the current PG Tips ad campaign, you should see the first campaign. The original ad campaign for PG Tips started in 1956 (in the UK) and used chimpanzees dressed as humans. The chimps were called the Tipps family. The original campaign holds the Guinness record for lost running campaign in the …

Very Brief History of PG Tips

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PG Tips is England’s number 1 tea. PG Tips is a good cup of english tea. The PG Tips tea sold by teadog.com is the original tea and still made in Manchester, England. In 1869, tea dealer, Arthur Brooke, opened his first shop in Manchester, England, where he sold tea, coffee and sugar. Brooke’s early slogan was “good tea unites …

Brooke Bond PG Tips

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Many people who drink PG Tips refer to it as Brooke Bond PG Tips. Brooke Bond used to be the company that produced PG Tips. But, PG Tips actually has been owned and produced by Unilever UK since 1984 . Was this man Brooke Bond? See the PG Tips History post.