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Tea History: Tea Ad from 1911

It may not seem that tea has been popular in the US for a long time, but it has.  This ad appeared in a newspaper in Texas on May 9, 1911.  The ad is for a tea from a grocery store in Byran, Texas.  

Monkey Cant Wait for the Weekend

Monkey, usually seen as promoting PG Tips Tea, really looks forward to the weekend. Has anybody else got that Friday feeling? Time to swap the tea for something stronger! — Monkey (@famous_monkey) February 19, 2016

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Winners of Recent Contests

If you read our newsletters (which you can subscribe to here), you know we regularly offer contests. These contests are not listed on but only for readers of our newsletter.  Below are some recent winners. Hopefully, we will have some pictures to add once the winners send us a picture of themselves with their winning item. Yorkshire Teapot Contest …

Its St David’s Day: Have a Cup of Welsh Tea

Today, St David’s Day, is the perfect time to celebrate with a cup of Welsh Tea.  March 1st is St David’s Day, the patron saint of Wales.  St David was born around the year 5o0.  He is the only patron saint in Britain to be from the country for which he is patron saint. If you would like a cup …

King Cole Tea History

King Cole Tea has been making tea in Canada since the late 1800s.  This is a bit of tea history.   Here is an image of King Cole shipping tea out from New Brunswick in the mid 1920s.

PG Tips Monkey Gets Ready for Star Wars

The PG Tips Monkey, who makes the best tea commercial, is getting ready for Star Wars. Just trying on my Storm Trooper costume for the #theforceawakens tonight! Too much? #keepittea #starwars A photo posted by PG tips (@pgtips) on Dec 17, 2015 at 2:40am PST