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Waste Plastic ~ How can We Help?

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Waste Plastic ~ How can We Help?

We were as horrified as you when watching Blue Planet 2 reporting on the impact plastics are having in our oceans. We have switched from using self adhesive plastic packaging tape to gummed paper tape, we would now ask for your help? Feedback on the condition of your parcels would be much appreciated, we would like to know that the gummed paper tape withstands the rigours of the Royal Mail. If successful this will be a permanent replacement.We are also offering to fill your containers when you visit the shop again to avoid plastic movement as we have contracts in place with...

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Herbal Tea Benefits

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Herbal Tea Benefits

  Herbal Tea Benefits The Tea Emporium 13 Ship Street, Brecon, Powys LD3 9AD To start with, we are not medically approved doctors or practitioners, the following information is all available from the web, we have just gone through and brought it all together for the products we supply. It is by no means complete as some of the herbs below have been used for thousands of years and we still don't know all the benefits to them? Please consult your doctor before taking any of the following herbs. Chamomile Tea: It is a herb that people have used for...

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All about the perfect cup of coffee?

Posted by Gaynor Birkhead on

All about the perfect cup of coffee?

How to make the perfect cup of coffee There are so many elements that you need to consider to create the finest cup of coffee that satisfies your caffeine urge and tantalises your palate. Using the wrong equipment to create your coffee will result in a taste where the full flavour hasn’t been developed. Using low-quality beans will give you, unsurprisingly, a low-quality flavour while stale beans will mean the taste will have diminished. So, how do you make the perfect of coffee? This guide will explain all you need to know about one critical element – how to select...

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Our 2017 Top Ten Green Teas

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Our 2017 Top Ten Green Teas

Top Ten Green Teas You Must Try At the UK Loose Leaf Tea Company, we want to help you to find your favourite teas. We are always on the search for new teas to add to our extensive and ever-growing collection. Our passionate search for the best quality, beneficial and delicious teas takes us far and wide but means we can offer you, or your business, tasty, refreshing and healthy teas within days. With such an extensive range, it can be overwhelming to decide which one of our many green teas to try. For your ease and to help you...

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The Benefits Of Organic Tea

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The Benefits Of Organic Tea

Versatile and adaptable, there really is a tea for every occasion. Whether you like black tea, green tea, red tea or white tea, there is a tea colour for any mood. Drunk first thing in the morning, throughout the day or before bedtime, there is a tea for every moment and to suit every taste. Tea can be soothing, comforting, invigorating and restorative, not only does it help to improve our mood, but it also has a vast range of health benefits too. It is no wonder that tea is the super-drink, being the second most popular drink consumed world...

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