Organic & Fairtrade
We choose Rare tea, our tea supplier, because of their exceptional work with the tea farmers and gardens.
What makes Rare tea so special?
They are making sure the tea farmers are properly paid, and test their tea themselves, to make sure the tea is high quality and organic.
Is all their tea organic?
Yes, all our teas are organically grown, and our farmers are committed to sustainable farming practices.However, we work with small producers who don’t always have the money or manpower for the complex and costly process of organic certification. We have our teas tested ourselves- taking on the expense and logistics rather than burdening the farmers. – Raretea
Is all their tea fairtrade?
We have moved beyond the Fairtrade organization. We realized that the majority of the money went to the organization itself and the certification body rather than our farmers. We now return a direct percentage of all our revenue (not profit, which could be manipulated) to our sister organization Rare Charity supporting educational scholarships on our partner farms. – Raretea
We strive to be 100% sustainable, but compensating for our lack thereof, we have decided to donate to Charity.
We are always on the lookout for more sustainable options, and would love to hear from you, if you have any ideas.
To read more go to www.rareteacompany.com/why-is-rare-tea-different
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