The East India Company Royal Breakfast Black Loose Leaf Tea Caddy 125g
Founded through Royal Charter in 1600 by Queen Elizabeth I, The East India Company introduced tea to Britain. Today the company's fine teas reflect Jonathan Swift's famous remark, "Tea is water bewitched" The original full bodied breakfast tea. A gift for a King. It was customary for the East India Company to bring gifts for the Sovereign on ships returning from the East. However, in 1664, the Court of Directors were distressed to find that no provision, of a git for King Charles II had been made. Accordingly, two pounds of tea found on board were presented to the King, and so began a long Royal tradition of tea drinking.
Suitable for Vegetarians