Author: Teafields

Tea – A Brief History of the Nation’s – Part 2

Another great impetus to tea drinking resulted from the end of the East India Company’s monopoly on trade with China, in 1834. Before that date, China was the country of origin of the vast majority of the tea imported to Britain, but the end of the its monopoly stimulated the East India Company to consider … Continue reading “Tea – A Brief History of the Nation’s – Part 2”