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Category: Bits and bobs, Recipes, Things we love | Posted on: July 31, 2014

Infusions as the Rocks!

photoHere at Clipper, it’s never to hot for a hot drink, but we appreciate that not everyone is as tea-obsessive as us! We’ve recently been experimenting with ice teas, and below are our favourite recipes!

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Category: Bits and bobs, What's Brewing | Posted on: January 20, 2014

Clipper and the Fairtrade Tea Tale

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As pioneers of Fairtrade tea, at Clipper we were delighted to see Simon Reeve’s sensitively handled BBC2 documentary on ‘The Tea Trail’ and his summary call to action to the UK tea drinking public to pay a little more for your tea.

In response. Jane Snell, Product Manager for tea at the Fairtrade Foundation set the challenge that “as tea drinkers we must also realise that every single one of those cuppas represents a powerful choice for change, if we choose it.”

Simon Reeve gave specific exposure to the smallholder tea growers and producers, beautifully showcasing the love, care and attention which go into the tea growing and the pride which goes into the production. At Clipper we believe that by paying slightly more for Fairtrade, tea drinkers are also getting a better quality, better tasting cup. So in real terms are we paying more or getting much more for our money?

Rebecca Vercoe, Brand Controller, Clipper Teas.



Category: Bits and bobs, Our Tea Guys Journal, Tales From Around The Teapot | Posted on: January 2, 2014

Green Tea Tales from the Tea Guys…

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Our tea guys Dan and James are pretty amazing at all things tea, and we love listening to their stories of their travels to the tea gardens, as well as hearing about all the growers and local people they meet. But we have to admit, our eyes turned the same shade as our green tea when they sat us down to tell us of tails of their recent trip. Read More



Category: Bits and bobs, Things we love | Posted on: October 1, 2013

Halloween Party Ideas for Adults…

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Ready for a spook-tacular time with all your favourite ghouls and gals? Don’t let the thought of preparation and hosting scare you; throw a devilishly fun Halloween party with the help of our ghostly guide!

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Category: Bits and bobs, What's Brewing | Posted on: September 30, 2013

Change the World on your Coffee Break…

We’re teaming up with the Fairtrade Foundation, who have sent someone who was not buying Fairtrade on a mission with comedian Tony Law, to discover what choosing Fairtrade means to farmers around the world. If you can guess where they went, you could win a trip to the coffee harvest for you and a friend!

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Category: Bits and bobs, What's Brewing | Posted on: August 8, 2013

Clipper Scoops Great Taste Awards!

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Hooray! The results from the Great Taste Awards are in, and we have six winning products!

Our organic ‘Rise and Shine’ is in poll position, with an amazing two stars. This blend of yerba maté, lemongrass, and lemon verbena is a lovely little lemony lift in the morning! Read More



Category: Bits and bobs | Posted on: May 31, 2013

New Kids On The Plot

This year we decided to take some inspiration from our Tea Guys, Dan & James, who travel the world sourcing the finest ingredients from the best tea estates to make Clipper taste so good.  So we’ve got our hands on a charming little allotment a few miles from the coast in Dorset and are setting about growing our very own Clipper Veg Patch!

Allotment 11             Allotment 31

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