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CB1 Christmas Sale

It’s the first Christmas for Tedor Tea! Earlier we talked CB1’s lovely manager Gabby into trying to sell some 50g page bag packed tea leaves. We were so pumped up for it but still waiting for our packaging to come… We were spending such a long time doing research on the resale packaging materials, asking for samples, quotes…Man I’m telling you it is not easy for a small business to start! There were only a few companies that produce biodegradable bags. Most of them asked for a minimum order of 10 thousand bags which was an impossible number for us. Days had passed in waiting and when the ideal bags arrived it was already one day before the Mill Road Winter Fair! We spent the…

Tedor Tea Brand

We were trying to come up with a brand for our tea. It didn’t take long for us to decide on “Tedor Tea”. It sounds great with the pronunciation of “ti:” in both words, and it actually is Kris’ nick name from his childhood deriving from his Germanic surname Hofstadter. Just as Kris says, a product that bears someone’s name must be good as that person will not tarnish his own name. Indeed we select the best tea not only from China, but also across India, South Africa and Europe. In the market many popular tea is flavoured or with additives. We make sure that ALL our teas are natural and wholesome, not even with natural flavouring/colouring, which could come from animal sources. When it…

CB1 Herbal Tea

Kris worked at CB1 besides his music study, website projects and his many jobs. Although very busy, he was observant enough to have realised that the loose tea they were selling was not as good as what we bought from China. Kris started selling our tea there, the first tea being Green Snail. It was the most popular green tea among our friends. It has a refreshing bitter nutty flavour with a sweet aftertaste. However, many customers are used to having tea bags with broken tea leaves and herbs inside. To cater to their taste, we also mixed the Green Snail with ginger (Focus), some with peppermint and fennel seeds (Fresh), some with cardamom (Cardamom Snail). It was such a sense of achievement to see…