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tea

A plastic free tea bag with a teapot, mug and pastry on a table.

Plastic, Chemical Bleach and Pesticides in Your Tea Cup?

Is there plastic in your tea bag? What about trace amounts of bleach or pesticides? If you’re like most people, making yourself a nice…

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Two peaches and a glass of iced tea with peach slices

Peach Rooibos Iced Tea

This iced tea recipe makes enough naturally caffeine-free summer ambrosia for a crowd! Organic rooibos makes for a mellow herbal iced tea, set off…

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Earl Grey Iced Tea with Clouds of Cream

Have you ever tried our fair trade Organic Earl Grey cold? Bergamot oil lends citrus notes to this elegant black tea. Serve it over ice…

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A pitcher of mint tea with sliced cucumber

Cucumber Peppermint Iced Tea

Time to chill out! Cool down our already-cool Organic Peppermint Tea by infusing it with fresh mint and cucumber and serve it over ice…

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A mug of iced tea on a table with fruit

Mint Blackberry Green Iced Tea

Dress up a cup of Organic Mint Green Tea with extra mint, plus juicy blackberries. This vibrant iced tea has a fresh, summery flavor! For…

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Sun Tea

Here comes the sun! On a hot day, it’s easy to make a refreshing beverage from fair trade and organic tea without turning on…

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Sharing + Saving = Buying Club

How does an Equal Exchange buying club work? A buying club is an alternative way of purchasing food and other goods, instead of buying individually…

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Inspiration for your Holiday Sale Display

We collected some of our favorite creative, yet simple display ideas for holiday sales during Christmas, Hanukkah and beyond! A sparkling, lighted display draws in…

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Fair Trade & Equal Exchange FAQs

Want to get others on board supporting an independent food system with a company that pays small-scale growers fairly? What if people ask tough…

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sweet tea made with organic tea

Sweet Tea Perfection

Sweet Tea is the summer drink of choice across the American South. As the days heat up, it’s time to get your tea game…

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sweet tea made with organic tea

How to Make Iced Tea Concentrate

One of our favorite things about summertime is iced tea! It’s surprisingly easy to make by the glass or by the pitcher, and there…

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Organic Vs. Conventional Tea: What’s The Difference?

As conscientious consumers, many of us look for the “organic” label when shopping. While we know that organic products have certain benefits, the extent of…

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Infographic: Small Farmer Tea Vs. Conventionally Traded Tea

At Equal Exchange, we believe that “Fair Trade” means “small farmer,” and our relationships with tea growers reflect that. Our tea comes from democratically organized…

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