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Did you know..?

Posted by Becky on 7th November 2014

Did you know..?

We love tea and we love stats, so combining the two was an obvious choice! Here’s 5 facts that you may not have known about the humble cuppa..

  1. 165 million cups of tea are drink every day in the UK (and 70 million cups of coffee…but we won’t talk about that)
  2. 96% of all the tea in the UK is served in tea bags
  3. All tea comes from the camellia sinensis plant (its only after its plucked and prepared that it takes on a different taste and appearance)
  4. 98% of people in the UK take their black tea with milk (and only 30% also add sugar)
  5. Until 18th Century before tea became popular, Britain’s favourite drink was gin!

Do you have a top tea fact? Let us know in the comments!