One of the interesting things about the World Showcase is experiencing the different cultures in language, food, architecture and shopping found around the lagoon. Among these is the Twinings Tea Company which has a Tea Caddy in the United Kingdom land in EPCOT, complete with a garden of tea shrubs, herbs and spices. During the International Flower & Garden Festival,
they are hosting daily tours through their tea garden. In this short, informative tour, guides retell the history of the Twinings Tea Company from its foundings in 1706 to present day. Its continuous operation makes Twinings the oldest business still in operation in London and being in business over 300 years obviously makes them experts in their field. Look closely at their packaging. You will notice a crown – this represents the fact that they are the official tea of the English Royalty – a tribute to their expertise and longevity.
While the average consumer has their favorite tea brand and/or flavor, and even whether they prefer it hot or iced, sweet or plain, most of us know very little about this little leaf that brews the second most popular drink around the world. Tea is Continue Reading →