We've had a deep fascination with flavor since 1886 – and we think you can taste the difference.
an independent family tea and coffee company from Harrogate in Yorkshire. We
have strong family values, like a love for fairness, quality, creativity and
the importance of treating people with respect. And we're completely, utterly
devoted to the pursuit of extraordinary flavor.
story starts back in 1886, and although we’ve grown a little since then, we’ve
stayed true to our craft values. It’s because our family roots run more than a
century deep – and we’ve never lost our independent streak.
want our impact on the world to be positive. Our trading relationships with tea
farmers are based on fair prices, collaboration and mutual respect – and we re-invest
part of our profits in community and environmental projects. All our tea comes
from independently certified sources – Rainforest Alliance, Fairtrade or UTZ.
is built on long term relationships, often developed over decades. We're proud
to be founding members of the Ethical Tea Partnership, which helps producers
meet internationally recognized standards. Our buyers regularly travel to visit
the farms and co-operatives that supply our tea and coffee and have a genuine
rapport with our suppliers – because when we work with people, we want those
relationships to be real and sustainable. You can learn more about the
projects we’re involved with at
Our commitment to the planet embraces good environmental practice in our
operations, working with our suppliers to improve environmental standards,
promoting recycling to the local community, and working with our customers to
plant and protect trees.
Taylors has a supply chain that spans the globe – from Yorkshire farmers who
supply the ingredients for our Tea Rooms, to the estates and small holdings in
the tropics that provide the tea and coffee for our blends. We see our
suppliers as one of our most important stakeholders and we’re committed to
strong, long-term ethical relationships with all our suppliers, based on
quality and fair terms of trade.
Our family business is committed to supporting our communities, both in the
Yorkshire region in which we’re based and in our global supply chain. We know
we depend on resilient communities for our employees, customers and suppliers –
both present and future – and have a broad program of community activities
covering education, charitable giving and sustainability.