The North American Tea Championship (NATC) has announced the winners of its fall harvested teas, hot tea class. Garden to Cup Organics had more teas in the top three rankings than any other tea company, scoring three third place recognitions in addition four wins each in second and first place.
Garden to Cup Organics is a wholesale supplier based in Vancouver, British Columbia. All of their teas are ethically sourced from organic tea gardens around the world. Their teas are then hand blended in micro batches to assure the highest quality of tea. Their services include custom blending and private and white label opportunities.
According to one of the significant people at Garden to Cup Organics, Raj Teja, “ The North American Tea Championship is an excellent platform to showcase quality teas and we're thrilled to have received the most wins in this recent evaluation.”
He went on to say, “The best part of this competition is that it's independent and judged by professional members of the tea community with stringent standards. For us, the tming of these wins perfectly coincides with the expansion of our distribution across North America.”
Other first place winners include Black Tusk Trading, Florapharm, International Tea Importers, Mountain Tea, Naivetea, Qtrade Teas and Herbs, and TeaSource, LLC with two wins each. Octavia Tea, Sipping Streams Tea Company, Tea Exotics LLC, and Walter's Bay had one win each. A complete list of winner can be found at teachampionship.com.
Winning teas will be featured during the World Tea Expo at the North American Tea Championship Winners Tasting Circle. The Expo will be held at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center in Long Beach, California, May 29-31 2014.