black&white #09: The caffeine high: friend or frenemy?

black&white #09: The caffeine high: friend or frenemy?

It’s the most widely used psychoactive drug in the world. But how does caffeine affect us?
black&white #08: Rooibos, the new champagne

black&white #08: Rooibos, the new champagne

OK it’s not fizzy and alcoholic, but it tastes of where it comes from and it makes you feel good.
berry and hibiscus iced tea

berry and hibiscus iced tea

One of our most delicious teas when chilled, our Berry and Hibiscus iced tea is the perfect sugar-free...
lemongrass and ginger iced tea

lemongrass and ginger iced tea

A classic combo, on ice. Our Lemongrass and Ginger iced tea is packed with antioxidants and makes a gorgeously cooling...
Matcha Apple and Basil Cooler

matcha, apple and basil cooler

This sparkling, vivid green drink is bright and refreshing, and makes a great, alcohol-free cocktail at a garden party.

sparkling lemon verbena

sparkling lemon verbena

Our Sparkling Lemon Verbena makes the perfect alcohol-free alternative to fizz on a hot summer’s day. Great for garden parties.
cold brew jasmine pearls

cold brew jasmine pearls

Refreshing, sophisticated and with a natural burst of caffeine, our cold brew Jasmine Pearls is a great alternative to iced coffee.
earl grey tea and tonic

earl grey tea and tonic

A refreshing, alcohol-free alternative to the classic gin and tonic. Perfect for sipping on a hot summer’s day.
new york cooler

new york cooler

A complex and refreshing iced tea using Canton 1843, our tribute blend to the original English Breakfast...
green boost iced tea

green boost iced tea

Green Boost iced tea will give you a natural, jitter-free burst of energy, and makes a cooling, healthy alternative...
Cups of Canton Tea in traffic light formation with Green Tea illuminated

black&white #07: Green tea: truth, myth and legend

4 min steep When we set up Canton back in 2007, we didn’t think much about the health benefits of...
Paula Bramel at TRICASS field genebank in Hangzhou, China

black&white #06: Securing genetic diversity

I spoke to Paula Bramel about genetic diversity and why it’s crucial to the future of tea.
Women from the H'Mong Tribe in Northern Vietnam picking leaves from wild native tea trees.

black&white #05: Why the UN’s International Tea Day matters

Drinking good quality tea really can make a difference.

Group photograph of the nine women who make up the Tea Gardens of Scotland

black&white #04: 100% Scottish-grown tea? Let’s dance.

This week we’re talking about Nine Ladies Dancing, a Scottish tea grown by nine, fabulous women entrepreneurs.
Person standing on brick wall covered in a plastic sheet that's blowing in the wind (photo by Karina Tes)

black&white #03: no plastic in the bedroom, please

A short story about a world-famous client who wanted to get plastic out of every hotel bedroom.
A glass of mediterranean tea and tonic on table with lemons in spring garden

Recipe: Mediterranean Tea and Tonic

Created by our Head of Tea, Ali, this refreshing alcohol-free alternative to the classic gin and ...
The Hive at Kew Gardens

black&white #02: bees, trees and tea

This week it’s all about bees and trees, with just a sprinkling of tea.
Canton Tea's Jen and Ali in the back of a truck in Taiwan

black&white #01: A newish beginning

Welcome to black&white, Canton's new newsletter. The name alludes to tea, clarity and print - we love them all.

How to brew the perfect cup of Canton Berry and Hibiscus

How to brew the perfect cup of Canton Berry and Hibiscus

This versatile infusion is delightful whether you like it hot or chilled. The ingredients of Cant...
Canton Berry and Hibiscus: benefits and flavour

Canton Berry and Hibiscus: benefits and flavour

Rammed with goodness, this entirely natural fruit blend is delicious when served either hot or ch...
split image: tea farm view in the clouds, loose leaf tea in hands

Why loose leaf is the greener choice

Maybe, like us, you believe that taking care of yourself is important, but it shouldn’t come at t...
How to brew Canton Lemongrass & Ginger

How to brew the perfect cup of Canton Lemongrass and Ginger

The balance of natural ingredients in this infusion comes into its own with careful steeping. Her...
Canton Lemongrass and Ginger: benefits and flavour

Canton Lemongrass and Ginger: benefits and flavour

Bursting with flavour, the hand-blended, aromatic ingredients are rich with natural properties th...
How to brew the perfect cup of Canton Jasmine Pearls

How to brew the perfect cup of Canton Jasmine Pearls

The intricate flavour of Canton Jasmine Pearls responds to a precise brewing technique. If you le...
Canton Jasmine Pearls: Origin and Flavour

Canton Jasmine Pearls: origin and flavour

These perfectly formed pearls are very special. In a time-consuming, centuries old process, the p...
Tea picker in the Yen Bai region of Northern Vietnam, harvesting leaves from wild, native tea trees in the mountains.

Why Canton tea is beyond organic

The phrase ‘organic’ is used a lot these days. In essence, the motivation for a brand to include ...
How to brew the perfect cup of Canton Botanical Calm

How to brew the perfect cup of Canton Botanical Calm

Part of the ritual of unwinding after a long day is taking time and care to respect the process o...
Canton Botanical Calm

Canton Botanical Calm: benefits, flavour and origin

Canton Botanical Calm was blended to help promote relaxation and ease you into a good night’s sleep.

How to brew the perfect cup of Canton Green Boost

How to brew the perfect cup of Canton Green Boost

If you’ve decided to add Canton Green Boost to your daily ritual – whether it’s to kick-start your day or to give you an energy boost around your workout – it’s worth taking a moment to let the blend reach its full potential.
Canton Green Boost: benefits, flavour and origin

Canton Green Boost: benefits, flavour and origin

If you’re looking for a morning hit of caffeine without the shake-inducing vibe of a double espresso, this blend is for you. One of Canton’s new wellness blends, this infusion draws together ingredients chosen for their delicious flavours and natural health benefits. Canton Green Boost is the new way to start the day. 
How to brew the perfect cup of Canton Rooibos Glow

How to brew the perfect cup of Canton Rooibos Glow

When you’ve invested in a blend as special as Canton Rooibos Glow, it’s worth truly respecting the leaves to ensure the best experience possible. Here’s how to brew the perfect cup. As always, steep with care.
Canton Rooibos Glow: benefits, flavour and origin

Canton Rooibos Glow: benefits, flavour and origin

If you’re yet to discover Rooibos, one sip will have you hooked, which is why it’s one of our most popular ingredients with a rich history worth sharing. This new blend was developed not only for its delicious flavour, but because it draws in ingredients rich in antioxidants, which are highly prized for their health benefits.
How To Brew Canton English Breakfast

How to brew the perfect cup of Canton English Breakfast

You’ve never had English Breakfast quite like this, and for that reason, it’s worth taking a mome...
English Breakfast Kenya

Canton English Breakfast: origin and flavour

When you set out to create your own blend of a tea with such a popular following, finding a new a...
How to brew the perfect cup of Canton Chamomile

How to brew the perfect cup of Canton Chamomile

The soothing qualities of Canton Chamomile are best unlocked when they’re treated with care and b...
Canton Chamomile: origin and flavour

Canton Chamomile: origin and flavour

Chamomile is a daisy-like flower that has been used throughout history as a traditional calming r...