black&white #18: What does a corporate cup of tea really cost?
And why buying the best can make a difference.
black&white #17: Canton collaborations: scents, spirits and face creams
Find out who we’ve teamed up with over the years.
black&white #16: Why we chose our special edition teas
An insight into the Canton team’s decision process.
Canton First Flush Darjeeling: origin and flavour
We tasted over twenty different First Flush Darjeelings, and this one really stood out from the crowd.
black&white #15: The quest for tea authenticity
Researchers are creating a chemical fingerprint of tea.
Canton Ali Shan: origin and flavour
Fresh, floral and fruity, Canton Ali Shan marries notes of lily flower, stewed apricot and shortbread biscuit in what we think is a masterpiece of an oolong.
Canton Kabuse Sencha: origin and flavour
Notes of baby spinach, nori seaweed and raw pea pods characterise this stunning Kabuse Sencha – along with its umami-richness and a deep, emerald green hue.
Canton Yunnan Gold: origin and flavour
Yunnan, the home of pu’erh tea, produces some of the most delicious and comlex black teas in the world.
black&white #14: London Coffee Festival and our new special edition teas
Plus what we got up to at the London Coffee Festival.
black&white #13: How to pair food with tea
A short guide to help you get started.
black&white #12: Why we’re not 'certified' organic
For us, it’s always been small-scale, traditional producers.
black&white #11: Flavourings: the good, the bad and the ugly
What are flavourings really made of? And where do these so-called “natural flavourings” come from?
black&white #10: small is beautiful, some thoughts on Big Food
Where does the future of our food lie?
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
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
One of our most delicious teas when chilled, our Berry and Hibiscus iced tea is the perfect sugar-free...
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
This sparkling, vivid green drink is bright and refreshing, and makes a great, alcohol-free cocktail at a garden party.
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
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
A refreshing, alcohol-free alternative to the classic gin and tonic. Perfect for sipping on a hot summer’s day.
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 will give you a natural, jitter-free burst of energy, and makes a cooling, healthy alternative...
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...
black&white #06: Securing genetic diversity
I spoke to Paula Bramel about genetic diversity and why it’s crucial to the future of tea.
black&white #05: Why the UN’s International Tea Day matters
Drinking good quality tea really can make a difference.
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.
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.
Recipe: Mediterranean Tea and Tonic
Created by our Head of Tea, Ali, this refreshing alcohol-free alternative to the classic gin and ...
black&white #02: bees, trees and tea
This week it’s all about bees and trees, with just a sprinkling of tea.
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
This versatile infusion is delightful whether you like it hot or chilled. The ingredients of Cant...
Canton Berry and Hibiscus: benefits and flavour
Rammed with goodness, this entirely natural fruit blend is delicious when served either hot or ch...
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 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
Bursting with flavour, the hand-blended, aromatic ingredients are rich with natural properties th...