Recipe development – mother and son

May 27th, 2015

Steenbergs is very much a family business, not just Axel and Sophie and their children, but also the people who work for us find their whole family have become part of the wider Steenbergs family.  Sally Roberts, who helps with recipe development at Steenbergs, had a wonderful surprise when she was creating over the holidays… […]

What’s the carbon footprint of your cuppa?

May 19th, 2015

It depends is perhaps the best answer. It depends on what you drink and also on how you treat changes in land use. For tea, the carbon footprint is 87 g CO2 for a mug of Steenbergs black tea taken with milk. This includes the carbon footprint of brewed tea is 48 g CO2 for […]

Time for Tea Post for May – Holly Shackleton, Deputy Editor for Speciality Food Magazine

May 12th, 2015

This month we feature Holly Shackleton, deputy editor for Speciality Food Magazine. 1. What is your favourite tea to set you up for the day first thing in the morning? I’m afraid I need a bit of a push to get out of bed, and a good, punchy Assam does the job in style. However, […]

40 years on the shelf! The winner of our #oldestspice competition was… Pickling Spice from 1975

April 27th, 2015

Our recent competition to find the oldest spice in your cupboards was an illuminating competition with some fascinating entries. We knew it had to be based on something with a dateline – so we plumped for best before dates which came in, in the 1970s and 1980s. Steenbergs began 11 years ago, but in terms […]

Time for tea with Ximena Del Castro, from the Fairtrade Living blog

April 20th, 2015

Time for Tea – our regular chat with someone who cares about tea 1. What is your favourite tea to set you up for the day first thing in the morning? I have 2 young children and way too much packed into most days so I need my first tea to pack a punch… so […]

How much water is needed for a mug of coffee or tea?

March 25th, 2015

The simple answer is not much – about 225ml. But look deeper and we need to consider the rainwater needed to grow the coffee beans and tea leaves, plus the water used to process these and make any packaging. Over the last few years, we have been looking at the environmental costs within Steenbergs products.  […]

Time for Tea with @JasmineTrinity

March 13th, 2015

Time for Tea – our regular chat with someone who cares about tea. This time it’s with Jasmine Trinity owner of the Self-Sufficient Cafe – a virtual cafe which showcases tasty vegan recipes . 1. What is your favourite tea to set you up for the day first thing in the morning? At the moment […]

Time For Tea with Helen WIlson of www.lotsofnicethings.com

January 15th, 2015

Time for Tea – our monthly chat with someone who cares about tea. This time from Helen Wilson whose blog is www.lotsofnicethings.com 1. What is your favourite tea to set you up for the day first thing in the morning? Traditional tea with soya milk 2. What is your favourite tea to relax you in […]

Time for Tea from John Gregory-Smith

October 14th, 2014

Time for Tea – our monthly chat with someone who cares about tea – this month we hear from chef and blogger John Gregory-Smith – whose blog is eat.travel.live. 1. What is your favourite tea to set you up for the day first thing in the morning? I am addicted to Green tea with lemon […]

Time for Tea with Jo @includingcake.com

September 3rd, 2014

Time for Tea – our monthly chat with someone who cares about tea – this time it’s with Jo Hodson from including cake.com blog 1.What is your favourite tea to set you up for the day first thing in the morning? I’ve always been a big fan of a slice of fresh lemon in warm […]