2017 marks two years since we launched the UEBT/UTZ herbal tea program. Alongside UTZ tea expert, Maya Sermeño, we take a look at all we’ve achieved and our approach moving forward.Continue reading
Herbal teas are becoming more and more popular. But what distinguishes herbal tea from normal tea? We go over everything you need to know about this diverse and growing industry, from its origins to the challenges it faces today and what UTZ is doing about it.
The Ostfriesische Teegesellschaft (OTG) is one of Europe’s largest tea companies. Its goal is to purchase 100% of the raw materials for tea from sustainable sources for all brands by 2020. We spoke to Executive Director Annemarie Leniger about OTG’s com-mitment to sustainability.
More and more consumers are enjoying the taste and wellbeing benefits of herbal teas. The first UEBT/UTZ certified herbal teas were brought to the market in 2015. But why does it cost more to buy a certified cup of herbal tea? And is it worth it?
Martin Bauer is a leading supplier of teas, extracts and botanicals. After introducing their own sustainability standard for herbal teas, they partnered with UTZ to extend their market reach and credibility. Managing Director Sebastian Sieben explains the process.
UTZ Certified has launched a new program for herbal teas in collaboration with UEBT, the Union for Ethical Bio Trade