Tea time

Here’s something to cheer you up on a gloomy Monday morning in February.

Put the kettle on...

Foodies South West has teamed up with the tea obsessives at Devonshire Tea to offer up a great prize for readers of this blog. Or more specifically, those who follow us through Twitter.

Everyone who signs up to follow Foodies South West (@FoodiesSW) updates will be entered into a prize draw, with the prize being three boxes of Devonshire Tea (total 120 bags) and a lovely jute bag to use shopping or whatever you please.

Mmm, jute...

Simply sign up to Twitter if you are not already on it and “follow” us between 11am Monday February 15 and 11am on Tuesday and your name will go into a draw for said bags.

Not familiar with Devonshire Tea? Not surprisingly we are big fans here at Foodies South West (well, they are donating a prize to our competition after all).

The cleverer among you will have noticed that tea is not native to Britain. But Devonshire Tea is in the finest tradition of British commerce – taking something foreign and putting our own twist on it.

Devonshire is a specially chosen blend of teas. The result is a silky smooth blend ideal for any occasion.

In their own words:

‘In an ideal world, we would love for “Devonshire Tea” to be grown in Devon, although unfortunately the fact is the UK climate is not conducive to growing tea in anything like the volumes we need to satisfy the demand for “Devonshire Tea”.

‘The vast majority of the tea consumed around the world is grown between the two “tropics”, and when searching for the perfect blend, we had several key factors in mind, and “boxes” that had to be ticked:

“Devonshire Tea” is our own unique blend of selected leaves of the highest quality from four “Fair Trade” and “100% Rainforest Alliance” estates in the Kenyan Highlands.’

Because of these perfect conditions and total lack of pests that usually attack tea plants in other major Tea Growing areas, “Devonshire Tea” is pesticide free.

It has taken us a long time to source the perfect leaves to create the perfect blend that we feel reflects “A Taste of Devon”, although the effort was well worth it and we are sure you will be delighted with the blend we have created.

There you have it.

Terms and Conditions: The winner must have followed @FoodiesSW on Twitter between noon on Monday February 15 and noon on Tuesday February 16. Winner will be notified by Twitter Direct Message and the prize will be posted to them. Foodies South West’s decision is final. No alternative prizes available.

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One Comment on “Tea time”

  1. Donna B Says:

    I could just do with a cup of your gorgeous tea xx


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