Food & Drink
by Aspect County

Never fear, Tea is forever here

As the demand for teas soars, lockdown Brits enjoy 165 million cups of tea per day

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”

These words from C.S. Lewis have since been echoed by generations of Brits. From a relaxing cuppa to intense debates about the colour of the brew, tea forms an essential part of Briton’s conversations. To meet such demand, Hatter’s Hemp Tea has launched a brand new range of CBD-infused tea, in an effort to help feed Britain’s appetite for a cuppa whilst also bringing the anxiety and stress reducing benefits of hemp to the nation. Hatter’s hemp-infused tea is available in four classic flavours; English Breakfast, Green, Lemongrass & Rosehip Boost and Chamomile; and includes the benefits of CBD from the 50% hemp makeup of the teabag.

It has come as welcome news that despite the outbreak of COVID-19 and its subsequent effect on global trade, business has remained as usual for the tea industry. As a recognised nation of tea lovers, Brits consume a jaw-dropping 165 million cups a day. Whilst in isolation however, demand has soared in the UK, with lockdown measures making Brits more trigger happy with the kettle. With the hero drink coming to the rescue, there now an array of potential ways that tea manufacturers can innovate Britain’s favourite drink to relax us all just that little more during these difficult times which are proving hugely successful.

Hatter’s launch of all four hemp-infused flavours comes after a hugely successful soft launch period of their vegan friendly tea, which became the fastest-selling tea for 2020 in Holland & Barrett following their sale of over 25,000 boxes in their first month. Every flavour of Hatter’s Hemp Tea is now available in-store and online.

Simon Manthorpe, CEO and Founder of Hatter’s Hemp Tea, comments on the launch: Britain is a nation of tea lovers and with Hatter’s Hemp Tea, we are committed to providing everyone in the UK with a range of great tasting teas with the added benefits of CBD. Given the circumstances surrounding coronavirus, we believe that now is a great time to launch our hemp tea to help a nation of tea drinkers reduce their anxiety and enjoy some relaxation. Through a long process of product development and working with some of the finest specialists in their field we crafted a range of flavours that balance well with the naturally earthy notes of hemp. This means that the delicate flavours of Chamomile for exam