Polo with The Prince

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From T by Daniel

Can you imagine playing a game of Polo with the Prince of Wales? Pretty awesome thought, right?

That’s exactly how the founders of T By Daniel felt when they were asked to serve tea to His Royal Highness during his three-day, Canada 150 Royal Tour. A historic visit, and a monumental achievement for the little tea shop from Brampton!

This tea was specially blended to commemorate this great honour.

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About the blend:

- The Purple Mallow flowers were added to represent HRH Royalty
- The Red Cornflower petals were added to celebrate Canada 150
- The Yellow Calendula and Sunflower petals to symbolize the happiness and excitement of this unforgettable moment in T By Daniel history

Ingredients: Ceylon Black Tea, lemon balm leaves, strawberry pieces, calendula and sunflower petals, purple mallow flowers, red cornflower petals

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From this weekend, late Sunday.

I’ve been helping Shae and VariaTEA compile lists here and on instagram of Black owned tea companies, and in doing do I realized that the only one I could think of/had even knowingly purchased from was T by Daniel – I have since found a couple more companies that I was at least familiar with (even if I’d never bought from them) but just didn’t know the background of the owners.

I ordered from a new to me company, Hella Tea, earlier this week and I would like to continue to order from some of these new to me companies in the future.

In the meantime, I pulled out a couple of my T by Daniel blends to steep up and enjoy a little bit more actively and attentively. I really enjoyed my mug of this tea; it’s a great take on a Lady Londonderry profile, with a beautifully brisk lemon note accented against full bodied and just a little bit astringent black tea. The astringency actually works really well here, because it plays off the natural pithy-ness of the lemon, and offsets sweetness that could otherwise be cloying. Great on its own, but really well set up to be enjoyed with sugar or honey as well!


T by Daniel was the only one on the list I was already aware of, too. Most of them weren’t even in the database. I’ve added a few so they at least have some sort of presence here and I’m going to continue adding them one by one.

Roswell Strange

That’s amazing, thank you for that! :)


Thank you for helping to compile the list! (:


Same – I was only aware of T by Daniel. (cringe)

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