A Reason to Celebrate: National Chai Day

September 21, 2020

Chai has captured the taste buds and won the hearts of Firepot devotees for two decades. On National Chai Day, we pause to be grateful at all this spicy, warm and vibrant blend has done for body and soul. 

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Unity in Community: Japan

September 16, 2020

Japan is a city of contrasts: ancient and modern, time-honored and cutting-edge, ceremonial and technological. It beckons you to open your heart to the allure of this great country, the people, food, music, wisdom, traditions...and tea. 

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For the Love of Mint

September 14, 2020

Mint can be found in everything from toothpaste to ice cream. With a growing list of health benefits, and a mystical history, there’s more to this refreshing and invigorating herb that meets the eye.

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Personalizing Your Tea

August 31, 2020

Tea provides an opportunity for personalization and creativity. We all love choices! And with tea, there are many ways to make it truly yours. From various tea blends to herbs and spices, to milks and sweeteners - the joy of discovery is the most...

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Masters & Pioneers: Kenyan Purple Leaf Tea

August 24, 2020

Loaded with antioxidants, our Kenyan Purple Leaf Tea, featured in our Masters & Pioneers collection, is made in Kangaita, Kenya. Enjoyed for its purple hue and celebrated for its rich health benefits, Kenyan Purple Leaf Tea is as beneficial to drink...

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Unity in Community: Morocco

August 20, 2020

Working from our original mission to connect people and to improve lives, we aim to amplify the beauty of diverse cultures in the places we've traveled. Here we celebrate the people behind the music, culture and culinary art of Morocco that raise...

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Cool Down With Cold Brewed Tea

August 10, 2020

When it's too hot outside for a steaming cup of tea, do what we do...go cold! Cold brewing tea is a clean, crisp and refreshing way to enjoy your favorite blends in the heat of summer. 

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Tea as a Way of Reflection

July 23, 2020

Early tea rituals were a time to slow the normal rhythm of life and become aware of all your senses, developing an appreciation for the beauty of the moment, no matter how imperfect it may be. 

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Make It at Home: Iced Amai Matcha Latte

June 23, 2020

Matcha is known for its amazing versatility for use in bakeries, kitchens and bars across the country. Here's a video demonstration on how to make an iced Amai Matcha latte at home. 

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Make It At Home: Kagoshima Kukicha

June 18, 2020

Kagoshima Kukicha, Japanese “twig tea,” known for its efficient use of the entire green tea plant and rich health benefits, is easy to make at home. Watch this video demonstration for tips on steeping the perfect cup.

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Make It At Home: Indian Rose Garden

June 14, 2020

The soothing blend of Indian Rose Garden incorporates the calming effect of French lavender with USA-grown spearmint for a cup that embodies peace, balance and beauty.

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Something Special: Rwandan Black Tea

June 11, 2020

Because of the soil, Rwandan tea has a uniquely vibrant, clean and flavorful taste. It has refreshingly brisk quality, too, making it the perfect flavor profile in a cup. 

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