Bulk coffee that is going to be stored for an extended time can be stored in the freezer, in an airtight container to protect beans from moisture. As temperature changes can make coffee stale, coffee that is being used often is best stored in the pantry away from direct light. Keep coffee in an airtight container.
The best way to keep coffee fresh is stored in the pantry away from direct light, in an airtight container. Bulk coffee that is going to be stored for an extended time can be stored in the freezer, in an airtight container to protect from moisture.
Prepare bulk tea as you would any loose leaf tea. Bulk tea can be used in a teapot or infuser. Add 1 tsp per cup (plus ‘one for the pot’) to pre-heated pot. Add boiling water and allow to steep for 3 – 5 minutes, depending on variety of tea and personal preference for strength of brew. Strain leafs when pouring. Add milk and sweetener to cup as required.
Most bulk teas have a shelf life of 12 – 24 months depending on the variety. This also relies on the tea being correctly stored in an airtight container, away from direct sunlight and and in a cool place. Please see the use-by date on our in-store product label for each batch.
The best way to store bulk tea is in an airtight container, away from direct sunlight and and in a cool place. A tin or dark glass container is ideal.
How much tea per cup depends largely on the variety of tea and the drinkers preference for a strong or weak brew. Generally speaking, 1 teaspoon of tea is required per cup. Some herbal varieties may require up to 2 teaspoons – and don’t forget ‘one for the pot’ if using a teapot.