Gem Vending Tea of Choice – Top Honours at 2011 Great Taste Awards

The Great Taste Awards 2011 were held in London last month, and Gem Vending’s tea of choice, Imporient, are celebrating after winning multiple accolades. The independent tea company is one of the world’s leading producers of black tea and won best-in-class honours across the category.

Daniel Graham, Managing Director of Imporient, said:

“We should have entered the Great Taste Awards years ago! We are absolutely delighted to have won these gold awards as they back up what our customers already know about our tea. We’re especially thrilled that our own Pfunda Rwandan tea topped the single estate tea class as this would have made our ancestors very proud indeed.”

Bob Farrand, Chairman for The Great Taste Awards, said:

“Winning Gold in the country’s largest and most respected independent food accreditation scheme is a massive pat on the back for any producer – independent proof their products are of the highest quality.”

About Imporient Tea

Established in 1974, Imporient Tea is a family-owned and run business, which draws on five generations of dedicated service to the tea industry. They specialise in fine, premium teas and herbal infusions. Imporient owns the Pfunda Tea Estate in Rwanda and is the only independent UK tea company to handle teas from point-of-origin all the way through to point-of-sale.

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Gem Vending and Imporient Tea

Imporient is Gem Vending’s Tea of choice, due the quality, strong flavour and great taste. We use Imporient in all our hot drinks machines, which offer a tea option.

Imporient is also a Fairtrade certified Tea – guaranteeing a better deal for third world producers.

Take a look at our wide range of hot drinks machines or contact us for more information.