Veteran online tea distributor Empress Tea Company brings its time-tested line of premium teas into the modern age with a re-vamped website designed to enable customers to make purchases faster than they can say Earl Grey. Updates and upgrades include:
• New close-up images of the tea leaves in all their native glory;
• Paypal functionality, allowing customers to choose to use either their Paypal account or their credit card for payment;
• An ever-widening array of Black, Green, Rooibos, Oolong, White, Pu Er and decaf teas, along with Herbals and Fruit Tisanes, from the finest tea plantations around the world;
• A new Wholesale page for resellers, giving retailers one-stop-shopping access to bulk teas on one convenient page. Contact Empress to set up an account and gain access to this page;
• Blog new teas are featured here as well as news from the tea industry;
• Tearoom tab (see menu at top of Empress site) taking visitors to the Tea and Teacups tearoom & gift shop site. An Empress Tea Accessories page is currently on the drawing board and will include many of the items found at Tea and Teacups, along with some web exclusives.
Standard orders come in 2, 4 and 8 ounce packages complete with steeping recommendations. Wholesale orders are shipped in 16-ounce (1 pound) portions. With well over 150 select teas available, Empress (empressteacompany.com) can deliver the exact flavor required, whether one is serving tea for two or two hundred.