Leading Global Leaf Tea Supplier and Producer

Bringing Clarity and Colour to the World of Tea.

Finlays is one of the world’s largest independent companies in growing, sourcing and manufacturing traceable and sustainably-sourced tea. Our aim is to bring clarity and colour to the intricate world of tea by being your proactive partners on the journey from bush to cup. 

Thanks to our powerful global network, vertically-integrated supply chain, world-leading expertise and our approach of putting sustainability at the heart of all we do, Finlays is trusted by the world’s biggest and best beverage companies to supply the right tea solutions for a diverse range of applications and channels.

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Why Finlays as your Tea Supplier?

Trusted Leaders in Tea Trading

A leader of the tea industry for over 150 years, Finlays is trusted by the world’s biggest and best beverage companies to help simplify the tea sourcing process while accessing growth opportunities.

Strong on Sustainability

Sustainability at Finlays isn’t about doing the minimum required – it’s at the very heart of our business as one of our three core values. Partnering with Finlays not only means peace of mind that tea ingredients have impeccable sustainable credentials, but that you have access to a rich vein of stories and information to support your brand.

Proactive and Progressive Partners

Finlays takes a progressive approach to tea, seeking to develop new and better ways to solve customer challenges, add value, and help tea achieve its true long-term potential.

A Flexible One-stop-shop for Leaf Tea Sourcing, Manufacturing and Supply

With our extensive global footprint and deep experience and expertise, we can source, blend and supply any type of leaf tea or tea extract. We are focused on tea and proud of the leading role we play within the industry.  

As a large scale, global tea supplier and producer, we are able to innovate right from the start of the supply chain all the way through to the end, packed product. 

Finlays is a fierce custodian of the tea industry. This means we are passionate about pushing the boundaries to improve quality, pioneer new products and create innovative tea packaging formats to capture new consumers. 

Our highly-trained and experienced tea experts are a global authority on tea and tea markets.  

Bringing you Trusted Tea from Bush to Cup

Sourcing from our own farms and sourcing locations is central to how we help you unleash the potential of leaf tea. Strategically located across the globe, our tea network means we can offer you risk-free traceability, deep expertise and complete flexibility.

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Experts in Tea Sourcing

With tea testing and tasting rooms across the world, our team of tea experts loves tasting, sourcing and supplying tea from around the world to meet your requirements. Whether black and green teas from our farms in Kenya and Argentina, or Oolongs from China, Matcha from Japan or Darjeeling from India – we know tea and where to source the very best to capture unique regional flavours and profiles.

Our network of offices and gardens around the world, in major tea producing and consuming countries means we can service all of your tea requirements from bush to cup. This includes auction buying, bespoke blending, sourcing hard to find speciality teas from remote areas around the globe.

A Trusted and Sustainable Tea Supply Chain

Owning our own tea farms not only ensures our control over the quality of our product, it offers security and consistency of product supply. This enables us to reinvest directly into the tea industry and communities we serve.

Our people are the life-blood of our organisation. Together, we are proud to be one of the largest independent tea producers, one of the largest global leaf tea sourcing businesses and one of the only tea companies in the world able to produce, pack and supply tea into most international regions.

Tea Solutions for a Range of Applications

Thanks to our global network of sourcing, blending and applications experts, we are able develop tea solutions specific to your needs. Our tea is used in everything from loose tea, to the tea bag, to techniques such as Direct Leaf Extraction.

A Leading Producer and Supplier of Certified Leaf Tea

We offer teas under a wide variety of certification schemes.