- All the teas are bought direct from a co-operative of independent farmers, and the Organic range is also Fairtrade
- Qi (pronounced chee) Teas are wonderfully refreshing, healthy teas packed with real fruit and herbs providing you with a rich source of antioxidants
- Only the very best spring-harvested, high altitude teas are selected which produce Qi’s great tasting range.
Inspired by the latest research on the health properties of Green Tea, Joe d’Armenia, the founder of the company embarked in 1997 on a voyage of discovery in China.
There are over one thousand tea gardens in China producing an even greater number of green tea varieties. Joe d’Armenia searched for organically certified tea gardens which produced teas which were rich in taste and aroma...
His search took him to the Yellow Mountain Region of China. An area of outstanding natural beauty which still remains today somewhat remote and unspoilt.
“I visit the tea gardens regularly. On average seven or eight times a year. My visits mean a lot to me. Not only because they are about friendship and partnership but also because they are the link between producers in China and consumers in the western world” (Joe d'Armenia)
We do things differently
Qi Herbal Health is different from most other tea companies of our size because we do not use tea traders or middlemen to source our teas, but deal directly with the farmers in China. In 2006 we opened our own blending and packing facility in the area of the tea gardens in Wuyuan County, China.
We brought in western expertise and the working procedures at the factory are based on high international standards with ISO certification. By doing everything ourselves, we have the ability to directly control the whole process, from the tea harvest, right through to the final product. This guarantees the teas we produce are of the highest quality with full traceability.
Herbal Health Limited