A match made in heaven. This was how Jody Gadia, General Manager of Robinsons Supermarket described the partnership between English Tea Shop and Robinsons Supermarket. The popular British tea brand was recently launched at the Owners’ Lounge of Raffles Residences. The afternoon tea party introduced English Tea Shop’s Founder & CEO, Mr. Suranga Herath, who shared the company’s vision of tea that celebrates communities.
Made from hand-picked tea leaves from Sri Lanka, English Tea Shop prides itself in the love and care it provides from harvest, production to delivery to its stores. To add to its homegrown appeal, the teas also come in elegant and fun packaging. Their diverse range of teas makes for a perfect tea for anyone at any time of day.
Currently available in 55 countries, English Tea Shop is exclusively distributed by Clever Cats International in Robinsons Supermarket and Robinsons Selections stores.
(From L-R) Mr. Jun Cochanco, President of Fly Ace; Ms. Stephanie Zubiri-Crespi, event host; & Ms. Robina Gokongwei-Pe, President & CEO of Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc. ; Mr. Suranga Herath, Founder & CEO of English Tea Shop; Hon. Daniel Pearce, UK Ambassador to the Philippines ; Ms. Rachael Morgan, wife of UK Ambassador; Ms. Evelyn Cochanco, General Manager of Clever Cats International and Jody Gadia, General Manager of Robinsons Supermarket.
“Not only do we focus on providing our farmers with tools, education and financial assistance, our fair-trade price culture ensures that they are able to take home a pay beyond what’s expected, with long term and stable contracts to begin with. In return, consumers are assured of products that are marked by its hallmark quality, innovativeness and passion that is unlike any other.” – Suranga Herath, Founder and CEO of English Tea Shop
(Right Photo) Ms. Evelyn Cochanco, General Manager of Clever Cats International Company is joined by Robinsons Supermarket executives (R-L) : Ms. Mai Magleo, AVP for Food ; Mr. Jody Gadia, General Manager; Ms. Maricar Catubay, Division Merchandising Manager for Food ; Ms. Karen Laureano, food buyer.
With over 130 variants, from chamomile to super berries, there’s an English Tea Shop tea for any time of day.