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Black Friday Event

We're having a little bit of fun with some Black Friday craziness. That's right- purchase anything online and we'll include a 40g bag of Strawberry Cacao tea (our newest cacao tea flavour) for FREE. And the best part? Well besides the fact that its chocolate, caffeine free, and FREE? You can customize the bag with a message and we'll print it up! Simply put the message in the notes/comments section when checking out. Try to keep the message less than 25 words or else it'll be a little hard to read. Choose your own message and gift it to a friend, or keep it for yourself. Here are some ideas of what you can write if you're stumped: 'Aunt Mildred:...

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What Is Chocolate Tea?

One of the most popular teas that we have blended at our shop is also a lesson in cultural traditions, ethical trading and being socially responsible. The story of Chocolate Tea is one that is personal to me. My mother is from the Caribbean, and I recall growing up and enjoying a cup of steeped chocolate tea on cold mornings here in Toronto. My mom would place a handful of the shells on the stovetop that she would receive from her fathers cacao fields back home and bring them to a simmer with a dash of sugar and milk. It was one of the most satisfying hot beverages I have ever had that was actually good for me too! Fast...

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