The Rington Blog

24/01/2022

Chocolate Orange Loaf Cake

Celebrate National Chocolate Cake Day with this delicious Chocolate Orange Loaf cake, made using our very own Seville Marmalade. INGREDIENTS: 175g butter, softened 175g caster sugar Zest of 2 oranges 3 medium eggs, beaten 160g self-raising flour 40g cocoa powder 100g Ringtons Marmalade ½ tsp baking powder 150g soured cream 1 tbsp Ringtons Marmalade (for topping) METHOD: 1. Preheat the oven to 170°C, fan 150°C, gas mark 3, grease and line a 900g loaf tin. 2. Beat the butter, sugar and zest until light and fluffy. Gradually add the eggs.... Read More

18/01/2022

The Best Gifts for Tea lovers

If you’re looking for the perfect gifts for the tea lovers in your life, then you have come to the right place. Here at Ringtons, we consider ourselves to be connoisseurs of all things tea, with our popular and award-winning tea collections being loved up and down the country. But when it comes to finding presents for tea lovers, how can you go one step further to finding the perfect gift?  Browse our tea gifts and hampers available online now, and look for inspiration in our best gifts for tea... Read More

20/12/2021
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12 Ways to get into the Christmas Spirit

Here at Ringtons, we are filled with Christmas spirit, and we want to make sure that our customers are feeling the festive magic too. This is why we have put together a handy guide filled with all of our favourite hints and tips for getting into the Christmas spirit. So sit back, relax and enjoy our festive guide with your favourite cup of tea. 12 WAYS TO GET INTO THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT Are you struggling to get into the Christmas spirit? Here are twelve ways to feel fun and festive... Read More

17/08/2021
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In Conversation With: Charlotte

1: You’ve got 100 words to describe your job, go. I look after our tea and infusions supply chains: from the point of materials arriving at Ringtons back through each supply chain. This incorporates food safety and food quality ensuring our teas and infusions are safe for consumption, and ethical and sustainability considerations which ensures we source our materials responsibly, for both people and planet. 2: What do you love most about working in the tea industry? I love how many people drink tea (and how frequently people drink tea),... Read More

17/08/2021
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Travel Diaries: Sadie’s Brazil Highlights

There’s nothing quite like seeing a coffee harvest in action to get a true picture of the taste and quality of the year’s crop, which is why our Green Coffee Buyer and QC Manager Sadie reminisces on travelling to Brazil in 2019 to meet some of our producers. Needless to say, it was a very busy and fruitful trip (pardon the pun) with Sadie travelling from farms to cupping labs to processing stations and meeting the people behind the coffee as she went. Heading to origin is always exciting and... Read More

27/04/2020
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Craft Corner: Upcycle Your Glass Bottles

Here’s a hack that takes no time at all… Why not make use out of those empty glass bottles and turn them into posy vases? Ringtons flavoured water bottles are perfect for this but you can use any empty bottles you have lying around the house. There’s no instructions required for this one, simply wash off unwanted labels with hot water and soap, then arrange a selection of flowers in them sit back and enjoy! For more craft corner inspiration from Ringtons, click here. #StayHomeWithRingtons