Making your perfect cup of tea

There’s nothing quite like a cup of tea and that means making it your way. Most of us have our own way of making the perfect cuppa but if you talk to a Ringtons tea taster, there are some essential tips and tricks to get it just right. The water For the best tasting tea, always use water that is freshly drawn from the tap before boiling. Smart boil Recent research from the UK Tea and Infusions Association tells us one small change when boiling your kettle can be good... Read More


Our Top Teas & Coffees for Winter: The Ringtons Guide

When the winter months roll around, we all look forward to indulging ourselves with a piping hot cup of tea or coffee (or both!) So, if you’re looking for the best tea and coffee drinks to keep you warm, healthy and happy in the winter, then we are here to help.  We have picked out our top tea and coffee drinks respectively to help you survive the winter months.  Table of Contents The 4 Best Teas for Winter Ginger Tea Berry & Elderflower Teas Green Teas Herbal Teas The Best... Read More


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, softened175g caster sugarZest of 2 oranges, plus 2-3 tsp of the juice3 medium eggs, beaten160g self-raising flour40g cocoa powder100g Ringtons Marmalade½ tsp baking powder150g soured cream For the topping: 1 tbsp of Ringtons Marmalade50g icing sugar 2-3 tsp of orange juice (see above) 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... Read More


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


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

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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