15 January 2009

Obamarama tea steeped in history

Obamarama teaAs the 44th President of the United States takes on one of the world’s most challenging roles during one of the world’s most challenging times, a new ObamaramaTM tea is launched today by The Tea Box to mark Barack Obama’s historic inauguration.

A delicate balance of China black Keemun tea with crushed chillies, the ObamaramaTM gives tea drinkers a dark, smooth taste that’s full of character with a fiery passion in its tail. Just like the man himself.

Perfect for those cold, winter days and nights, this wonderful new tea offers comfort just when you need it. Made from the most outstanding example of black Keemun tea in the last three years, this speciality house blend is sold in stylish black pouches and tins of 100g for £9.70 and £11.50 respectively.

Available to drink and buy at The Tea Box, 7 Paradise Road, Richmond, Surrey, ObamaramaTM is set to feature in ‘Obama On My Mind: The Obama Musical’ at The Hen and Chicken Theatre, Islington (3 -21 March), written by American Emmy award-winning writer Teddy Hayes.

The ObamaramaTM blend ushers in a new era of tea drinking that sees innovative tea blends complement traditional favourites such as Earl Grey and Darjeeling. We recommend you ditch the milk and stay healthier by putting a little fire in your cuppa instead.

Notes to editor:
To receive a free Obamarama sample and/or for more information, please call Jemma Swallow on 020 8940 3521 or 07905 643914.

The Hen and Chicken Theatre, 109 St Pauls Road, Islington N1 2NA. Box Office: Tel: 020 7704 2001.



Jemma Swallow and Mike De Souza founded The Tea Box in response to a lack of establishments on the high street where you can purchase a great cup of tea. Providing the perfect antidote to a plethora of coffee shops, The Tea Box serves and sells a wide range of exquisite loose leaf teas and innovative tea blends using tea from some of the best tea gardens in the world.

All teas sold in the tea house are served in individual teaware that celebrates the various cultures in which tea drinking has played a major part over many centuries – from India and China to Morocco and the United Kingdom.

As well as providing a unique drinking experience, The Tea Box serves homemade cakes, traditional afternoon teas, cream teas, high teas, sandwiches and salads. Wine, cider, beer or champagne is also available for those who aren’t tea total.

The Tea Box has a working conscience too. Every tea is ethically sourced and nearly all its products are locally sourced.

While the tea house is open 7 days a week, its website www.theteabox.co.uk is open 24 hours for those wishing to register to discover the latest news on The Tea Box.