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Maté, the quintessential Argentinian beverage

More and more people are drinking maté, having breaks throughout the day to enjoy it on its own or blended. But did you know it was the national beverage of Argentina and that it is generally accompanied by a fascinating tasting ritual? Read on to find out more…   Maté, or tea? Le maté – …

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From our workshops to your cup

Kusmi Tea creates your favorite blends using meticulous methods, the finest raw materials, and artisanal techniques. But do you actually know how our teas are made? Come with us as we take you behind the scenes of our production workshops …   Premium raw materials   Kusmi sources its high-quality products in the form of …

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Rooibos, the “Red Bush” from South Africa

Mmmm… Delicate, naturally sweet rooibos. Its number of fans is growing every day, but do we really know what it is or where is comes from?   What is rooibos?   If you open a rooibos blend, you will immediately recognize it thanks it its fine, needle-like leaves. As it happens, rooibos (the name literally …

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Kocktails by Kusmi: Kusmojito and Kusmilady

Summer is well and truly here, and the hot weather with it! In an effort to quench your thirst, Kusmi Tea has revisited its renowned iced teas to create its very own Kocktails! These easy-to-make recipes are perfect for all your summer parties. Today, we are introducing two new creations: the Kusmojito and the Kusmilady. …

Five places to enjoy teatime like a Parisian

Paris is filled with excellent spots for enjoying a cup of tea accompanied by sweet treats. Here is a look at some of the French capital’s iconic, ideal places for a well-needed break. After an exhibition or an adventurous stroll, what better than a garden in Montmartre or a prestigious hotel’s luxurious salon for a …

Kocktails by Kusmi: The Kusmi Kolada and the Kusmi Dry

There are countless occasions for socializing this summer, from afterwork drinks to long Sunday brunches and festive World Cup parties! And why not invite your friends and family to enjoy cocktail creations made using Kusmi Tea iced teas? After discovering the Virgin Kusmi and the Kusmiconik, here are two new recipes for our Kocktails by …

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Iced teas, the stars of the summer

The sunny days are finally here! But what to do if you love tea but don’t want it hot, despite knowing it hydrates you and quenches thirst? The solution is simple! Make a big jug of iced tea! We’re sure the name alone conjures up images of ice cubes clinking in a deep, amber liquid… …

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Kusmi Tea Chai Latte Recipe

Of all the tea-based recipes, the Chai Latte is one of the most popular. Both comforting and refreshing, it can be enjoyed whatever the weather!   Did you know…? Chai is a type of tea originally grown in India, where it was first used as a medicinal remedy for its anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. The …

Kusmi Tea’s recipes with matcha

Matcha, this fine powder of bright green, is consumed both in hot water and in recipes. Star of Japanese desserts, it is tasted beyond the land of the rising sun. Kusmi Tea gives you two delicious recipes easy to make to savor this unique and gourmet taste.   Cheese-Cake with Matcha tea 4 servings Preparation …

Matcha, a one-of-a-kind tea

With its fine powder, punchy green color, and particular taste, matcha is a tea in a league of its own, and is now appealing to more and more people in France and across the world.   So, what is it? Matcha is a green tea from Japan. So far, so simple. But there is one, …

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A round-the-world tea-time tour

Tea is universal. As the world ’s second most consumed drink after water, this iconic beverage is enjoyed in the four corners of the globe. But tea drinking varies between different regions and countries when it comes to customs and rituals, so here is a whistle-stop tea-time world tour – non-exhaustive, of course! The idea …

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Made in Le Havre, France

Even those who know Kusmi Tea inside out probably still wonder what exactly goes on behind the scenes… For example, do you know where your favorite teas are created?   Let’s take a look! The Kusmi Tea production workshops (spanning over 8,000ft²) and the logistics warehouses (21,000ft²) are found in Saint-Vigor-d’Ymonville, in Normandy. This location …

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Gourmet teas for an afternoon indulgence

Does the mere mention of the words “Mardi Gras” take you back to your childhood? Is your mind flooded with memories of funny costumes and the aroma of freshly-made pancakes? If so, then we suggest recreating this joyful ambiance with a Carnival-style afternoon indulgence accompanied by most irresistible gourmet Kusmi Tea blends.   Mardi Gras, …

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Anastasia: a famous tea, and some famous names

An iconic Kusmi tea inspired by a grand duchess   Anastasia is among the very first Kusmi Tea blends, whose recipes are still a secret today. This particular flagship product is made from black tea, bergamot, lemon, and orange blossom. This iconic tea draws its inspiration from the legend of the Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanov, …

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Troika: a legendary symbol of Russia

Some inspiring-sounding words set off our imaginations in just a few syllables. Samovar, matryoshka, and ushanka are just three that entice us into adventure. Today we are going to focus on yet another – the legendary troika…   What is a troika? The term “troika” comes from the Russian word Три (“tri”), meaning “three.” Generally …

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A heritage of historic recipes at Kusmi Tea

The historic Kusmi Tea blends were originally created by Pavel Kousmichoff, who founded the company in 1867. And the recipes have remained a secret ever since. These generous blends are brimming with “Russian flavor,” and the ingredients are all meticulously chosen. Teas of the highest quality are carefully selected before being enhanced with citrus fruits, …

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The Samovar : a legendary symbol of Russia

Some inspiring-sounding words set off our imaginations in just a few syllables. Matryoshka, troika, and ushanka are just three that entice us into adventure. Today we are going to focus on yet another – the iconic samovar.  A samovar is not a tea pot, but in fact a kettle. And as you will see, this seemingly …

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Indispensable Earl Grey

It’s safe to say that Earl Grey ’s reputation precedes it! The famous tea flavored with bergamot is generally black, but can also be found in a green variety. This beverage is probably the best-known of all the herbal teas, and also the world’s most popular. But aside from Earl Grey ‘s fame, what else …

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Once upon a time … A tale of tea and traders

  1867  The beginning The tea company founded in Saint Petersburg by Pavel Kousmichoff was an enormous success. Customers flocked to the store to listen to the water gurgling in the samovar while enjoying “fragrant elixirs” from China. But these were no mere teas… The peasant’s son, who would soon become the official provider to …

A logo steeped in history

Kusmi enthusiasts can spot it from a mile off. Showcased on every single box and tin, the Kusmi Tea logo is as eye-catching as it is unique. But what exactly does it represent? “A landscape in an oval,” some might suggest. Or perhaps “flowers around the brand name.” Close, but no cigar! Let’s take a …

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The little glossary of tea

It’s no mystery that we love indulging in these aromatic elixirs, but it can be hard to make sense of all the plant varieties! Here’s a little glossary to help you see the wood for the “teas.” The black tea It’s the most consumed tea in the world, and is particularly popular in the West. …