Firsd Tea brings Zhejiang Tea Group’s unparalleled tradition of quality and service to the U.S.
Firsd Tea North America LLC has won numerous awards showcasing both the quality and innovation of our products. Our awards include:
2013, North America Tea Championships- 1st Place, Best Green Tea
2013, North America Tea Championships- 1st Place, Best Pu-erh (Spring Tea Class)
2014, North America Tea Championships- 2nd Place, West Lake Dragonwell (Spring Tea Class)
Firsd Tea is the U.S. subsidiary of parent company, Zhejiang Tea Group, Ltd. (ZJT), China’s largest tea exporter and the world leader in green tea exports. Founded in 1950, ZJT has been the largest tea producer and exporter in China for 25 consecutive years. The company has remained one of the leading and most technologically advanced manufacturers and innovators in the Chinese tea industry. ZJT boasts strategic collaboration with the Science Department of Zhejiang University as well as the Hangzhou Tea Research Institute of All China Federation of Supply and Marketing Co-operatives. Zhejiang Tea Group’s portfolio of products include EU compliant conventional teas and organic teas (first organic tea promoter in China since 1989), decaf teas (one of only two companies in China who have a CO2 decaf facility) and chemical solvent-free tea extractions, including instant teas, tea polyphenols, and EGCG.
With over 65 years’ experience as a leader in the tea industry, the company exports more than 40,000 tons of tea annually including: green tea, black tea, white tea, oolong tea, pu-erh tea, scented tea, special gourmet tea and intensive processed tea products. Zhejiang Tea Group was also the first company to resurrect the technologies of sencha and matcha production- these prized teas actually originated in China during the Song dynasty. By inheriting the tradition of China’s 4,000 year old tea culture, our group has integrated traditional tea processing craft with modern techniques, developing innovative tea products to meet the needs of modern consumers.
Firsd Tea is able to strictly monitor each step from planning, harvesting and packaging to ensure the quality and integrity of our products. Our clients find we are able to provide superior products and optimal value. As a result, Firsd Tea is able to assist in increasing their tea sales by improving the selection, quality and price – yielding greater profits at an enhanced margin.