Wholesale Premium Teas, Botanicals,
& Boba Supply

Direct | Flexible | Fast

Premium Teas Directly Sourced From Origin

Firsd Tea – your partner in tea since 1950

Firsd Tea is the U.S. subsidiary of Zhejiang Tea Group, Ltd., China’s largest tea exporter and the world leader in green tea exports.

Our Mission

Firsd Tea is dedicated to sourcing the highest quality, sustainably grown teas for discerning buyers in North America.


Organic. About 50% of all US organic tea imports come
from China. Firsd Tea leads in organic from China.

Sustainable. Trusted source of sustainable teas for
international tea brands.

Service. Prompt, reliable service to: Brands, Brewers,
Co-packers, Manufacturers, and Retailers.


Direct. Through our parent company, we own &
operate our fields and facilities.

Flexible. Order wholesale by the container, pallet,
case, or lb units.

Fast. Prompt fulfillment from our US East and West
Coast warehouses.

What We Do

D i r e c t l y I m p o r t f o r W h o l e s a l e

P a c k a g e , B l e n d , R T D , & T e a E x t r a c t i o n

W a r e h o u s e

E x p l o r e o u r t e a s f r o m 1 l b a n d u p

Firsd Tea is here to provide you with specialty teas direct from origin – no matter the size of your business.
Our Certifications


At Firsd Tea, sustainability isn’t just a word. It’s at the core of our mission. We’re proud to offer tea from Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farms. Our regard for people and planet is reflected in the ways we treat our farmers as well as the land on which they work. Firsd Tea is also a Fair Trade Certified Trader, meaning you have access to high-quality teas produced with economic empowerment and sustainable livelihood at the heart. Read more about our commitment to sustainability.

In addition to investing in sustainable teas, Firsd Tea conducts continued cutting-edge research into sustainability within the tea industry. For more information, read our latest Firsd Tea Sustainability Perspectives Report.


China Spring Harvest Overview 2023

The summary report suggests that China’s overall tea output is relatively stable in terms of quality and production timelines. Changes in pricing associated with rising production costs may be expected, and volumes of some teas may be reduced.

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Global Green Tea Report 2022

The global green tea market continues to trend in a positive direction, with signs of further development. Consumers have become more keenly aware of green tea’s benefits. Major green tea producing nations are also responding through expanding or upgrading their capabilities. The evidence supporting green tea’s improved status can be seen in areas of production, exports, and consumption in major domestic markets.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our catalog is available for all register customers. To place an order, you may use our ecommerce market for small quantities or contact us today for larger requests.

The turnaround time for orders can vary depending on quantity and availability. However, because we warehouse and actively manage inventory at multiple U.S. locations, we greatly reduce typical lead times experienced in international tea shipments.

Firsd Tea North America, LLC is the subsidiary and U.S.  office of Zhejiang Tea Group, Ltd, China’s largest tea exporter and the world leader in green tea exports. Zhejiang Tea Group owns and operates tea fields and processing facilities across China. As a result, Firsd Tea is not a middleman – Firsd Tea customers have the benefit of procuring tea directly from the source, greatly reducing price and ensuring high quality and consistency.

Firsd Tea offers a large selection of certified organic teas. In addition, Firsd Tea offers Rainforest Alliance- and Kosher-certified options.
Yes, we always supply COAs and specification sheets upon customers’ requests.

The MOQ for bulk leaf tea and botanicals is one pound.

Yes we offer custom blending and flavored teas. Contact us about quantities and pricing.

Firsd Tea works with businesses that use wholesale bulk tea and botanicals. We work with national tea brands, co-packers, tea retailers, cafes, and craft beer and kombucha brewers.

Yes, we always supply the specified certifications pertaining to the tea/product upon customer’s request.