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Best Premium Tea Brands In Singapore For 2021

April 22, 2021 by The Fun Empire Team

Premium Tea Brands Singapore

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The fragrance and aroma of freshly brewed tea will always everyone's hearts, regardless of its timing. With its plethora of flavours and brewing methods, tea has been a staple form of drink that transcends cultures as well as traditions. In Singapore, Singaporeans are particularly familiar with signature tea drinks such as Teh-O, Teh Tarik and even bubble tea! However, if you're looking for a new as well as unique taste in your cup of tea, why not check out the best premium tea brands in Singapore? Moreover, these brands provide tea with unique flavours. In addition, their beautiful packaging will definitely elicit a sense of exclusivity for the customers!

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1. The Tea Story

The Tea Story
Key ServicesPremium Tea Brands Singapore: Organic & Artisanal Caffeine-Free Teas
Websitehttp://www.theteastory.co/
Address65 Ubi Road, #02-53, Oxley Bizhub 1, Singapore 436922
Phone69095933 / 81111786
Emailorders@theteastory.co
Operating HoursMonday-Friday (11 am to 6 pm) & Weekends (By Appointment Only)

A proudly Singaporean brand, their tea story was founded on the principle of delivering the finest qualities of organic as well as loose-leaf teas globally to create an unparalleled tea experience. In addition, the brand aims to form unforgettable bonds formed over a cup of tea. Their artisanal selections create thousands of tea stories around the globe, originating from the world’s finest tea estates.

Key Differentiators

  • Firstly, a luxurious artisanal tea experience
  • Secondly, handcrafted organic & caffeine-free tea selections
  • Thirdly, tea, people & planet PositiviTEA

2. Kittea

Kittea
Key ServicesPremium Tea Brands Singapore: Retail of loose leaf teas & tea accessories
Websitehttp://www.mykittea.com/
Address31 Woodlands Close Singapore 737855
Phone9756 4555
Emailhello@mykittea.com
Operating HoursNA

Founded in 2016 from a Singaporean girl's love for tea as well as cats, Kittea creates gourmet tea blends with flavours inspired by cats from around the world.

From the exotic spicy zing of The Siamese to the robust flavour of The British Shorthair, find your next new purr-fect sip with Kittea's signature loose leaf tea tins, gift boxes as well as teabags. All blended with zero preservatives as well as artificial flavourings.

Key Differentiators

  • Firstly, teas contain zero preservatives as well as artificial flavourings. 
  • Secondly, every tea blend is inspired by a cat breed. For instance, our blend of Thai ginger, lemongrass, liquorice root as well as spearmint pays homage to The Siamese Cat's Siam heritage.
  • Thirdly, focus on reusable tea accessories and biodegradable teabags to reduce microplastics consumption.

Client Testimonial

Kittea is a brand I always recommend to people who are looking for a fun and affordable introduction to loose leaf teas. Their tins retail for about SGD$8-9 per tin and are packed with flavour (as well as cute cat drawings.) Kittea also drops seasonal blends and so far, I've been unable to resist buying some.

Client

3. Asmara

Asmara
Key ServicesPremium Tea Brands Singapore: Product Brand & Consultancy
Websitehttps://www.asmara.sg/
AddressNU3x Asmara Pte Ltd, Temasek Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center, Blk 30, #03-30, 21 Tampines Ave 1, S529757.
Phone81575217
Emailsales@asmara.sg
Operating Hours9 am to 6 pm

Asmara® is a premium Singapore brand that harnesses the scientific elements from TCM, Ayurveda, and Jamu. In addition, they curate their beverages and elixirs using herbs, flowers, roots, fruits, and prebiotics. Their premium drinks are 100% natural, high in fibre and contain prebiotics. On top of that, they are endorsed by Tasty Singapore (Enterprise SG) as well as manufactured in an ISO22000/HACCP certified facility in Singapore. Notably, their award-winning natural products are developed by certified Food Scientists as well as science-based Herbalists for targeted nutrition.

Key Differentiators

  • Firstly, drinks are curated as well as developed by certified food scientist
  • Secondly, science-based herbalism and tradition
  • Thirdly, award-winning products with CSR Initiative to empower and educate women

Client Testimonial

Definitely recommended! The drinks are truly refreshing and something that I would go for more. I was pleasantly surprised by the delivery and the beautiful packaging. What's more, is that it's loaded with all the powerful natural ingredients - truly redefining tradition and nutrition. An early birthday gift from my dear friend to stay healthy during this period much loved by me.

Parames Ram

4. Petale

Petale
Key ServicesPremium Tea Brands Singapore: Handsewn Blooming Tea & Gifting
Websitehttp://www.petaletea.com/
AddressThe Green Collective, #02-18, Funan Mall, 107 North Bridge Rd, 179105
Phone 6909 5393
Emailenjoythemoments@petaletea.com
Operating Hours11 am -9 pm daily

Award-winning Pétale Tea is a conscious tea gifting brand that offers over 30 varieties of hand-sewn as well as flowering teas. The teas are made of organic Maofeng green tea as well as dried flowers.

In line with the UN’s SDGs, their minimalistic packaging design cuts down packaging waste & reduces its carbon footprint by 50%. They use natural & organic ingredients which helps to support a healthier lifestyle and are full of antioxidants. As a result, it improves the immune system and the body’s ability to safeguard itself from infections and calm mental anxiety. Moreover, Pétale’s therapeutic and elegant teas are widely loved. Hopefully, this will offer a unique experience to clients as well as loved ones alike. 

Bringing joy and visual excitement to any tea party, these gifts are sure to bring smiles & happiness to everyone.

Key Differentiators

  • Firstly, 2020 winner in CorporateLiveWire Singapore Prestige Award
  • Secondly, plastic-free in our tea & gift packaging, including teabags, sticky tapes, plastic wrapper
  • Thirdly, customisation of both personal as well as corporate gift boxes is available

Client Testimonial

One of the most wonderful things to watch is that of a flower blooming, and being able to experience that while enjoying my tea, and the aroma that comes along, is such a pleasant experience each time. Besides for myself, I enjoy very much to give this as a gift. When I give a gift, I usually want to give a meaningful gift and also one that I personally enjoy, and so far, have had many people who couldn't stop sharing with me how happy they were to enjoy this gift.

Randy Lee

5. Juan Tea

Juan Tea
Key ServicesPremium Tea Brands Singapore: Customisation, Corporate Gifts, Tea Leaves
Websitehttp://www.juantea.com/
AddressBlk 73 Ayer Rajah Crescent #01-15/16 Singapore 139952
Phone8500 3694
Emailnaim@dbodega.com
Operating Hours10 am - 7 pm

Their tea inspiration comes from Madame Juan. She is a mother of three and a full-time homemaker. She always put her family's health as her top priority. Brought up in a deeply mixed culture, Madame Juan learned about the art of herbal tea making as well as its health benefits. Picking up different types of culture enables Madame Juan to create completely new as well as creative blends. Due to this huge passion for healthy living, Juan's Tea Collection is born. A series of interesting blends of traditional herbal tea as well as modern flavours. Moreover, all of their teas are natural with no preservatives. Hence, they are simply a natural brew with style.

Key Differentiators

  • Firstly, health benefits 
  • Secondly, high quality. 100% natural no preservatives
  • Thirdly, awesome taste

Client Testimonial

I am impressed with your energizing orange rooibos tea, the mango smell really nice and taste really good even after the brew. It is definitely different from other brands I know" highly recommended!

Annie Tan

6. Craft Tea Fox

Craft Tea Fox
Key ServicesPremium Tea Brands Singapore: Craft Matcha and Hojicha experience
Websitehttps://craftteafox.co/
Address24 Sin Ming Lane #03-99 Midview City Singapore 573970
Phone+65 9668 8793
Emailhello@craftteafox.co
Operating HoursOnline (24hrs)

If you’re a Matcha fan, you’ll definitely want to check out Craft Tea Fox. Presently, they ship speciality Matcha and Hojicha shipped from Uji, Kyoto in Japan. Both are well-balanced with creamy milk in ready-to-drink bottled lattes. Their barista-quality Uji Matcha / Hojicha lattes keep fresh for 4-6 weeks in the fridge, so you can savour longer.


Prefer to craft your own brew? Hand-pick from their array of tea powders as well as bamboo whisks to create your own home cafe tea kit. It’s perfect for pairing a silky-smooth Matcha / Hojicha latte, made in minutes to enjoy a zen moment. Save money, while drinking more Matcha – right from home. Hence, find out more about Craft Tea Fox on their website.

Key Differentiators

  • Firstly, convenient and longer-lasting Matcha Lattes
  • Secondly, different matcha grades
  • Thirdly, matcha home café experience

Client Testimonial

These are much better for you than Koi or even Starbucks… it is worth every bit of your coin. Try the Hojicha/Matcha in regular milk and then splurge for the Oat ones as well. I promise you won’t regret it… Drink them first thing in the morning and start your day right.

Sherry

7. A Tea Grain

A Tea Grain
Key ServicesPremium Tea Brands Singapore: Specialty Tea, Cold Brew, Wholesale, Curated Corporate Gift & Wedding Favor
Websitehttp://www.ateagrain.com/
AddressN.A
Phone+65 9634 9030
Emailenjoy@ateagrain.com
Operating HoursDaily

Their brand is established in Singapore, and their tea leaves are wholly sourced from Taiwan. Co-founded by a Singaporean and Taiwanese duo, they are passionate about promoting the Taiwanese tea culture through a fresh design concept. They want to enable tea drinking to be a beautiful as well as relaxing experience. Working with their trusted tea artisans, they pride themselves on always being ready to share each season’s harvest. You are sincerely invited to join them on this journey together as they immerse themselves in the beauty of Taiwan’s tea. Hence, take a sip and discover the good life.

Key Differentiators

  • Firstly, 100% sourced from Taiwan, which has a unique environment gifted with natural resources for tea cultivation.
  • Secondly, their tea leaves are whole as well as intact. Their teas can hold up multiple infusions, delivering high quality as well as authentic flavour.
  • Thirdly, all their teas have gone through transparent regulatory inspections for agricultural pesticide residues In addition, they have passed the safety standards.

Client Testimonial

I was pleasantly surprised at my first taste of their tea. Whether it is the bright and lively Osmanthus Oolong or a perfectly balanced astringency in the Rose Quartz Black Tea, their teas are fragrant and refreshing on the palate without added sweeteners or preservatives. In a sea of commercially available brands, this is certainly a fresher and healthier alternative. A unique focus on Taiwanese teas also demonstrates their commitment to bringing in a wide variety of seasonal produce that we do not have access to throughout the year. Tea lovers, rejoice!

Vanessa Tng

8. Tea Forte

Tea Forte
Key ServicesPremium Tea Brands Singapore: Providing an ultimate tea experience to the HORECA Industry through design-driven and exquisite retail tea collections to the consumers.
Websitehttps://teaforte.sg
Address421 Tagore Industrial Avenue #02-13 Tagore 8 Singapore 787805
Phone(65) 6563 2040 / (65) 6266 2041
Emailcontact@dreiheithouse.com
Operating Hours8:30 am to 6 pm, Mondays to Fridays

Extraordinary teas meet unparalleled presentation for an exceptional experience that could only be Tea Forté. Presently, they work directly with growers that share our dedication and determination to producing the definitive expression of every type of tea. As a result, it helps them create diverse and subtle flavours in their tea. Through their handcrafted luxury tea blends as well as exquisite packaging, it will be an experience worth savouring every day. Tea Forté is proudly featured at leading hotels, restaurants, resorts as well as retailers in over 35 countries. Moreover, Tea Forté is proud to serve as the exclusive tea of the James Beard Foundation.

Key Differentiators

  • Firstly, Tea Forté is committed to social responsibility, sustainability as well as the well-being of others. They are committed to developing products as well as alliances that support a sustainable world for our generation and those yet to come.
  • Secondly, they support the preservation and improvement of the environment. Their boxes as well as tins are 100% recyclable.
  • Thirdly, Tea Forté is proud to offer teas that support the Fair Trade movement dedicated to building sustainable trading partnerships that aims to alleviate poverty. The company empowers tea workers by paying a pro-active premium via fair wages and added benefits such as better housing, healthcare, education as well as a sustainable environment.

Client Testimonial

We have been proud to work in partnership with Dreiheit House and are delighted with their unique and high- quality products. Having partnered with Dreiheit House since 2017, their professionalism remains constant. It is also refreshing to work with a compony that is forward thinking and proactive with quality results as well as health properties.

Haresh Sabnani

9. Gifel Tea

Gifel Tea
Key ServicesPremium Tea Brands Singapore: Partner of choice in bringing the world tea under one roof with strong expertise innovation and technology to turn tea into innovative beverages for the HORECA industry, fine retailers, professional trades and individual homes.
Websitehttps://gifeltea.com
Address421 Tagore Industrial Avenue #02-13 Tagore 8 Singapore 787805
Phone(65) 6563 2040 / (65) 6266 2041
Emailscontact@dreiheithouse.com
Operating Hours8:30 am to 6 pm, Mondays to Fridays

They are a proud Singapore home-grown brand. Trademarked in 10 countries as well as growing with their exclusive distributors. Handpicked from the finest tea plantation, blenders and producers, they guarantee to satisfy even the most refined taste buds in bringing rich, aromatic as well as exotic blends into your teacup. They challenge convention to craft creative as well as tantalizing blends that add an intriguing twist to every steep.

Key Differentiators

  • Firstly, the quality of Gifel Tea is the finest leaves in the world. They only source the highest grade quality tea leaves. In addition, each tea blend is integrated with healthful herbs, fruits, spices and flowers. 100% natural with no artificial flavourings.
  • Secondly, they produce custom-made tea products for individual customers. This also applies to the packaging of teas. Their knowledge is incorporated into all the tea recipes, concepts and applications that they also develop specifically for individual customers.
  • Thirdly, recyclable packaging. They support the preservation as well as improvement of the environment, with their 100% recyclable packaging.

Client Testimonial

I am a tea person, tea is a daily beverage for me. Pu-erh is known for washing off the grease after your heavy meals. I really love this tea from Gifel tea that incorporated other ingredients that enhance the aroma of the tea. It brightens up my morning with the fresh aroma. I highly recommend this tea and some of their other teas are great too.

April Lim

10. Teadora

Teadora
Key ServicesPremium Tea Brands Singapore: Online Ecommerce
Websitehttp://www.teadora.co/
AddressN.A.
Phone N.A.
Emailhello@teadora.co
Operating Hours24hrs Online

Teadora is an online tea store that specializes in selected artisanal teas. They have been around since 2017 and have been striving to provide their customers with the best cup of tea. Currently, they serve Karel Capek tea, an premium artisan tea which is from Tokyo, Japan.

Karel Capek teas are harvested from award-winning tea plantations based in Sri Lanka, India. Besides serving their customers' needs through their online platform, Teadora also participates in various pop-ups such as Japan Food Festival held by Takashimaya Singapore and their teas can also be found in Times Jewel, Changi.

Key Differentators

  • Firstly, uniquely hand-drawn packaging art that is sought after by fans.
  • Secondly, limited seasonal blends.
  • Thirdly, customer service.

Client Testimonial

Packing is whimsical and unique. Ideal gifts for friends who enjoy tea. In addition, Teadora is very thoughtful and prompt in responding to my queries and requests. Thank you for making ir a wonderful online shopping experience

Sharon Tang

11. Tea Chapter

Tea Chapter
Key ServicesPremium Tea Brands Singapore: Retail Shop and Tea House
Websitehttp://www.teachapter.com/
Address9/9A Neil Road, Singapore 088808
Phone6226 1175
Emailinquiry@teachapter.com
Operating HoursSunday to Thursday: 11.00 am to 9.00 pm
Friday to Saturday: 11.00 am to 10.30 pm

Tea Chapter is a quaint tea house nestled in the heart of Chinatown with a humble dedication to share the beauty of traditional Chinese tea appreciation. A step into the three-storey shophouse invites you into a cosy haven quite unlike any other. Its oriental charm borrows from elegant Eastern furnishings as well as the subtle smell of tea, gently brewing way. It is a place for all to experience the finest handpicked teas, whether you are a tea aficionado, looking to reconnect with your Chinese roots or seeking a relaxing retreat in our tranquil sanctum.

Key Differentiators

  • Firstly, a tea house visited by Queen Elizabeth II in 1989
  • Secondly, one of the largest and oldest tea house in Singapore
  • Thirdly, Tea Chapter proudly stands as a quintessential landmark in Singapore’s history as the first pre-war shophouse to be restored under the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) conservation project in 1988.

Client Testimonial

Lovely place to chill and hang out with friends while having some food and Chinese tea.

Seow Yun Tan

12. Camellia茗岩 Tea Bar

Camellia茗岩 Tea Bar
Key ServicesTea retail, F&B, experience
Websitehttp://www.camelliateabar.com/
Address01-08 Katong Square S428788
Phone87831993
Emailhello@camelliateabar.com
Operating Hours11 am - 7 pm daily

CAMELLIA茗岩® is a Singapore tea retailer and wholesaler that brings the accessibility of premium tea. They started off in the heart of Katong, a residential neighbourhood rich in heritage and history, strive to foster tea culture in the region. Their motto is to reintroduce traditional craft and promote the unique characteristics of every tea.

Key Differentiators

  • Firstly, they stay true to their origin
  • Secondly, they are reliable and trustworthy
  • ​Thirdly, they practice sustainable business methods

Client Testimonial

I really enjoyed the tea workshop, I found out about different types of tea and what’s the best way to prepare it to make the best out of each kind. I definitely recommend the workshop to all for who tea is an important part of the day It is amazing how this rare orchid tea can taste so sweet and yet so aromatically nutty! Almost like perfectly glazed honey almonds but without the distinct taste of honey. There are some floral notes coming through but they are very subtle. This is by far the most impressionable tea I have ever tasted. Consistency is there, the finish is mild and fragrant.

Customer

Premium Tea Brands Singapore

There you have it, the 11 best premium tea brands in Singapore! Do visit their websites as well as check out the different assortments and flavours of tea that they offer. Take this opportunity to indulge in the plethora of unique flavours that are present in their teas.

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