The UK Tea Academy would like to express thanks to the following companies for contributing to the education programmes's success:
Birchall, UK; Blends For Friends, UK; Camellia Plc, UK; Camellia Sinensis Maison de The, Canada; Canton Tea, UK; Char Teas of Winchester, UK; Cha No Kura (Uemuro Seiche), Japan; Dilmah, Sri Lanka; FoamAroma, US; Hankook Tea, Korea; Harendong Green Farm, Indonesia; JT & Tea Inc, US; Northern Tea Merchants, UK; Sasuki Green Tea Co Ltd, Japan; The Chinese Tea Company, UK; Tea Palace, UK; T London, UK; Yourserenetea, US
THE TRAINING TEAM
The UK TEA ACADEMY Course Director is Jane Pettigrew, who has worked in the tea industry for over 30 years.
She teaches tea masterclasses all over the world and has written 16 books on tea. In 2014 she was voted Best Tea Educator at the
World Tea Awards and in January 2016 was awarded the British Empire Medal for services to Tea Production and Tea History
in the UK's New Year Honours list.
The courses have been written by Jane and will be delivered by her and an experienced team of top tea professionals,
certified by the UK TEA ACADEMY.
Angela Pryce, a self-confessed tea addict, is one of those professionals. As a renowned tea expert, she also runs an independent consultancy service for businesses across the globe. With over 16 years experience, Angela has travelled and tasted her way around many of the world's tea estates and much of her career has been with speciality tea company Twinings, where she worked as a master tea buyer and blender. Angela writes about tea, and is frequently interviewed on international TV and radio.