Speciality Leaf Tea. Family tea merchants. Est. 1886. We are a traditional family business, based in England's beautiful Yorkshire Dales. For over a century we've taken pride in selecting the very best teas and blending and packing them with care. Tea and Health - All teas are a rich source of antioxidants, substances also found in fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants help protect the body from damage caused by harmful free radicals and form an important part of a healthy diet.