Twinings, the finest British tea with unique taste, has been warmly embraced by tea lovers throughout the world since 1706 A.D.
Thomas Twining started selling tea from his coffee house on London's Strand, promising only to sell the finest qualities and varieties.
After successfully working with an East Indian Company merchant and gaining expertise in importing teas from all over the world, Thomas Twining, at only age 26, starts to plan a tea import business of his own.
Tea became the most popular drink among the working classes. Thomas Twining kept selling tea - now from The Golden Lyon, the very first tea shop in London.
Twinings chooses its logo. Today, it serves as the oldest commercial logo that has been in continuous use since it was made.
Queen Victoria makes Twinings an official Royal Warrant holder.
Twinings opens its first shop in France.
Twinings first blends its famous English Breakfast.
Twinings makes tea bags for the first time.
Twinings becomes the first company to win the Queen's Award for Export.
A part of food major Associated British Foods (ABF), United Kingdom, Twinings entered the Indian market with its Earl Grey, Lemon, English Breakfast and Darjeeling blends.
Today, Twinings India offers over 15 flavours in the Premium Black Tea, Green Tea, Herbal & Fruit Infusions categories. It also enjoys a sizable market share in the premium teabag category.