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Jan 20, 2007 02:46 PM

Bulk Tea [moved from Boston board]

This really isn't limited to the Boston area but I was wondering if anyone knew of a good tea vendor for loose tea.

I was underwhelmed by the mall tea places and have been using Upton Tea in Hopkinton that I have been pleased with.

Was just curious if anyone knew of others that I should try.

Thank you,

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  1. tealuxe and teavana both have huge selections. i also buy loose tea inexpensively in chinatown.

    1. MEM tea is the best.
      hands down.
      Chez Panisse uses it.

      1. I believe that you are already dealing with the best tea purveyor in the country. Their selection is light years ahead of Tealuxe. I have never bought from MEM or Teavana.

        1. Upton is my long-time favorite...always reliable & highest quality... but I also like & purchase from...

 (especially for their high quality green teas


 (they have Mariage Freres teas in bulk)

          1. I'm fond of Fortnum and Mason; sometimes you can find loose or bags in specialty stores, but you can get a wider selection of their loose teas online at