organic black tea (bulk)

Our traditional English Breakfast is a single-estate Assam tea from India with a bold, bright, full-bodied flavor. Pleasingly strong, fresh tasting and rich in protective antioxidants, this classic tea is the perfect companion for early mornings.

If you are looking for a traditional, straight-forward, brisk black tea to start your day off on the right foot, this tea is for you! 

NET WT (per bag): One Pound (16 oz; 453.59 g)


organic black tea (bulk)

  • Organic black tea

This tea is USDA Certified Organic.


organic black tea (bulk)

Assam, India


Teas purchased in bulk by-the-pound quantities are packaged in a heat-sealed foil bag with a re-sealable zip lock. These sturdy, foil bags protect the tea's freshness and flavor.

Orders for multiple pounds of the same type of tea may be packaged together in a single foil bag. Orders exceeding 10 lbs of the same type of tea may be packaged in plastic barrel liners.

If you are ordering multiple pounds of the same tea and need them packaged in individual one-pound bags, please note this in the “Order Instructions” section during check out. Be advised that this type of packaging may not be possible for certain discounted orders over 10 lbs of a single tea.



  1. A tasty, brisk breakfast brew!

    Posted by C B on 13th Aug 2019

    I usually wouldn't choose an English Breakfast myself, but this particular one couldn't be better. The leaves are smaller, almost like a CTC leaf, but I think that is what an English Breakfast tea should be. No weak breakfast teas for me, please. I certainly would love to drink this during breakfast! I steeped up a teaspoon and a quarter and the brew was mighty dark -- not too dark to be astringent though. The flavor is a great example of what to expect from this type: malty and sweet, yet bold but not bitter. The first cup tasted like tomato soup, which led me to believe that it was an assam, so I wasn't surprised to see the origin for this tea on Octavia's website as being Assam, India. I believe an English Breakfast shouldn't only be from Assam (a typical blend is also from Kenya and Ceylon, according to Wikipedia) but this is such a great tea, I won't complain much. A kick in the morning and very tasty!
    Steep #1 // 1 1/4 teaspoons for a full mug // 16 minutes after boiling // 2 minute steep
    Steep #2 // just boiled // 3 minute steep

  2. Perfect breakfast tea

    Posted by Agnes on 25th Oct 2016

    This has been my favorite daily black tea for a while now, and so I order the bulk bag. It's a little lighter tasting than the Irish Breakfast and has a beautiful amber color. I do like strong black tea and this one is delicious without tasting bitter. I brew it in a large porcelain pot the traditional way and it's enjoyed by the whole family.

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