Story Of Mazawattee Tea
Mazawattee Tea - the name is still remembered in letters to the
media and may even be found quoted in Nelson Mandela's recent
autobiography. The once famous founding company, the Mazawattee
Tea Company, was a seminal influence in the tea trade, and a
parent to many Edwardian enterprises.
Diana James has a family connection with this once great tea
company - her great-grandfather founded the firm in the mid 1860s.
From then until the Second World War, Mazawattee head office on
Tower Hill, London, pioneered production and packaging of this
The Story of Mazawattee Tea effortlessly charts the dramatic rise
and fall of a great tea empire, providing a unique, idiosyncratic
and rare insight into a remarkable British institution that is no
more, but lives on in loving memory. It is lavishly illustrated in
black-and-white and colour with historic photographs and examples
of Mazawattee promotional memorabilia, now desirable collectables.
Paperback. 65pp. 15cm by 21cm. ISBN 185821453X.
Original Price £10.00. Pentland Press
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