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Farm to cup.

Cup to community.

We’re Tea Importers Inc., a family-owned and operated business that buys and sells teas from around the world. We’re also the home of the Tumba Tea Collective, a selection of high-quality, sustainably produced teas from our award-winning tea farm in Rwanda.

Global Flavors.

Local Impact.

Tea Importers Inc. is a majority shareholder of Sorwathe Ltd., a Rwandan tea farm and factory dedicated to the production of fresh, delicious teas while promoting a thriving local community and a safe and healthy planet. The Tumba Tea Collective, our retail tea company, sells the tea produced at Sorwathe. Meet the Tumba Tea Collective and shop our teas.


We put the tea in humanity.

From the beginning, our commitment to the Rwandan people has not wavered. From 1975 to the present, we’ve done everything we can to improve the lives and livelihoods of the local community.


Explore the Tea Gardens

Located just south of the equator in Rwanda’s Northern Province, our teas are grown in drained peat marshes and on the on the adjacent hillsides at an elevation of 5500-6000 feet. 

Have questions for the Tea Importers team?

If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for on our site, please fill out the contact form with the Subject ‘How Can We Help You?’, your information and message, and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Interested in wholesale purchases?

Please give us a call at 203-226-3301 or send us an email at sales@teaimporters.com. We will be happy to help you.

Book A Farm Tour!

For reservations at the Guest House or for Tea Tours, fill out the form and select ‘Book a Farm Tour’ for the Subject line. We look forward to seeing you!

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