Lake Missoula Tea Company

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The relationships we develop are the best thing about our tea.  This is what makes our tea the best.

Relationships with the…

  • Indonesian tea farm owner who tells us he acts as part time counselor to his staff
  • Kenyan farmer who shares purple tea plants with his pickers
  • Tawainese tea marketer who is so busy she had her one vacation with us
  • coffee roaster who appreciates our tea in his shop
  • restaurant owner who says serving our tea was the best decision he ever made
  • man who tells us they had the best tea at a caffe that serves our tea
  • customer who comes daily for oolong before work
  • employees when they are glad to be at work
  • kombucha company that says our tea sets their product a notch above

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LMTC News

Bitaco Colombian tea farm visited us in Missoula, Montana to formalize our relationship.  We will distribute an expanded tea list for Bitaco!

We hit our 5th Anniversary!  We opened our doors in 2012 and serve and sell our tea locally in Missoula, Montana as well as distribute nationally and internationally.  We couldn’t have made it without you!  Winners of Missoula Indepedent Best of Missoula 2017 and Missoula’s Choice Awards 2017  – thank you!

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Media Mentions

What’s Elephant FriendlyTM tea?  Learn why we carry a black and green and why the University of Montana started this tea certification in India.  Listen to an interview.

Learn about our trip to Colombia, South America in search of quality tea in a place ruled by coffee.  Watch the Missoula, MT’s KPAX news story!

We visited the Kenyan farm where our Hand Rolled Purple, Beliote Black, and Sunrise in Kenya come from.  Learn about our purple tea that we distribute on Montana NPR!  Read the article.

We’ve traveled to the tea trees on Jingmai Mountain, Yunnan, China to get a rare glimpse of ancient tea culture. National Geographic calls us trailblazers! Read the story.