WHO ARE WE?!
THE LOST TEA COMPANY
Helping to spread the love of Lahpet
and all Myanmar Tea
Based in Pindaya, Myanmar, we provide an ethical platform for the international sale of Shan teas. Aiming to share it's appreciation and garner well deserved attention for Myanmar's teas in the most sustainable way possible
Our logo character was created to represent the warm and welcoming spirit of people in Myanmar.
Our products are also stocked in various locations in Myanmar.
FARMERS - We would be nowhere without the hundreds of smallholder farmers with whom we work with. Situated in the hills around Pindaya, each farmer owns and tends to their 3-5 acre organic farm handpicking each leaf to ensure only the best end up in your salad or teapot. Read more
PINDAYA - At the heart of The Lost Tea Company is the picturesque town of Pindaya. Situated in Southern Shan, the rolling hills around the town is where all of our high quality organic tea leaves are handpicked. Read more
LAHPET - Lahpet is the Burmese word for edible fermented tea, a national delicacy of Myanmar. Traditionally eaten on it’s own as a snack, or as the essential ingredient of the iconic Lahpet Thoke, tea leaf salad. Read more
SUSTAINABILITY - We are serious about sustainability and do everything in our power to minimise our impact on the environment whilst promoting fair pay and environmentally friendly farming practices Read more
TEA - Tea has been cultivated in Myanmar for centuries, and is intrinsic to Burmese life. Bustling tea shops are found around every corner, and a free pot of tea is sat on your table at most restaurants.
Dried TEA PROCESS
Learn more about the processes of our three organic smallholder sourced drinking teas; Green Tea, Black Tea and Ginger Tea