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Metropolitan Teas are Now Halal Certified

April 2024

Over the past few months, our team has worked with the Halal Monitoring Authority (HMA) to certify our teas and herbal ingredients. We take pride in announcing that we now offer Halal products, in addition to being Kosher and Vegan certified.

Learn more about our certifications, here

High Tea: Sustainable, Solar Powered Luxury | Part 3 | Food & Beverage Magazine

November 2023

"...These practices are a true testament to the power each individual company has in creating environmental sustainability and global mindfulness." From crop to cup, we're on a plant-based mission to share our passion for luxury tea, while being kind to the planet.

Read the full interview where we share our approach to sustainable business practices at our factory, in our local community, and around the world.

High Tea: Compostable Luxury | Part 2 | Food & Beverage Magazine

September 2023

"We've always believed that the healthier the planet, the better the tea. As a global business, it is essential to implement this ethos into every step of the process, from crop to cup, including packaging."

Read the full interview with our CEO and President, Gerry Vandergrift, to learn more about our company's history and ongoing evolution with sustainable packaging materials.

High Tea: Making Luxury Compostable | Food & Beverage Magazine

August 2023

"By recognizing the value of luxury tea and investing in tea sommeliers, hospitality outlets can set themselves apart and attract customers seeking unique and indulgent experiences."

Read the full article where our CEO and President, Gerry Vandergrift, discusses the solutions and hurdles of creating a greener, posher, and more delightful hospitality experience.

METZ Luxury Tea wins Silver Award in Technical Innovation from Flexible Packaging Association

April 23, 2023

We are excited to share that our METZ Tea overwrap envelope material received Silver in Technical Innovation from the Flexible Packaging Association for showcasing innovation and advances that have changed flexible packaging.

See the full list of winners here

The METZ overwrap envelopes use ProAmpac's ProActive Compostable® CMP-2000 structure for their premium single-serve teas. CPM-2000 is a high-barrier paper-based laminate for dry foods. The Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) certified that CPM-2000 complies with the specifications established by the American Society of Testing and Materials Standards' ASTM D6868 for industrial composability.

METZ Luxury Tea wins Best Organic Tea at Marie Claire Hong Kong's Best Label Award

September 14, 2022

They said, "METZ Luxury Tea has been committed to discovering high-quality tea from all over the world for many years, providing everyone with a high-quality, healthy, expensive and sustainable five-star tea tasting experience."

"The tea has a strong aroma and unique characteristics. It is unforgettable after a try. With a sip, it will bring you a healthy effect of balancing body, mind and spirit."

Read the full article and review here