Whats the Significance of 1706 in Twinings 1706 Tea?

Jul 9th 2019

Twinings 1706 Tea

Twinings English Strong Breakfast Tea 1706 Tea

Twinings 1706 Tea may be unfamiliar to many in the US, but those that have tried it really, really enjoy it. It is a strong tea, traditionally consumed at breakfast. It is a blend of African, Indian and Sri Lankan Tea leaves. But, what is the significance of 1706? Actually, it is the year that company founder, Thomas Twining, set up his first shop in London.