Punjana Irish Breakfast 80 Tea Bags (Best By Jul 2020)

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Thompsons Irish Breakfast in a Box of 80 Tea Bags
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An authentic Irish tea. Punjana Tea has been blended in Belfast since 1896.

Tea leaves.

Brand History:
Punjana Limited.
Belfast, Northern Ireland

A century ago, Punjana Limited, the tea importer and blender, was beginning its life near the docklands in Belfast. Originally founded by McArthur and Willis, the Thompson family made their mark in 1896 when Robert Samuel Thompson became a partner.

Robert Samuel Thompson was joined in the post war years by James and Tony Thompson and today Ross and David Thompson carry on the traditional skill of tea tasting and blending in much the same way as has been done since the company was founded.

Robert Samuel Thompson originally entered the tea trade in 1887, and studied the art of tea tasting. He soon was made a partner in McArthur and Willis from 1896. He became known for his uncompromising devotion to quality and led the company for 51 years.

As the 20th Century progressed, the connection with the Thompson family was strengthened and in post-war years, James and Tony Thompson became partners in the company. They were responsible for the birth of the Punjana brand and developed it until they retired in the late 1980´s.

The joint managing directors of Punjana Limited, today carry on the traditional job of tea tasting and selecting the company´s teas, in much the same way as has been done since the company was founded in 1896.

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  • 5
    Thompson's Irish Breakfast

    Posted by Karen Buckley on Mar 12th 2019

    A strong Assam Tea, my favorite tea.

  • 4
    Thompson's Irish

    Posted by - - on Feb 11th 2019

    One of the better all around teas. Good for any time of day.

  • 5
    Strong & Bold

    Posted by CTea2478 on Oct 1st 2018

    Favorite tea, hands down.

  • 5
    Punjana Irish Tea

    Posted by Unknown on Oct 1st 2018

    This is a very strong 2 cup teabag. Excellent taste. I would order again.

  • 5
    Punjana Irish Breakfast 80 Tea Bags

    Posted by Kathleen on Sep 26th 2018

    Love this tea. Always have a supple on hand and also give to family and friends who visit.

  • 5

    Posted by Tina on Sep 26th 2018

    I am a big fan of the "Punjana Irsh Breakfast tea". In my humble opinion, its the best black tea one can drink! I am very happy the tea dog has it in their inventory. As always, my orders arrive within the time stated and are fresh!

    Thank you!

  • 5
    Just the best tasting

    Posted by Cante on Sep 25th 2018

    Once I had tasted this tea could never go back to the other popular brands. Very nice after taste and full bodied. I gave up coffee after this satisfying Breakfast beverage.

  • 5
    Hearty flavored, full bodied tea

    Posted by R3 on Sep 25th 2018

    I have tried many brands of Irish Breakfast Tea, Thompson's is the top of the group. Consistently full of flavor. "It puts a wee sparkle in me eye every mornin'!"
    And allow me to say that as I type at 4 pm I am enjoying a cuppa Thompsons (Punjana) Irish Breakfast Tea. It is great anytime, not just for breakfast

  • 5
    Rich and hearty

    Posted by Evan on Sep 20th 2018

    Mixed with milk and sugar this tea can almost substitute a meal!

  • 2
    Irish Breakfast tea

    Posted by Pat Pappano on Sep 10th 2018

    Nothing special. I was missing that very robust Irish Tea experience I was hoping for. Its a nice tea, but its not the super robust Irish tea I was hoping for.

  • 5
    Best buy anytime

    Posted by Rod on Sep 3rd 2018

    Great tea. Every cup. Favorite.

  • 5
    Perfect breakfast tea

    Posted by Unknown on Aug 28th 2018

    A favorite in my tea room.