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For specialists in tea, coffee and cocoa, contact Northern Tea Merchants in Chesterfield - purveyors and web retailers of fine teas, coffees and cocoa.

Northern Tea Merchants

Tea Importers and Merchants
In Chesterfield


Purveyor and Web Retailers of Fine Teas, Coffees and Cocoa

Established in 1936 by tea trade specialist, Arthur Pogson, Northern Tea Merchants has a long and fascinating history.


Renowned for being one of the first tea companies in the UK to manufacture tea bags, Northern Tea Merchants began by delivering tea door to door.

Having grown significantly over the years, this family run business is now run by James Pogson (Arthur's Grandson) and boasts:

  • 100 million tea bags produced per year
  • 380 tonnes of Coffee roasted per year
  • 81 tonnes of Organic Fair Trade Cocoa contract packed per year.

Importing some of the finest teas and coffees from around the world, we distribute locally, nationally and internationally.


To find out more about Northern Tea Merchants, call today!

01246 232600

Recommended by The Best of Chesterfield


Our Teas and Coffees

At Northern Tea Merchants, we are passionate about what we do and our eye is always on quality!


Tasting every blend of tea or coffee before it is sold, our popular teas, specialty teas and gourmet coffees include:

Teas

  • African Teas
  • Ceylon Teas
  • China Black Teas
  • China Green Teas
  • Indian Teas
  • Japanese Teas



Coffees

  • African Coffee
  • Green Coffee Blends
  • Espresso Blend
  • House Coffee Blends
  • Indian Coffee
  • Indonesian Coffee
  • And more!


Well respected by other companies within the Tea and Coffee trade, we have many loyal customers - some of whom have been buying our tea for 70 years!

Please note: We are registered Organic processors of Tea and Coffee, with The Soil Association (UK5) and The Organic Food Federation (UK4), Licensed Fair-trade Importers and Members of the Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Coffee Programme.


Our Customers

Our tea and coffee is used in many 'own label' brands. We have thousands of satisfied catering customers, from small cafés and snack shops, pubs, restaurants and hotels to some of the largest catering organisations and supermarket brands in the UK.


You may have tasted our tea or coffee already!


Award Winning Tea and Coffee Rooms

If you are looking for a great tea room in Chesterfield where you can sit back and relax, you should visit the tea and coffee rooms at Northern Tea Merchants.


Awarded the Tea Council's Award of Excellence, we are also proud to have won the competition category 'Access for All' that is run by Margaret Thornby's Tearoom Awards.

Offering a great menu of light lunches, our tea room walls are covered with historic quotations about tea and coffee as well as fascinating insights into the way that tea and coffee has been marketed throughout the last century.

Believe us - you simply will not find this level of passion and commitment from any of the other tea and coffee specialist shops in Chesterfield.


Online Store

Visit Northern Tea Merchants online and purchase any of our teas, coffees and cocoa products.


We also sell a variety of gifts and accessories including:

  • Books on Tea and Coffee
  • Chocolates
  • Coffee Filters
  • Coffee Making Accessories
  • Gift Packs
  • Tea Making Accessories
  • Tea Pots


Opening Hours

We are open:


Monday - Saturday 9am - 4.30pm
Our shop opening hours are...
Monday - Saturday 9am - 5pm

Please note: Ample Parking available at the rear.

latest reviews

In May 2013, said about Northern Tea Merchants

This Company is a purveyor of quality teas and coffee, where only the best will do. These teas and coffees are prepared fresh for the individual customer, either to take away dry for home use, or served in the cafe area along with an excellent selection of light meals and cakes that are cooked and prepared on the premises, by the knowledgable staff members, who will go out of their way to help and assist you. Having been a regular customer for over 30 years, I wholeheartedly endorse this Company as being second to NONE.

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In April 2013, said about Northern Tea Merchants

Wonderful friendly staff, first class coffee and food (Don't tell everyone) The home-made scones are wonderful!

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In April 2013, said about Northern Tea Merchants

As ALWAYS the Northern Tea Merchants "Experience" is delightful. We'll be back!!

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In April 2013, said about Northern Tea Merchants

Selling a really good product, always friendly and obliging, very prompt service. Simply the best!

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In April 2013, said about Northern Tea Merchants

Very pleasant and helpful staff. Always got a smile and friendly welcome. Unbeatable products.

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In April 2013, said about Northern Tea Merchants

Even when you are so very busy, it is still service with a smile. Well done!

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In April 2013, said about Northern Tea Merchants

Always polite and helpful which makes you return. Cakes and coffee also good!

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In April 2013, said about Northern Tea Merchants

Wonderful coffee, scrumptious cakes. Lovely relaxed atmosphere, without "muzak"

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In March 2013, said about Northern Tea Merchants

Lovely girls whom are both polite and pleasant. Delicious cakes and coffee

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In February 2013, said about Northern Tea Merchants

What a great place to go for a lunch and cuppa. Pleasant staff, huge choice of tea and coffee and an environment different to anywhere else in Chesterfield. I really enjoyed my visit!

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In February 2013, said about Northern Tea Merchants

The staff are great and always helpful. I cannot believe the different teas and coffees available

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In February 2013, said about Northern Tea Merchants

I love this place! It really is like stepping back in time (in a very good way!)

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In February 2013, said about Northern Tea Merchants

You MUST try the lovely pate with cranberry & red onion pickle!! And goes without saying the best tea around

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In February 2013, said about Northern Tea Merchants

Always enjoy visiting this place for a coffee and can never resist purchasing something to take home with me, whilst there...

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In October 2012, said about Northern Tea Merchants

Enjoyed a lovely coffee & fab scone, had good service from the staff. 10/10 :-)

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In July 2012, said about Northern Tea Merchants

I have been a regular vistor to this establishment for many years. Their selection of teas and coffees from around the world are unsupassed. The little cafe at the premise, provides meals and assorted cakes made fresh on the premise. All these things are provided to you, by the excellent staff who are welcoming and knowledgable and always give excellent service and a credit to the Company. I know that coffee and tea from this Company has been bought and found it's way to many Countries.

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In July 2012, said about Northern Tea Merchants

Out Of all the Coffee Shops and Cafe`s in chesterfield this one is the best, Value for Money Good Service,

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In June 2012, said about Northern Tea Merchants

Excellent quality, good value. Very knowledgeable and helpful in choosing specialist coffees.

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In June 2012, said about Northern Tea Merchants

A Gem! Tea & Coffee tasting - as much fun as a beer festival! (Annie, Derek, Jeff & Diane)

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In June 2012, said about Northern Tea Merchants

Pleasant, polite service, excellent food and excellent tea.

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In June 2012, said about Northern Tea Merchants

My husband and I visit this delightful Tea & Coffee Shop on our way too and from Preston. The service and food is excellent.

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In June 2012, said about Northern Tea Merchants

Briliant staff (Michelle & Ellen) Excellent tea and coffee

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In June 2012, said about Northern Tea Merchants

Fast, efficient, courteous & friendly service. Delicious food and coffee and tea. The best!

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In June 2012, said about Northern Tea Merchants

The staff are excellent (Michelle & Ellen) Many thanks for a lovely atmosphere

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In June 2012, said about Northern Tea Merchants

The Victoria Sponge was delicious! Maisie liked the chai tea and Lisa liked it too!

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The Anti-Oxidant Power of Tea and More....

The Anti-Oxidant Power of Tea and More....

  • 22nd August 2012
  • Author: Emma T
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Another excuse for you to try some new tea's from Northern Tea this week; There is about 8 X the amount of 'anti-oxidant power' in just 3 cups of tea than there is in 1 apple!!

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Jasmine Pearls & Mint Tea

Jasmine Pearls & Mint Tea

  • 15th August 2012
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This week's tea selection from the wonderful Northern Tea Merchants...

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New Tea's & Wednesday Afternoon Treat

New Tea's & Wednesday Afternoon Treat

  • 9th August 2012
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This week's new and alternative tea’s for you to try from Northern Tea Merchants including a Green Tea, Earl Grey with a twist and a Dancing Fire Dragon!

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Teas of the week, with a little added treat!

Teas of the week, with a little added treat!

  • 19th July 2012
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This week's look at some of the teas, treats and gifts available at Northern Tea Merchants, Chesterfield

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Tea, Glorious TEA!!

Tea, Glorious TEA!!

  • 19th July 2012
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We all love tea and we Brits seem to be able to find an excuse to drink it constantly, all day, every day!...

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Independents Day Blog from the Great Northern Tea Merchants

Independents Day Blog from the Great Northern Tea Merchants

  • 4th July 2012
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The third of our weekly blogs from the amazing Independent Retailers and Tea Rooms: Northern Tea Merchants and what better day to bring you this than today '€˜Independents Day'€™!

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Green Tea, Darjeeling and More!!

Green Tea, Darjeeling and More!!

  • 27th June 2012
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The second of our weekly blogs from the wonderful Northern Tea Merchants where we bring you a selection of new Tea's to try and a special offer on Wednesdays.

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Love a Good Cup of Tea?! Why not try something different...

Love a Good Cup of Tea?! Why not try something different...

  • 20th June 2012
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New weekly blog on a Wednesday from the great Northern Tea Merchants where we shall be bringing you a selection of new Tea's to try.

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Northern Tea Merchants - 3rd Most Loved Specialist Shop in the UK!

Northern Tea Merchants - 3rd Most Loved Specialist Shop in the UK!

  • 22nd March 2012
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The wonderful haven of Northern Tea is loved by all whom visit but it was fabulous for this to be recognised during our National competition.

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Northern Tea Merchants Gain another Accolade

Northern Tea Merchants Gain another Accolade

  • 3rd March 2012
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Northern Tea Merchants have gained yet another accolade and have recently passed the STS Audit Standard for Food Hygiene, with flying colours!

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The Wonderful Haven of Northern Tea Merchants Chesterfield

The Wonderful Haven of Northern Tea Merchants Chesterfield

  • 24th May 2011
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If you love tea & coffee, then this place is heaven on Earth'€¦It is a perfect haven in the hustle and bustle of modern life....

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  • Contact Us

    Crown House
    193 Chatsworth Road
    Chesterfield
    Derbyshire

    S40 2BA
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    • Loved And Local (In Place) 2014
    • Best loved Business (In Place) 2013
    • Best loved Business (In Place) 2012
    • Best loved Business (In Category) 2012
    • Best loved Business (In Place) 2011

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