Northern Tea Merchants
  • Crown House
    193 Chatsworth Road
    S40 2BA
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:


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


  • 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.

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

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!! Read article
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