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Make sourcing your company's competitive advantage by achieving more savings and value for every dollar spent. How can you be more strategic in your sourcing process and generate additional value for your company?

Qtrade Teas and Botanicals has the answer. We are one of the leading providers of strategic tea and botanical sourcing in North America. With 70,000 SF of warehousing space and enduring professional relationships with tea gardens and botanicals farms in all growing regions across the globe, we could help your company source any commercially grown or wild harvested teas and botanicals.  Staffed with supply chain specialists, our sourcing team get results fast — real results that improve the bottom line and boost your competitive advantage.


At Qtrade, sourcing is more than just the numbers. And yes, we do the numbers better than most companies. However, we also care deeply about the way our ingredients are produced, and expect the same from our global suppliers.

As a leader in the specialty tea industry, we place great importance in demonstrating good corporate citizenship in everything we do. From day-one, Qtrade believes in the power of specialty tea to connect and be connected. This commitment extends to our suppliers. We aim to create an environment where we can build strong, sustainable, and long-term partnerships, and promote responsible business practices by working with our suppliers across the value chain.

Furthermore, we are not waiting for solutions to protect the planet. We are doing our small part. Conventional tea farming generates countless environmental problems from the over-usage of herbicides and pesticides and leaching these chemicals into the environment. For over 28 years, Manik Jayakumar, the founder of Qtrade, has be advocating and pioneering organic tea farming practices. Qtrade is North America's largest importer of certified organic and certified fair trade specialty teas. Today many of our teas are also Rainforest Alliance certified and Certified Biodynamic. Tomorrow we will be pushing our supply chain even further ... continuing our pioneering spirit. This time in regenerative agriculture. 

Regenerative agriculture is farming in harmony with nature. It describes a holistic land management practice that leverage the power of photosynthesis in plants to close the carbon cycle and build soil health, which in turn leads to an improved ecosystem, crop resiliency and nutrient density. Regenerative agriculture give mother nature an extra arsenal in reversing global warming. In the fight against climate change, action matters.

For your next project, contact us to see how we can help you with your tea and botanical sourcing.