Business Spotlight: Special-Teas, Etc.

Special-Teas, Etc. offers a fresh, unique approach to “tea time” that transcends the trendy cafe. With over 150 blends of loose and bagged tea you can find anything from the traditional English Breakfast to Rooibos and Chocolate Pu-erh.

Cedric and Roberta’s story started in their kitchen which soon led to a booming business. They not only sell their tea out of their quaint shop in Volant, but ship all over the country, proudly serving tea lovers at bed-and-breakfasts, regional bakeries, and in homes just like yours.

Only choosing the highest quality teas and tisanes (an infusion of dried herbs) from reputable plantations worldwide, Special-Teas, Etc. proudly carries its exclusive line of teas and herbals, Three Thousand LeavesWonder why it’s called Three Thousand Leaves? This number is significant for two reasons. The first recorded usage of a camellia sinensis plant for tea dates back 3,000 years to China. Also, it is said that one tea plant produces approximately 3,000 leaves that can be cultivated for fine tea.

If you aren’t sure about what tea best suits you or not sure what makes a black tea, black tea? or what is oolong tea? You can find out on their website!

Special-Teas, Etc. goal is to listen to their customers’ desires and strive to deliver.If they do not carry a product you desire, let them know. As there are literally 10,000 varieties of tea worldwide, they are continually educating themselves and their customers about their products!


375 Main St. Volant, PA 16156  Phone: 724.533.2629    


 Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12m-5pm          

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