Wholesale and Us

Coffee and Tea Lovers have been providing premium quality Loose Leaf Teas and fantastic service the hospitality trade in NZ since 2000.  We can and do provide your total tea requirements, along with brewing accessories and equipment to ensure a successful customer experience for your clients.

The addition of our coffee roasting services in the last few years has made us NZ’s leading all-round Coffee and Tea specialists.  Our Opium Blend won a Silver placing at the NZ Coffee Awards 2011 -2012 in the "Best Flat White" Category.

To apply for a wholesale account for your business, please
click here to download the PDF application form.  Please see form for our credit terms and the finer details.

Loose Leaf Tea – Where to begin?

While all of the teas shown in our range are at your service, the particular menu shown in the table below have been hand-selected from our comprehensive range of over 230+ blends as either those whom are amongst the most popular or those particularly well suited to a hospitality environment.

Please call us on 0800teashop of 09 535 7303 and we can help you select the perfect tea menu for your establishment and cliental.

For Cafes, Hotels, B & B’s Restaurants which are simply serving tea blends, we recommend a selection of 5 – 10 teas. For those wishing to establish a teashop (serving and retailing tea) we suggest a wider selection of between 25  - 100 different teas. 





English Breakfast Orthodox Small Leaf Large Leaf A fine breakfast tea – perfect for those who serve only the best - strong 500g – 1Kg
English Afternoon A blend of finest Ceylon & Java teas, medium soft flavour - medium 250g – 500g
Irish Breakfast A dark coloured and full bodied blend – very strong 250g – 500g
Lapsong Souchong A first grade large leaf tea smoked over a wood fire 250g
Earl Grey Superior Black tea steeped in Bergamot Oil, Cornflowers, Jasmine Blossoms, Lemongrass & Citrus Pieces 250g
Mrs Grey Black tea steeped in Bergamot Oil, Mallow Blossoms, Lemon & Cornflowers 250g
Herbal Tea Pure Chamomile 250g
Herbal Tea Pure Peppermint 250g
Fruit Tea Granny’s Garden 250g
Fruit Tea Otago Fruit 250g
Traditional Green Tea Japanese Green Sencha 250g
Traditional Green Tea China Jasmine 250g
Flavoured Black Tea Nepal Chai 250g
Rooibos Tea Pure Rooibos 250g
Flavoured Green Tea Green Moonlight 250g

The tools of the trade

The art of brewing is the creation of a true tea experience. We have a large selection of equipment to suit any commercial environment, a sample are shown below:

Paper Tea Filters:

Ideal for any location, they come in boxes of 100 and you can choose between cup size and pot size. These are essentially a “make your own teabag” and are quick and provide no fuss cleaning.


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Paper Filters - Cup or Pot Size Zero Japan Teapots Paper Tea Filters

Teapots with inbuilt infusers:

Teapots come in all shapes and sizes and are crafted in Glass, Ceramic or Stainless Steel, see a sample selection shown below, all of which contain an inbuilt infuser.  Stylish presentation, simple to use, no fuss and no mess;

Glass Teapots:

Duo Teapot Luna Teapot
Duo Teapot – Capacity 400ml Luna Teapot – Capacity 450ml



Mikado Teapot Dolce Teapot
Mikado Teapot  -  Capacity 500ml  or
Capacity 1Litre
Dolce Teapot – Capacity 350ml or
Capacity 450ml

Ceramic Teapots:


Zero Japan White ceramic tea pot Bee House Teapots Zero Japan White ceramic tea pot
Zero Japan – White
350ml or
Zero Japan – Charcoal
350ml or
Sophia – 350ml

Stainless Steel Teapots:

Dora Stainless Steel Teapot
Dora – 400ml


Storage and packaging


We offer attractive and functional storage tins (caddies/cannisters) .These silver square tins will store a capacity of approx 300grams and the tins will be complete with labels and descriptions, for ease of sale and/or service.


Dora Stainless Steel Teapot
Storage Tins

Retail Packaging:

Allow your customers to purchase their favourite blend to take home with them. All blends are available in retail pouches in the following sizes:

  • 100 grams
  • 250 grams
  • 500 grams
  • 1000 grams

Each pouch-bag is re-sealable and will be labeled appropriately:


Tea Coffee Retail Packaging
Re-sealable pouch bags ensure quality & freshness

Placing your orders

Ordering is easy. The minimum order quantity required is only a total of 1KG.This 1KG may be divided amongst several blends with the minimum order per blend of 250grams, e.g. 4 x 250g. Blends will be packed into re-sealable foil pouches to ensure freshness and quality.

Open a Wholesale Account

To apply for a wholesale account for your business, please click here to download the PDF application form.  Please see form for our credit terms and details.


Great Coffee – getting started?

A great Latte, Capuccino, Espresso or Flat White begins with expertly and freshly roasted coffee beans. 

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Coffee and Tea Lovers roasts a selection of beans on a daily basis, please see the  full range below.

Contract Coffee Roasting is available where minimum order quantities allow, we can assist you to create your new and signature blend or reliably and efficiently take over the roasting of your current rage, please call on 0800teashop or 09 535 7303 to discuss further. 




Arabica Chocolato Full in flavour and body, with a dark chocolate taste that has a long and lingering finish.  
Armenian Blend Blend of Sumatran & Columbian beans A grunty full-bodied blend with no bitterness, just a deliciously balanced after-taste  
Brazil - Fazenda Lagoa Very strong dark roasted beans A good strong bite as well as a long-lasting chocolato-like after taste, it will lead every coffee-lover to gush after this specialty  
Columbian Supremo - La Ceiba Smooth and delicious with an impressive, well balanced and gentle fruity aroma Ideal for filter, plunger, perculator or espresso use  
Cuban - Turquino Best of Cuban coffee, strong, well-balanced and spicy its full aroma is reminiscent of famous Cuban cigars.  
Decaffeinated Beans Freshly roasted Colombian decaffe beans with a very nice full body flavour. (Swiss water decaffe)  
Has Beans A rich & lively espresso blend, designed for plunger/filter, uses only 100% Arabica beans Let yourself be seduced by this complex coffee flavour  
Insomnia A full-bodied flavour with a strong after-taste Perfect for espresso or plunger  
Mexican A lively, full bodied and aromatic coffee. Complex flavours, from wood and nuts to citrus and wine-like  
Opium Roast

A wonderful heavy body, smooth and earthy with a subtle overripe sweetness It's highly addictive!  

Opium Roast was awarded a Silver placing at the 2011-2012 NZ Coffee Awards in the category of "Best Flat White"

The Godfather A strong dark roast with a hit! A first class coffee found at the top of the specialty market.  Designed for plunger, filter and espresso use