Titan of Tea Died 83 Years Ago Today - Tea & Culture
On May 11, 1934 this influential tea figure died in England. He was the first to sell tea under a brand name rather than just as a commodity. It is John Sumner, who went on to found Typhoo Tea. Raised in a grocery business family, Sumner, was born on February 26, 1856 in Birmingham. He was the eldest son of ...
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