Pukka celebrates 15 happy, healthy, incredible years
Pukka Herbs started life in 2001, as a simple idea: to connect people with the incredible wonders of organic herbs. Little did we know that today, we’d be celebrating 15 inspiring years continuing to do what we love most.
Millions of cups of Pukka’s organic herbal teas are now enjoyed every day and have become a daily part of so many people’s wellbeing routines.
Over the years, we’ve grown into a team of innovators, herbalists, eco-pioneers and craftspeople, committed to sustainably harnessing the power of plants to help people across the globe transform their own health and wellbeing.
15 years on and we still are regularly asked how did all begin? The answer remains the core of all we do, and it’s a story that we really love to tell. We felt it was best told by Sebastian Pole, Pukka’s Co-Founder and Master Herbsmith.
Here’s how the story goes…
I had been fascinated with plants, conservation and herbalism for many years. I saw an advert that Tim (Pukka’s Co-Founder) had placed in a Bristol magazine offering help to start-up ethical businesses.
At the same time I had decided that I wanted to do my own thing and bring the magic of herbs into more people’s lives. So serendipity was on our side and I responded to Tim’s ad.
Having tried many herbal teas I was fed up with a mouthful of dusty flavourings and really wanted to make something different. So our idea was simple: to give people a delicious cup of organic herbal tea that brought a whole load of goodness into the world.
I also wanted herbs to be at the heart of effective natural health solutions too and so we put our heart and soul into making the best organic supplements.
15 years later…
It’s been a real journey of discovery to get where we are today: one of the fastest growing herbal companies in the world. But we couldn’t have done it without the many people who have played such an important role to help us get here.
From the farmers and growers who work tirelessly, day in day out to grow and harvest our incredible organic herbs, to the retailers who invested their faith in us and started to sell our teas and supplements.
The passion and dedication of our wonderful staff and partners across the globe have of course also been instrumental. And we would be nothing without the still growing number people who love and buy our teas and supplements. Tim and I owe you all a huge thank you from the bottom of our hearts. Here’s to the next chapter in Pukka’s journey.