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23 October, 2017

Competition: Enjoy a Tick Tock Treat this Halloween!

Let your cauldrons boil and bubble - we're giving you a Tick Tock treat this Halloween! 

06 October, 2017

Redbush tea and caffeine

If you're looking to reduce your caffeine intake, Tick Tock rooibos (or redbush) is a great alternative to traditional black and green teas. Want to know more about naturally caffeine free rooibos?   Caffeine consumption Caffeine is a natural stimulant that affects the brain and can make us feel more awake and...

02 October, 2017

Welcome to the world of Tick Tock tea

A family business Here at Tick Tock, we are a small family-owned tea company based in a lovely old barn in the Hampshire countryside. We have been growing and making rooibos tea ever since Grandfather Benjamin Ginsberg first perfected the brew in 1903. He was the first to cure the...

27 September, 2017

What is rooibos tea?

What is rooibos tea? Rooibos tea, also referred to as redbush tea, is made from a shrub-like bush (Aspalathus Linearis) which can only grow in South Africa’s Cederberg Mountains, a protected world heritage site 200km north of Cape Town. The plant is part of the indigenous Fynbos family. and thrives...

25 September, 2017

Rooibos tea benefits

Rooibos tea benefits All over the world rooibos is enjoyed for its delicious, gentle taste. But more and more people are also starting to discover that it is a unique tea with a broad range of benefits. A growing body of research suggests rooibos may have a number of notable...

25 August, 2017

Competition closed. WIN tickets to the Raindance Film Festival opening night!

Calling all film fans - we have two Raindance Film Festival tickets up for grabs!  Enjoy a cup at curtain up!  At Tick Tock, we love the movies! We think our naturally caffeine free teas pair perfectly with a good film, and so we've teamed up with the Raindance Film festival...

04 July, 2017

Take a Break with Tick Tock & Cornishware!

At Tick Tock we’re championing Tea Breaks and  we've teamed up with our friends at Cornishware to offer you the chance to win an amazing prize! 

07 June, 2017


Rooibos, also known as Redbush, was recently featured in Channel 4’s popular “Food Unwrapped” food and science television series. Dubbed the “Summer Diet Special”, the programme explored all things rooibos with a particular focus on “the secret ingredient in redbush tea that could help us burn fat.”

17 May, 2017

Khoollect create new rooibos recipes!

At Tick Tock we love watching a good film whilst enjoying a cup of tea -  so we've teamed up with our friends at Khoollect to bring you some delicious rooibos-inspired recipes to enjoy with your favourite films. Pop the kettle on and settle down with a bug cup of Tick Tock...

21 April, 2017

Competition Closed: Enjoy National Tea Day with your favourite teas!

We're celebrating National Tea Day and offering you the chance to enjoy your favourite rooibos teas!  Enter our competition to win two teas of your choice and a new tin caddy!