Lady Grey (tea)

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Lady Grey tea
TwiningsLadyGrey low.jpg
A pile of Twinings' Lady Grey tea leaves
TypeBeverage
Main ingredients
Variationswith cornflower
Food energy
(per serving)
negligible kcal

Lady Grey tea is a trademarked variation on Earl Grey tea. Like Earl Grey, it is a black tea flavoured with bergamot essential oil.

Lady Grey tea is a modern invention, created by Twinings in the early 1990s and named after Mary Elizabeth Grey, the wife of Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey to appeal to the Nordic market, which found Earl Grey tea too strong in flavour.[1] The name is trademarked to Twinings.[2] Lady Grey differs from Earl Grey in that it contains additional lemon peel and orange peel. It first went on sale in Norway in 1994 and in Britain in 1996.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Harry Wallop. "Lady Grey tea: fact file". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 18 October 2012.
  2. ^ Shapiro, Robert. "LADY GREY - Reviews and brand information". Retrieved 29 August 2012.