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Lined envelopes for tea?

by spinmail » Jul 13th 12 6:35 pm

I'd like to send envelopes of tea to some people; something that would hold 10 or 15g or tea.

I know that certain vendors send samples of their tea. You aware of any empty tea envelopes that can be eventually sealed? Thanks!

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Re: Lined envelopes for tea?

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Re: Lined envelopes for tea?

by Chip » Jul 13th 12 7:13 pm

That seems like a really good price. 9 cents each. I have to compare to Sorbent.

I am heading out the door, but I have used Sorbent Systems, they have a lot to choose from though finding the exact product can be difficult. If nobody posts links, I will later.

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Re: Lined envelopes for tea?

by spinmail » Jul 13th 12 8:38 pm

Both of these are attractive options. The bags from YS are priced competitively - though the shipping fee is a factor to consider. Sorbent systems is like a gold mine for this kind of bag, and the mylar zip bag comes in all sorts of sizes; with OTTI alone, Chip must run through boxes of this bag. :)

I since called Upton Tea, and they offer a three-layer reclosable bag for around 20 cents each. There's also a local tea shop, Aroma Tea; they sell lots of tea, and certainly have bags they might be willing to sell.

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Re: Lined envelopes for tea?

by Herb_Master » Jul 14th 12 12:33 am

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Pure-Aluminium- ... 4600c96a07...
Small Size Pure Aluminium Pouch with Zipper-50g Volume,11*16cm, 100pc/set

This pure aluminium pouch can protect most of the lights and keep the teas in good condition for a long time. This can be used to store high quality green, black, Oolong teas as well. Besides, it is also convenient to re-use it after many times with its zipper.

Volume of tea: can hold about 25-50g of loose leaves tea.

Size: 11*16cm

G.W: 600g(100pcs)

This price is 100pcs/set.

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Re: Lined envelopes for tea?

by spinmail » Jul 14th 12 1:28 am

Good find. Using similar search criteria, I found this:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/100pcs-Plastic- ... 196wt_1413

Free ship, but it's an auction, not a Buy It Now! Ten cents each is about as good as it gets.

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Re: Lined envelopes for tea?

by Chip » Jul 14th 12 2:00 am

... some of these make no mention of food grade materials!!!

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Re: Lined envelopes for tea?

by spinmail » Jul 14th 12 2:38 am

Chip wrote:... some of these make no mention of food grade materials!!!
Good call. I wonder if my local vendor, Aroma Teas, uses food grade enclosures. Things have suddenly become more complicated.... :?:

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what about using one of that cheap 20 bucks vacuum

by iovetea » Jul 19th 12 7:52 pm

machinese they also use for packing small samples of food at home. you can close it completely and in the long run it might be as cheap as normal bags... i haven't seen them in a long time but we had such a little thing like 10 years ago or so.

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Re: Lined envelopes for tea?

by wyardley » Jul 19th 12 10:00 pm

http://www.sorbentsystems.com/standupbags_order.html
are the ones I use.

There are usually specials where you can buy lots of 100 of one color of a particular size. I usually use AA and A for samples, and sometimes keep B / C around as well.