Bird & Blend Tea Co.

Bird & Blend Tea Co., is an independent tea company co-founded in 2012 by Mike Turner and Krisi Smith – two university friends who started packing tea in their bedrooms to sell at markets. Since then, the company has become a tea mixology company operating 14 retail stores across the UK and shipping internationally via its online website. The company has raised £1.3m in equity deals, via two major funding rounds including a £990k contribution from Crowdcube in September 2021.