NAF Boston – Company Visit to Tea Forté, a “Douwe Egberts Company”

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Date(s) - 09/29/2015
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Tea Forté



We will be visiting Tea Forté, which markets a luxury tea brand that is part is of the global coffee and tea company D.E. Master Blenders 1753. This Netherlands-based mulinational is also the home of familiar brands like Douwe Egberts, Pickwick Tea, Senseo and Moccona.

Tea Forté is the Award Winning global luxury tea company with offerings enjoyed in over 35 countries where it is presented at leading hotels, restaurants, prestige resorts, cruise excursions, airlines and luxury retailers. Known for the variety and unparalleled quality of handcrafted teas, design-driven accessories, exquisite packaging and opulent approach, Tea Forté re-imagines and re-defines the tea experience by delivering a delighting and luxuriant encounter. Tea Forté was selected as the exclusive House Purveyor of premium teas for the James Beard Foundation in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Tea Forté is probably best known for it’s handcrafted silken Pyramid infuser.

Jan Hoorntje, the Dutch CEO of Tea Forté, invites you to their Concord headquarters, where he will tell you how Douwe Egberts through many mergers and acquisitions became the company it is now, and tell you about Tea Forté’s business, show their operations, and give an opportunity to taste their teas.


Douwe Egberts, Joure, where it all began


6.30pm    Registration, Networking while enjoying a broodje kroket and  fingerfood

7:00pm    Program start, tour of the building and presentation by CEO Jan Hoorntje

8.00pm    Tea tasting ( with sweets)

9.00pm    End of Program

There is plenty of parking near the event location. Tea Forté can also easily be reached by public transportation. It is only a three minutes walk from the West Concord Commuter Rail station on the Fitchburg line.

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