There are a handful of people in the specialty tea industry that have set the bar for all of us.  It is with great sadness that I heard today that we have lost one of those people, John Harney, founder of Harney & Sons.

I had the pleasure of meeting Mr Harney several years ago.  His kindness and generous spirit will be in my mind forever and I would like to send my deepest sympathies to his family in this difficult time.

We have all lost a champion of the industry and I hope that the rest of us can do justice to his memory.

Shabnam Weber

 

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