Stories

19th juni 2014

WWF and Living Himalayas

To help protect one of the most fragile regions on the planet, we’ve blended four new super green teas – 20p from each goes to support a vital WWF conservation project.

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19th juni 2014

Create a beautiful world

To celebrate 10 years of tea-making, the incredible herbs that made it possible, and the beginnings of a conservation partnership with WWF, we launched our first-ever competition: Create a Beautiful World.

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19th juni 2014

Why use the highest grade of herbs?

Many herbs sold today lack power and nutritional value. Pukka herbs are different. They’re known as ‘pharmacopoeial grade herbs’ – in other words, they’re the best you can get.

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19th juni 2014

Ayurvedic herbs: under threat

As growing numbers of people turn to Ayurveda for their health, some of its most valuable herb species have now become endangered. We’re privileged to be helping to protect them.

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19th juni 2014

Growing kutki in the Himalayas

Kutki is popular in Ayurvedic tradition for its anti-inflammatory properties; it is also endangered, which is why we’re behind a vital conservation effort in the Himalayas.

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19th juni 2014

How we grow, source and harvest ashwagandha

Over the years we have returned to the organic ashwagandha fields many times and know the farmers well, to build relationships, understand challenges and produce a perfectly 'powderable' ashwagandha to use in our supplements.

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28th mei 2014

Why is Fairtrade so important to Pukka

Fairtrade has a very special place in our hearts, and its principles have meant a lot to us ever since the first seeds of Pukka were sown. We work with certified Fairtrade projects in India, China, Vietnam, South Africa, Uganda and Egypt. In 2014 we won Silver in the Fairtrade Business Awards. Our commitment to playing fair doesn’t stop with Fairtrade – from the snacks we eat at lunchtime to our office ethos and our FairWild harvesting, fair is what we’ll always believe in.

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28th mei 2014

A conservation project in South India - Planting 108 trees

For the last few years, we’ve supported a vital tree-planting project organised and run by our remarkable Pukka partner, Mr Shastry. Each year, his team plant 108 sapling species of rare and endangered trees in one of the world’s greatest biodiversity hotspots, the Western Ghats. Their efforts are helping to conserve a priceless pocket where some of India’s most important wildlife lives.

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