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Questions to Ask Tea Wholesale Supplier

If you run tea business, one of the most crucial things to do is to find reliable tea supplier. But how can you ensure that you are dealing with trustworthy wholesaler that will supply you with high quality products on time? Here is the list of questions you should ask supplier before building business relationships with it.

1. How long have you been operating in this sphere?

It is extremely important to choose tea supplier that is experienced manufacturer. A company, which operates in this business, will probably be aware of where to source quality tea, what are main regulations of import and export, and how to provide stable supply chain. What is more, experienced manufacturer has established reputation and clients, so it is relatively easy to check it.

2. Do you work on a private label contract basis or as needed?

Considering the fact whether the company is going to supply tea as needed, or if they require signing contract with them, is very important. Signing contract considers regular deliveries, while another option gives more freedom so you can decide whether you need to get tea or not, and what is delivery time. The choice depends on needs and demands of your business.

3. Do you export to other countries? If yes, which are they?

This factor shows reliability as well. If some countries permanently use services of the particular company it is more likely that this very supplier offers quality tea that is in demand abroad.

4. Do you have any certifications?

It is extremely important to ensure if supplied tea is certified. Obtaining such certificates as ISO, HACCP, UTZ, and many others shows that the supplier provides good-quality products. It will be great bonus to have HALAL certificate as well.

5. What is the minimum order you can supply

When purchasing tea from a wholesaler, you need to be sure that they will be able to supply you the necessary quantity of tea. It is vital because this way you can ascertain that in future they will satisfy your increased demands and needs. You can find out if they can supply large quantities: the more they offer the more trustworthy they are.

6. How does logistic process work?

Ask how they monitor their shipments and keep you informed about where your tea is during the shipping process. Learn what are delivery times and guarantees, how do they overcome problems when there are delays; find out about method of payment, shipping terms, and other conditions. If they offer many options to overcome some obstacles during the logistic process, they have well-established distribution system you can rely on.

Vietnam Coffee and Tea Company is a trustworthy private-label producer and supplier based in Vietnam.

Our tea products include premium and good quality teas, rare white teas, green, black, herbal, pu-erh, and oolong. We offer such services as tea blending and flavoring, taste development (tea blends with flowers, herbs, and fruits). What is more, we provide branding, packing, and worldwide delivery. Our team has 7 years of experience working with different brands in different countries. Contact us to learn more about our services and details for possible cooperation!