Story So Far
You never get a second chance to make a first impression, so when we started out we gave our name careful consideration. ‘Pukka’ was perfect.
Translated from Hindi to mean ‘authentic’, ‘genuine’ or, more colloquially, ‘top-quality’, ‘Pukka’ epitomises all that we represent – our ethos, ambition and everything we create.
Started with little finance, but plenty of passion, we’ve grown Pukka on our beliefs in ayurveda – the ancient Indian art of living wisely – and the incredible health benefits of organic herbs.
As we grow, our reliance on nature increases, by using organic herbs that are grown and harvested sustainably. We actively seek assurance of this and that our product ingredients are traded fairly through sourcing many ingredients certified to Fairtrade and FairWild standards.
Fairtrade - We offer a range of Fairtrade teas
Fairwild - We are the only UK manufacturer of finished products with FairWild certified ingredients. Try our FairWild peppermint and liquorice tea.
We are proud to say that all our herbs and products are certified organic by the Soil Association and the USDA organic standards equivalent and can all be traced back to the field in which they were grown. We make regular visits to the farmers we work with to learn from as well as educate them. Like all relationships, it’s a two-way thing.
Throughout our journey, the huge support we’ve received from our customers has encouraged us to stay true to our roots and vision. We’re still as passionate about sharing the wonders of organic herbs as we were when the seeds of Pukka were first sown.
That passion just gets stronger with time.
*United States Department of Agriculture