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Future rosy for Pekoe Tea family with Amazon deal

posted 29 Mar 2013, 07:50 by Tollcross Junction   [ updated 29 Mar 2013, 07:58 ]

For most people, it’s a builder’s brew in a bag thrown together in seconds – but for one mother-and-son team it is worth its weight in gold.

Jon and Lynn Cooper are causing quite a stir in the tea world as their business prepares to go global.

Pekoe Tea of Edinburgh, which started as an online firm before expanding to a shop in Tollcross, has signed a contract with retail giant Amazon.