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Become a Member

The Tea and Herbal Association of Canada is devoted to pursuing the objectives of the Association while meeting our members’ needs.

In each endeavor, we strive to bring about the results that will be most beneficial to each member while generating greater awareness for the tea industry.



Producing Country

The government of any tea and/or herbal producing country or duly designated agency shall be eligible to be a member of the Association.


In the business of importing tea and/ or herbal tea in bulk only, there is no ‘value added’ to the product.


In the business of importing tea and/or herbal tea and adding value to the product and/or selling tea brands.


In the business of selling tea and/or herbal in a retail store (brick and mortar), online, wholesale or any combination of the above.


Allied Trade

A partnership or corporation engaged in any business allied or associated with the tea and/or herbal trade.

TAC Tea Sommelier® Professional

Graduates of the TAC TEA SOMMELIER® Certification Program to maintain their designation. This is strictly for graduates not involved in any other category.


Firms or individuals evaluating starting a tea and/or herbal business but not currently engaged in the business. Membership eligibility in this category is limited to first year only.


Producing Country Importer Packer Retailer Allied Trade Provisional Tea Sommelier
Member Pricing at Events x x x x x x x
Weekly Tea Bulletin x x x x x x x
Member Alerts x x x x x x x
Marketing Resources x x x x x x x
Webinars (2 complimentary/year) x x x x x x x
AGM Attendance x x x x x x x
Industry Advice x x x x x x
Crisis Support x x x x x x
Legislation Information x x x x x x
Secure Members Website Area x x x x x x
Access to Research x x x x x x
Group Buying Benefits Program x x x x x x
THAC Website Listing x x x x x x
Find a Retailer Website Listing x
Work with a Tea Sommelier® Listing x
Four Star Tea Grading Program x


Become a Member

To become a member of the Tea and Herbal Association of Canada, please complete a Membership Form along with payment details and email to Or call 416-510-8647.