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Universal Commodities serves as the key liaison between worldwide tea growers and major packers and specialty tea sellers. Tea is what we do. Formed in 1990 by a group of expert tea traders, our management team has over a century of combined tea experience and we are consistently ranked among the leading tea importers in North America.

The worldwide tea trade is highly competitive, and Universal Commodities has emerged as an acknowledged global leader. From our location in Bronxville, NY, just 15 miles outside of New York City, we are uniquely poised to stay a step ahead of global trends in the tea industry.

Seamless system from leaf to cup
From cultivation, harvesting, and processing at origin, to packing, logistics, delivery and financing at destination, we have first-hand knowledge of every link in the tea supply chain. We travel the world to meet with our network of suppliers and sellers to ensure exceptional service and optimize the supply process.

With our industry expertise and strong reputation, we guide our growers to meet the highest standards of quality demanded by our customers. Our team of highly skilled professionals is focused on tea to provide reliable and fast service at a fair price. We deliver the right tea, on time, every time.