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The journey

The journey

How it all started Universal Village is a fair trade company that has a healthy distaste for the status quo when it comes to businesses' lack of social and environmental care. Consequently, we specialise in healthy, fairly traded products for consumers who care about their health and who want to have a positive impact on the world. To create our fair trade teas, we source certified fair trade ingredients from around the world, from Bourbon Vanilla in Madagascar to Cardamom in Sri Lanka. Our innovative teas include our new vitamin tea, which is the world’s first range of natural vitamin and mineral teas.  How We Came to Tea...

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Vitamins: behind the science video

Vitamins: behind the science video

What exactly happens to vitamins and minerals when they are processed? Watch this short video as it explains why vitamins in their natural form are better for you and the environment. #bedhindthescience 

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Explore the tea gardens of Sri Lanka with Eloments Cofounder Julie

Explore the tea gardens of Sri Lanka with Eloments Cofounder Julie

Originally published on Traveller.com.au.   How to drink tea in Sri Lanka   Sri Lanka's serene highlands offer a tea experience steeped in tradition, says the co-founder of Eloments Organic Vitamin Teas. Julie Hirsch is a frequent visitor to Sri Lanka, where she sources tea and spices for the range, eloments.com.   STEP ONE Sri Lanka is famous for its Ceylon tea, and 7 million kilograms of this bold, black tea are sold every week at the renowned Colombo Tea Auction, which can be visited on tours. My favourite spot for a cuppa is on The Verandah at the Galle Face Hotel,...

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Nutrients in a nutshell: a quick guide to what the vitamins and minerals in Eloments do

Nutrients in a nutshell: a quick guide to what the vitamins and minerals in Eloments do

A quick guide to the vitamins and minerals in Eloments Written by Ashleigh Feltham, certified practicing Dietitian and Nutritionist   Although the body only requires small amounts of these nutrients, as you can see, they play a vital role in your health. Make sure you stay ‘stocked up’ and ready to go out and take on the world.    Vitamin B1 - Helps your body to make energy from the food you eat. Vitamin B2 - Helps your body make energy from food. Also helps maintain healthy function of your eyes, skin, liver, muscles and nerves. Also assists hormones to...

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