Custom Tea ConsultingCustom Tea ConsultingDesiree Nelson - Tea Expert
Custom Tea Consulting
Custom Tea Consulting
Custom Tea Consulting
Desiree Nelson - Tea Expert

Custom Blend Creation / Consulting Deposit or Fees


This deposit can apply to get you in the queue to talk to us quickly. It will apply to consulting, formulating, and co packing quotes. Out of hundreds of inquiries per day in this new market – if you want to stand out and are serious, make the deposit! (It lets us know you are serious and want to proceed).

We are all about long term business relationships. If this deposit doesn’t work out, and no work has been done, and we discover we are not a fit –  it is refundable – minus a 15% administration fee.

The process is pretty simple…

  1. The cost for Custom Tea Blend is $350 to $1500 per your custom blend depending on the complexity and scope of the project and how many blend/s. This is for commonly sourced ingredients.
  2. For powders granulated / pelletized with raw ingredients, R&D starts at $1500.
  3. For custom development using your farmed ingredients or unique ingredients – Product Development starts at $5000 per blend / SKU / recipe.Here is a list of some of the ingredients we source (but not limited to!) – Click here – PDF
  4. Please add the deposit to your cart and checkout.
  5. If relevant, you should also fill out one of our forms found under
  6. We will then be in touch within 1-2 business days to discuss your custom blend or consulting needs in detail.


Here is what the process looks like: 

  •       Determine the scope of blend work (ingredients, function, formats, flavor profile, need, etc.)
  •       Invoice sent to you for payment for development (or pay here as a deposit to get in queue and started right away)
  •       You fill out Project Form 
  •       Ingredients sourced (if not stocked)
  •       Samples Received
  •       Blends developed
  •       2-4 oz sample sent to you for approval
  •       1 round of adjustments included, with additional 2-4 oz sample
  •       Additional rounds/revisions $150 per round
  •       Once approved you own the formulation and we will then work to get a manufactured cost for the blend and packaging if needed (1-3 quotes can be provided)
  •       Bulk Tea MOQ is 25 lbs to 200lbs per blend depending on ingredients and scope
  •       We then manufacture at best facility for your project and supervise the process the first blend to ensure there are no issues with the first production run (depending on your certification needs, budget, or which side of the country is best)

 Note: Sample shipping will be billed additionally – a final bill will be sent to you for sample shipping, if you do not have a UPS / Fedex account for us to use – it will be sent USPS and billed later to you.

We can chat for 15 minute free consult to get started. 

We also offer Kcup, Powders, and Stick Packs formulations as well.




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