12.02.2016 - 16.02.2016 — Hall: 1.1 Stand: E 71
Dethlefsen & Balk GmbH was founded in Hamburg, Germany, in 1836. Then, its main business was the import and wholesale of premium teas, soon specialising in blending teas, adding flavours and composing delicate fruit tea blends. As the company developed and grew over the years, tea accessories were added as a product category, soon becoming a huge success with tea speciality shops. Approximately ten years ago, a premium coffee selection was launched, giving a new boost to the company‘s growth, followed by the introduction of an exclusive confiserie range.
In brief terms: we are a wholesaler offering tea, coffee, confiserie and accessories to resellers like tea specialty shops, tearooms, coffee chains, restaurants, fine food retailers or gift service companies.
Backed with 175 years of experience we offer you what you won’t find anywhere else - truly fresh teas and exceptional coffees, unique flavours and designs.
By creating new tea blends or coffees with unique characteristics, our customers are able to differentiate from other providers. With our passion for innovative products and following strict German and European quality guide lines, Dethlefsen & Balk promises their customers an exclusive selection of seasonal product highlights which are trendsetters in the industry and promising bestsellers. Our in-house roastery enables us to deliver only the freshest coffee and act quickly with regard to special requests.
Strong, reliable and trustful relationships with our suppliers as well as our customers have allowed our business to thrive. Over the years, our business has distinguished itself as the only successful all-in-one supplier on the market. Our ambition to offer excellent goods at reasonable prices and the synergy of tradition and innovation continues to be the basis of our business.
Dethlefsen & Balk provides a wide selection of premium loose leaf teas. You will find anything from rare orthodox Darjeelings, deliciously flavoured Rooibos teas, fancy fruit tea blends, and luscious new blends of high quality wellness teas. Our flavoured tea blends comprise traditional flavours such as vanilla or peach as well as exotic and unusual blends. The raw coffee beans are chosen using our experience in selecting only premium coffees from the best cultivation areas. Our roast master refines the beans so that the final result is a singular taste brought about by perfect craftmanship. The harmonic and fine aromas of the Gourmet Coffees, Fine Coffee Blends and classical as well as innovative Flavoured Coffee varieties offer expressive taste experiences, not only for special occasions.
Dethlefsen & Balk offers the widest assortment of tea accessories worldwide. You will find anything from traditional English porcelain and high quality German glasswares to modern tea sets, mugs, teapots, tins, strainers or French presses. Many of the items present our own design and are exclusive, whereby we can guarantee our customers a unique selling advantage. The confiserie range offers very exclusive, high quality foods, many handmade, from small, traditional producers. Select from delicious cookies, creamy chocolates and Belgian pralines in all kinds of tastes, fruity marmalade, ice tea and hot chocolate, savoury items or wasabi nuts. There is surely something for everyone to indulge in. The special Café Cult syrup range excellently complements our coffees in taste and design. A whole new range of ready to drink ice teas is the newest addition.
We are looking forward to assisting you in selecting just the right items for your store.
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