The world of tea under one roof

Your source for everything tea in North America

Our team of experts in New York provides local access to the company’s expertise gained from our 140 years experience in the global tea business, combined with a specialist knowledge of the North American market.

We offer all things tea: specialty tea, fruits, herbs, tea extracts and instant mixes – sourced from more than 130 countries.

At Haelssen & Lyon we provide a wide variety of catalogue teas, customized blends and private label packaging solutions. 
With Haelssen & Lyon you will receive it all from a single source.

Our Services

Sourcing and Quality Control

  • Long-Standing partnerships with farmers and producers in over 130 countries
  • IFS and HACCP certified facilities. Other certifications include NOP, ECC Organic, Fairtrade, UTZ and Kosher. Haelssen & Lyon is also a member of Rainforest Alliance
  • Sourcing practices are done in a socially responsible manner, while directly supporting community building programs

Production and Warehousing

  • Blending capacity of 150 metric tons per day
  • Cutting, cleaning, and sorting by color and shape, germ reduction, disinfection and homogenization
  • With over 25,000 tons of stockholding capacity, Haelssen & Lyon has access to the largest specialty tea warehouse in the world

Product Development

  • Profound expertise in teas, fruits, herbs, certified products (Organic, Fair Trade, Rainforest, etc.)
  • Custom recipes and matching
  • Innovative Product Development driven by market trends

Packaging Solutions

  • Custom packaging solutions for retail and food service
  • Team of experts to assist from concept to shelf
  • Wide variety of packaging materials available ranging from tins, nylon, soylon and ziplock bags

Our Team

We are a team of specialized members with expertise ranging from speciality teas and private label to tea extracts and much more. We do not just source ingredients and packed teas from the main warehouse in Hamburg, but also have our own warehouse and a production facility for packing teas right here in the United States.

Haelssen & Lyon has been an active member of the US Tea Association since 1979 and co-founded the Specialty Tea Institute in 1996. Our knowledge of market trends, combined with a passion for tea and our drive for innovation allows us to offer the best customized solutions for your business.

Find out what we can do for you!

Haelssen & Lyon North America Corp.
39 W 38th Street, Suite 11 E
New York, NY 10018 
Phone: +1-212-480-5721