Membership fees

Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) membership is open to any company that packs, trades, or sells tea.

Click here for details about each of our membership categories. Our fee structure is detailed in this table:

Category Eligibility Annual volumes of Camellia sinensis (kg) Pence / kg Fixed annual fee Benefit tier
Friend of ETP Company that packs, trades, or sells tea N/A N/A £3,000 Tier I
ETP Affiliate Retailers only N/A N/A £25,000 Tier II
ETP member Company that packs, trades, or has own brand of tea 0-500k N/A £7,500 Tier III
500k-2.5m 1.50 N/A
2.5m-5m 1.45
5m-10m 1.40
10m-20m 1.35
20m-30m 1.30
>30m N/A £400,000

ETP Members’ annual fee is based on the volume of Camellia sinensis packed, sourced, or imported globally for the previous calendar year – with a minimum and maximum fee.

Friends of ETP and ETP Affiliates are invoiced annually, and ETP Members are invoiced quarterly.

How do I apply?

Register your interest in joining ETP via this form and our team will be in touch with the next steps.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions.