Hälssen & Lyon

Hälssen & Lyon North America Corp.

Hälssen & Lyon founded in 1879 figures among the largest and most respected importers, exporters and processors of fine teas worldwide. The reputation of our company is based on the merits of over a century of experience in the tea trade and our close cooperation with both customers and producers. Processes developed by Hälssen & Lyon for decaffeinating tea (1935), producing instant tea (1959) and for flavouring tea (1967) have opened new markets and basically changed the drinking habits of consumers. The Hälssen & Lyon product line consists of an extensive selection of premium quality teas from all origins, including:

  • Black teas, green teas, white teas, Oolongs and Pu Erh
  • Fruit and herbal infusions
  • Flavoured teas
  • Specialties and organically grown teas
  • Decaffeinated tea (CO2, M/C, E/A)
  • Tea extracts and instant teas
  • Other infusions like Rooibos, Honeybush and Mate

Hälssen & Lyon maintains the largest warehouse for speciality teas in the world. Up to 15,000 tons of tea are stocked in one of Europe’s most modern high-rack warehouses. Our state of the art production facilities assure the high quality you are looking for.

We have more to offer than just tea. We guide you through purchasing to marketing. Our unique team of highly specialized tea experts develops flavour technologies, concepts and products, resulting in new business for your benefit.

Our range of services comprises for instance:

  • Warehousing
  • Just-in-time delivery
  • Market research and trend analysis
  • Quality management and assurance
  • Development of packaging concepts and design

Various certificates such as IFS (International Food Standard, higher level), HACCP, NOP, ECC Organic, Fairtrade, Kosher and UTZ underline the company's high standards on product safety and quality control.

Hälssen & Lyon  has been an active member of the US Tea Association since 1978 and a founding member of the STI (Specialty Tea institute) since 1996.

In order to guarantee a still more efficient and faster service  to our North American customers, Hälssen & Lyon founded an US subsidiary in New York City – Haelssen & Lyon North America Corporation.

"The world of tea under one roof" and  the option of having all teas packed into nearly any possible packaging configuration makes Haelssen & Lyon the perfect one-stop shopping solution.

The company combines tradition, innovation, creativity and know-how.

For more information please contact:

Haelssen & Lyon North America Corp.
Mr. Holger Lohs
39 W 38th St., Suite 11 E
New York, NY 10018 
Tel. ++1-212-480-5721
Fax ++1-212-480-5748
E-mail: HLohs(at)Haelssen-Lyon.com