In the early nineteen century of Singapore rich history, it
attracted an influx of Mainland Chinese immigrants over to seek
a better life. The late founder of Koko tea reached the shores
of the Malacca Straits and started the trading business. It was
dealing with all basic necessities like rice, sugar and tea and
soon it flourish. The founder was an avid musician and
tea-drinker, keen to promote the Chinese culture in Singapore.
He started importing quality tea and tea appreciation classes
with a bunch of buddies.
In memory of his late twin brother, the Koko tea logo of twins
playing musical instruments; one the Chinese flute, the other a
Er-Hu was created. It is symbolic with the pleasure that one
find in the music and the tea. It gives oneself tranquility and
inner peace of mind.
Today, Koko tea is a major supplier of Chinese tea leaves to
most restaurants and hotels in Singapore. The lists include the
Tung Lok group of restaurants, Crystal Jade Group of
restaurants, the Fullerton Hotel, Shangri-la Singapore and etc.
The exceptional quality and good reasonable pricing has made
Koko tea a number one choice even with the most discerning
The founderís son, Mr Wong Cheong Onn is a respectable figure
today in the tea industry with over 40 years of experience.
There are numerous write-ups in the local papers and overseas
magazines on the tea under Koko brand flagship. The retail shop
is today situated at the heart of Chinatown with a rich
heritage. It has an impressive display of over thirty different
types of tea in traditional canister. Now, it is made available
to you only at Singapore Changi International Airport Terminal 2
Koko tea thrived on selling quality tea and source for new
trends in the markets. The recent evolution of tea has seen a
surge in designer/ handicraft tea hitting our shores. It is a
perfect blend of visual treat and yet not losing the essence of
the traditional taste!