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 customers.

The founder’s 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 and online.

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!