Mama Tea Bio - Best Start-up Award 2010
Mama Tea was founded in 2009 by female entrepreneur and mamapreneur, Anna Louise Simpson. Anna Louise went on to win contracts for Mama Tea with Waitrose and Tesco as well as a Best Start-up Award in 2010 awarded by the Mumpreneur UK awards. Mama Tea has since won contracts with other international conglomerates and now sells Mama Tea internationally. Mama Tea has blogs about Tea, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding. Empowerment is one of Mama Tea's key values and Anna Louise is a passionate advocate of women empowerment. She writes a regular blog about business and female entrepreneurship at the Mamapreneur blog. She has appeared on BBC News and Daybreak talking about her experience of starting-up a business. Anna Louise is equally passionate about herbal tea and the use of herbs. She consulted with a top medical herbalist when creating her range of teas and regularly writes articles about the benefits of herbs.
Mama Tea Media Coverage
1. TV interview with ITV's DAYBREAK re being a MUMPRENEUR:
2. Radio Scotland interview with Edi Stark:
"There was definitely a flicker of admiration when she met former corporate lawyer Anna Louise Simpson. Anna Louise now runs her business Mama Tea, which is a range of herbal teas for every stage in pregnancy from her laptop at home".
3. Scotsman Interview:
"WHAT does an international businesswoman and award-winning entrepreneur look like?....... You might not think Anna Louise Simpson looks like the head of a global business as she manoeuvres her two pre-school children and two dogs along the sand, but you'd be mistaken".
4. Daily Record Interview:
"The Edinburgh mum-of-two saw a gap in the market for caffeine-free herbal drinks that actually tasted good. So she set about developing her own and has just celebrated her company Mama Teas' first birthday"
5. Icon Women Interview:
"With a high dose of self belief, Anna Louise has been able to achieve a remarkable amount in such a short space of time."
6. The Next Women:
"The growing industry of e-commerce gives plenty of room for innovative creations, we name a few of the e-commerce entrepreneurs and their businesses: Mama Tea is a webshop founded by female entrepreneur Anna Louise Simpson".
7. New York - Urban baby: