At Fever-Tree, taste is everything. Which is why co-founders Charles and Tim have travelled to some of the most remote, beautiful (and dangerous) regions of the world to source the highest quality natural ingredients from small specialist suppliers.
The brand name, "Fever-Tree", is the colloquial name for the cinchona tree, the bark of which produces quinine, the essential bitterness in tonic. After much research, a fever tree plantation was found in the Congo which produced the purest form of quinine in the world. The only drinks company to be using this high quality ingredient, Tim travelled out to this war torn region, to visit the thriving plantation.
Fever-Tree’s Ginger Beer and Ginger Ale are created using a blend of three gingers, sourced from three very different locations:
The team were determined to keep pushing the boundaries for the benefit of the consumers. Fever-Tree’s Mediterranean Tonic includes many essential oils of citrus and herbs gathered from around the shores of the Mediterranean. Lemon Thyme and Rosemary are two of the ingredients from Provence which provide the tonic with its uniquely floral aroma, boosting the subtle aromas of great vodkas and lighter gins.
Some of the world’s finest lemons grow on the fertile slopes of Mount Etna in Sicily, extracts of which are used in Fever-Tree tonics, premium lemon and lemonade. To extract the high quality oils from the skin of the lemons, ‘Sfumatrice’ equipment is used to gently hand press the lemons – normally a process reserved for the perfume industry.