In Japan Colonial Period, our factory belongs to the Japanese company named Mitsui Nonglin(みつい のうりん）.
The pioneer years
Our factory officially begins in 1950 when Mr. Chen Jinru has formally acquired the ownership documents from government and renamed Zenyi Second Tea Factory (na. Zhenyi Tea Factory; 振益第二茶廠). As also, our production and exportation focused mainly on black tea (Twisted black tea and CTC black tea).
In 1954, Zhenyi Tea Factory is the founding member of Taiwan Tea Manufactures association(台灣區製茶同業工會)
In 1968, Mr. Chen Horngmin, as a new vice-president of the factory, reorganized its production line and renamed HORNG YIH TEA FACTORY. After that, Mr. Chen Horngmin added Green Tea, Oolong Tea and Sencha production lines.
In the end of 1980, Tea beverage market began to flourish in Taiwan, our factory cooperated with several beverage factories based on developing various types of tea beverages.
In 1998, after the capital increase, HORG YIH TEA FACTORYCo., become an international tea factory.
In October 1999, we founded our First brands – Da Guan (大觀; JUSTMAKE), which means the grand new view in Chinese, have chosen to show the beautiful view of the tea plants in Taiwan.
In August 1998, we established branch factory in Xiemen Jimei Industrial Zone in China, named Fengxin Tea Co.,Ltd. , that supported beverage materials for domestic customers. At the same time, we planned to exporting our oolong tea and Tie Gun Yin to Japan.
In 2006, we founded ‘’T2 bubble tea shop’’ in order to promote and combine the traditional and newly Taiwanese tea culture to young generation.
In 2007, we founded our second brands - HAZO. This brand was the result of our researching team that visited a lot of places to find some quality herbal teas and fruit teas.
WE, HORNG YIH TEA FACTORY CO., founded 8 decades ago in Husinchu Taiwan, handed down from generation to generation. Our production and exportation focused mainly on black tea at first, but added Oolong Tea (Partial Fermentation Tea), Sencha (Japanese Green Tea) and Green Tea in 1968, when the company regrouped and expanded it production line. For the past many years, we brought our team to all over the world to find the best tea gardens and brought high-quality teas into Taiwan hand-made tea market and catering market. We built also oversea factories to have fully, strict control from tea plantation, fertilization, plucking, making to exportation to provide both the domestic and international market the best teas.
In October 1999, we founded our First brands – Da Guan (JUSTMAKE), which means the grand new view in Chinese, have chosen to show the beautiful view of the tea plants in Taiwan. It provides eight kinds of special tea. From plucking, making tootling, the tea masters select attentively some high-quality teas with their unique tea making skill, creating some excellent teas. We definite our slogan as below:
“The tea is not just tea but infused with elegance and attitude of life.”
In 2007, we founded our second brands-HAZO and it was the result of our researching team that visited a lot of places to find some quality herbs and teas. So our main idea is:
“Discovered a Healthy and stress-free lifestyle.”
Nowadays, our head office located in Husinchu and our branch office located in Shanghai.