Frequently Asked Questions

We have collected a number of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and answers. We are always happy to chat more about our products and would love to hear from you if you would like to learn more.

The beauty of the Indian culture

The beauty of the Indian culture

What is Chai Me?

Chai Me is a Chai and Spice company founded by adventurer Marcus Child.

What does Chai Me do?

Chai Me specialises in importing and blending tea and spices for the food service industry and produces ready to drink products direct to consumers. We supply over 1,500 cafes around Australian directly and indirectly through out partnered distributors.

What does Chai Me stand for?

Chai Me supports real and sustainable throughout our entire organisation. Chai Me unites our distribution partners and customers through innovation and transparency. Our core values are built on quality, trust and service and create our products with these things in mind.

What is Chai?

The word ‘Chai’ in India and throughout all of Central Asia means ‘Tea’. In Australia and the western world ‘Chai’ usually means a tea made with aromatic spices and brewed using a type of milk, usually cow’s milk or soy milk.

What is masala chai?

In India masala chai means ‘spiced tea’.

What is in Chai?

Chai usually contains black tea ( often assam which is known for its potency) and a blend of spices such as Cinnamon, Cardamom, Cloves, Ginger but can also contain Black pepper, Fennel and Star Anise. We only use real spices in our products to maintain authenticity within our range.

What is a Chai Tea?

A Chai Tea is a combination of black tea and aromatic spices which have been added to milk (cow milk, soy milk, almond milk) and brewed in a pot. Chai T is often sweetened with honey) Chai Me Original Chai is a wonderful example of a good Chai Tea.

What is a Chai Latte?

A sweet aromatic hot latte style beverage made with ground spices and raw sugar. Chai Me has three instant style Chai Latte products, Chai Me Organic Infusion, Chai Me Organic Powder, Chai Me Original Powder.

What is honey soaked Chai?

Honey is poured over a blend of tea and spices which soak up the honey like a sponge. This results in a ‘wet’ or ‘sticky’ styled tea which releases its aroma and flavour once brewed in a pot with hot milk. Chai Me uses a special twice infused method to ensure a full flavoured and richly aromatic Chai.

What is Chai Bee?

Chai spices are blended with bush honey and brewed in urns. The honey is then filtered and bottled. Chai Bee is made exclusively by Chai Me and makes the most gorgeous Chai Tea or Chai Latte available.

What are Hydrogenated Oils, Anti Caking agents and Emulsifiers?

These ingredients are found in some mainstream brands of Chai and are used as a bulking agent or to create mouth feel. Hydrogenated Oils are also known as Trans Fats and are well documented as a leading cause of heart disease and cancer. Chai me avoids using these ingredients in our products.