Put the kettle on: 10 best fruit and herbal teas

Fancy a different take on the cup that cheers? We've sampled inventive and thirst-quenching fruit and herbal teas to find the best in the supermarkets and online   

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There's nothing quite like a warming cuppa. And now, with so many innovative fruit, herbal - and floral - varieties out there, perhaps it's time to branch out from your usual brew.

We've tried and tested a range to find the most tasty, refreshing and interesting cups available, from the luxury Teapigs Super Fruit to the South American import Ché Green Mate.

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For a morning cup with a difference, we like the zesty take on the Japanese staple that is English Tea Shop Green Tea Pomegranate. At midday, we'd plump for the delicate and subtle Eros White Tea Elderflower & Apricot. For an afternoon pick-me-up, Twinings Double Mint Sensation has a serious kick. 

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1. Eros White Tea, Elderflower & Apricot, £2.50 for 20 bags   

2. Teapigs Super Fruit, £4.15 for 15 bags  

3. English Tea Shop Green Tea Pomegranate, £4.29 for 100g  

4. Jing Whole Rosebuds, £2.40 for 10g bag (10 cups)  

5. Ché Green Maté Tea, £2.95 for 20 bags   

6. Clipper Orange & Coconut, £3.71 for 20 bags   

7. Twinings Double Mint Sensation, £2.29 for 20 bags 

8. Adagio Fruit Sangria, £6 for 112g tin (50 cups) 

9. Whittard Lemon, Ginger & Echinacea, £3.95 for 20 bags

10. Tregothnan Nettle Tea, £3.50 for 10 bags

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