About


Hi Folks! Welcome to The Spice & Tea Exchange®!

Come In and Smell the Spices!® and begin your culinary adventure! We offer a wide selection for any food lover or tea enthusiast. Indulge your senses in more than 140 spices and 75 exclusive hand-mixed blends, naturally-flavored sugars, salts from around the world, and more than 30 exotic teas.

Our Founder, Clay Freeman opened our first store in 2005 (Formerly Old Florida Spice Traders) in St. Augustine, FL. Since then, The Spice & Tea Exchange® has celebrated 37+ store openings in 21 states and the District of Columbia.

“Come In and Smell the Spices!®” isn’t just our tag line; it embodies our desire to welcome both customers and prospective Franchisees into our unique concept. Our mission is “to provide a unique spice, blend, salt, sugar and tea shopping experience; to generate excitement by immersing customers in rich & vivid sights, smells and tastes as we share our passion for cooking and dining excellence.”

Since franchising in 2008, it has been our vision to develop a franchise network throughout the U.S. and eventually around the world. Headquartered in Palm Harbor, FL, The Spice & Tea Exchange® has recently been named to the prestigious “Fast 50,” which recognizes the 50 fastest growing, privately held companies in the Tampa Bay MSA!

Franchises are available in many U.S. states and territories, which may include your home town! This is an opportunity to join a distinctively different and exciting business venture at a time when our potential is virtually unlimited. It is our mission to provide each The Spice & Tea Exchange® franchise with the highest standards of assistance, training, and support; from our first conversation, to build-out and store preparation, and throughout their existence. We invite you to visit us online to learn more about our unique concept and Franchise experience: http://franchise.spiceandtea.com.


An Introduction to The Spice & Tea Exchange®



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