About Us


Dear Customers,

Dethlefsen & Balk Inc. has been established in Aurora (near Chicago, Illinois) in November of 2004.

Because of Aurora’s excellent logistical environment we are able to supply our customers in the USA, Canada as well as Central- and South America easily and in a time efficient manner. Outstanding service and support, exclusive, high quality items, and most competitive prices, have brought us to a lead position in the very special world of the tea business. Our ambition to offer excellent goods at reasonable prices and the synergy of tradition and innovation continues to be the basis of our business.

Backed with 175 years of experience from our mother company in Germany we developed close relationships with the most renowned tea plantations and accessory manufacturers in the industry allowing us to offer these exclusive products.

With our passion for innovative products and following strict quality guidelines, Dethlefsen & Balk promises our customers an exclusive selection of seasonal product highlights which are trendsetters in the industry and promising bestsellers. We are proud and happy that you are interested in our product range and we hope to meet your taste and of course that of your customers with this years’ catalogue too.

We hope you will enjoy browsing through our tea and accessories range.

Your entire team at Dethlefsen & Balk


What we provide to you:

    - One of the biggest selections of premium teas from all over the


    - Inventive quality tea accessories in various price ranges

    - Guaranteed freshness and consistent quality of teas

    - Over 175 years of know-how and experience in the tea business

    - Friendly personal service, fast shipping

To read more about us please have a look at our  “History”, "Philosophy", "Staff" and "Our Promise"

To view our entire selection of teas and accessories please register and login to our “Online store”.

…or contact us directly at:

Phone: (630) 851-8549
Fax: (630) 851-7744
E-Mail: info@dethlefsen-balk.us

Business hours:
Monday – Friday 8.00 am – 5.00 pm (Central time)

We are looking forward to serving you!