Canadian tea drinkers- Red Rose tea - what happened to quality?

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I am SO Glad to finally see that someone else has noticed. I agree!
Another verification that it is not the same tea- my tea mug is white and
every few days (with the original Red Rose tea, I had to wash out my
 mug with either bleach or Barkeeper's Friend because of the stains.  
Now the mug never gets stained! I sent the following to Red Rose and
they responded via email, never admitting that they changed the tea also:

"New Look, Same great taste". Baloney!!  Every morning of my life since
I was a young adult, (I'm now 70) I looked forward to my first cup of
Red Rose tea,  I even ordered it in bulk from Walmart when my local
supermarkets stopped selling it.  So.. I recently opened my newest box
of tea and I couldn't believe the dramatic difference in taste.  I tried
steeping it hotter and longer, but it still has NO TASTE- the longer
and hotter I steep it, it tastes more like cereal!

Unfortunately, I bought 3 boxes before I realized that this is not the tea
I want to be drinking for the rest of my life (I literally drink a quart of tea
of a morning).

I know that this email will not be enough to make Red Rose go back
to the original, but you sure can't claim (as on your box cover)
that it is a "full flavored black tea".  I will be searching for a new
tea, but I know that my days of thoroughly enjoying my morning tea are over!"

After reviewing other teas, I tried Tetley Tea, but it doesn't come
close to the aroma and flavor that we once enjoyed with Red Rose

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can say, is, Thank You for also speaking up.  Please feel free to
pass along my comments!

Clare
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