A Sunbeam branded version of the teamatic was available in South Africa in about 1994, and distributed by NU-world Holdings.
The closest the Americans ever got to embracing the teasmade was the Mrs Tea tea maker HTM1. Health-o-meter, owners of Mr Coffee, introduced Mrs Tea in 1995. The first products shipped in September 1995. The full advertising campaign began in November to tie in with the Christmas shopping season, with advertising in print media and highbrow TV. Continue reading 1995 Health-o-meter Mrs Tea HTM1