Looks like your supplier is cheaper: britishcornershop .co.uk/yorkshire-taylors-tea-drinks
Who is your supplier and do they do anything other than tea?
Any leftover tea leaves are dumped out at the end of the day and a fresh batch of esencja is brewed the next morning. Guess yoiu run with a Polish yuppy crowd where quick & easy is all that counts.
Nope, just people who want good quality products and who understand that there's often a little science behind good food and drinks. The kind of people who actually try recipes before recommending them, or writing about them.
The very simple fact is that steeping tea for too long produces a bitter drink because the high molecular weight tannins are drawn out by over-steeping. You can drone on for hours about how your supposedly slavic method is the finest on the planet but the facts, as usual, are against you.