The invention describes the package of cut and creased sheet material for receiving stacks of tea bags. The package is erected to a receiving position by folding and gluing the cut and creased blank to define an intermediate position of the package in which a side is open for the reception of the tea bags. After insertion of the tea bags, the side is closed by means of a closure panel glued to the remainder of the package. The thus sealed package also has defined therein at one end a flip top type lid which can be broken open giving access to the package contents. The invention also provides a method of inserting tea bags into the package followed by the closing of same to provide a sealed unit.