As the years passed, Carton Bros grew substantially as a company and were one of the largest traders in the country. The company diversified and were involved in the import, blending and selling of tea. Indeed Carton Bros had their very own tea experts travelling the length and breadth of the country tasting tea, which would vary considerably depending on the mineral content of the local water. They would then blend the best teas that would taste best in each area. As well as tea, the company sold many other commodities, such as; rabbit, spirits & eggs amongst other things.