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Bigelow Tea Becomes Benefit Corporation

Bigelow Tea is announcing the recently attained distinction of becoming a Benefit Corporation. The family company is the No. 1 Specialty Tea market leader, manufacturing “Constant Comment”® and more than 150 tea varieties sold nationwide. Now officially registered as a Benefit Corporation, it is one of a select group of companies that has designated...

Share Iced Tea’s Benefits with Customers

NEW YORK, June 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — It’s about time we move oolong to the summer and celebrate the second-most consumed beverage in the world – tea! With the temperatures rising and flowers blooming, there’s nothing more refreshing than a tall glass of freshly brewed iced tea or a tea cocktail! In honor of National...

Lipton Partners with WE to Empower and Support Female Tea Farmers in Kenya

Tea company commits to providing financial and business tools to 80,000 Kenyan women ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Lipton and WE are working together to empower 80,000 women in tea farming communities across Kenya by providing them access to financial and business skills training. Program participants will learn financial fundamentals from...

Smith Teamaker Names New CEO Internationally Acclaimed Premium Tea Company Welcomes Darren R. Marshall to the Team

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Smith Teamaker, the leading American tea company devoted to uncommonly good taste, has announced the appointment of Darren R. Marshall as its new CEO. Marshall assumed responsibilities on January 15, 2018. “Darren is going to take Smith Teamaker to the next level,” said Kim DeMent-Smith, Smith Teamaker...

QTrade Teas Has New V.P. of Operations

Johnny Bourlett recently joined QTrade Teas as vice president of operations. In this capacity, he will lead the manufacturing, warehousing and account management teams. Bourlett, along with Erik Ylanan, QTrade CFO, and Kingsley Alagaratnam, who heads supply chain, will also be a member of the executive management team with shared responsibility for the growth, profitability...

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Martin Bauer Appoints New President

Martin Bauer Group has announced the appointment of Ennio Ranaboldo as the new president of Martin Bauer Inc., the wholly owned U.S. subsidiary based in Secaucus, New Jersey. Ranaboldo has joined the group after a long tenure at Lavazza, the world-renowned coffee company, where he was instrumental in establishing it as one of the...

Argo Tea Launches Line of Cold Brew Single Estate Bottled Teas

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Argo Tea®, the Chicago-based premium tea brand known for its all-natural tea-based signature drinks and loose-leaf teas, is partnering with Whole Foods Market to launch a line of ready-to-drink (RTD) cold brew single estate bottled teas into the retailer’s stores nationally. The release of the RTD line follows a successful test of...

Trends in the Global Flavored Tea Market 2017-25

Along with increasing popularity of different flavors in the global tea market, a rising consumer base has led to the introduction of new tea flavors. This is expected to spur the growth of the global market for flavored tea, according to Transparency Market Research. Health and flavor attract consumers, with herbal teas such as...