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Budding Products: More Matcha Magnificence Hits the Market

Matcha continues to inspire companies to create new beverages. Specialty Tea News Make an Instant Latte with Matchaah Matchaah debuts its Instant Latte, which comes in three flavors: coconut, chai and chocolate chili spice. Made with premium matcha, the ready-to-mix antioxidant-rich beverage is both beneficial and convenient for those with busy lifestyles. “When I...

Budding Products: Tea Pods, Tea Faces and Tea Cakes

Specialty Tea News Tejava Will Be In Single Serve Pods Crystal Geyser water company partnered with Intelligent Blends to create Tejava iced tea single serve pods, according to a company press release. Tejava is natural, unsweetened black tea sourced from the island of Java in Indonesia. Intelligent Blends is a company that manufactures single...

Ellis Island Tea Rebranded For Success

Ellis Island Tea recently rebranded. MSNBC visited founder Nailah Ellis-Brown and focused on Ellis Island Tea in its Small Business Makeover segment. Beverage expert Arthur Gallego reviewed the product and offered ideas to make the bottled tea more competitive in the marketplace. She has since had her label redesigned and plans to grow her...

Mighty Leaf Tea Launches 3 Foodservice Brands

Mighty Leaf Tea Co. now offers a tri-tiered program with three distinct brands to serve its foodservice customers by sector. Foodservice always has been the largest part of Mighty Leaf’s business, comprising about two-thirds of its revenue. Founded in 1996, Mighty Leaf Tea was not sold in grocery stores until 2007. “Mighty Leaf is...

Budding Products: Fruity Summer Offerings Hit Menus

Specialty Tea News Teapigs Offers Premium Matcha Mint Sachets Teapigs, based in Brooklyn, New York, has a variety of matcha products and its latest is a box of Premium Matcha Mint Sachets. The powder contained in the sachets can be blended with water, milk or milk alternatives to create a minty chocolate chip matcha...

4 Clever Iced Tea Recipes by Choice Organic Teas

Choice Organic Teas came up with clever ways to make iced tea. Choice’s creative recipes can provide inspiration for retailers to create their own tasty tea recipes for customers to sample and take home. Much has been written about the many new ready-to-drink teas on the market for the busy consumer on the go,...

Budding Products: New Iced Teas Feature Fruit and Fresh Sweeteners

Menu News Starbucks Japan Has a New Iced Tea for a Limited Time Adding to Starbuck’s Japan’s creative offerings is one more refreshing summer beverage: the Shaken Watermelon and Passion Tea, reports Japan Today. The beverage is a blend of hibiscus flowers, papaya, mango and lemongrass, combined with watermelon. The somewhat tart passion tea...

Budding Products: ITO EN, Starbucks

Bagged and RTD Tea News ITO EN Launches matcha LOVE Tea Bags and Oi Ocha Cold Brew At the 2017 World Tea Expo in Las Vegas, June 12 – 14, , Japanese tea giant ITO EN introduced new flavors of its matcha LOVE tea bags andits new Oi Ocha Cold Brew ready-to-drink tea and...