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Unboxed: 9 New Teas That Inspire

Inspired tea and herbal tisane products invigorate the category.   Whether loose-leaf, bagged or ready-to-drink, tea of all forms has been a staple category in natural retail stores for decades. Tea’s reputation as a daily health ritual has boded well for the category. According to the Tea Association of the U.S.A., tea can be...

Budding Products: Hampstead Tea, B Sweet, TISANE TEAS

Bagged tea news Hampstead Tea Adds To Its Herbal Teas London-based Hampstead Tea has two new herbal teas it is adding to its existing collection. The new blends are Lavender & Valeria and Honeybush & Vanilla. Hampstead Tea utilizes biodynamic herbs and spices from around the world. It hopes these creative blends will be...

Budding Products: Hoogly Tea, Mighty Leaf Tea, Mister Donut

Specialty Tea News Hoogly Tea Launches ‘Hygge’ Teas Hoogly Tea is a new brand of teas that just launched in the U.K. Hoogly Tea was inspired by the Danish principle of “hygge,” which means: a feeling of well-being and warmth. The company carries a variety of fair trade, ethically sourced teas, according to HooglyTea.com....

Budding Products: Bigelow, VitaCup, Village Tea Company

Bagged Tea News Girl Scout Cookie Teas Return Bigelow has brought back two tea flavors that were inspired by Girl Scout cookies: Thin Mints and Caramel & Coconut. A licensing agreement between Bigelow and Girl Scouts of the USA made the blends possible, which were initially introduced in 2015. “Once a Girl Scout, always...

Budding Products: The Republic of Tea, Starbucks, KitchenAid

­­Specialty Tea News The Republic of Tea Debuts Woman-focused Line SuperHerb Teas for Women by The Republic of Tea are made from botanicals that have been used for centuries to support their health and lifecycle. The new collection has three blends: Organic Fenugreek SuperHerb Tea: A caffeine-free blend of fenugreek and cinnamon. Fenugreek has...

SodaStream Now Offers Herbal and Fruit Blends

SodaStream recently debuted a set of fruit and herbal infusions. SodaStream manufactures sparkling water makers that turn flat water into sparkling water in seconds. Flavoring is then added to the sparkling water to create a flavored beverage. Original flavors highlighted traditional soda flavors such as cola, root beer and cream soda. Now the company...