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Specialty Tea News

TWG Tea Has a Limited Edition Jubilee Tea

TWG Tea celebrates Canada’s 150 Jubilee anniversary with its limited-edition Jubilee Tea. The loose leaf tea is packaged in a red caviar tin and gift box and retails for $32 dollars.

Singapore based TWG has more than 800 teas.

TWG Tea will donate $1 dollar to the Canuck Place Children’s Hospice in British Columbia for every Jubilee Tea purchased.

RTD Tea News

Charleston Tea Plantation Debuts Bottled Teas

The historic Charleston Tea Plantation introduced its own line of five bottled teas. The flavors are: Sweet Tea, Green Tea, Green Tea with Mango, Lemon Tea and Peach Tea. The teas retail for $2 for a 16-ounce.

The Charleston Tea Plantation also contributes its South Carolina-grown tea leaves to Charleston Hard Iced Tea. It is 5 percent alcohol by volume and has a trace of hops flavor at most. A 12-ounce bottle retails for about $3.50; a six-pack costs about $12.

The plantation resides on Wadmalaw Island, just southeast of Charleston, South Carolina. Bigelow Tea Co. purchased the plantation in 2003.

SunRype Debuts a New RTD Line

SunRype, which is based in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, now offers sparkling teas in four flavors: Black Tea with a Twist of Lemon, Black Tea Mango Peach, Green Tea Honey Lemon and Rooibos Tea Raspberry. All of the lightly carbonated teas are real brewed, lightly sweetened and have only 90 calories. Learn more about the teas by visiting sunripetea.com.