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Tejava Will Be In Single Serve Pods

Tejava Tea Pods (PRNewsfoto/Crystal Geyser Water Company)

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 serve pods. Nearly one-third of U.S. households own a single serve brewer, according to the press release. This partnership will enable Tejava to tap into this segment of the population.

Tejava exclusively sources its tea from Rainforest Alliance Certified plantations and has been confirmed by the Non-GMO Project.

 

 

 

Russian Tea Brand Puts Famous Faces on Packaging

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Famous Tea launched in Russia and has designs of famous people made out of tea leaves on its packaging. The designs were created by Yekaterinburg-based design agency Pride and are renderings of celebrities including Benedict Cumberbatch, John Lennon, Queen Elizabeth II. The designs signify a celebration of tea’s connection to British history while attracting Russian consumers who want high quality tea. Lemons, strawberries, cloves and mint are on the packaging represent each of the flavors. A gold logo and lettering provide ritzy finishing touches.

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Tea Food News

ASDA’s New Summer Selection of 10 Afternoon Teacakes

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ASDA groceries in the U.K. now offers a summer selection of ten tasty teacakes in a box for £3, so anyone in the U.K. can enjoy a traditional British afternoon tea any day of the week. Now, everyone can partake in 150 year tradition that was once only practiced by those in England’s high society.

The Afternoon Tea Summer Selection box contains:

·         four custard-filled puff pastries with icing,

·         four profiteroles with lemon cream filling and Belgian white chocolate fondant,

·         two donuts filled with strawberry cream and jam.