bottled tea

RTD Tea Market Is Growing Faster Than Soda

Ready-to-drink teas are steadily increasing in popularity among consumers and sales are expected to continue to grow. The ready-to-drink tea market grew by 40 percent between 2011 and 2016, according to a report by Zenith Global, a beverage consultancy. The average annual growth rate of RTD teas is 7 percent. Its growth has far...

3 Tea Trends to Watch out for at Natural Products Expo West

Numerous tea companies plan to present new and innovative products at Natural Products Expo West March 9-11 in Anaheim, California. Here are three emerging trends we have noticed pre-expo: Bagged Benefits Tea fans certainly know the benefits of teas and herbal infusions. Now, more and more tea companies boast the benefits with collections geared...

Beverage Industry Uptick in 2015

New data from Beverage Marketing Corporation suggests that the market for liquid refreshment in the United States had faster growth in 2015 than in 2014. In fact, the market growth was better than has been seen for a few years. Bottled water continued to be a strong factor in these sales. Analysts believe water...

Popularity Rising for RTD Tea in China

Convenience drinks are taking a greater foothold all over the world, with ready-to-drink tea on the rise in China. Younger audiences are interested in getting their drinks on the go, even via vending machines, and suppliers are strategizing for how to capitalize on this need. India is a country that is motivated to step...

Bringing RTD Tea from Energy Drink Shadow

While energy drinks have been the star of the bottled beverage show for some time, Euromonitor International figures suggest that RTD (ready-to-drink) tea may actually be the product to watch. Driven by substantial interest in Asia, and China in particular, RTD tea is expected to have faster growth than energy drinks have had. In...

Honest Tea: New look, new commitments

Honest Tea has announced a redesign of their glass bottle labels, as well as a new flavor within their popular bottled tea line. The new labels maintain the well known “T” as the primary focus, but Honest Tea worked with an oil painter to develop new artwork, where each T would display a key...