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5 Flowers for a Valentine’s Day Tea Bouquet

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, how about giving a bouquet of tisanes that feature flowers? Five flowers—rose, marigold, jasmine, lavender and hibiscus—are refreshing and provide great health benefits. An herbal tea bouquet is a gift that keeps on giving. Rose Also known as rose bud tea, rose tisane is composed of whole...

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...

La Colombe Introduces Tea & Tisane

Coffee house chain La Colombe, which has coffee houses in Chicago and several large East Coast cities, this month announced the introduction in its cafes of eight internationally sourced teas and herbal blends, in partnership with Milwaukee-based Rishi Tea. La Colombe Tea & Tisane is a carefully curated collection of teas and herbal blends that includes two green...

Staid British Black Teas Fade as Florals Flourish

Britain’s youthful tea drinkers are switching from standard tea bags to herbals and specialty fruit and floral tea blends. The trend has been apparent for the past few years but appears to be accelerating. Sales of tea bags are predicted to drop 5% in 2016 to $793 million, according to market research firm Mintel...