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Budding Products: Purple, Sparkling Among RTD Tea News

RTD News Purpose Tea Launches in the Southwest and Midwest Texas-based Purpose Tea introduced its bottled Kenyan-sourced purple tea collection in December. Initially it was available in approximately 100 stores in New Mexico, Texas and the Midwest and will soon be distributed to California and the Pacific Northwest. Current sugar-sweetened flavors are: Purple Reign,...

Baltimore Tea Startup Makes Entrepreneur 360 List

Baltimore-based tea startup Zest Tea was recently recognized by Entrepreneur magazine’s Entrepreneur 360. Small businesses were identified for the list based on four metrics: impact, innovation, growth, and leadership. Zest Tea, founded in 2013 by James Fayal and Rickey Ishida, made #315 on the list. Over the last year, the company has expanded from...