World Tea East 2012 Best New Product Award


From Tea-infused ice cream to advanced brew technology, these noteworthy 2012 Best New Product Award winners on display on the exhibit floor.
World Tea East supports and fuels the expanding demand for specialty tea and related products in the Northeast, mid-Atlantic and Southeast United States. Registration for the event, produced by the organizers of World Tea Expo, is open at
"World Tea East is eager to showcase these new and original products — just before the holiday buying season,” said World Tea Media Sales and Marketing Director Kim Jage. “We're delighted to honor their innovation and celebrate their 'deliciousness,' and we're certainly impressed by their quality. We believe they all represent, in their own way, a unique approach to tea and the enjoyment of tea. Undoubtedly, tea shops and coffeehouses, gourmet outlets, retailers and others can reap the rewards of these soon-to-be pursued items. They're just a taste of what's in store at the exposition in Philly."
The 2012 World Tea East Best New Product Award winners, all of which will be on display at the upcoming event, are (company/product/category):
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BUNN, trifecta for Home Use – Innovation Winner
Get ready to experiment and produce full cup coffee and tea with a brew method unlike any other you've tried. trifecta from BUNN utilizes the same Air Infusion technology as the commercial model trifecta that's used in specialty barista shops and tea rooms around the world. The essential flavor oils of coffee beans and tea leaves are precisely extracted in three distinct phases to produce a deep, amplified beverage described as full cup. Visit 
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TEA*RRIFIC! ICE CREAM, All-Natural Tea-Infused Ice Cream – Edibles Winner
Ginger Matcha — it's a sweet bite of fresh ginger perfectly balanced with premium Matcha green tea. London Mist offers a distinct and refreshing combination of the malty and citrusy notes of Earl Grey tea. Masala Chai is a warm blend of Assam black tea, rooibos tea and sweet and savory spices. Additional flavors are also available. Visit
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Northwest Glass Designs, Euro Cup & Saucer Set – Tea Ware Winner
This new Euro cup and saucer set is ideal for both cold and hot drinks. Whether used for a morning cup of coffee or ice tea with a lemon wedge, this set makes it even more enjoyable. Visit
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Tea Tangent, Daisy Tea Nest Set – Accessory Winner
Beautiful in its design, this tea-steeping set is handcrafted in America from sustainably-harvested, Pennsylvania cherry wood. The solid wood never gets too hot to touch, enhancing the peaceful ritual of tea. Visit  
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Vintage TeaWorks, Cellar Series Tea Collection – Packaging Winner
The Cellar Series Tea Collection has taken all natural ingredients and created six custom tea blends inspired by wine. Flavors like White Tea RieslingT and Oolong ChardonnayT present a unique and fun cupping experience. These teas aren't meant to taste like wine, but rather to celebrate wine and tea's unique characteristics. Visit 
In addition to the innovative companies and hundreds of products on the exhibit floor, World Tea East provides solid tea education, expert-led sessions, focused tea tastings and workshops. Other special events include a New Business Boot Camp, a World Origin Tasting Tour and a presentation of the Cha Jing Lifetime Achievement Award to Joe Simrany, president of the Tea Association of the U.S.A. Inc., the Tea Council of the U.S.A., Inc. and the Specialty Tea Institute, for his significant contributions to the tea industry.
For more information on attending, exhibiting or sponsoring, visit or call World Tea Media's customer service line for World Tea East at 702-253-1893 or visit