The Republic of Tea introduced a line of five Hibiscus Superflower Teas. The teas are caffeine-free herbal teas made with African hibiscus. The line includes Natural Hibiscus, Hibiscus, Hibiscus Vanilla Apple, Hibiscus Key Lime and Hibiscus Pineapple Lychee flavors. The Hibiscus line is available in tins containing 36 unbleached, round tea bags for a suggested retail price of $9.50. The Republic of Tea also introduced Peach Blossom Oolong, Dragon Oolong and special edition Year of the Tiger Tea, which is made in honor of 2010’s Chinese lunar calendar year. The Year of the Tiger Tea is a blend of organic South African rooibos, chocolate and orange peel. In addition, the company added Coconut Cocoa Tea, Double Dark Chocolate Mate and Strawberry Chocolates varieties to its dessert tea line.
The January 2016 issue of Beverage Industry includes a cover story on our Bottler of the Year, as well as articles about juice smoothies, RTD cold-brew coffee, and supermarket growth. Check it out today!