The Republic of Tea introduced its Cuppa Chocolate Tea collection in four varieties of herbal teas inspired by chocolate treats. The varieties are Red Velvet Chocolate, Peppermint Chocolate, Coconut Cocoa and Strawberry Chocolate. The teas each contain South African rooibos that is blended with all-natural cocoa powder, chocolate, fruit herbs and spices. The Strawberry Chocolate variety, which is made with strawberries and bourbon vanilla beans, is a limited-edition release scheduled through May, the company says. The flavors are available nationwide in a tin of 36 tea bags for a suggested retail price of $9.50. The Republic of Tea, Novato, Calif.
Red Velvet Chocolate: Rooibos, beetroot bits, sweet blackberry leaves, chocolate and vanilla flavoring.