Health properties, premium formats boost tea sales
July 11, 2014
Consumer interest in healthy beverages has led to an evolving marketplace within the industry, experts note. For instance, the tea category has experienced sales increases due to consumer emphasis placed on healthy living habits, according to a January report from Santa Monica, Calif.-based IBISWorld titled “Tea Production in the US.”
New products celebrate summer, National Iced Tea Month and iced tea’s 110th birthday
June 16, 2014
Chicago-based Argo Tea is celebrating the start of summer, National Iced Tea Month and the 110th birthday of iced tea in America with a new unsweetened iced tea line that includes Hibiscus Apple herbal tea, Green Tea Strawberry, and Ginger Peach black tea.
Advertising platform supports relaunch of RTD iced tea products
May 28, 2014
Nestea, a brand of Stamford, Conn.-based Nestlé Waters North America, announced the revival of the brand’s “Nestea Plunge” marketing effort with the new 2014 advertising campaign. This updated communication strategy is designed to promote Nestea’s new recipe, which features more flavor and fewer calories, the company says.
Video series supports “Win an Extra SUNday” promotion to take chores off consumers’ to-do lists
May 7, 2014
Lipton Iced Tea launched the first video in a three-part comedic film series produced in partnership with actress Kristen Bell, who for the first time stepped behind the camera to serve as creative director.
The September 2015 issue of Beverage Industry includes a cover story about our Wholesaler of the Year, Andrews Distributing, as well as articles about coffee pods, Geloso Beverage, and sweetener choices in beverages. Check it out today!