Tea and Coffee

In/Fusion Iced Herbal Tea

July 28, 2014

Distributed in the United States by Brands Within Reach, In/Fusion Iced Herbal Teas are certified organic by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and made from rare plants located in the South of France.


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Starbucks reports 11 percent increase in revenue for Q3

Net revenue in the Americas grew 10 percent
July 25, 2014

Starbucks Coffee Co., Seattle, reported its financial results for the third quarter of its fiscal-year 2014.


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High Brew Coffee

July 18, 2014

High Brew Coffee released a line of ready-to-drink cold-brewed coffees under the same name.


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Suja Elements Cold Brew Tea

July 15, 2014

Suja Juice Co. released its first line of cold-brewed, organic, non-GMO Project Verified and cold-pressured teas.


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Rooibee Red Tea debuts kids line

Brand also announces upcoming essence waters line
July 11, 2014

Most small-business owners see the world through rose-colored glasses when launching their companies, optimistic that their new ventures will succeed and thrive. In the case of Rooibee Red Tea, Louisville, Ky., this optimism has produced strong results.


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2014 State of the Industry: Coffee and RTD coffee

Gourmet coffee consumption leads category growth
July 11, 2014

The gourmet coffee market has perked up this year, according to the National Coffee Association of USA Inc. (NCA). Approximately 34 percent of American adults drink gourmet coffee beverages daily, up 3 percentage points from 2013, according to the New York-based association’s “National Coffee Drinking Trends” market research study, which was released in March. Conversely, non-gourmet coffee drinking dropped 4 percentage points to 35 percent, it reports.


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2014 State of the Industry: Tea and RTD tea

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.”


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Ito En introduces Shincha green tea to U.S. beverage market

Ready-to-drink tea available online, at select retailers for limited time
June 30, 2014

Ito En North America Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y., a subsidiary of Ito En Ltd., will debut bottled Shincha green tea in the United States. Shincha is the year’s very first harvest of green tea, which is known for its fresh and lively flavor, sweet finish, and smooth umami character, the company says. The company plans to bottle the tea, which is only accessible for a few months each year, under its Oi Ocha green tea brand and release it online and at select U.S. retailers for a limited time.


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Titan Tea

June 26, 2014

Former professional lacrosse player and entrepreneur John Gagliardi introduced a line of Titan Tea functional beverages made with organic tea leaves, electrolytes, D-ribose and caffeine.


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Consumers find favor with tea's healthy attributes

RTD tea segment expands to include liquid concentrates
June 12, 2014

The old saying goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but consumers also are turning to beverages such as tea to support their health.


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Wine Riot - Chicago

Second Glass hosted Wine Riot in Chicago on May 2 and 3. Wine Riot offered attendees an all-access pass to hundreds of new wines as well as multiple educational sessions about different wine styles and varietals. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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Crafting growth: A look into the bourgeoning craft beer market

Learn how the beer segment is performing and where it is heading, what to consider before expanding your markets and innovations that are captivating consumer audiences.

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Maintaining beverage dispensing equipment

Iuliana Nita, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics global marketing manager of food and beverage, offers her insights about ensuring sanitary performance of beverage dispensing equipment in foodservice applications. She also will offer some tips about choosing the right kind of tubing to handle acidic beverages.

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