#RefreshinglyHonest Project features donation to VisionSpring
July 11, 2017
Bethesda, Md.-based Honest Tea Inc., a division of The Coca-Cola Co., is encouraging Americans to take their first step to living a little more honestly by sharing their hashtag #RefreshinglyHonest moments on social media or at pop-up locations across the country.
Lemonade Tea combines brand’s fresh-brewed iced tea with lemonade
July 5, 2017
Atlanta-based McAlister’s Deli added a new offering to its beverage menu just in time for the hottest month of the year. Combining two made-with pure cane sugar beverage favorites, Lemonade Tea is a blend of freshly brewed McAlister's Famous Tea and Lemonade, the company says.
Limited-edition coffee blend available in July at grocery stores in Louisiana
June 19, 2017
With almost 100 years of history in Louisiana, Community Coffee Co., Baton Rouge, La., announced the launch of its Limited-Edition LSU Blend in honor of Louisiana State University (LSU) and Tiger Nation.
Sustainability report showcases efforts in three focus areas
June 13, 2017
Keurig Green Mountain Inc., Waterbury, Vt., launched its 12th annual Sustainability Report. The report’s theme of “Brewing Transformation” showcases Keurig’s efforts in local communities and across the globe in three main focus areas: environmental responsibility, strong supply chains, and thriving people and communities, the company says.
The rich history of tea dates back to when it first was used as a medicinal drink in East Asia. As globalization progressed, tea drinking has become an international phenomenon, spreading across multiple cultures throughout thousands of years. Yet, as consumers’ tea tastes have evolved, Brooklyn, N.Y.- based ITO EN (North America) Inc., a division of Tokyo-based ITO EN Ltd., continues to build on its strong innovation heritage by introducing healthy, organic and non-GMO tea varietals while maintaining a strong focus on new product development, sustainability and authenticity.
Continued interest in health and wellness, back to nature and proactive health trends have resulted in consumers turning to products that boast a natural, healthy halo. Although bottled water has experienced the most notable gains from these trends, bagged, loose-leaf and ready-to-drink (RTD) teas also have benefited from their associations as better-for-you products.
Limited-release beverage available in Salted Caramel
June 5, 2017
As part of the North America Coffee Partnership between Seattle-based Starbucks Coffee Co. and Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo Inc., Starbucks is bringing consumers a new ready-to-drink Starbucks Iced Latte, available in Salted Caramel Mocha for a limited time, the company says.