Premium ready-to-drink teas
Numi Organic Tea, San Francisco, and Smucker Natural Foods, a subsidiary of The J. M. Smucker Co., Chico, Calif., unveiled a premium ready-to-drink organic tea line featuring five flavors in an exclusive glass bottle design.
This is said to be the first full RTD tea product line that is certified USDA organic, non-GMO project verified and made with Fair Trade-certified ingredients.
“The launch of our premium RTD organic teas is an exciting and pivotal moment for us,” says Ahmed Rahim, co-founder of CEO of Numi Organic Tea. “Our mission has always been to deliver the purest, highest-quality organic teas to our consumers, and our decision to move into the RTD space will allow even more people to enjoy our premium, organic full-leaf quality tea on-the-go.”
The Black Lemon flavor is a malty Yunnan black tea balanced with real lemon and organic cane sugar.
Jasmine Green consists of organic green tea leaves scented with night-blooming jasmine flowers picked at their peak fragrance.
Classic Mint (caffeine free) uses North African mint to deliver a sweet spearmint taste.
Aged Earl Grey entails age organic Assam black tea with real Italian Bergamot.
Hibiscus Red (caffeine free) enlists smooth Rooibos (red tea) balanced with the sweet tartness of hibiscus, topped off with organic cane sugar.
They are sold in the chilled section of convenience stores nationwide.