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    Starbucks Launches Ready-to-Drink Teavana Sparkling Craft Iced Teas

  • Industry News June 12, 2018

    Starting Tuesday, consumers can enjoy one of the first premium sparkling ready-to-drink (RTD) iced tea beverages on the market with the introduction of Teavana Sparkling Craft Iced Tea. The new product line will first be regionally available in select Northeast and Midwest grocery stores with plans for national distribution in 2019. Consumers can pick from two flavors, Blackberry Lime Green Tea and Unsweetened Peach Nectarine Green Tea. Teavana Sparkling Craft Iced Teas join the Teavana Craft Iced Tea portfolio that also includes six vibrant sweetened and unsweetened still flavors, which are available nationwide.

    The addition of sparkling iced teas to the RTD Teavana Craft Iced Tea line comes as consumer interest in sparkling beverages is on the rise. The sparkling water category alone saw overall sales revenue increase by 16.1 percent over the course of one year, according to IRI data. Teavana’s first ever sparkling iced teas provide both current and new RTD iced tea consumers more ways to enjoy iced tea on-the-go. The bubbly iced teas are brewed from the finest teas and botanicals with no artificial flavors.

    Teavana Sparkling Craft Iced Tea is available per bottle for a suggested retail price of $2.39.

    Consumers can look for New Teavana Sparkling Craft Iced Tea at select grocery retailers in New York, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Minnesota.

    Blackberry Lime Green Tea

    An exuberant blend of green tea, lime peel and berry flavor bursting with a bubbly kick of live-out-loud goodness—and just the right amount of sweetness.

    Unsweetened Peach Nectarine Green Tea

    Tantalizing notes of white peach and nectarine plus hints of lemongrass and hibiscus crackle with a bubbly kick of live-out-loud goodness—all without any added sugar.

    News and information presented in this release has not been corroborated by QSR, Food News Media, or Journalistic, Inc.
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