The Republic of Tea Debuts Innovative New Teas at Summer Fancy Food Show 2014

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Leading Purveyor of Premium Teas Unveils HiCAF Teas, Biodynamic Teas, Get Clean Stackable Tin and More

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The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas, will exhibit at the Specialty Food Association’s (SFA’s) 60th Annual Summer Fancy Food Show, held June 29- July 1, 2014 in New York City. The Republic of Tea will debut a new collection of Biodynamic® Teas and a brand new Get Clean Stackable Tin. They will also showcase many other new tea collections including: HiCAF™ Teas, One Cuppa™ Teas, Iced Tea, and Downton Abbey® Teas. These and other unique, innovative teas from The Republic of Tea, including Dandelion SuperHerb® tea and Matchia tea as well as seasonal blends, will be available at Booth #4238.

The new line of 100% Biodynamic teas includes Biodynamic Organic Breakfast Green Tea, Biodynamic Organic Ginger Tea, Biodynamic Organic Turmeric Cinnamon Tea, Biodymanic Organic Darjeeling Full-Leaf Loose Black Tea, Biodynamic Organic Heirloom Chamomile and Biodynamic Organic Darjeeling. To receive Biodynamic certification, farms must meet the following standards: agronomic guidelines, greenhouse management, structural components, livestock guidelines, and post harvest handling and processing procedures. The Biodynamic Organic Ginger Tea and Biodynamic Organic Turmeric Cinnamon Tea are both Non-GMO Project Verified.

Feeling out of sorts? The Republic of Tea is launching a two-week's worth of cleansing teas in one tin trio, including two new flavors and the popular get clean, from its collection of Be Well Red® teas. The tin features an a.m. tea, a midday tea and a p.m. tea. These herbal teas can be used alone or in conjunction with a cleansing program to help the body get back into balance. All three tins snap together for ease of storage or pull apart for portability. They are perfect as a gift or a trial size.

The Republic of Tea is the first company to introduce a complete line of high-caffeine natural energy teas. The HiCAF Tea Collection is all-natural and Certified Gluten-Free and has almost twice the caffeine than a cup of coffee, which allows for a better buzz. The five teas in the line include Breakfast Black Tea (Non-GMO Project Verified), Caramel Black Tea, Pom-Berry Black Tea, Coconut Black Tea, and Gingermint Green Tea.

This new line of environmentally friendly single-serve One Cuppa™ teas, Premium Tea without the Teapot, are compatible with most popular single serve brewing machines. One Cuppa teas are filled with only the finest quality tea, handpicked from the most prized tea gardens around the world and offer a convenient way to enjoy an authentic tea experience at home or in the office. One Cuppa teas are available in seven unique and delicious flavors that are all Certified Gluten-Free: Hibiscus Watermelon Iced Tea, Pumpkin Spice Black Tea, Ginger Peach Black Tea, British Breakfast Black Tea, Decaf Ginger Peach Black Tea, Pomegranate Green Tea and Natural Hibiscus Herb Tea.

Inspired by the award-winning TV series that has entranced millions of viewers and become a global phenomenon, The Republic of Tea Downton Abbey® teas are all-natural, calorie-free and gluten-free. This collection is comprised of seven delicious flavors: English Rose Tea, Grantham Breakfast Blend, Downton Estate Blend (Exclusive To Cost Plus World Market), Mrs. Patmore’s Pudding Tea, Lady Cora’s Evening Tea, Bates’ Brambleberry Tea and Downton Christmas Tea.

The Republic of Tea will also unveil an Elderberry Tea, Organic Matchia Tea, Jackfruit Honey Black Tea, Peppermint Bark Tea, Cardamon Cinnamon Tea as well as new flavors in its SuperHerb Tea and Iced Tea Large Pouch collections:

  •     USDA Organic Elderberry Tea

Used for thousands of years for its healing benefits, the versatile elderberry has a long history in popular folklore. Used to make wine and flavor foods, the magical elderberry has been referred to in music and poetry for generations. We’ve blended them with an organic red rooibos base for a double dose of delicious defense.

  •     USDA ORGANIC Matchia Tea

The first ever Non-GMO Project Verified premium tea to mix fine Japanese matcha green tea powder and nutrient-dense chia seeds. Matcha has been used in Japan for centuries to simultaneously stimulate mental alertness and a calm, meditative state. Known as complete protein, chia seeds bring fiber and omega-3 fatty acids to this invigorating tea.

  •     USDA Organic Jackfruit Honey Black Tea

Adventurer’s Tea – Known as The Juicy Fruit of the Tropics, Jackfruit is bigger and heavier than melons, with flavor notes of pineapple, banana and mango. By cutting through its spiky, green exterior, you’ll find luscious pods of fruit inside. Steep a cup and capture the exotic flavor without having to search through jungles. Jackfruit Honey Black Tea is certified organic and gluten-free.

  •     USDA Organic Peppermint Bark Tea

This sweet herbal tea offers aromas of peppermint and chocolate. The organic green rooibos, sourced from a Rainforest Alliance Certified™ farm, mingles perfectly with the flavors of organic cocoa and peppermint.

  •     Cardamom Cinnamon Holiday Tea

Native to the shadier regions of India & Ceylon, cardamom has a gentle, airy taste of the forest itself - reminiscent of ginger with a pinch of pine. Cinnamon brings a spicy depth.

  •     SuperHerb® Teas

The Republic of Tea’s line of fortifying SuperHerb™ Teas are all-natural, caffeine-free, Certified Gluten-Free herbal teas that contain various nutrients and antioxidants. Each of these teas assist in attaining peak performance, strength, longevity and can be an easy and satisfying part of a daily wellness regimen. The collection is comprised of five unique and innovative blends: Moringa, Baobab, Jiaogulan, newest to the collection, Dandelion SuperHerb and Elderflower SuperHerb (exclusive supporter of the Whole Planet Foundation). Moringa, Baobab, Jiaogulan and Elderflower SuperHerb Teas are all Non-GMO Project verified.

  •     Iced Tea Large Pouches

The Republic of Tea introduces two new Iced Tea - Large Tea Pouches to its current collection of premium, large tea pouches that are perfectly portioned for easy to steep, healthy iced tea. This refreshing collection now includes six delicious flavors: Organic Strawberry Basil Green Iced Tea, Pineapple Orange Guava Green Iced Tea, Ginger Peach Black Iced Tea, Hibiscus Sangria Herbal Iced Tea, Lemon Lime Black Iced Tea and Watermelon Mint Black Iced Tea. The Republic of Tea’s Iced Tea – Large Tea Pouch Collection is all-natural and Certified Gluten-Free.

The Republic of Tea is available nationwide at natural and specialty food stores, cafes and through the company website (, mail-order catalogue and by calling, 800.298.4TEA (832).


About The Republic of Tea:
The Republic of Tea enriches people’s lives through its premium teas, education and innovation, as it emphasizes a “Sip by Sip Rather Than Gulp by Gulp” lifestyle. Founded in 1992, The Republic of Tea sparked a specialty tea revolution. Today the brand offers an unequaled selection of the highest-quality teas, herbal blends, books and nature-inspired sip ware, available exclusively at specialty retailers throughout the U.S. Further, The Republic of Tea is mindful of how its actions impact the greater community and actively supports worthy organizations like the Whole Planet Foundation, the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Room to Read, Action Against Hunger, The Ethical Tea Partnership, Rainforest Alliance certification and Non-GMO Project verification. For more information, please visit or call 1.800.298.4832. Follow The Republic of Tea on Twitter at and Like us on Facebook at

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