"Not only do we cultivate our products organically, we also follow the principles of bio-dynamic agriculture wherein we align our farming practices with the rhythms of nature. "
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 26, 2013
Ineeka Inc, (http://ineeka.com), a Chicago based producer of certified organic and bio-dynamic tea is a proud sponsor of Tibet House's 25th Anniversary Concert at Carnegie Hall, featuring Artistic Director and Tibet House Vice President Philip Glass.
Ineeka (translated to “little earth” in Sanskrit) is an environmentally and socially responsible producer of 100% Organic whole leaf teas cultivated on its own family farms. "Nurtured by fresh mountain air and mineral-rich spring water, our 12 family farms (encompassing 15,000 acres) are located within the pristine Himalayas - the best tea growing region in the world." says founder Shashank Goel.
"Not only do we cultivate our products organically, we also follow the principles of bio-dynamic agriculture wherein we align our farming practices with the rhythms of nature. Through dedication to our principles, we have created a holistic and natural product that represents the essential flavor of the Himalayas."
Ineeka is about experiencing the purity of the earth and the commitment our family - the 25,000 people who live on the farms. Goel explains "Our passion and dedication to cultivating these high quality infusions, which embody purity and freshness, exemplify our harmony with each other and nature – a tradition passed down through generations since 1861. Ineeka is the only completely vertically integrated tea brand in North America that has the advantage of growing its teas on its family farms and packaging its products at its own Chicago facility, a very unique distinction."
"All our teas are hand picked, ensuring premium quality tea in your cup. These leaves are brimming with healthy, potent antioxidants, and encompass the best natural flavors and aromas. What’s more, these organic teas have no added flavorings or oils."
Ineeka’s products have won awards for Outstanding Beverage (3 years in a row), Outstanding Packaging & Design and Outstanding New Product at the NASFT Fancy Food Show and Most Innovative/ Best New Product at the Natural Products Expo. Ineeka was also awarded “Most Innovative Company in Illinois” presented by the State of Illinois.
Ineeka teas are certified 100% Organic by CCOF as per USDA NOP and EU standards. The farms are also certified by the Fair Trade Labeling Organization (FLO) and by Demeter (for bio-dynamic agricultural practices).
Ineeka Tea is delighted to partner with Tibet House. Many people from Tibet have moved to the Darjeeling region where Ineeka’s farms are located. Socially responsible business such as Ineeka are supporting many of these people by providing them a standard of living not commonly found in that region. The principles of Ineeka align perfectly with those of Tibet House.
Ineeka Teas will be represented in the Carnegie Hall PlayBill and on the invitation for the event which is sent to 1,500 of Tibet House’s major donors and VIP’s. A piece of literature about Ineeka Teas will appear the post-concert party gift bag, received by 700 guests including the performing artists. Each performing artist will also receive a special Ineeka commemorative gold tin embossed with the Tibetian prayer “Oṃ maṇi padme hūṃ”. This year's Honorary Chairpersons are Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard, and Uma Thurman.
About Tibet House
Tibet House US, established in 1987 at the request of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, is a non-profit educational institution and cultural embassy working to promote and preserve Tibet's unique cultural and spiritual heritage by means of a permanent cultural center, with a 2,000-square-foot gallery, library, archives, developing traveling exhibitions, print publications and media productions. Tibet House US serves to expose and share the civilization’s profound wisdom, beauty, and spiritual philosophy through innovative educational and cultural programs and events for the general public, providing inspiration for others to join the effort to protect and continue these treasured arts, sciences, and ways of living.
About Ineeka Inc.
INEEKA® is an environmentally and socially responsible producer of 100% Organic & Biodynamic whole leaf teas and herbs, grown within family-owned and operated farms in the Himalayas delivered within innovative brewing systems. Ineeka, the only tea company in North America that owns its own family farms, currently markets its award winning products exclusively online at http://www.ineeka.com/. Within the last three years Ineeka has established itself as a premium high quality tea (Best in Class) and has won awards for Outstanding New Beverage, Outstanding New Product and Outstanding Packaging & Design. Please visit Ineeka’s fabulous website at http://www.ineeka.com
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