Ready Sweet™ Flavor Paks from Southern Breeze
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Did you know that 79.6% of U.S. foodservice operators menu iced tea or specialty iced tea? (Source: Technomics) So it stands to reason that offering a variety of flavored iced teas to customers can help enhance menus and build even more profits.
Tea Travels – Argentina
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Argentina has a strong tea culture and a healthy tea export business. While only a relatively small portion of the country is suitable for growing tea, it’s one of the most important producers of tea in the world. Argentina spans a large latitude and contains climate regions from subpolar in the south to subtropical in the north. Most of the tea is grown in the northeastern part of the country in Misiones and Corrientes. Both of these regions have a warm subtropical climate with heavy rainfall which is perfect for growing tea.
RECIPE FOR SUCCESS - Summer Sweetness – Blackberry Iced Tea
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Summer Sweetness – Blackberry Iced Tea Recipe
Follow this recipe to make 60 oz. or 7 cups.
Tea Trends: The Next Generation – Encouraging Consumption
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The UKTEA & Infusions Association shared some recent data that indicated 18-34 year-olds in the UK don’t find tea as interesting as other beverages. While tea (largely black) still maintains popularity in the UK market, consumption has declined – largely the result of an influx of other hot and cold beverage choices. The organization’s position – tea needs a new image, that provides this younger audience with an emotional connection and celebrates the wide range of choices and tastes available.
Tea Travels - Vietnam
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Vietnam is a medium size producer of tea but a large exporter in the global context. Tea is grown both in the sub-tropical North and the tropical South and produces Black, Green and Oolong teas.
RECIPE FOR SUCCESS - Raspberry Tea Garden Mocktail
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• 4 oz Raspberry Iced Tea
• 0.75 oz Lemon Juice
• 0.5 oz Simple Syrup
• 4 Raspberries
• 2 - 4 Basil Leaves
Tea Travels – India
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One of the largest tea producers in the world, Indian tea is made from two varieties – Camellia sinensis var sinensis and Camellia sinensis var assamica. Native to Assam, Camellia sinensis var assamica is most often used for producing full-bodied and strong black tea.
Active Marketing Key to Maintaining Consumer Interest
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In a recent survey executed by Mintel, 39% of consumers want to try new restaurants, new flavors, and new menu items in 2022. For many the lines between foodservice and retail are blurred, making the competition for consumers’ dining dollars even fiercer. To drive traffic, restaurants will need to invest in marketing initiatives that that raises awareness about new offerings and aim to foster meaningful connections with consumers!
Harris Tea’s Streamlined Supply Chain – Provides Real Benefits
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Controlling the tea supply chain—from growing to sourcing to the moment finished products are shipped—is crucial to the continued success of any supplier. Other tea companies buy strictly through U.S. importers, or work strictly with agents. While it’s a convenient approach, this process can obscure critical supply chain dynamics. In contrast, Harris Tea has developed strong, direct relationships with estates and factories at origin.
New FREE Harris Tea Foodservice eNewsletter
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Harris Tea’s new “Tea Talk” Foodservice eNewsletter delivers a blend of tea information targeted to today’s operators who want to make the most of their tea and beverage programs. With a focus on foodservice, tea trends and brewing expertise, the quarterly communication touches on a variety of tea topics designed to educate customers and drive conversations about this popular beverage. We invite you to sign up to receive this informative e/Newsletter today and learn more about how tea can enhance menus and profitability.
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