Serve Up a Sip of Summer All Year Long™ with Farmer Brothers Iced Teas

July 10, 2014

Offering the refreshing taste of summer, iced teas from Farmer Brothers are the perfect beverages for when your customers want a new cold beverage. Iced tea is especially appealing to several a few of the highly sought-after customer groups like Millennials, Latinos, and health-conscious individuals[1]. The entire iced tea category continues to grow[2], with green and fruit teas leading the way, and Farmer Brothers is here to help you capitalize with a wide range of on-trend flavors in convenient formats perfect for your operation. Here are a few facts and figures for you to steep on as you sip some refreshing Farmer Brothers Iced Tea:

 

SipofSummerVariety is the Spice (tea) of Life

“There are a lot of factors driving the growth of tea, but what drives consumption is taste, and tea has enormous depth and range that other beverages simply can’t compete with.” – George Jage, Founder, World Tea Expo

 

Steep Increases

Tea on casual dining menus has grown 20 percent during the past three years. Fruit-flavored teas alone have shown 12 percent growth and herbal infusions are getting the most menu mentions. (Mintel)

 

America is On Ice

While tea consumption in general has been steadily growing in America, approximately 85% of tea consumed in this country is iced. (Tea Association of the USA)

 

An Ocean of Tea

Just how popular is tea? Globally, tea is the second most widely consumed beverage, coming in behind water. (Tea Association of the USA)

 

See the full line of exciting and on-trend tea flavors from Farmer Brothers here.

 

[1]Datassential Coffee & Tea Tracker, 2013

[2]Nations Restaurant News, “Tea Time in America,” January 2013

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