A "Hot" Drink That Keeps Getting Cooler: Argo Tea Celebrates Summer And National Iced Tea Month With New Unsweetened Iced Tea Line

Jun 16, 2014, 07:00 ET from Argo Tea

CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Argo Tea, the award winning international tea brand, celebrates the start of summer, National Iced Tea Month and the 110th birthday of iced tea in America with a brand new unsweetened iced tea line that spans three delicious varietal flavors including Hibiscus Apple (Herbal), Green Tea Strawberry (Green) and Ginger Peach (Black Tea). Each breakthrough flavor combination will be offered in Argo Tea cafes throughout the country in June, in participating retail stores July 1st and online at ArgoTea.com later this summer.  

The introduction of the new unsweetened iced tea line comes on the heels of Argo Tea's multiple first place victories at the 2014 North American Tea Championship for its other ready to drink teas including MojiTea in the herbal iced tea category and Green Tea Ginger Twist in the green iced tea category.

"Argo Tea is reinventing the way the world enjoys tea," said Argo Tea Founder and CEO Arsen Avakian. "Our new unsweetened iced tea line offers innovative flavors, premium, all natural quality loose leaf tea and zero calories. We strive to deliver the Argo experience one cup and one customer at a time by delighting both new and loyal tea fans everywhere."

Renowned for using the blend of a creative mixologist, a passionate chef and a smart nutritionist to create its unique teas, Argo Tea is the largest tea cafe chain in the world, serving 10 million cups of tea annually. The company serves tea that is all-natural and made from real ingredients that are sourced from more than a dozen countries across the globe.

As a leader in a long-standing tea tradition, Argo Tea is making it easier than ever to enjoy premium iced teas in the U.S and globally:

  • On the go – Argo Tea is one of the largest independent bottled tea brands with more than 10,000 outlets including Whole Foods, Sprouts, Fresh Market, 7Eleven and Walgreens. Argo's ready to drink iced tea line is a convenient way to enjoy the distinctive tea blends Argo Tea prides itself on, whether travelling, in the office, or at home on the couch.
  • In a cocktail – Nothing tastes more like summer than a refreshing iced tea cocktail. Iced tea is a more festive and healthier mixer than sugary drinks and sodas. Here is one of Argo Tea's most adored recipes.
    • MojiTea (Mojito inspired) directions: Fill shaker with ice, mix two parts Argo MojiTea with one part white rum, mint simple syrup (0.5 oz.) and 5-6 mint leaves. Shake vigorously. Pour contents into tall glass and garnish with fresh mint.

For more information about Argo's new unsweetened iced tea line, visit the nearest Argo Tea cafe location or go to www.argotea.com.  

About Argo Tea
Argo Tea now operates 33 cafes in the U.S. and internationally, with more than 15 locations scheduled to open in the next 12 months. Using the blend of a creative mixologist, a passionate chef and a smart nutritionist, Argo Tea features unique signature beverages like Green Tea Ginger Twist and Hibiscus Tea Sangria. Argo Tea sources the best ingredients from around the world to craft drinks and healthy foods that taste good and are good for you. Customers can also find Argo Tea's most popular beverages in ready-to-drink bottles at more than 10,000 retailers across the country, including Walgreens and Whole Foods. Learn more at www.argotea.com.

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