Tea Forte® Gets in Mint Condition With Launch of Healthy MINTEAS™

New Functional Tea Mints Offer Consumers A Taste Of Balance And Well-Being.

Jun 22, 2010, 05:00 ET from Tea Forte

WEST CONCORD, Mass., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Tea Forte, recognized as the ultimate tea experience, continues to expand its mission to deliver the extraordinary health benefits of tea to the consumer in exciting, innovative ways with the introduction of MINTEAS™,  botanical based tea mints for a healthy lifestyle. Crafted with the highest quality organic Fair Trade Certified™, teas, herbs and superfruit extracts, sugar-free MINTEAS, enter the fast growing, multi-billion dollar functional wellness industry, providing a new format for daily well-being.

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"With the increasing awareness towards a healthier lifestyle, MINTEAS offer an easier way to incorporate the many antioxidant attributes of green tea and other functional and beneficial ingredients into the daily lives of today's on the go consumers," said company founder Peter Hewitt. "Delicious and refreshing, MINTEAS are available in small sturdy tins that fit into purse or pocket and are a convenient way to embrace a life of health and well-being."

Unlike other popular mints, MINTEAS are all natural, vegan, sugar-free and contain no aspartame and no animal gelatin. Made of only the finest organic, Fair Trade Certified ingredients, MINTEAS are packed in distinctively designed, tea leaf embossed, air-tight recyclable tins, with a suggested retail price of $2.99.  The offerings include:

RESIST- Lime Mojito tea mints for staying well.

REBOOT -Cocoa Mate' tea mints for energy.

REGROUP-Ginger Pear tea mints for focus.

RESULTS -Matcha Chai tea mints for fitness.

RETREAT – Lemongrass Yuzu tea mints for relaxation.

About Tea Forte

Tea Forte is the Award Winning specialty tea company that provides an extraordinary rich experience enjoyed in over 35 countries, where it is presented at the world's leading hotels, restaurants, resorts and luxury retailers. Known for its ultra premium hand-crafted teas, design-driven accessories, exquisite packaging and opulent approach, Tea Forte re-imagines and re-defines the contemporary tea experience by delivering a delighting and luxuriant encounter. Founded in 2003, by acclaimed American designer Peter Hewitt, the company has been profiled in Business Week, Time Magazine, The New York Times, Food & Wine and numerous other domestic and international magazines and newspapers. Oprah declared, "If you are a tea lover-this is as good as it gets." To learn more, please visit www.gominteas.com and www.teaforte.com.

CONTACT:  Jane Whitman, 1-800-721-1149, jwhitman@teaforte.com

SOURCE Tea Forte