4 Iced Teas Perfect for Spring and Summer

The global ready-to-drink (RTD) tea and coffee market is expected to reach $116.13 billion by 2024, according to a report published in late 2016 by Grand View Research. RTD tea was the dominant product segment, expected to reach more than $84 billion by 2024. The enhanced health benefits coupled with increased demand for flavored iced teas is expected to drive market growth.

TEAPPUCCINO

Argo Tea

Teappuccino, a tea-based dairy beverage, is decadent in taste but balanced in nutrition, according to the company. The three shelf-stable varieties are all-natural: Chai, fresh-brewed Assam black tea blended with ginger, cinnamon and sweet vanilla; Earl Grey Vanilla Creme, a classic black tea infused with bergamot and vanilla; and Green Tea Strawberry Creme, an antioxidant-rich Japanese green tea with strawberries and vanilla. Each has 100 calories or fewer per serving, and each 12-ounce bottle has an SRP of $2.99.

www.argotea.com

TEATULIA TEA SODA

Teatulia

Handcrafted Teatulia Tea Soda blends organic green tea, natural peach and blackberry ­flavor with sparkling water, all poured over the manufacturer’s signature lime and cilantro. The variety is refreshing and fizzy but not too sweet, according to the company. Teatulia maintains a single-source organic tea garden of more than 2,000 acres in Bangladesh.

www.teatulia.com

ARIZONA REAL SUGAR LINE

AriZona Beverages USA LLC

AriZona’s real sugar line is made with 100% pure sugar and is available in eight flavors. Mucho Mango, Watermelon and Fruit Punch are available in 11.5-ounce cans for $3.99

to $4.99 per eight-pack. Watermelon, Mucho Mango, Fruit Punch, Green Tea, Lemon Tea, Arnold Palmer, Sweet Tea and Golden Bear Strawberry Lemonade are packaged in 16-ounce glass bottles for $1.50 to $1.75 per bottle.

www.drinkarizona.com

TAKES 2 TO MANGO TEA BY SNAPPLE

Dr Pepper Snapple Group

Snapple’s newest permanent addition to its tea portfolio, Takes 2 to Mango Tea, is a blend of the company’s black and green tea leaves with ripe mango flavors. Having launched nationwide Jan. 1, Takes 2 to Mango Tea is available in 16-ounce glass single-serve bottles and six- and 12-packs. It is heavily supported by national TV and digital campaigns, along with strong retail support.

www.drpeppersnapplegroup.com