Hot summer days were made for Ice Tea and June 10th is National Ice Tea Day.
The 1904 World’s Fair started the lift-off in the popularity of iced tea. It was an exceedingly hot summer which meant fair goers were looking for a way to cool down and what better way than with a glass of iced tea. By the First World War, Americans were buying tall iced-tea glasses. During the time of prohibition from 1920 to 1933, the popularity of iced tea grew as Americans looked at alternatives to drinking wine, beer, and hard liquor, which were all illegal during this period.
While any loose leaf tea can be consumed hot or cold, our iced tea pouches are a quick, and easy steep. They are made from a fine Nilgiri loose leaf tea base. Iced tea is also a great alternative to soda, and sweet drinks on hot summer days. Sugary drinks tend to lower your energy levels, and make you more tired on hot summer days. Iced tea is a more natural and hydrating alternative.
Our iced tea pouches are great to prepare as is or may we suggest adding some frozen or fresh fruit, a splash of lemonade or fruit puree for some added flavor. You can also add some sparkling water or seltzer for a fizzy drink. They can also be delicious as a summer cocktail.
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Enjoy your time with tea!