The Republic of Tea Expands with New Office in St. Louis

Posted: 09/26/2018



The Republic of Tea Expands with New Office in St. Louis

Leading Purveyor of Premium Teas and Herbs Opens E-Commerce Office,

Located at Cortex Innovation Community in St. Louis’ Tech Hub

NOVATO, CALIF. (September 2018) – The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas and herbs, is excited to announce the opening of an office in the vibrant Cortex Innovation Community – the Midwest’s premier hub for innovation in technology. The Republic of Tea will use the Cortex office to expand its e-commerce business and plans to hire additional positions in the near future in web development, food marketing and sales.

“We are thrilled to open this office location within an inspiring and innovative district like Cortex,” said The Republic of Tea’s Minister of Commerce, Kristina Richens. “We look forward to expanding and enriching our ties with the community of St. Louis as we welcome more Ministers, our term for employees, to The Republic of Tea.”

The new Cortex office complements the company’s production facility, which is about 60 miles away in Nashville, Illinois. The Republic of Tea’s headquarters are in Novato, California, where its unrivaled selection of 300+ delicious, all-natural, premium tea blends are conceived.

The Republic of Tea’s new office is located at 4220 Duncan Street in St. Louis. For more information, visit or follow along on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat @RepublicofTea.


 About The Republic of Tea:

 The Republic of Tea enriches people’s lives through its premium teas and herbs, education and innovation, as it emphasizes a “Sip by Sip Rather Than Gulp by Gulp” lifestyle. Founded in 1992, The Republic of Tea sparked a specialty tea revolution. Today the brand delivers an unequaled selection of the highest-quality teas, herbal blends, books and nature-inspired sipware. The Republic of Tea’s collections boast over 300 all-natural premium teas and diverse offerings which include, but are not limited to: organic SuperGreen Teas, HiCAF® Teas, Downton Abbey™ Teas, Biodynamic® Teas, organic Superfruit™ Teas, Be Active® Teas, organic SuperHerb® Teas, 100-Percent White Teas, U-Matcha™, Single Sips ®, teaware and a collection of unsweetened, premium glass-bottled iced teas crafted exclusively for fine restaurants and hotels. Further, The Republic of Tea is mindful of how its actions impact the greater community and actively supports organizations like The Ethical Tea Partnership, The Whole Planet Foundation, and Women of Tea: Sri Lanka, an initiative by The Republic of Tea focused on improving nutrition, hygiene and financial literacy for the women tea workers living in Sri Lanka. Certifications include Demeter USA Certified Biodynamic, Fair Trade certification, Gluten-Free certification, Non-GMO Project verification, OU Kosher certification, and USDA Organic certification. For more information, please visit or call 1.800.298.4832. Follow The Republic of Tea on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat @RepublicofTea.


About Cortex Innovation Community

Founded in 2002 through a collaboration of Washington University in St. Louis, BJC Healthcare, the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Saint Louis University, and the Missouri Botanical Garden, the Cortex Innovation Community ( is a nationally and internationally recognized hub of innovation and technology commercialization. It serves as an anchor in St. Louis’ growing ecosystem of innovative startups and established companies. Cited by the Brookings Institution as a Best Practice among global urban innovation districts, Cortex is home to 350 technology-related businesses, and it provides a deep pool of entrepreneurial support programs available to the entire St. Louis community.

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