The Republic Of Tea’s Innovative New One Cuppa™ Teas Now Available At The Fresh Market

Posted: 04/23/2014

The First Biodegradable, Compostable Single Serve Premium Tea Now at The Fresh Market

NOVATO, CALIF., (March 24, 2014)- The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas, is proud to announce the innovative new One Cuppa™ single serve teas, compatible with most single serve brewing machines (Keurig), are now available for purchase at The Fresh Market stores nationwide. The Fresh Market stores will carry four unique and delicious flavors at all of its 152 stores in 26 states.
One Cuppa’s, Premium Tea without the Teapot, are filled with only the finest quality tea, handpicked from the most prized tea gardens around the world and offer a convenient way to enjoy an authentic tea experience at home or in the office. In keeping with The Republic of Tea’s commitment to sustainability and harmony with the environment, One Cuppa pods are 95% biodegradable. The One Cuppa lid, ring and inner bad degrade in an anaerobic environment and no not to be exposed to sunlight or oxygen, just moisture. The tea leaves themselves are also compostable.
The four flavors available for purchase at The Fresh Market are all Gluten-Free Certified. Each can be served hot or over a tall glass of ice:
• GINGER PEACH – This award-winning blend is made with fine black tea, natural peach flavor and ginger. It offers the lushness of a fancy ripe peach seasoned with the tingle of spicy ginger.
• DECAF GINGER PEACH – This naturally decaffeinated black tea offers the lushness of a fancy ripe peach seasoned with the tingle of spicy ginger.
• POMEGRANATE GREEN – The glistening crimson jewels of pomegranate fruit are sweet and bursting with juice. This fresh and crisp China green tea creates an ideal base for this ruby-hued blend.
• NATURAL HIBISCUS – Ruby-red Nigerian hibiscus blossoms shine in this juicy Superflower® herbal tea. Hibiscus delivers hints of berry and bright citrus flavors that result in a bold, tropical infusion of pure refreshment. Non-GMO Project Verified and Kosher Certified.
Available in packages of 12, One Cuppa’s retail for $11.99. Each box is made with 100% recycled paperboard, which results in a minimum of 35% post consumer content. Hibiscus Watermelon Iced Tea and British Breakfast One Cuppa teas are also available for purchase through the company website (, mail-order catalogue and by calling 800.298.4TEA (4832).

About The Republic of Tea:
The Republic of Tea enriches people’s lives through its premium teas, 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 offers an unequaled selection of the highest-quality teas, herbal blends, books and nature-inspired sip ware, available exclusively at specialty retailers throughout the U.S. Further, The Republic of Tea is mindful of how its actions impact the greater community and actively supports worthy organizations like the Whole Planet Foundation, the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Room to Read, Action Against Hunger, The Ethical Tea Partnership, Rainforest Alliance certification and Non-GMO Project verification. For more information, please visit or call 1.800.298.4832. Follow The Republic of Tea on Twitter at and Like us on Facebook at

Media contact: Beth Parent, Minister of Enlightenment, The Republic of Tea, 802.863.3929 (o),
5 Hamilton Landing, Suite 100, Novato, CA 94949 ~ Tel 415.382.3400 ~ Fax 415.382.3401 ~

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