NORTHLAKE, Texas, U.S. — Farmer Bros. Co. (“Farmer Brothers” or the “Company”), a national coffee roaster, wholesaler and distributor of coffee, tea, and culinary products, announced today that it has earned top honors in The Global Tea Championship for Single Serve Hot & Small Batch Iced Tea.
The Global Tea Championship is an independent competition, judged by tea professionals, to distinguish the highest quality and best-tasting teas commercially available globally.
On Jan. 20-21, 2018 tea professionals judged hundreds of teas blind and scored each one based on the analysis of dry leaf; liquor color, aroma, flavor, mouth-feel, and overall harmony.
“Our tea line is an integral part of our beverage programs,” said Gerard Bastiaanse, Senior VP of Marketing & General Manager Consumer Brands for Farmer Brothers. “We’re always crafting new and innovative premium tea blends to engage customers and help drive growth within the foodservice industry.”
Farmer Brothers took home honors for:
- Farmer Brothers Tropical Sunrise Tea Bag (Silver Medal – Flavored Black category)
- Artisan Collection by Farmer Brothers™ English Breakfast Sachet (Bronze Medal – Straight Black category)
- Farmer Brothers Green Tea Bag (Bronze Medal – Pan-fired Green category)