Santa Cruz Organic launches refreshing TeaZer organic sparkling teas

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CHICO, Calif. (May 7, 2009) – To tease and please the palate, Santa Cruz Organic®, introduces its new TeaZer™ organic sparkling teas. Blended with fair trade certified tea from Choice Organic Tea and Santa Cruz Organic fruit juice, each TeaZer offers just the right mix of fresh tea and real fruit taste. Lightly sweetened and conscious of calories to please any discerning drinkers, TeaZers utilize a blend of green, white and black tea for a trinity of taste.



Each of the four new flavors includes a splash of juice to add subtle flavor and character to the carbonated tea blend:

• Lemon – a touch of crisp lemon

• Raspberry – neither sweet nor tart, just a hint of ripe raspberry

• Pear – the nuance of a fresh piece of fruit

• Passion fruit – a reminder of tropical flavors



Santa Cruz Organic found the perfect partner in Choice Organic Teas. Sharing a commitment to the environment, both brands are Green-e certified, purchase renewable energy certificates to offset 100 percent of the energy used to produce all products and source organic ingredients. Santa Cruz Organic is committed to a clean planet, recycling 96 percent of all production materials, while diverting over 37,000 tons of trash from the local area landfill over the past 13 years. All Santa Cruz Organic products are certified organic by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, promoting a healthy body and planet.



Available in 12-ounce recyclable bottles and sold in 4-packs for $5.49, Santa Cruz Organic TeaZers are available at Whole Foods Market starting this June.



Editors note: For samples and images contact Jen Marshall at (303) 449-2108, ext. 18 or Jen@freshideasgroup.com



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About Santa Cruz Organic:

Santa Cruz Organic® has been producing juices since 1972. The company has a history of developing innovative products and was the first company to have a wide range of organic, 100 percent juices and blends. It currently offers more than 50 organic products ranging from organic fruit juices to organic sodas and peanut butters. Visit www.scojuice.com for more information.