Cool New Organic Intros From Bigelow Tea and AriZona Beverage

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FAIRFIELD, CT–(Marketwire – June 16, 2009) – Bigelow Tea® and AriZona Beverage® are bringing a delicious new line of organic green teas to the RTD marketplace. These new entries build on the strengths of their partnership: Bigelow Tea Company is a leading innovator in the specialty tea industry, and AriZona Beverage Company is a powerhouse in RTD.



Their new offerings in partnership are:



— Organic Green Tea Acai White Cranberry: Regarded as a miracle fruit by

many, the acai berry’s tantalizing tropical flavor blends exquisitely with

white cranberry to create a uniquely flavorful green tea.



— Organic Green Tea Original Green: The pure, clean flavor of perfectly

brewed, all natural green tea… light, refreshing and rich in nutritional

benefits.



— Organic Green Tea Lemon Ginger: Delightfully subtle yet tart, its

delicate, lemony flavor is balanced with the gentle spice of ginger.



— Organic Green Tea Mango Lychee: Fantastically fruity! Juicy mango and

exotic lychee combine for a unique and delectable taste of refreshment.



Specialty Green Hot Tea has grown 36% over the past 5 years; with Bigelow being the top selling green tea brand in the country. Bigelow has been a key force in the explosive growth of green tea consumption, with ongoing entries and exciting new flavor blends that keep the category fresh and appealing.



Cindi Bigelow, President, adds, “AriZona is the perfect partner for our family company, which has been passionate about creating perfect tea products for more than 60 years!”



About Bigelow Tea Company

100% family owned Fairfield, Connecticut-based Bigelow Tea pioneered the specialty tea category more than 60 years ago. Bigelow takes pride in its heritage and successful growth from a one-product, entrepreneurial venture into America’s leading specialty tea company. The Bigelow Tea line includes more than 80 varieties of flavored, traditional, green, organic, herbal, decaffeinated teas and iced teas — including America’s number one specialty tea flavor, “Constant Comment®.” Also, enjoy the Charleston Tea Plantation located on Wadmalaw Island just south of Charleston, South Carolina which is owned and operated by Bigelow Tea and produces American Classic Tea and products.



Bigelow Tea products are available nationwide and every variety can be found on the company website (www.bigelowtea.com). Tea lovers will also enjoy the company’s blog (www.bigelowteablog.com).