Elevator Talk: Protea Is Bringing Almond Milk Tea Lattes to Boston

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Chnia Williams is the founder of Protea, a beverage startup that’s offering a line of plant-based tea lattes made with fresh crafted almond milk and sweetened with honey. The brand aims to deliver a premium experience by lightly brewing organic tea leaves for a smooth and non-bitter flavor. The company is in its early stages, working in a shared commercial kitchen in Boston. Williams is open to finding a partner or mentor that has experience in beverage sales, marketing and distributing to help grow the brand.

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