Nestlé Sells Tradewinds and Sweet Leaf Tea

Nestlé Waters North America today announced the sale of ready-to-drink iced tea brands Tradewinds Tea and Sweet Leaf Tea Company to Dunn’s River Brands, a portfolio company of private equity firm Fireman Capital Partners based in Texas.

Tradewinds Introduces Jimmy Buffett’s Island Tea

The five unique flavors available nationally include: Pineapple Coconut White Tea, Peach Mango Black Tea, Tropical Citrus Green Tea, Paradise Punch Hibiscus Tea and Strawberry Lime Black Tea.

Tradewinds to Unveil Jimmy Buffett’s Island Tea at NACS

Tradewinds® has partnered with Margaritaville Holdings, LLC to create a line of premium, tropical-flavored island teas that are refreshing, great- tasting and made with natural flavors and natural sweeteners.

Tradewinds boosts RTD tea sales 1,400% by converting multipack from glass to Amcor’s PowerFlex PET bottles


Manchester, MI – (May 13, 2008)Tradewinds Beverage Company, Cincinnati, OH, experiences 1,400% multipack sales growth for its ready-to-drink (RTD) tea since converting from glass to PowerFlex™ polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles from Amcor PET Packaging. 

Tradewinds was the first company to commercialize single-serve PowerFlex™ bottles in 2005, which were primarily available in convenience-oriented locations.  Two years ago, the company entered the club