Newsletter

Also sign me up for Non-GMO Project news

THE REPUBLIC OF TEA INDUSTRY LEADER IN NON-GMO CATEGORY

TRoT Leading Purv logo69 teas and counting receive verification from the Non-GMO Project

NOVATO, CALIF., (November 2014) – The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas, is pleased to announce that it now offers one of the largest selection of Non-GMO Project Verified premium teas and herbs nationwide. Currently, the brand holds verification for 69 premium teas and herbs – a remarkable achievement among premium tea brands in the industry.

“We’re excited to be working with such dedicated brands as The Republic of Tea,” said Megan Westgate, Director of the Non-GMO Project. “Brands that show this level of non-GMO commitment are assuring their customers that their products are produced using industry best practices to avoid GMOs.”

The Non-GMO Project, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, offers North America’s only third party verification and labeling for non-GMO (genetically modified organism) food and products. The following non-GMO teas join the list of 69 premium teas and herbs from The Republic of Tea already Verified, many of which have been part of The Republic of Tea’s collection since the founding of the company in 1992*:

Full-Leaf Loose Teas

  • Coconut Pu-erh Full-Leaf Black Tea
  • Biodynamic Darjeeling Full-Leaf
  • Tea of Inquiry Full-Leaf
  • Organic Matchia
  • British Breakfast Full-Leaf

Tea Bag Teas

  • Decaf Earl Greyer Tea Bags
  • Organic Elderberry Red Tea Bags
  • Tea of Inquiry Tea Bags
  • Lemon Lime Iced Tea Large Pouches
  • Biodynamic Organic Heirloom Chamomile Tea Bags
  • Biodynamic Organic Darjeeling Tea Bags
  • Biodynamic Organic Breakfast Green Tea Bags
  • Biodynamic Organic Holiday Chai Tea Bags
  • Biodynamic Organic Ginger Tea Bags
  • Biodynamic Organic Turmeric Cinnamon Tea Bags
  • HiCAF® Teas Breakfast Black Tea Bags
  • Organic Peppermint Bark Tea Bags
  • Dandelion SuperHerb Tea Bags

The Republic of Tea’s current and complete collection of Non-GMO Project Verified Teas are:

Full-Leaf Loose Teas

  • All Day Breakfast Full-Leaf Loose Black Tea *
  • Big Green Hojicha Full-Leaf Loose Green Tea*
  • Biodynamic Organic Darjeeling Full-Leaf
  • British Breakfast Full-Leaf Black Tea
  • Coconut Pu-erh Full-Leaf Black Tea
  • Dragon Well Full-Leaf Loose Green Tea*
  • Earl Greyer Full-Leaf Loose Black Tea
  • Ginseng Peppermint Full-Leaf Loose Herb Tea
  • Golden Yunnan Full-Leaf Loose Black Tea
  • Jasmine Jazz Full-Leaf Green Tea*
  • Jasmine Pearls Full-Leaf Loose Green Tea
  • Keemun 1110 Full-Leaf Loose Black Tea
  • Korean Woojeon Full-Leaf Loose Green Tea
  • Lapsang Souchong Full-Leaf Loose Black Tea*
  • Lucky Irish Breakfast Full-Leaf Loose Black Tea
  • Matcha Stone Ground Tea Powder
  • Milk Oolong Full-Leaf Loose Tea
  • Natural Hibiscus Full-Leaf Loose Tea
  • Nilgiri Frost Tea Full-Leaf Loose Black Tea
  • Organic Matchia Tea
  • Republic Darjeeling Full-Leaf Loose Black Tea*
  • Sencha Kyoto Full-Leaf Loose Green Tea
  • Silver Rain Full-Leaf Loose White Tea
  • Sky Between The Branches Full-Leaf Loose Green Tea*
  • Tea Of Inquiry Full-Leaf Loose Green Tea
  • Ti Kuan Yin Full-Leaf Loose Oolong Tea
  • Wuyi Oolong Full-Leaf Loose Tea*

Tea Bag Teas

  • Baobab SuperHerb Tea Bags
  • Biodynamic Organic Breakfast Green Tea Bags
  • Biodynamic Organic Holiday Chai Tea Bags
  • Biodynamic Organic Heirloom Chamomile Tea Bags
  • Biodynamic Organic Darjeeling Tea Bags
  • Biodynamic Organic Ginger Tea Bags
  • Biodynamic Organic Turmeric Cinnamon Tea Bags
  • British Breakfast Black Tea Bags
  • Chamomile Lemon Tea Bags*
  • Dandelion SuperHerb Tea Bags
  • Decaf British Breakfast Tea Bags
  • Decaf Earl Greyer Tea Bags
  • Decaf People’s Green Tea Bags
  • Dragon Oolong Tea Bags
  • Earl Greyer Tea Bags*
  • Elderflower SuperHerb Tea Bags
  • Emperor’s 100% White Tea Bags
  • Ginseng Peppermint Tea Bags
  • HiCAF Breakfast Black Tea Bags
  • Jiaogulan SuperHerb Tea Bags
  • Lemon Lime Iced Tea Large Pouches
  • Lucky Irish Breakfast Black Tea Bags
  • Moringa SuperHerb Tea Bags
  • Natural Hibiscus Tea Bags
  • Orange Ginger Mint Herb Tea Bags*
  • Organic Assam Breakfast Tea Bags*
  • Organic Cedarberg Red Tea Bags
  • Organic Dancing Leaves Green Tea Bags
  • Organic Double Green Matcha Tea Bags
  • Organic Double Red Rooibos Tea Bags
  • Organic Elderberry Red Tea
  • Organic Green Earl Greyer Green Tea Bags
  • Organic Mint Fields Herb Tea Bags
  • Organic Natural Green Rooibos Tea Bags
  • Organic Peppermint Bark Tea Bags
  • Republic Chai Tea Bags
  • Republic Red Chai Tea Bags
  • Tea of Inquiry Tea Bags
  • The People’s Green Tea Bags
  • Three Gardens Breakfast Blend Tea Bags

The Republic of Tea’s Non-GMO Project Verified products premium teas and herbs are produced in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard, which means that ongoing testing of all GMO risk ingredients, facility inspections and an annual audit take place to ensure that the company is meeting the highest possible standards for GMO avoidance.

The company is in the process of receiving verification for additional full-leaf and signature, round, unbleached tea bag teas. Teas that are Non-GMO Project Verified assume the official Non-GMO Project seal of verification on their packaging, indicating that the products have gone through the verification process. As new teas become verified they are officially listed on the Non-GMO Project’s website.

 ###

About The Republic of Tea:

The Republic of Tea enriches people’s lives through its premium teas, education and innovation, as it emphasizes a “Sip by Sip Rather Than Gulp by Gulp” lifestyle. Founded in 1992, The Republic of Tea sparked a specialty tea revolution. Today the brand offers an unequaled selection of the highest-quality teas, herbal blends, books and nature-inspired sip ware, available exclusively at specialty retailers throughout the U.S. Further, The Republic of Tea is mindful of how its actions impact the greater community and actively supports worthy organizations like Action Against Hunger, The Ethical Tea Partnership, The Prostate Cancer Foundation and The Whole Planet Foundation. Certifications include Demeter USA Certified Biodynamic, Fair Trade certification, Gluten-Free certification, Non-GMO Project verification, OU Kosher certification, Rainforest Alliance certification and USDA Organic certification. For more information, please visit www.REPUBLICofTEA.com or call 1.800.298.4832. Follow The Republic of Tea on Twitter at twitter.com/republicoftea and Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/RepublicofTea.

Contact Information:

Nicole Ravlin, Minister of Enlightenment, nicole@republicoftea.com

5 Hamilton Landing, Suite 100, Novato, CA 94949 ~ Tel 415.382.3400 ~ Fax 415.382.3401 ~ www.REPUBLICofTEA.com