Annapolis, MD and Bridgeport, CT (July 22, 2015) – Capital Teas®, a leading American tea retailer headquartered in Annapolis, MD, announces the introduction of Tea·rrific! Ice Cream’s® super-premium, all-natural, tea-infused ice cream to its retail patrons. The company’s tea-infused ice cream roll-out will begin today at Capital Teas’ Rittenhouse Square location in Philadelphia, and will soon follow in Washington D.C. at the company’s Capitol Hill (Barracks Row) and L’Enfant Plaza tea bars. Roll-outs at other Capital Teas locations are planned for later in the year.
Tea·rrific! Ice Cream flavors to be offered by Capital Teas include Chunky London Mist (Earl Grey ice cream with a hint of Madagascar vanilla, Belgian chocolate flakes and roasted pecan chunks), Chamomile (infused with Egyptian chamomile flowers), Ginger Matcha (cold-pressed ginger juice and Japanese matcha green tea) and Masala Chai (Assam tea and rooibos blended with sweet, aromatic, and peppery spices).
“Capital Teas aims to educate and inspire our customers though tea”, said Peter Martino, CEO of Capital Teas. “The tastes, benefits, and sheer goodness of tea have become recognized by savvy American consumers. We are thrilled to extend our tea-based offerings with Tea·rrific! Ice Cream, which is superbly crafted with high-quality ingredients and befits the excellence and multi-sensory experience we provide patrons.”
“We are excited to partner with a great and growing specialty tea company like Capital Teas,” said Mario Leite, President & Founder of Tea·rrific! Ice Cream. “We are honored they have chosen to add our distinctly delicious ice cream to their offerings. It is a validation of the quality and authenticity of our ice cream and evidence of how Capital Teas continues to offer innovative tea-based products to their patrons.”
Capital Teas is a leading, independent American tea retailer offering one of the most complete specialty tea collections available anywhere with over 200 premium, organic, and natural teas and infusions, including unique blends. With an ever-growing base of retail stores and a strong web presence, Capital Teas executes its mission daily by educating people and inspiring lives through the wonders of tea, one cup at a time. The company is headquartered in Annapolis, MD. See www.CapitalTeas.com.
Tea·rrific! Ice Cream is an artisanal ice cream company focused on crafting all-natural tea-infused ice cream from fresh-brewed loose leaf and herbal tea, hormone-free dairy, organic evaporated cane sugar, and never any gums, stabilizers, preservatives or corn syrup. All of its products offer unique flavors, a creamy texture, and a clean finish, leaving simply the essence of a fresh-brewed cup of tea on your palate. The company is headquartered in Bridgeport, CT. See www.tearrificicecream.com.