Store Brands Brew Excitement in Tea Aisle
It doesn't take reading tea leaves to know that the tea category is quickly filling up with new products and new consumers. Exotic varieties like matcha, sencha and oolong are attracting people interested in tea's reported health benefits. And Bob Vosburgh explains there are more ways than ever to enjoy tea, from specialty, ready-to-drink “cold brew” bottles to the ceremonial splendor of powdered Japanese matcha.
Bibimbap. Lakanto Monkfruit. Aji Amarillo Spice Paste. The names are exotic but, believe it or not, consumers can find these ethnic foods at their favorite supermarket. It is all part of the expansion of flavors as shoppers look for the next great taste. This month’s category profile examines the trend and what retailers are doing with their store brands to satisfy consumers. Join Bob Vosburgh as he works his way through the cardamom and cumin. Click here to download video