THE REPUBLIC OF TEA’S TODD RUBIN NAMED ONE OF SAN FRANCISCO BUSINESS TIMES’ 40 UNDER 40

Premium tea brand’s President and Minister of Evolution honored

NOVATO, CALIF. (February 2, 2016)- The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas and herbs, today announces that President and Minister of Evolution Todd B. Rubin has been named one of the San Francisco Business Times’ 40 Under 40 for 2016. According to the San Francisco Business Times, its 40 Under 40 distinction is “a prestigious and selective group of dealmakers and entrepreneurs in the Bay Area.” Rubin will be honored alongside other accomplished area influencers in a ceremony on March 8, 2016.

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Todd-Rubin

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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, Xerces Society 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.

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