NOVATO, CALIF. (January 3, 2017) – The Republic of Tea is celebrating a quarter-century of providing its Citizens (customers) an unmatched and elevated experience of sipping premium tea. The company milestone commemorates the dedication of the family-owned business to producing a collection of all-natural premium teas and herbs that are as delicious as they are healthful.

To commemorate the 25th anniversary, The Republic of Tea is thrilled to unveil a decadent new blend, Ginger Peach Chocolate Truffle Black Tea. A celebratory variation of the beloved Ginger Peach Black Tea, the Ginger Peach Chocolate Truffle Black Tea features a luxurious blend of sweet cocoa, roasted mate and smooth rooibos. With a flavor profile reminiscent of hints of cinnamon, ginger, chicory, sweet blackberry leaves and bourbon vanilla, the Ginger Peach Chocolate Truffle Black Tea makes for a sweet and savory sip that excites the senses whether served hot or cold. The tea retails for $11.50 and is now available at

Throughout the past 25 years, The Republic of Tea has seen impressive growth at a swift yet steady pace, with a continued, dedicated emphasis on enriching people’s lives with the finest premium teas that taste incredible and deliver a vast range of health benefits. Founded in 1992 with the bold idea of creating and leading a tea revolution, The Republic of Tea introduced 21 teas the first year, and has since grown to offer Citizens and Embassies (sales outlets) a collection of more than 300 all-natural premium teas and herbs as well as unique sipware.

“Since our inception, we have always been about enriching people’s lives through premium teas, education and innovation. To do that, we have progressed and evolved as a company, innovating an impressive collection of quality and delicious teas for our Citizens,” says Todd B. Rubin, Minister of Evolution and President of The Republic of Tea. “We look forward to the next 25 years as we continue our pursuit of delivering award-winning teas and herbs, and instilling a Sip by Sip Rather Than Gulp by Gulp lifestyle for all of our Citizens.”

As a leading purveyor of premium teas and herbs, The Republic of Tea successfully spearheaded the release of a variety of pioneering teas that led to significant growth in the past quarter-century, including: organic SuperGreen Teas, HiCAF® Teas, Sonoma Teas, Downton Abbey™ Teas, Biodynamic® Teas, Cuppa Cake® Teas, organic SuperHerb® Teas and U-Matcha™ teas. Additionally, The Republic of Tea has secured its status as a pioneer in the specialty tea industry, most notably developing its signature round tea tin, forever altering the standard for tea packaging, as well as being the first company to bring Yerba Maté and Rooibos teas to the United States.


In addition to the celebratory Ginger Peach Chocolate Truffle Black Tea, this 25th anniversary year will usher in an assortment of new varieties that will further bolster The Republic of Tea’s innovative collection of premium teas and herbs.

For more information on The Republic of Tea’s past 25 years of premium tea innovation, and to view its selection of more than 300 all-natural premium teas, please visit


About The Republic of Tea:

The Republic of Tea enriches people’s lives through its premium teas and herbs, 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 delivers an unequaled selection of the highest-quality teas, herbal blends, books and nature-inspired sipware. The Republic of Tea’s collections boast over 300 all-natural premium teas and diverse product offerings which include, but are not limited to: organic SuperGreen Teas, HiCAF® Teas, Downton Abbey™ Teas, Biodynamic® Teas, organic Superfruit™ Teas, Be Active® Teas, organic SuperHerb® Teas, 100-Percent White Teas, U-Matcha™, tea ware and a collection of unsweetened, premium glass-bottled iced teas crafted exclusively for fine restaurants and hotels. 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, 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 or call 1.800.298.4832. Follow The Republic of Tea on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @RepublicofTea.

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