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The Republic of Tea Introduces The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Teas

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April 2, 2012

Number 1 Ladies Teas

Inspired By “The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency” Book Series By Alexander McCall Smith

NOVATO, CALIF., (April 2, 2012) – The Republic of Tea, leading purveyor of premium teas, introduces new limited edition THE NO. 1 LADIES DETECTIVE AGENCY TEAS inspired by the highly successful book series “The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency” by Alexander McCall Smith. The collection is made up of PRECIOUS’ CUP OF COMFORT TEA, SPEEDY MOTORS BREAKFAST TEA and 97 PER CENT TEA and is available now.

PRECIOUS’ CUP OF COMFORT TEA is a full-bodied, traditionally built, red bush tea and is blended with the cozy flavor of honest vanilla beans. Endless cups of this red rooibos herb tea from South Africa can be enjoyed hot or over ice, as it is caffeine-free. Sip and contemplate – a cup of this tea can sharpen your intuition and help solve life’s mysteries.

SPEEDY MOTORS BREAKFAST TEA is a blend of dependable black teas from Africa and at first, seems understated but when brewed, it produces a rich, robust, dark cup. It is great in the morning to help get the motor started or in the afternoon to keep it running. This cup is nice with a splash of warm milk and can result in greater efficiency and increased acceleration. Give your inner engine a boost with this garage favorite.

97 PER CENT TEA is a top of class bush tea made up of 97 percent green rooibos and 3 percent red rooibos. It is flavored with the tang of fresh citrus and a little kick of spicy ginger. Direct and feisty served hot and earnestly refreshing served over ice, a cup of this caffeine-free tea can result in a decrease in typing errors and a job promotion.

Subject to availability, THE NO. 1 LADIES DETECTIVE AGENCY TEAS are Certified Gluten-Free and have a suggested retail price of $11.50. The teas are available in recyclable tins containing 50 all natural, unbleached, round tea bags free of unnecessary strings, tags and staples and is available through the company website, (www.REPUBLICofTEA.com), mail-order catalogue and by calling, 800.298.4TEA (832).

Based on the book series, “The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency” by Alexander McCall Smith, the books features the much-loved (and traditionally-built) Precious Ramotswe, her assistant Grace Makutsi (97 per cent in her secretarial exams) and her mechanic husband, Mr. J. L. B. Matekoni. McCall Smith drinks tea, writes about it in all of his books and lives in Scotland.

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 Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the Prostate Cancer Foundation, Room to Read, The Ethical Tea Partnership and the Rainforest Alliance. The Republic of Tea is currently celebrating its 20th Anniversary – Leading the Tea Revolution. 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/TheRepublicofTea.

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