Wendy’s and Honest Tea Bring Exclusive Real-Brewed, Organic Green Tea to Wendy’s Restaurants Nationwide
DUBLIN, Ohio & BETHESDA, Md., April 30, 2015 –Wendy’s® and Honest® Tea, the maker of premium, Fair Trade Certified™, organic real-brewed teas, are launching an exclusive product just for Wendy’s customers – Honest® Tropical Green Tea. The launch brings a certified organic beverage to Wendy’s restaurants nationally.
“The Tropical Green Tea blend gives Wendy’s customers an organic beverage option that can only be enjoyed at the convenience of your local Wendy’s,” said Brandon Solano, Wendy’s chief marketing officer. “Our partnership with Honest Tea reinforces our shared commitment to innovation and high-quality, premium ingredients to meet the evolving tastes and preferences of our customers.”
“This marks a major milestone on our journey to bring Fair Trade Certified and organic products to people across the nation. We worked closely with the Wendy’s team to create a unique tea that would pair well with many of their menu items,” said Honest Tea co-founder and TeaEO Seth Goldman.
Honest Tropical Green Tea is a proprietary blend of Fair Trade Certified, organic green tea leaves with hints of mango and pineapple flavors, and is sweetened with Fair Trade Certified organic cane sugar. This refreshing new iced tea variety is freshly brewed daily in each participating Wendy’s restaurant.
Available in small, medium and large sizes with a recommended price of $1.69, $2.29 and $2.69*.
*Suggested pricing. Price and participation may vary.
About Honest® Tea
Honest Tea seeks to create and promote great-tasting, healthier, organic beverages and extend economic opportunities to communities in need. Founded in 1998 in Bethesda, MD, Honest Tea is the nation’s top-selling organic bottled tea company, specializing in beverages that are Just a Tad Sweet®. Honest Tea’s product lines include: ready-to-drink bottled teas; Honest® Kids organic thirst quenchers; Honest® Summer Refreshers; Honest® Freshly Brewed iced teas; and Honest® Fizz zero calorie sodas. All drinks are USDA organic and all tea leaf varieties are Fair Trade Certified™. In addition to being recognized by the United States Healthful Food Council for helping change the food landscape, Honest Tea is a multi-year winner of awards from the Alliance for Workplace Excellence and a Montgomery County, MD Certified Green Business. Honest Tea has won Men’s Health “Best Bottled Tea” for seven years and has been included in Women’s Health magazine’s “125 Best Packaged Foods for Women” for the last three years in a row. Honest® Tea is an independent operating unit of The Coca-Cola Company. For more information: www.honesttea.com.
About The Wendy’s Company
The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) is the world’s third largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy’s system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the United States and 28 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit www.aboutwendys.com.