“Living” beverage with real health benefits now available at Argo Tea Cafés in endless flavor combinations

Chicago, Ill. – (June 1, 2016) – Argo Tea®, the Chicago-based premium tea brand known for all-natural tea-based signature drinks and premium loose-leaf teas, has collaborated with Kefiplant, to offer tea and wellness enthusiasts freshly-made, custom Kombucha concoctions they can’t find elsewhere.

Quebec-based Kefiplant, the expert manufacturer of certified organic fermented herbs, uses a patented fermentation process that packs the “live” culture with probiotics, enzymes, organic acids, antioxidants, and other metabolites to create their signature Kombucha.

“Kombucha by Kefiplant is processed by scientists with the highest quality standards, which allows us to create a living culture packed with nutrients that provide healthy digestive benefits and assist in overall body detoxification,” said Chantale Houle, President, Kefiplant.

Kefiplant’s Kombucha inspired Argo Tea’s imaginative mixologists and intelligent nutritionists to create an effervescent living drink that’s made-to-order. Argo Tea café customers will choose from the company’s Classic Black Tea or Green Tea Ginger, which is then blended with Kombucha by Kefiplant, soda water, and their choice of flavor shot and then served over ice. Kombucha is the latest signature beverage to be featured on Argo Tea’s new rotating Mixology Special, a permanent addition to the company’s café menu board.

“Argo Tea proudly sources the best ingredients from around the world to create innovative signature beverages that consumers demand for healthy drinks with real ingredients,” said Arsen Avakian, Founder and CEO, Argo Tea. “We’re proud to partner with Kefiplant, the leading manufacturer of high-quality Kombucha.”

Kombucha is now available in all Argo Tea cafés in Chicago and New York as well as other participating locations through June, in three different sizes: small ($3.95-$4.45), medium ($4.45-$4.95) and large ($4.95-$5.45), which range from 25-113 calories.

About Argo Tea

Since brewing its first cup of tea in 2003, Argo Tea has quickly become a household name and leading multi-channel, branded beverage company. Its ready-to-drink teas in Argo Tea’s iconic bottles are now available in over 20,000 outlets nationwide through partnerships with premier retailers that value its brand-defining commitment to quality, sustainability and healthy living. With nearly 50 Argo Tea cafés globally, it has established a brand building marketing platform that serves over 10 million cups of tea annually fueling its innovation. Argo Tea’s menu includes all natural-tea based signature drinks, over thirty varieties of loose-leaf teas, premium coffee, fresh-baked pastries, specialty foods, and a selection of tea ware and accessories.

For more information, please visit www.argotea.com and follow the brand on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/argotea as well as Twitter and Instagram @argotea

About Kefiplant

Since 2004, Kefiplant has organically fermented Kombucha and botanicals through its one-of-a-kind, patented technology, to help clients overall well being while respecting the ecosystem. Benefiting from the wisdom of ancestral herbal fermentation traditions, the creative team of specialists is committed to creating products intended for the beverage, food and supplement industry. For more information, please visit http://www.kefiplant.com/home

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