Shiitake Oolong Named Best New Tea!

  • May 2, 2019
  • Alissa Bessette

Shiitake Oolong takes the New Product award for the Tea category at the sofi™ Awards.

We’re excited to announce that Shiitake Oolong has earned the sofi™ Award as “New Product” in the Tea category! This is the fourth sofi™ Award that we’ve received and the second year in a row for a Mushroom Wellness Teas** win, with Reishi Detox** taking the Silver award in 2018.

The sofi™ Awards are presented by the Specialty Food Association, an organization focused on shaping the future of specialty foods. In a blind tasting, a panel of chefs, food writers, and culinary educators evaluated over 2,000 entries in 39 categories to find the best of the best in the specialty food industry.

Shiitake Oolong was selected for outstanding taste, quality, and innovation. The blend stands out with its unique flavor and ingredients. Organic, Fair Trade oolong and smoked lapsang souchong are blended with organic herbs and shiitake mushrooms to create a savory, umami-filled profile.

At the forefront of innovation, Shiitake Oolong was mindfully crafted to bring flavor and functionality together. The formulation is backed by the herbal sciences knowledge of Bastyr University, the nation’s leading natural health university, and created with the sourcing and blending expertise at Choice Organic Teas. Shiitake mushrooms encourage normal immunity and stimulate metabolism while eleuthero root and ashwagandha support endurance and a balanced stress response.** Oolong and lapsang souchong tea help boost your energy.** It’s a rich, invigorating cup that’s sure to motivate and inspire.

Using only the highest quality ingredients from sources around the globe, Shiitake Oolong is certified Organic, Fair Trade Certified™, Non-GMO Project Verified, Gluten-Free, and Kosher.

See sofi™ judges announce the Tea category winners. Watch our own Eric Ring, Vice President of Operations, accept the award and read our official press release.

Taste it for yourself! Get your hands on Shiitake Oolong and the rest of the Wellness Teas** collection online or in a store near you.

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