When Is Iced Tea Consumed?

Not surprisingly, iced tea is ordered most often with a meal at lunch and supper across all foodservice segments.(1) 

Top reasons supplied by consumers as to why they choose iced tea include Quench Thirst, Refreshment, Taste, Cool Down and With Meal.(2)

As with brewed coffee, convenience is still the major driver for iced tea venue selection at 52%, followed in order by price, quality, environmental ambiance and best variety.(2)

Sources:
(1) NPD Group/CREST, YE March 2103
(2) Datassential BUZZ Coffee & Tea Tracker, Q1 2013

 

/// S&D Coffee & Tea, in continuous operation since 1927, serves over 90,000 customers through national distribution and direct store delivery. Operators can learn more about the innovative beverage solutions that S&D Coffee & Tea offers by visiting the company website at www.sdcoffeetea.com or by contacting Jim Edmonson at edmonsonj@sndcoffee.com.

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John Morris

S&D Coffee & Tea, in continuous operation since 1927, serves over 90,000 customers through national distribution and direct store delivery. S&D has been distinguished for supplier excellence by many of the largest retailers and consumers of coffee and iced tea, including McDonald’s and the U.S. Military. In 2009, S&D added a state-of-the-art Liquid Extracts Division, which extracts the flavors of coffee, tea and botanicals for use in iced coffee, shakes, ice cream and frozen desserts, energy drinks and other packaged and dispensed products.More
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