Concord, Mass.-based TeaForte recently debuted two new blends in its limited-edition Fleurcollection in time for Spring: Hibiscus Blossom and Peach Blossom.
Fleur translates to “flower” in French and the collection was created in collaboration with The New York Botanical Garden. Tea Forte says its Fleur collection “evokes the scents of The New York Botanical Garden on a summer day, surrounded by a lush curation of flowers and fruits.” The packaging bears botanical prints from The Garden’s world-renouned archive.
The collection consists of an array of black, green, white,hibiscus and other and herbal teas, combined with fruits such as peach andblueberry and apple. All five teas in the collection are USDA certifiedorganic.
HibiscusBlossom is a blend of apple pieces, rosehips, hibiscus, orange peel, andnatural flavors.
PeachBlossom is a blend of white tea, apple pieces, natural flavors, peachpieces, and marigold flowers.
The three other blends in the Fleur collection are:Blueberry Merlot Tea (sweet blueberries, organic hibiscus and organic rosehips),Earl Grey Tea (Assam and bergamot), and Jasmine Green Tea (Chung Hao andJasmine flowers).
Tea Forte offers several ways to give the Fleur collectionas a gift.
ThePresentation Box contains 20 pyramid tea infusers, four of each blend. ThePetit Presentation Box has 10 pyramid tea infusers, 2 of each blend.
TheSingle Steeps Fleur sampler box contains 15 pre-portioned pouches of loose-leaftea, 3 of each Fleur collection blend. The contents of each pouch can make 12ounces of tea.
The FleurGift Set with Gift Box includes a limited-edition pale mint teacup, asquare tea tray perfectly sized for holding a tea infuser after steeping, and amini presentation box.
TheFleur Kati Steeping Cup & Infuser are a set with a 12-ouncedouble-walled ceramic cup with a lid, and a stainless-steel infuser forloose-leaf tea.
Tea Forte believes the ritual of sitting down and steeping aperfect cup of tea is equally about having a peaceful experience as it is thetaste. The pyramid infusers and artistic yet practical accessories enhance theexperience.
For more information on Fleur and other Tea Fortecollections, visit TeaForte.com.