Global Tea Championship 2018 Iced Tea Competition Results

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The Global Tea Championship's 2018 Iced Tea Competition took place August 16 in Montebello, California. Three judges—Eliot Jordan, John Cullicott and Manik Jayakumar—tasted and evaluated the teas. Here are the results of the competition. Commercial Green Straight Silver: Farmer Brothers—Farmer Brothers Select Green Iced Tea Bronze: Shangri La Tea Co. Inc.—Organic Green Tea Black Straight Gold: The Tea Smith LLC—Blue Mountain Silver: Farmer Brothers—Farmer Brothers Island Medley Classic Black Flavored White Gold: La Crème Coffee & Tea—Blueberry White Tea Flavored Green Silver: The Tea Smith LLC—Green Goodness Bronze: Shangri La Tea Co. Inc.—Organic Tropic Green Tea Flavored Black Silver: Teatulia—Watermelon Black Bronze: Kai Organics—Texas Peach Flavored Herbal Gold: Kai Organics—Hibiscus Berry Silver: The Tea Smith LLC—Hibiscus Cooler Bronze: Shangri La Tea Co. Inc.—Raspberry Cooler Blended Herbal Bronze: Brew Lab Tea—Spring Trellis Bag in Box Black Straight Bronze: Farmer Brothers—Farmer Brothers Black Unsweetened Iced Tea Instant Powder Green Straight Bronze: Cusa Tea—Organic Green Tea Matcha Straight Bronze: Ito En (North America) Inc.—Matcha LOVE Unsweetened Single Serve Packets Ready to Drink Green Straight Silver: Ito En (North America) Inc.—Oi Ocha Organic Unsweetened Black Straight Silver: Tejava/Crystal Geyser Water Co.—Tejava Original Black Tea Flavored Green Bronze: Teavana—Teavana Unsweetened Strawberry Apple Green Craft Iced Tea Flavored Matcha Bronze: Templar food Products—Maine Matcha Blueberry Blitz Flavored Black Bronze: Tejava/Crystal Geyser Water Co.—Tejava Raspberry Black Tea Flavored Carbonated Bronze: Teavana—Teavana Sparkling Unsweetened Peach Nectarine Green Craft Iced Tea Flavored Cold Brew Bronze: Try MY T, Gourmet Iced Tea—Try MY T, Gourmet Iced Tea Flavored Herbal Silver: Tea North Ltd.—Blueberry Rodeo Sweetened White Bronze: teaRIOT—tea RIOT Hibiscus Glow Sweetened Black Bronze: Templar Food Products—Patagonia Cold Brewed Black Tea Sweetened Herbal Bronze: Tea Tea and Company—Lemon Ginger Tea Sweetened Carbonated Bronze: Teavana—Teavana Sparkling Blackberry Lime Green Craft Iced Tea