Red Rose Tea Named To Prevention’s Annual List Of 100 Cleanest Packaged Foods

Red Rose Tea Named To Prevention’s Annual List Of 100 Cleanest Packaged FoodsPrevention has named Red Rose Tea’s Organic India Single Estate Blend Green Tea to its list of the 2014 Cleanest Packaged Food Awards. The award was given to the best, healthiest and cleanest boxed and bagged foods on the market that passed strict dietary and sustainability standards, according to Prevention. Red Rose Organic India Single Estate Blend Green Tea is one of three organic blends from Red Rose that are both Fair Trade Certified and USDA Organic Certified.

“Red Rose Tea is very proud to be named to Prevention’s list of the Cleanest Packaged Foods in 2014,” said Debo Mukherjee, chief executive officer of Redco Foods Inc., manufacturer of Red Rose Tea. “For 120 years we’ve been committed to providing products that are developed in socially-responsible ways and that taste great. Our Organic India Single Estate Blend Green Tea has a unique blend of handpicked leaves from the Fair Trade Korakundah estate in Southern India that produces a distinct and delicately tasting green tea that appeals to both avid and casual tea drinkers.”

To be considered for Prevention’s annual 100 Cleanest Packaged Food Awards, products had to meet the following criteria: GMO (genetically modified organisms)-free, have no more than 10 grams of added sugar, contain no more than 200 milligrams of sodium per serving (400 milligrams for a meal), are BPA (Bisphenol A)-free if canned and, if fish, meet seafood sustainability requirements set by the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The judging panel, composed of magazine editors and food experts, then taste-tested the products that met the criteria and picked the most nutritious and delicious choices. The full list can be found in the March 2014 print and iPad issues of Prevention as well as online at

The Korakundah estate, where Red Rose Organic India Single Estate Blend Green Tea leaves are grown, is one of the first producer members of Fair Trade in India, under Transfair. As part of its Fair Trade standards, employees and members of the surrounding communities are provided with hospital care, free of charge for employees, and a local school, in addition to many other programs. To learn more about the Korakundah estate and its efforts visit

Red Rose Organic India Single Estate Blend Green Tea retails for approximately $4.99 for a 20-count box. It is available in select grocery stores in the U.S., as well as online at

About Red Rose Tea
For more than a century, Red Rose Tea has been helping create memories to last a lifetime. Tea drinkers savor life’s moments with Red Rose Tea’s collection of time-perfected blends including black, decaffeinated and specialty teas. Red Rose Tea is blended using the leaves from fine estates in Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon), Kenya, India and Indonesia to produce a consistent, full flavor in every cup.

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