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ITO EN Oi Ocha Green Teas Coming Soon to Walmart

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ITO EN (North America) INC. the global leaders of green tea and innovators of healthy beverages today announced that their Oi Ocha ready-to-drink green tea brand, will soon be available in Walmart stores nationwide. Slated for placement in October 2019 with two unsweetened flavors- ITO EN’s premium Oi Ocha green tea, Japan’s top selling brand and Jasmine Green Tea, a popular green tea infused with jasmine flowers. The award-winning teas are celebrated for their naturally smooth taste and clean finish, brewed with ITO EN’s proprietary brewing method using whole tea leaves without artificial additives, flavors or colors, and powders or concentrates. The authentic and refreshing teas are Non-GMO certified with natural catechin tea antioxidants, natural Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) and zero calories. Each packaged in a convenient on the go 16.9 fl. oz recyclable PET bottle.

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ITO EN Oi Ocha and Jasmine Green Tea. (Photo: Business Wire)

ITO EN Oi Ocha and Jasmine Green Tea. (Photo: Business Wire)

“With a growing number of consumers looking for authentic and healthy beverages, we could not be more excited to expand Ito En’s tea products into Walmart stores nationwide,” says Jim Hoagland, COO at ITO EN (North America) INC. “With Walmart responding to the growing consumer interest for high-quality, authentic and better-for-you products, we are confident that our traditional unsweetened green teas are a great fit for Walmart and their customers.”

The Oi Ocha brand has been growing exponentially in the U.S. market as consumer demand for authentic and healthier beverages continues to grow across the specialty, mainstream markets, and food service channels. The partnership with Walmart not only broadens ITO EN’s brand awareness and distribution but will also give accessibility to a better-for-you beverage to the everyday consumer. With green tea gaining popularity for its health benefits while consumers seek sugar free beverages, unsweetened Oi Ocha teas are ideal to integrate into daily life.

ITO EN is specifically known for its commitment to tea expertise and sustainable practices that are reflected across all of its award-winning brands. With over 50 years of tea expertise, the company is dedicated to authenticity, preserving its culture while creating global innovation for the tea and beverage industry. ITO EN is proud to have ranked #18 in FORTUNE's top 50 Companies that have made an important social or environmental impact through its profit-making strategy and operations. The company was also awarded a sustainability award for its used tea leaf recycling program, creating innovative products from a eco-friendly synthetic resin made from used tea leaves. For more information on ITO EN and its products, please visit www.itoen.com.

About ITO EN:

ITO EN (North America) INC., a subsidiary of ITO EN (Japan) LTD., is an innovative beverage industry leader dedicated to creating authentic products that embody the company’s five principles of Natural, Healthy, Safe, Well-designed and Delicious. With over 50 years of tea expertise in Japan, ITO EN is dedicated to authenticity, preserving its culture while creating global innovation, making it known as Japan’s #1 green tea purveyor with award-winning brands, including TEAS’ TEA Organic®, Oi Ocha®, ITO EN Shots® and matcha LOVE®. ITO EN’s strong commitment to social and environmental impact manifests in its partnerships with regional farmers and governments to stimulate local economies, development of sustainable procurement practices and nurture a new generation of tea farming. To learn more about ITO EN, visit www.itoen.com. ‘Like’ us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram.

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Rona Tison
ITO EN (North America) INC.
rtison@itoen.com
T. 707-327-6413

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