Emerald-Jane Hunter



Harris Tea Company Announces Agreement with Redco Foods for the Red Rose® and Salada® Tea Brands


MOORESTOWN, NJ (September 10, 2018) – Harris Tea Company, the leader in private label tea manufacturing announced that it has purchased the tea manufacturing assets of Redco Foods and completed a license agreement for the Red Rose® and Salada® tea brands for the US market.   

The agreement allows Harris Tea Company and Redco Foods to better serve their customers nationwide.  The two companies are combining over 100 years of expertise in tea sourcing, buying, manufacturing, selling & marketing.

“We’re excited about the opportunity to build and grow two long standing, iconic brands to meet the needs of today’s tea consumer” said Ray Borooah, CEO of Harris Tea Company.

The Harris Tea Company portfolio of tea brands now include Red Rose®, Salada®, Newman’s Own® Organic Tea, Southern Breeze Sweet Tea®, Big Tea®, Tea India®, Chai Moments®; and Wonder Drink® Kombucha and Secret Squirrel Cold Brew Coffee® through its affiliate company, Pure Steeps.

About Harris Tea Company
A division of Harris Freeman & Co, Harris Tea Company is a leading producer of private label black, green, herbal, and specialty teas and iced tea mix. We have four production facilities located in California, Georgia, New Jersey, and the United Kingdom. Our commitment to the highest quality products and customer service are the major reasons we have become the largest private label tea packer in the United States and beyond. Harris Tea provides a comprehensive private label tea solution for the vast majority of retailers and wholesalers in the US and beyond.


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