Sugar Foods Newsletter – Summer 2015
ICED TEA AND COLD-BREWED COFFEE ARE HOT
In the heat of the summer months, cold drinks – particularly iced tea and cold-brewed coffee – rule the restaurant scene. Between the two, iced tea is the old standby and preeminent leader but the upstart cold-brewed coffee is rising fast.
Few drinks soothe you better on a hot day than a glass of iced tea. More than 85 percent of all tea consumed in the United States is iced.
Last year alone, Americans spent more than $5 billion on canned and bottled iced tea. Americans consume more than three billion gallons of this beverage a year. read more –