Jamba acquires Talbott Teas
EMERYVILLE, CALIF. — Jamba Juice Co. has acquired Talbott Teas, a Chicago-based premium tea company developed by Shane Talbott.
“Talbott Teas is part of our strategy for growth through the acquisition of lifestyle specialty brands that fit well with the Jamba brand and our positioning as a leading health and wellness company,” said James D. White, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Jamba Juice. “Jamba shares Shane’s commitment to using the finest quality ingredients to create premium tea blends that are flavorful and healthful, but designed with a flair that only a visionary trendsetter could achieve. I welcome his creativity on our team.”
Talbott Teas’ products are available on-line as well as specialty retailers, gourmet grocers, salon spas, and select hotels and restaurants in Chicago. The products will now be available at Jamba Juice locations and are a part of Jamba’s strategy to drive growth through the acquisition of specialty, lifestyle brands.