Oprah Chai Tea Arrives at Starbucks, Teavana Stores

Sales of the tea provide contributions to an Oprah charity

   

Oprah Chai Tea Arrives at Starbucks, Teavana Stores

Fans of Oprah Winfrey can now sip teas developed by the famed talk show host and media mogul at Starbucks’ (SBUX) Teavana tea shops.

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Oprah Chai Tea debuts at Teavana shops on Tuesday. Starbucks says the blend was “personally developed” by the TV star in consultation with Teavana’s “leading tea teaologist.” Oprah Chai Tea is a combination of “cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and cloves, blended with loose-leaf black tea and rooibos.”

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In a statement, Oprah Winfrey said, “for years I have been steeping my own tea as part of my morning ritual, and I am very excited that starting today, Teavana Oprah Chai is available in Starbucks and Teavana stores across the country.”

Customers can drink Oprah Chai Tea in a number of formats at Teavana shops, including Handcrafted Teavana Oprah Chai Tea Latte, Brewed Teavana Oprah Chai Tea and Teavana Oprah Chai Loose-Leaf Tea. Teavana Oprah Chai Tea Gift Set are also available.  Every time a customer purchases an Oprah Chai Tea, Starbucks will make a contribution to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation, which promotes education for girls.

SBUX stock slipped slightly in Tuesday morning trading. Starbucks stock close at $70.93 per share on Monday.

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