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Tiesta Tea

Create understandable, affordable and accessible quality loose-leaf tea blends by using natural fruits and herbs that enhance the flavor and function of tea.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Food and Beverage
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded March 2010
  • Employees 9
  • Website tiestatea.com

Company Summary

Our mission at Tiesta Tea is to create understandable, affordable and accessible quality loose-leaf tea blends by using natural fruits, herbs and spices that enhance the flavor and function of tea. Tiesta Tea can be found in over 4000 specialty, natural and conventional grocery stores worldwide, including Safeway, Target, Winn-Dixie, Hannaford, Harris Teeter, Meijer and many more.

Team

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    CEO

    Mr. Klein is co-founder and CEO of Tiesta Tea. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in finance. His responsibilities include strategic planning, team management, financial oversight, chain sales, and investor relations. Mr. Klein spoke on a roundtable panel about "Marketing to Millenials" at the World Tea Expo in 2012. He was also mentioned in Crain's Chicago Business and Forbes this past year.

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    President

    Mr. Tannous is co-founder and & President of Tiesta Tea. He studied communications at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Mr. Tannous’ responsibilities include managing company sales, customer service, client requests, new product innovation, and new client acquisition. He has developed customer relationships with many Fortune 500 companies including Safeway, Target and Winn-Dixie, and was also mentioned in Crain's and Forbes this past year.

Advisors

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    Synergy Law Group
    Lawyer
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    Martin, Hood and Friese
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Mark Friedgan
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    Alexander Goldstein
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    Steve Kaplan
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