BIGELOW® JUST GOT COOLER WITH NEW, CERTIFIED ORGANIC HOME BLEND ICED TEASFairfield, CT --The Bigelow family is excited to introduce their newly-crafted line of certified organic, brewed and bottled iced teas. With so many sugary drinks out there, Bigelow® Home Blend Iced Teas deliver a deliciously different and refreshing home-brewed tea experience for the ultimate in taste and convenience. Made from real organic tea leaves and natural flavor ingredients, Bigelow Home Blend Iced Teas capture the made-at-home, fresh brewed taste that tea drinkers love and the healthful benefits of polyphenols, the naturally occurring compound in tea associated with a healthy lifestyle! Full Article.
Bigelow® Tea Introduces New Limited Edition Girl Scout Cookie™ Flavored Teas!Fairfield, CT -- Girl Scout Cookies® are high on the list of America’s favorite treats. Now the Bigelow Tea family is pleased to announce two delicious new tea flavors inspired by Girl Scout Cookies: Thin Mints® and Caramel & Coconut. These delicious teas are made possible by a licensing arrangement with Girl Scouts of the USA® and combine the renowned flavor blending expertise of the Bigelow Tea Company with the time-honored exciting Girl Scout Cookie flavors we all know and love. Timed to coincide with Bigelow Tea’s 70th Anniversary celebration – and traditional Girl Scout Cookie season, these irresistible tea flavors will be available for a limited time only. “Once a Girl Scout, always a Girl Scout,” enthuses Cindi Bigelow, the company’s third-generation President & CEO. “As a proud Girl Scout alumna, our two new tea temptations reflect the Bigelow Tea blenders' never-ending quest to delight consumers with up-to-the-minute flavor innovations in a way that’s very special to me. These tea flavors, in addition to being a part of the Bigelow quality tradition, will extend the enjoyment of Girl Scout Cookies into a new category, with an inspired beverage that warms body and soul and brings a smile to your face!”Full Article.
Bigelow Tea Adds Flavor Excitement to the Holiday SeasonFairfield, CT -- The Bigelow Tea family, renowned for three generations for their tea blending craftsmanship, is delighted to add scrumptious new teas to its ever-popular seasonal tea line that are perfect for holiday enjoyment, and on target with today’s consumer taste trends. In addition to Pumpkin Spice Tea and Apple Cider Herbal Tea, Bigelow’s Harvest line now includes Salted Caramel Tea and Peppermint Bark Herbal Tea!Full Article.
New Bigelow® American Breakfast Gives Tea a Caffeine Boost!Fairfield, CT--Tea drinkers longing for a stronger wake-up brew – and coffee drinkers wanting to add variety to their repertoire of caffeinated beverages – now have options! Bigelow Tea introduces American Breakfast teas, an all-new line of robust black teas naturally formulated with 50% more caffeine than the average cup of tea. Bigelow American Breakfast Tea creates a new niche in the category that will be embraced by tea lovers and coffee drinkers alike. As one early taste tester noted: “This tea is perfect for someone like me who likes the boost and buzz of coffee but not the acidity. I would keep this on hand as an alternative to my morning java, as well as for a mid-morning or afternoon pick-me-up – not just for breakfast.”Full Article.
Fresh New Look, Same Great Taste! Exciting Packaging News from Bigelow® TeaFairfield, CT--The full line of delicious Bigelow Teas has always been known for the exceptional fresh taste of its flavor profiles. Now Bigelow has refreshed its packaging for enhanced visibility, updated product information and additional easy open and close features. The redesign brings engagement with consumers and the trade to a new and deeper level.Full Article.
Deliciously Decadent: Bigelow® Tea Adds All-Natural Mouthwatering Flavors to Its Tempting Chai Tea Line-UpHow do you improve on perfection? Just ask the flavor experts at family-owned Bigelow® Tea. They’ve taken their delectable Chai Tea line and added two new, irresistible flavors: Bigelow Tea Chocolate Chai A flavorful blend of rich, premium black tea, exotic Chai spices and decadent, natural chocolate and dark chocolate flavors Bigelow Tea Caramel Chai A sumptuous blend of rich, premium black tea, exotic Chai spices and creamy, natural caramel flavorFull Article.
Encon Solar and Westport Celebrate the Opening of Metro-North’s First Solar Transportation HubWestport, CT – Encon Solar is proud to announce that the first electric-vehicle charging station on the Metro-North Rail Line is now officially open for business at Westport’s historic Saugatuck train station, culminating three years of town planning and paving the way for similar installations that capitalize on the cost and environmental benefits of solar energy. State and local officials hailed the new solar transportation hub as a model for the rest of the state at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 1.Full Article.
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Bigelow Tea Sweepstakes Features 175 Winners, the Life of PI Movie and MoreFairfield, CT, – Bigelow Tea is celebrating “relaxing moments” with a Facebook sweepstakes (Feb. 20-March 29) rewarding 175 lucky winners with an array of prizes geared for the perfect evening at home. A Panasonic Blu-Ray Player, a Life of PI DVD and a personalized Bigelow Tea Chest are among the exceptional prizes available.Full Article.
LIVE CHAT ON FACEBOOK FEATURING CINDI BIGELOW OF BIGELOW TEAFairfield, CT, October 2012 – Back by popular demand, Bigelow Tea brings you a LIVE Facebook Tea Chat with Cindi Bigelow, third-generation President of the family tea company, on October 23rd from 2:00-3:00pm EST on Bigelow Tea’s Facebook page. After so many of you joined Cindi’s first-ever Facebook chat last January, we just knew that another wonderful Bigelow Tea tradition had begun.Full Article.
Bigelow Tea Joins Pinterest And Celebrates The Art Of Drinking TeaFairfield, CT, April 25, 2012 - Bigelow Tea is announcing their arrival on Pinterest, the virtual pinboard site. Bigelow Tea, through sharing tea-centric images, has found yet another way to connect with their supportive online Bigelow fans and the tea community at large by sharing the love of drinking tea.Full Article.
Creative Concepts Announces United States Expansion to The NetherlandsFairfield, CT, March 7, 2012 – An opportunity for growth, talented leadership, and an uncanny ability to provide clients with unique, dynamic marketing solutions is what prompted social media, public relations and marketing experts, Creative Concepts, to announce today they have now expanded their operations across the Atlantic – to The Netherlands. Dutch native Nicoline Maes, Director of Business Development/Netherlands at Creative Concepts, will be directing the European operations.
New Bigelow Half & Half Iced Tea & Lemonade Goes All Out For Taste and Convenience!Fairfield, CT, March 1, 2012 - There’s a bright and sunny new taste in the tea aisle, and it comes, of course, from family-owned Bigelow Tea – the experts in tea blending for over 65 years. We are introducing Bigelow® Half & Half Iced Tea & Lemonade and be assured, there’s nothing halfway about it! The delicious new blends deliver double the taste and refreshment for a whole new way to enjoy fresh brewed iced tea with its natural flavor complement: lemonade.Full Article.
Submit Your Best Curly, Kinky or Wavy Hair Photo For Your Chance to Win a NYC Trip with OuidadNew York, New York, February 21, 2012 – Ouidad is making waves with the Bring Your Tresses to New York Photo Contest! That’s right – our curl experts are looking for fabulous photos showcasing curly, kinky or wavy hair and rewarding one lucky Grand Prize winner with a deluxe trip package for two worth approximately $3,000! The Grand Prize winner will also receive an invitation to the exciting book launch and cocktail party on April 3rd featuring Scary Mommy (aka Jill Smokler) and her newly released book, Confessions of a Scary Mommy. Plus, ten additional contest winners will receive Ouidad’s Ultimate Gift Set of hair-care products!Full Article.
Sweet Success! Ecover Introduces 100% PlantPlastic Bottles Packaging Made from Sugar CaneLong Beach, CA. January 4, 2012 – Every day is Earth Day at Ecover. Thirty-one years ago, this pioneering company was the first to produce phosphate free detergents which was just the beginning of innovation at Ecover. Today, this company not only creates effective ecological cleaning products, but Ecover has again proven to be a leader in sustainability with the introduction of 100% PlantPlastic™ bottles which is a breakthrough in green packaging that’s 100% renewable, reusable and recyclable. PlantPlastic is an amazing new material made purely from sugarcane.Full Article.
In Celebration of Hot Tea Month Live Chat on Facebook Featuring Cindi Bigelow of Bigelow TeaJanuary 2012 – Fairfield – January is Hot Tea Month! There is no better way to celebrate this fantastic month than to join a live chat on Facebook with one of America’s foremost tea experts: Cindi Bigelow, President of Bigelow Tea. Ms. Bigelow is very excited to chat live with over 28,000 fans on the Facebook page on January 18th, from 2-3 pm EST. Tea enthusiasts, Bigelow Tea fans, and anyone with tea-related questions are encouraged to “Like” the Bigelow Tea Facebook page in order to talk tea.Full Article.
Start the New Year on a Healthy Note: Drink Plenty of Flavorful, Antioxidant-filled Bigelow TeaFairfield, CT, January 1, 2012 – Health is the number one priority for most of us and, as we eagerly usher in the New Year (and, with less anticipation, the flu season), Bigelow Tea recommends a daily dose of that tasty tonic – tea! The Constant Comments Blog is home to a plethora of blog posts extolling the health benefits of tea – supported by medical research studies and clinical trials. Bigelow Tea’s New Year resolution is to take their commitment to health and wellness (and tea!) to the next level, by continuing to share the most current, ground-breaking research and imparting that information via their blog and website.Full Article.
Bigelow Tea Cooks Up a Storm with Recipes Inspired by a “Secret” Ingredient – TeaFairfield, CT, November 21, 2011 – Delicious, easy to make recipes are alive and well on the Bigelow Tea website. Our recipe vault is overflowing with mouthwatering concoctions, all of which contain a special ingredient – Bigelow tea! From roasted chicken with constant comment® glaze to miniature vegetable quiches to orange spice carrot cake cupcakes and individual fudgy brownies, adding tea to your recipes increases flavor without calories and offers a new twist to your holiday cooking.Full Article.
Bigelow “Shakes Up” the Category with New Coconut Water and Green Tea Mixes!Fairfield, CT, September 2011 – Coconut water, one of nature’s most nutritional drinks, is gaining a stronghold in the marketplace. Bigelow has coupled all of the nutritional benefits of Coconut Water with the delicious flavor of Bigelow Green Tea, and we’ve got a winner! Although a relative newcomer to the mainstream beverage industry, U.S. sales of coconut water have soared, making it the fastest growing new beverage category worldwide.Full Article.
New Bigelow Teas Come to Market with Powerful Antioxidant AppealFairfield, CT, April 5, 2011 –The Bigelow Tea Company is on a mission: to infuse fresh interest in the tea aisle with unique blends that deliver both the pleasures and the health benefits of tea. The Bigelow family is continuously at work crafting exciting new flavors that intrigue consumers while satisfying the marketplace demand for quality innovation. Now Bigelow brings three new varieties to market in May 2011 that combine delicious taste with the outstanding health benefit appeal of today’s most popular antioxidant fruits. Full Article.
Creative Concepts Helps Client Bigelow Tea Find Over 11,000 Active Fans on FacebookAmerica’s #1 family-owned specialty tea company is connecting online in a BIG way. FAIRFIELD, CT, March 14, 2011 – Creative Concepts is proud to have helped pilot Bigelow Tea’s Facebook fan page to more than 11,000 active tea-loving fans, proving that the online generation hasn’t lost its taste for tea – or tradition. Bigelow Tea, a family-owned company headquartered in Fairfield, CT, recently celebrated its 65-year anniversary in 2010. And while that age might spell retirement for some, the Bigelow Tea company continues to exhibit healthy growth in both size and revenue, aided in large part by its proactive adoption of social media to forge connections with new generations of tea drinkers.Full Article.
Bigelow Plantation Mint Tea Wins Best (black tea with) Herb Tea Award from Rachel RayBigelow Tea, selected by Everyday with Rachel Ray Magazine for Black Tea Taste Test, wins first place in “Herb” category! Fairfield, CT, February 4, 2011 – When the good folks from Everyday with Rachel Ray Magazine selected Bigelow Tea to compete in their Black Tea Taste Test, the company’s immediate reaction was “Wow!” – and the icing on the cake was when the magazine announced (in their February issue) that Bigelow Plantation Mint® Tea won first place in the Best (black tea with) Herb Tea category. Full Article.
Creative Concepts Helps Client Ecover Predict the Environmental FutureEcover’s 30th Anniversary Inspires Proactive Questions About Sustainability. Fairfield, Conn. February 4, 2011 – Creative Concepts helped Ecover celebrate 30 years of environmental business, and now they jointly ask: What Is the Future of Sustainability? In November 2010, Creative Concepts organized the 30th anniversary celebration for Ecover, an international ecological cleaning products manufacturer founded in 1980. Their live event, held at New York City’s sustainable furniture store Environment, featured CEO Mick Bremans as well as finalists from Ecover’s inaugural 30 Under 30 contest which honored the best “green” ideas from young innovators.Full Article.
Creative Concepts Builds Branded Blogs That Earn Their Clients AccoladesOur client’s “Bigelow Tea Blog” is cited for excellence in corporate blogging. FAIRFIELD, Conn. (December 16, 2010) – Creative Concepts (www.Creative-Concepts.co) is thrilled to report that the Bigelow Tea Blog has been recognized as a prime example of excellence in corporate blogging by Arik Hanson, APR, the principal of ACH Communications.Full Article.
“Green” Grand Prize Winner, Ryan Arnold, Is Announced at Ecover’s 30 Under 30 Celebration!Long Beach, CA. November 16, 2010 – Wednesday night, November 10th in New York City, Ecover hosted a party to celebrate thirty years of producing ecological cleaning products … and also announced the Grand Prize Winner of its 30 Under 30 Contest! The 30 Under 30 Contest was open to anyone under the age of thirty making strides in the area of sustainability. Dozens of ecological trendsetters submitted their names, and a panel of esteemed judges narrowed the field to thirty finalists which was announced on October 30th. The public had one week to vote for their favorite green leader (from November 1-5).Full Article.
Ecover Ecological Cleaning Products Celebrates Thirtieth Anniversary with 30 Under 30 ContestLong Beach, CA. September 8, 2010 – Ecover, in celebration of thirty sustainable years of business, is seeking 30 people under 30 who are protecting our planet! 30 under 30 finalists will receive a year’s worth of products from Ecover. The grand prize winner will receive a brand new bedroom or dining room set from Environment – a leading source of furniture made from materials that are either reclaimed, recycled or repurposed wood and canvas – because change begins at home, and we at Ecover believe that your home should be as inspiring as possible!Full Article.
“Inner Circle” Honors for Robert Gallucci of William B. Meyer Inc.Stratford, CT, June 2, 2010 - Robert Gallucci, a leading sales executive at William B. Meyer, Inc., was recently honored with one of the transportation industry’s top awards. He was inducted into the Masters Club Inner Circle at United Van Lines’ national sales and operations conference, held in St. Louis. William B. Meyer, Inc.,a 95-year-old Stratford-based company with locations in Windsor, CT and Bedford, NY is an agent of United and offers a full range of residential, commercial, and library relocation services, in addition to related operations in logistics, fulfillment, and records management.Full Article.
Standard Petroleum Supports Muscular Dystrophy and Sends Local Children to Summer CampBRIDGEPORT, Conn., May 25, 2010 – Standard Petroleum, Co. (with gas stations in Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk, Darien, Ridgefield and more Connecticut locations) in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) will hold its Annual Charity Golf Invitational at the Whitney Farms Golf Course in Monroe, Connecticut on June 15, 2010.Full Article.
Bigelow Tea Celebrates 65 Years of Entrepreneurial SpiritFairfield, CT, March 31, 2010 – 2010 marks a very important year for Bigelow Tea (www.bigelowtea.com) – their 65th anniversary. With the creation of Constant Comment® Tea in 1945, Ruth Campbell Bigelow changed the American tea scene by reinventing the way Americans enjoy this healthy beverage. Ruth’s entrepreneurial spirit launched a family business that is now in its third generation, and which sells over 100 specialty teas.Full Article.
Wayne Gretzky Joins the Team to Champion Bigelow® Green TeaFairfield, CT, February 2010 - Talk about a power play! The Great One, Wayne Gretzky, has teamed up with the Bigelow Tea Company as spokesperson for North America (Canada and the U.S.). As the embodiment of sports excellence and wholesome vitality, Wayne Gretzky is a perfect fit with the Bigelow Green Tea “story.”Full Article.
Bigelow Tea Blazes Trails OnlineFairfield, CT December 18, 2009 - As a family-owned company, Bigelow Tea® understands the value of personal connections, and has built its company on those values for 65 years. Now, taking advantage of today’s online tools, Bigelow Tea is connecting with both new and old customers in a far more personal and interactive way than ever before possible.Full Article.
Introducing Bigelow Herb Tea PlusFairfield, CT, September 2009 – Bigelow® Tea is introducing an exciting line of innovative herbal teas to the market. These products are formulated with healthy herbs and nutrients such as Probiotics, Omega 3, and vitamins. Bigelow has created a truly unique, flavorful line of teas that now add additional health benefits to each cup. The introduction of these teas combines the delicious taste experience that Bigelow is known for “plus” revolutionary nutritional benefits for hot beverage products.Full Article.
Bigelow Tea for the Troops – A Token of Our ThanksFairfield, CT, July 20, 2009 – They put their lives on the line each and every day – to protect and to serve. “They” are our American troops who are fighting to protect our freedom far away from home, in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Bigelow family (www.bigelowtea.com), committed to bringing a little bit of “home” to these courageous men and women, collaborated with their wonderfully supportive employees and friends to produce a special run of American Classic Tea – just for our American soldiers.Full Article.
Barnum Financial Group and the Foundation for Life Host ‘Bike’s For Kids’ in ConnecticutShelton, CT – July, 9 2009 - Barnum Financial Group, an office of MetLife and the Foundation for Life, Inc., will present 200 deserving and surprised children with new bicycles and helmets during its 3rd Annual “Bike’s for Kids” event. Prior to game time, volunteers from the Foundation for Life will place bikes and helmets around the New Britain Rock Cats infield on July 12 and the Bridgeport Bluefish infield on August 22. Full Article.
Tea and Hospitality: Tour the Charleston Tea Plantation with Cindi BigelowFairfield, CT, June 25, 2009 — A little Southern hospitality goes a long way in South Carolina’s Wadmalaw Island, home of America’s only tea garden, the Charleston Tea Plantation. Cindi Bigelow, President of Bigelow Tea (www.bigelowtea.com), gives a fun and informative video tour of the idyllic plantation, purchased by the Bigelow family in 2003.Full Article.
Social Media for Your BusinessFairfield, CT, April 2009 — Social media will be the hot topic at the Business Smart Tools Conference which will take place Tuesday, May 5th, 11:00 am-6:00 pm, in Stamford, Connecticut at the Marriott. Full Article.
COOL NEW ORGANIC INTRO’S FROM BIGELOW® TEA AND ARIZONA BEVERAGE®FAIRFIELD, Conn. (March xx, 2009) — Bigelow Tea® and AriZona Beverage® are bringing a delicious new line of organic green teas to the RTD marketplace. These new entries build on the strengths of their partnership: Bigelow Tea Company is a leading innovator in the specialty tea industry, and AriZona Beverage Company is a powerhouse in RTD.Full Article.
“Have you tried Bigelow Tea?”Fairfield, CT, February 13, 2009 — Cindi Bigelow, President of Bigelow Tea (www.bigelowtea.com) hit the streets of New York City to meet and greet fellow tea aficionados. In the lively video “Who is Drinking Bigelow Tea?,” Cindi embarks on a mission to connect with present and future customers by asking, “Have you heard of Bigelow Tea?”Full Article.
BIGELOW® TEA TAKES A NATURAL STEP INTO ORGANICSFAIRFIELD, Conn. (November xx, 2007) – Bigelow Tea has long had a reputation for one of the finest cups of tea in the retail marketplace. Now new excitement is brewing as the company launches a full line of organic teas. Full Article.