It may be spring but you can never have enough tea or coffee. We’re not talking about that boring regular coffee and tea that you make at home when you’re sick either. If your trendy and just a foodie at heart you will want to try these beverages. Let’s get into what drinks you’ll be sure to want to try.Rainbow Drink: Instagram friendly colors combined with wellness-friendly herbal ingredients in the latest wave of rainbow-colored hot drinks. Bright yellow turmeric and vibrant green matcha drinks will continue to permeate the mainstream this year. Ingredients include hibiscus , beetroot, and blue algae. Glitter topped lattes and cappuccinos take the trend in an even more social media direction.
Functional Wellness: New functional benefits enhance teas and coffees launches as consumers look to use food as medicine and they are making their way to market such as Go-Go java’s that are infused. Vitacups and vitamin coffee blends are infused with vitamins including folic acid and vitamins C, D, and B6. Avocado coffee smoothies are becoming a new trend as a new green juice, while Quill’s tea freshens your breath and helps care for your teeth. Who doesn’t want perfect teeth.
Ready to Drink: Consumers seek out high quality, convenient ways to drink on the go. Cartons, glass bottles and cans are all receiving craft drink inspired redesigns as brands tap into this market. The rise of cold brew coffee and coffee tonic , a number of R+D sparkling coffee sodas have launched . Look for coffee flavors with citrus fruit flavors.
Global Imports: As social media makes local foods and drinks culture easy to access , regional specialities are quickly being exported.Taiwanese cheese tea-iced tea topped with whipped cheese is making waves in the US and the UK while Hawaii and New Zealand are gaining tea making reputations.
Now, what tea or coffee will you be trying this summer? Just because its summer it doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in a cup of coffee or tea. If your not a caffeine drinker you could always just upload a picture to Instagram!