Sunday, July 27, 2014

Tea Industry Leader Celebrates 15 Years in Organic Facility

Kunall Patel in the processing facility 
RENO, Nev. (July 24, 2014)- Davidson's Organic Teas is celebrating 15 successful years as the first entirely organic tea company in the US. The company prides itself on being the first to offer a full line of, organic teas free of controversial GMOs and pesticides at unbeatable prices. Recently awarded a highly coveted NSF certification in food safety supplier audit, Davidson's continues to pave the way in the organic tea industry for being a model of stewardship, and setting  the highest standards of food safety and processing. 

"It's exciting. It allows us to take a moment to recognize our progress," said Co-Owner Kunall D. Patel, who owns and operates the company with Promilla Mohan. "From our family's legacy of premium organic tea gardens in India to today, we are thrilled to be recognized as a leader in our industry for doing, what we believe, are right decisions by our kids and the future generations."

Davidson's continues to lead the charge in the tea industry as the only true farm-to-cup tea company in the nation. In 1976, Davidson's began blending teas and bringing its blends to the market, shortly after introducing an organic line, the catalyst to eventually transition the company to an entirely organic production. The first to introduce dessert teas, honey teas and mulling spices to the consumer market, Davidson's is a proven trend-setter, often seeing every major consumer brand follow suit.

This year, it introduced three additional flavors of its organic, fair trade and kosher certified Tulsi Teas to its line of six existing flavors. As the first to introduce the three pillars of the sustainable agricultural movement to Tulsi farming, including organic, kosher and fair trade certified, Davidson's hopes to share the joys of drinking this Ayurvedic "elixir of life" caffeine-free holy basil tea to the consumer.

In June, Patel was appointed to the Nevada Organic Advisory Council thanks to his work and dedication to the Nevada Department of Agriculture's survey of standards on organics. He plans to leverage his industry expertise to guide the board in promoting organic products within Nevada and help interested companies reach organic certification.

Promilla Mohan was raised on the organic tea gardens in the Darjeeling District in India from which Davidson's sources its products. The third-generation farms were started by her grandfather, an original tea grower in the Darjeeling District and the first to receive organic certifications.

Davidson's has introduced six new tea flavors in more than five different package formats since the beginning of 2013 and continues to expand. Later this year it also plans to release a complete tea blending kit to the consumer market and to expand its gift item line within the next year.  The kit contains more than 12 tea ingredients for an infinite number of tea combinations, and a family-size teapot.

In light of recent trends Davidson's introduced products to the wedding market. Planners are able to choose an assortment of teas, herbs and flowers so guests can build teas at a custom tea bar for wedding favors.

It's this innovation and quality of product, along with diversity of product, which has made Davidson's a top competitor in the tea industry. Teas are offered in a range of blended or unblended, bagged or loose, straight or flavored, hot or iced, fruity, oolong, cocoa and more. Davidson's also provides a full private label line for custom tea bags, bulk teas and iced teas. For more information on the Davidson's story, its gardens, or to purchase teas, visit

About Davidson's Organics:
Davidson's Organic teas are USDA organic certified and free of pesticides, dairy, GMOs and other non-permitted ingredients. Davidson's received the Good Manufacturing Practice certification, signifying they meet the highest standards of food safety and processing. Davidson's delivers the freshest, purest teas to customers direct from family-owned gardens in India, through the Fair Trade Certified line to Nevada. Davidson's offers a wide variety of blends and traditional flavors in tea bags, loose-leaf form and iced tea. Davidson's is proud and delighted to share the benefit of drinking organic teas from their own tea gardens exclusively with the United States. Visit to find out more information and order from their selection of specialty teas, gifts and accessories. 

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