Tucson Tea Company donates 250 cups of tea to Tucson Medical Center

A company that originated in Old Pueblo more than 15 years ago — under a different name — and then moved to Idaho, has made its way back to Tucson.

Tucson Tea Company, which now has more than 35 different flavors of loose leaf tea, is showing its appreciation for frontline workers by delivering numerous cups of tea to local hospitals.

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Recently, 250 packages were sent to Tucson Medical Center, and more hospitals in the area are now in line to receive a care package full of delicious small-batch blends.

Yesterday we kicked off our launch by donating 250 cups of tea to Tucson Medical Center. Today, and every day this week,…

Posted by Tucson Tea Company on Wednesday, January 13, 2021

After being regular clients and huge fans of Susan Nunn’s tea, which was coined as Thunder Mountain Tea, Yvette-Marie Margaillan and her husband, Eddie Diaz, gladly took over the business when Nunn announced her departure from the company.

“We both love entrepreneurship and small businesses,” said Yvette-Marie Margaillan. “A few months ago, Susan let us know she was closing the company to focus solely on being a writing instructor, and we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to bring her small-batch blends back to Tucson.”

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Over the last few months, the recipes were perfected and new blends were added, too.

“We have also spent time rebranding everything, including our sustainably sourced packaging,” said Margaillan. “Our biggest effort was to source most of our spices and ingredients from Arizona businesses. So far, we have connected with some great companies and are excited to support them.”

Tucson Tea Company is currently online only, but they’re looking forward to having a physical location “once the pandemic is more under control.”

For more information, visit tucsontea.com.

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