Herbal tea is a refreshing beverage enjoyed by millions of health-conscious Americans. In fact, about half of the American population drinks tea of some kind. Sweet tea, iced tea, herbal tea, and hot black tea are loved by people for many reasons in different regions of the country. Iced tea and sweet tea is incredibly popular in southern states. However, hot herbal tea and spice tea are more popular for the treatment of simple ailments and to warm up in colder regions. If you are a restaurant owner or manager, then you may not put much thought into what kind of tea you should offer, but it can be a small investment that can make a big difference in customer satisfaction.
There are a variety of teas available that will interest customers when they come to your eatery. When deciding on your tea selection, there are a few things to consider. These factors include, what is popular in your area, weather, and overall theme of your restaurant.
Peppermint tea has a strong minty flavor and has several health benefits. On a cold day, it is refreshing and the mintiness will help to warm up customers. It is also great for soothing digestive issues.
Ginger tea is a spicy and strong flavor that pairs well with lemon and honey. You can market it as an immune booster and fighter of inflammation, as ginger is great at both of those.
Sweet Tea is most popular down south but is refreshing in all warm climates. If you are in an area where sweet tea is not usually offered, you may be able to create some demand for this delectable beverage. Sweet tea flavors are available and have the potential to be popular among pre-teens and teenagers. If you are on the American East Coast than you already know sweet tea flavors are very popular and can be a nice money maker.
Sorrel drink is a popular beverage popular in Jamaica. It is usually brewed from the petals of the Sorrel plant or the flowers of the Hibiscus plant. The drink has a deep red tint and a wonderful raspberry taste. Along with the Hibiscus, it contains oranges, cinnamon, and ginger. Served cold, this tea can be an amazing offering for customers.