Tea Time: Supermarkets Spotlight Low-Sugar Teas

Tea Time: Supermarkets Spotlight Low-Sugar Teas

Supermarket beverage buyers are adding low-sugar bottled teas to checkstand coolers

As New York restaurants prepare for a ban on sugary beverages larger than 16 ounces, supermarkets across the country are granting additional placement to drinks touting less sugar.

Actions in the Big Apple may be prompted by a government mandate, but supermarket efforts have been shopper-driven, as ready-to-drink teas with little to no sweetener find their way into checkstand coolers once dominated by carbonated soft drinks, retailers told SN.

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