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David Rio In The Spotlight

FRESH CUP Magazine
December/2013 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Fresh Cup covers the specialty coffee and tea industries, helping consumers make informed business decisions and deliver first-rate products and services. View the article (p.25-29) here.

Barista Magazine
February/March 2012 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Barista Magazine covers record-breaking Barista Nation San Francisco Event, sponsored by David Rio. (p.22,23). View the article here.

Beverage Industry Magazine
March 2010 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Beverage Industry Magazine introduces David Rio Toucan Mango Chai in the New Products section. (p.21). View the article here.

Press Releases

David Rio™ Hosts Barista Nation San Francisco One-Day Regional Event
January 2012 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - David Rio will host the all-day Barista Nation San Francisco Event on Saturday, January 14, 2012 in downtown San Francisco, California. As the host sponsor, David Rio welcomes regional baristas to this event, which focuses on coffee discovery, development, and devices for cafés. The theme of the event is Café Architecture, with presentations by industry café design innovators, including Seth Boor (of Boor Bridges Architecture), USF Instructor and local designer, Ethen Wood, and keynote speaker, Hulett Jones.
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David Rio Announces New Corporate Partnership with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
February 2011 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA- David Rio, America’s Premier Chai company, is proud to announce its new corporate partnership with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), whose animal advocacy work spans more than four decades and is the world’s largest international animal welfare organization. IFAW's tiger campaign aims to protect tigers in the wild throughout their range, working on the front lines to combat poaching, end all trade in tiger body parts and products, secure vital habitats, and raise awareness about the alarmingly dwindling population of tigers around the globe. Commencing in 2011, David Rio will donate a percentage of the profits from its signature Tiger Spice Chai® sales to benefit IFAW campaigns that protect tigers in the wild.
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David Rio announces NEW Chai Variety 4-Packs
December 2010 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - David Rio is pleased to announce NEW Chai Variety 4-Packs from its Endangered Species line of chai products. The Signature Variety Pack includes one single serve packet of each of the David Rio chai favorites including Tiger Spice Chai®, Elephant Vanilla, Tortoise Green Tea and Toucan Mango chai. The Sugar-Free Variety Pack includes two single serve packets each of Orca Spice Sugar-Free and Flamingo Vanilla Decaf Sugar-Free chai. Both beautifully packaged and convenient variety packs are perfect as gift samplers and are great for on the go.
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David Rio sponsors Peninsula Humane Society/SPCA Mutt Strutt for ninth consecutive year
July 2010 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - David Rio is pleased to announce their participation for the ninth consecutive year as a primary sponsor of the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA’s 16th annual Mutt Strutt dog walk/fundraiser for people and their dogs. This event raises funds and awareness for shelter animals at PHS/SPCA awaiting adoption. In recent years, this event has drawn over 300 participants and raised more than $60,000 annually.
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David Rio brings unique Organic and Fair Trade tea blend to the marketplaces
June 2010 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - David Rio announces two new caffeine-free additions to its organic tea line. The Mint Chocolate Infusion™ is a unique and delicious blend of organic mint infused with chocolate essence. Also, one of the original teas in the David Rio lineup, the Orange Ginger Mint Tisane™ is making a comeback and is a sweet blend of organic mint infused with ginger and orange essence. These two teas are great additions to David Rio's organic tea line and are the true standouts among the rest of this already unique tea line and are unrivaled by its competitors
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David Rio announces Toucan Mango chai as the newest tropical addition to its Endangered Species chai line!
January 2010 - SAN FRANCISCO, CA - David Rio is pleased to announce Toucan Mango chai as the newest member of its family of Endangered Species chai products with a tropical twist. The beautifully packaged Toucan Mango chai is a creamy, tropical mixture of mango, black tea and exotic spices. The sweet and savory spices are the perfect compliment to the full, rich flavor of the tea.
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