40 Years of Growth and Innovation
Harris Through the Years
Harris Tea founded.
Secures first customer, a coffee roaster in California. The company moves to Placentia, California and introduces Tea India, a premium branded tea.
Acquires Milford in New Jersey and a major retailer’s tea plant in Dennison, Texas, establishing a coast-to-coast business and adding East Coast retail customers.
Builds a new tea plant in California. Expands into manufacturing for leading consumer products companies. Specialty and herbal tea markets become a focus.
Acquires a leading private label tea business and adds manufacturing capabilities in Marietta, Georgia. The specialty tea businesses continue to grow.
Begins marketing Newman's Own Organic Tea.
Acquires Keith Spicer in the United Kingdom. Dorset Tea and Lancashire Tea become part of Harris Tea’s portfolio. Launches Tea India into the UK market.
Increases focus on brands. The company purchases Secret Squirrel – a ready-to-drink cold brew coffee – and expands the Tea India portfolio to include Chai Moments.
Purchases Wonder Drink Kombucha, a ready-to-drink prebiotic kombucha.
Adds the Red Rose and Salada tea brands in the US market to the portfolio.
Begins selling the Harris Tea brands online with in-house E-commerce fulfilment capability.