Neil Martinez-Belkin

Neil Martinez-Belkin

Former Staff Writer

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Anheuser-Busch and Starbucks Partner to Produce RTD Teavana Tea

Anheuser-Busch and Starbucks Partner to Produce RTD Teavana Tea

Two beverage industry titans are teaming up to enter the $1 billion ready-to-drink premium bottled tea segment. On Thursday, Starbucks and Anheuser-Busch InBev announced a partnership to manufacture and distribute a ready-to-drink bottled tea under the Starbucks-owned Teavana brand, which Starbucks acquired in 2012 for $620 million. The product is slated to launch in the first half of 2017.