From Mug Submarines to Bizarre Tea Packaging

 - Feb 27, 2010   Updated: Aug 8 2011
Creative tea time innovations help keep getting a cuppa interesting. Everything from cups, kettles and tea bags are getting unique treatment to entice consumers to try herbal or caffeinated alternatives to coffee.

Tea time innovations aren't just limited to the necessary accessories and items needed to throw a tea party but also items that have been influenced by the many benefits of teas such as green, oolong, earl grey, white and herbal.

Implications - Health consciousness is a more important part of many people's daily lives than ever before. Encouraging consumers to choose healthy food and drink alternatives by providing entertaining and aesthetically appealing options is a method that businesses will benefit from since so many consumers are looking for healthy alternatives to their favorite treats.