David Rio exhibited at the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) Show in Seattle, Washington, where its Tea Frost Premium Tea Frappe line won Best New Product in the Specialty Prepared Tea or Chai Beverage and Beverage Mix Category. Tea Frost was also voted as SCAA 2015's People's Choice Winner for Best New Product, in the Specialty Prepared Tea or Chai Beverage and Beverage Mix category.
David Rio was founded in 1996 by the husband and wife team, Scott (David) Lowe and Rio Miura. Today, David Rio products are available in cafes, restaurants, and specialty retail stores in over 45 countries around the globe.
As part of the company's mission to bring awareness to endangered species, David Rio is a strong and dedicated supporter of animal welfare, and each year, donates a percentage of the profits from sales of its signature Tiger Spice Chai® to International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). IFAW's initiatives further David Rio's commitment to protect endangered tigers and elephants around the world.
All chai varieties in our Endangered Species line are named after endangered or at risk animals.
David Rio Endangered Species line includes: Tiger Spice Chai®, Tiger Spice Chai® Decaffeinated, Elephant Vanilla™, Tortoise Green Tea™, Toucan Mango™, Maple Moose™, Orca Spice™ Sugar-Free and Flamingo Vanilla™ Sugar-Free.