Tavalon's Founder and CEO honored as Top 10 Asian Americans in business

John-Paul Lee, Tavalon Tea's CEO & Founder, honored with the USPACC's Top 10 Asian American in Business Award.
  • New York, NY (1888PressRelease) April 26, 2011 - Despite a weak economy and their fair share of setbacks, Tavalon Tea has steadily grown as a premium loose leaf tea brand in the past 6 years. At the end of 2010, Tavalon announced that they not only were accepted into one of the largest gourmet food distributors, UNFI, but were also approved as a vendor for the foodservice giant Aramark.

    Tavalon Tea opened a kiosk in the JP Morgan Chase headquarters in Manhattan, as well as being served in the cafeterias of ABC/ Disney, Goldman Sachs and Price Waterhouse Coopers, all of which have been met with thirsty enthusiasm.

    Because of these and many other accomplishments, the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC) has chosen Tavalon's CEO, John-Paul Lee, as a 2011 Top Ten Asian American Business Award winner. The awards ceremony, which will take place on May 3rd at the New York Times Conference Center, will also feature Tavalon's teas within the gift bags for attendees.
    Tavalon Tea is a premium international loose-leaf tea company headquartered in Wood Ridge, New Jersey with an international office in Seoul, South Korea.

    The founders of Tavalon have used their passion and expertise in tea to develop a company for both tea connoisseurs and newcomers to the tea world while providing premium teas and accessories to a mainstream audience. Tavalon aims to educate the general public about teas many health benefits with a fresh new tea experience. Tavalon's unique and exciting blends bring a high quality to the tea world that is unparalleled. Tavalon's teas can be found at various cafes, gourmet markets and department stores across the country, as well as on www.tavalon.com. Tavalon welcomes you to experience the future of tea.

    **If you would like more information about this topic or any other information about Tavalon, please contact Chris Cason at chris ( @ ) tavalon dot com or 646.290.6921.**

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