Looking for a peach tea

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Looking for a peach tea

Postby teachat » Jun 7th, '05, 16:14

I just got back from Kuwait for Operation Iraqi Freedom. And there was this bottled peach flavored iced tea that they had at the PX. I can't exactly remember the name but i think its "San Berniditto" its something like that. It comes in a one liter bottle and the only flavors i've seen is lemon and Peach. On the label i think it has an Italian flag on it and a picture of the sun over a grass field i think. I've been trying to find this tea forever since i've gotten back. If anyone knows what its call or where i can find it. I'd greatly appreciate it.

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Postby teachat » Jun 7th, '05, 16:14

Brandon,

The tea you are looking for is not available in US. And it's likely to be too costly to import it from Italy. As a consolation, we would recommend considering making iced tea from Lemon or Peach teas. These are guaranteed to taste at lease as good, are easy to find, and easy to prepare. Please take a look: http://www.adagio.com/iced.html

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Postby teachat » Jun 7th, '05, 16:15

I heard that Peach Tree Tea is good for Diabetics. It supposedly reduces blood sugar levels. I have not been able to find any info that verifies this statement. Is there a Peach Tree Leaf or Tea that is good for the reduction of blood sugars and where can I get such?

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Postby teachat » Jun 7th, '05, 16:15

Brandon..San Benedetto Iced Peach Tea.Imported by NY-NJ-Cibo Specialty Food Service. 718 967 6858
Also this is where I buy it at a small Italian
restaurant in Groton Mass. Filho's Cucina
978 448 5664..Maybe they can give you their distributor and then find other retailers in your area. I agree this is the freshest peach tea around.

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Postby teachat » Jun 7th, '05, 16:15

Also check http://www.theTeaTree.com
They have Peach, Lemon, Apple, Pineapple, Caramel etc. tea. Pretty good stuff..
Cheers!

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Postby teachat » Jun 7th, '05, 16:16

Have you tried the green tea at www.pureinventions.com - they have peach flavored green tea that is wonderful!

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Postby teachat » Jun 7th, '05, 16:16

Brandon, I believe you can purchase this bottled tea (San Benedetto) at Old World Deli. We just had a company luncheon, and that was one of the beverages that was served. Good Luck!!!

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Re: Looking for a peach tea

Postby navykat » Jul 7th, '05, 00:23

Teavana has a nice peach oolong that you could ice.

http://store.teavana.com/

They also have some delicious tea blends. The "to life" blend is heavenly.

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San Benedetto Iced Peach Tea

Postby ahdam » Jul 19th, '05, 17:04

This tea is available at an Italian chain restaraunt called "Bravo" There are two of them right by me in Cleveland but I'm not sure if they go across the entire U.S.

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Italian Peach tea by San Benedetto

Postby unkamartin » Jul 25th, '05, 10:14

These folks have it as well, down in Charleston, SC:

International Gourmet Food
(843) 573-2220
1105 Magnolia Rd
Charleston, SC 2940

and here's a a map with their location.

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Postby Guest » Jul 28th, '05, 22:14

They sell the peach ice tea you're looking for at Brio restaurants.

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Postby Guest » Sep 21st, '05, 23:54

If you haven't found a convenient source yet, go to http://www.gourmet-village.net/...

It's a but pricey, at just under $3 per half liter, but those who know it, just might deceide it's worth it :) (Discovered it while travelling in Firenze)

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SAN BENEDETTO

Postby peachtealover » Dec 22nd, '05, 06:40

I'd check for SAN BENEDETTO at a store like World Market. There's a small cafe/grocery store in Largo, MD called Reggiano's that sells both the lemon and the peach SAN BENEDETTO tea.

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Postby terry » Dec 31st, '05, 17:26

You can also buy this tea online. We ate at a restaurant last night that served this tea in Va Beach, Va, We miss it from being syationed in Italy. Welcome home!

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peach tea

Postby peachaddict » Jan 16th, '06, 16:12

I was on a trip last summer and had a lot of San Benedetto tea (it was a trip to Italy). The places others have mentioned are great to look for it, but if you can't find it or it's too hard to get, try Twinings. Also had some of that in Italy and it was great. It can be found in boxes of 20 at World Market (it takes only 7 to make 2 quarts of iced tea).

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