SOURCE: Bigelow Tea

October 14, 2008 06:00 ET

Bigelow Tea Partners With Boston Sports Icons Red Sox Manager Terry Francona and the New England Patriots

Bigelow Tea Emerges as the Official Tea for the Boston Red Sox and Teams Up With New England Patriots Radio Network

FAIRFIELD, CT--(Marketwire - October 14, 2008) - Bigelow Tea ( and the Boston Red Sox Major League Baseball team have recently joined forces to celebrate the enjoyment and health benefits of green tea. Terry Francona, manager of the Red Sox and avid tea drinker, has become the newest Bigelow Tea spokesperson, alongside his long-time friend, Joe Torre, Manager of the Dodgers. A fan of Bigelow Tea's Green Tea with Pomegranate, Francona starts off each of his ball games with a cup.

Bigelow Tea has also teamed up with Boston's very own Classic Rock WZLX, which is part of the New England Patriots Radio Network and one of the top stations in Boston, for an exciting contest offering one lucky winner and their guest an opportunity of a lifetime. The grand prize will be roundtrip airfare for two to Philadelphia, PA. for a tour of the Showtime NFL Studios and a visit with NFL Legend Phil Simms. Since retiring from the New York Giants, Simms, also a Bigelow Tea drinker, is currently a television sportscaster for the CBS network.

For more information on the contest go to and for more about Bigelow Tea, visit the Bigelow Tea website and blog.

About Bigelow Tea Company

100% family owned Fairfield, Connecticut-based Bigelow Tea pioneered the specialty tea category more than 60 years ago. Bigelow takes pride in its heritage and successful growth from a one-product, entrepreneurial venture into America's leading specialty tea company. The Bigelow Tea line includes more than 80 varieties of flavored, traditional, green, organic, herbal, decaffeinated teas and iced teas -- including America's number one specialty tea flavor, "Constant Comment®." Also, enjoy the Charleston Tea Plantation located on Wadmalaw Island just south of Charleston, South Carolina which is owned and operated by Bigelow Tea and produces American Classic Tea and products.

Bigelow Tea products are available nationwide and every variety can be found on the company website ( Tea lovers will also enjoy the company's blog (

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