Cargo & James Tea

Cargo & James Tea

June 02, 2005 11:00 ET


CARGO & JAMES TEA IS PROUD TO RECEIVE THE COOL COMPANIES AWARD Attention: Business/Financial Editor, Food/Beverage Editor, Health/Medical Editor, Lifestyle Editor EDMONTON/ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - June 2, 2005) - Cargo & James Tea, the Edmonton based leader in the specialty tea industry, today announced that is has received The Cool Companies Award. The Cool Companies Award is presented to companies that push the envelope of innovation in their industry.

"We are honored to be recognized as an innovation leader by Cool Companies magazine.
Our innovation in the 3,000 year old tea industry is creating a new and modern tea drinking experience based on premium quality specialty tea" commented Tim Grover, President of Cargo & James Tea.

The tea industry is experiencing explosive growth in North America. Last year the Tea Council of the USA reported that annual sales of tea in the US have risen to over $5 billion with specialty tea growing to $900 million.

Consumers are driven to specialty tea because of its healthy attributes and the variety of great tastes. Tea is high in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, and it helps boost metabolism and helps burn calories. Tea may also protect against cancer, heart disease and stroke, and helps lower cholesterol and even helps strengthen teeth and bones.

Cool Companies is a new Canadian business magazine that profiles leading innovative companies. Designed and created for business people that love innovation, Cool Companies is a new networking tool that allows career seekers access to the hidden job market, and entrepreneurs, investors and scientific researcher's access to fresh business opportunities. For more information please visit

Cargo & James Tea is a leader and pioneer in the specialty tea and café tea business in Canada. With 11 cafés and a tea production and distribution facility in Edmonton, the company is growing quickly. For more information please visit
/For further information: Contacts:

Cargo & James Tea – Tim Grover – 780-288-5144 or
Cool Companies – Claudia Sammer - 780-989-1320 or

Contact Information

  • Tim Grover, President, Cargo & James Tea
    Primary Phone: 780-483-7547
    Secondary Phone: 780-288-5144