Oprah partners with Starbucks for the Teavana Oprah Chai Tea; proceeds to benefit youth education

When you next sit down for a tea and biscuit, or a slice of cake at Starbucks, you might be consuming a little bit of celebrity trivia. American talk show host and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey who professes to start her mornings with savory and spicy chai (tea) has partnered with Starbucks to create her own tea blend ‘Teavana Oprah Chai’.

In a first-its-kind collaboration, Oprah Winfrey has personally developed the tea with Teavana’s leading teaologist Naoko Tsunoda. The distinctive blend of tea, will feature a bold infusion of cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and cloves, blended with loose-leaf black tea and Rooibos.

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Contributions from sales of Teavana Oprah Chai products will go to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation to benefit educational opportunities for youth.

Beginning April 29, Teavana Oprah Chai will be sold in Starbucks and Teavana stores across the U.S. and Canada in handcrafted latte and loose-leaf tea formats.

[Via – Forbes]