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4 best Instant Iced Tea mix brands for your F&B and café beverage supply in Malaysia

All across our nation, we find that iced tea is on the menu of every restaurant and is invariably setting in a pitcher in our kitchens. Delicious Iced Tea mix is powder mix, made with tea powder and sugar, and fruits flavor to make the best flavorful iced tea for you and your family.

In the United States, iced tea makes up about 85% of all tea consumed and is very popular as an alternative to carbonated soft drinks, especially as a characteristic beverage of the American South. It is ubiquitous in grocery stores, convenience stores, restaurants, vending machines, and soda fountains.

The fact that iced tea is easy to make and fits in so well with the landscape of our lives gives the beverage an enduring quality that continues in spite of all sorts of changes in the way we live. Tea has been with us for centuries and tea that is iced has already carved out its own place in our modern world. Chances are that a hundred years from now, people will still be ordering iced tea at their favorite cafes and restaurants.

In the beverage business, tea -based drinks are ideal thirst quenchers for a variety of occasions. But in fact, tea is also suitable as a basic flavour when paired with a variety of foods. Drinking tea not only enhances the outstanding taste but also tastes fresher, tastier, and more appealing. Based on the right sources, we share 4 best instant iced tea mix brands that are suitable for your Food & Beverage business.

lipton iced tea

Lipton is a British brand of tea, owned by Unilever. Lipton iced tea is the perfect addition for any of your meals because of its crisp and refreshing taste. The superior taste of fresh-brewed tea and with a range of flavours available, Lipton iced tea selection is sure to be a great treat for your business.

Lipton comes with variety of flavours & packaging, for example Lychee Ice Tea, Ice Lemon Tea and Ice Peach Tea. The packaging of Lipton Iced Tea includes sachet 14g, 510gram and 1.5kg

For café user’s business owner, 1 pack of Lipton ice tea 510g can make 3.6litre of iced tea, estimate around 14 cups of size 250ml. The cup size can increase to 300ml by adding ice cubes, topping, or syrup. The cost for 1 cup is around RM1.90, which is consider quite affordable for business owner.  The selling price for 1 cup lemon tea is around Rm2.50 or, the price can be increased to RM3 with topping . In conclusion Lipton ice tea is suitable home-users, premium café/ restaurant business located at urban area.

Flavours Iced Tea

Lemon Tea, Peach Tea, Lychee Tea

Packaging

510gram and 1.5kg

Price range

Estimate RM27.39-  RM130.42

Preparation (powder to water ratio)

14g: 100ml

Cost for 1 cup (250-300ml)

Rm1.90

nestea iced tea

Nestea is a Swiss brand of iced tea and pop beverages owned by Nestlé. Nestea provides a variety of iced tea products, including liquid and powdered tea concentrates, refrigerable teas, and ready-to-drink bottles dispensed by vendor or vending machine. The beverage comes in several flavors, depending on the country.

Nestea comes with variety of flavors such as Mix berries Ice Tea, Ice Lemon Tea an Ice Peach Tea. The packaging of Nestea Iced Tea includes sachet 12.5g, 560g (Ice Lemon Tea & Mix berries Tea) and 680g (Peach Tea)

For café user’s business owner, 1 pack of Nestea ice tea 560g can make 8litre of iced tea, estimate around 20 cups of size 250ml. The cup size can increase to 300ml by adding ice cubes, topping, or syrup. The cost for 1 cup is around RM0.75, which is consider cost-saving for F&B business owner. In conclusion Nestea is suitable for restaurant and café business.

Flavours Iced Tea

Lemon Tea, Peach Tea, Mix berries Tea

Packaging

560g and 680g

Price range

Estimate around 560g = RM13.90

680g = RM14.90

Preparation (powder to water ratio)

12.5g: 100ml

Cost for 1 cup (250-300ml)

RM0.75

boh iced tea

BOH Plantations Sdn Bhd is the largest black tea manufacturer in Malaysia. BOH’s ready-mixed Ice Teas contain natural tea extracts and delightfully fruity flavours to add sparkle & vitality and draw out the tea’s tantalising rich taste. BOH Ice Teas are enriched with vitamin C and they also have an extra zing.

BOH Iced Tea comes with variety of flavours such as Mango Ice Tea, Ice Lemon Tea an Ice Peach Tea. The packaging of BOH Iced Tea is sachet only (20 x 14.5g)

For preparation method, 1 sachet of BOH iced tea 14.5g can make 250ml of iced tea, estimate around 20 cups of 250ml size. The cup size can increase to 300ml by adding ice cubes or topping. The cost for 1 cup is around RM0.65, which is consider affordable for home user and business owner. In conclusion BOH Iced Tea mix is suitable for home user, restaurant and café business in Malaysia.

Flavours Iced Tea

Lemon Tea, Peach Tea, Mango Tea

Packaging

Sachet (20 x 14.5g)

Price range

Estimate RM12.50-RM13.00

Preparation (powder to water ratio)

14g: 100ml

Cost for 1 cup (250-300ml)

Rm0.65

mixlah iced tea

The MIX-LAH Iced Tea Powder from GFB Food contain natural black tea extracts and delightfully fruity flavours to add sparkle & vitality and draw out the tea’s tantalising rich taste. MIX-LAH Iced Teas are enriched with vitamin C & sugar, hence the preparation just add water & ice ( no sugar required). This formula is time & cost-saving especially for F&B business owner

For café & restaurant users /business owner, 1 pack of MIX-LAH ice tea 1kg can make 10litre of iced tea drink, estimate around 33 cups of 250ml size. The cup size can increase to 300ml by adding ice cubes, topping, or fruit slice. The cost for 1 cup iced tea is RM0.50 which is the lowest compared to other brands. The cost is solely based on drink only, excluding cup & straw.

Flavours Iced Tea

Lemon Tea, Peach Tea, Strawberry Tea, Blueberry Tea

Packaging

1kg

Price range

Estimate RM15 ~ RM17.00

Preparation (powder to water ratio)

30g: 300ml

Cost for 1 cup (250-300ml)

RM0.50

In conclusion, MIX-LAH iced tea powder is very suitable for F&B business because of its lowest cost per cup, just add water formula, 1kg bulk packaging & good product quality. The price is very cheap and the taste of iced tea is similar quality with another brands. The choice is yours.

For those business owner or restaurant you can purchase from shopeeLazada, or shop gfb.