Zest Tea Raises $1M in Funding

Zest Tea, a Baltimore, MD-based maker of high-caffeine tea beverages, secured $1m in funding.

The round was led by Momentum Fund and Lord Baltimore Fund, with participation from various angel investors.

The company intends touse the funds to continue to expand its business reach.

Led by James Fayal, founder and CEO, Zest Tea offers beverages which blend caffeine and coffee and amino acids. The company is a top selling Amazon tea brand and is available in over 2,000 locations across the US including chains like Harris Teeter, Safeway, Winco, HEB and others. Zest Tea has recently launched a canned sparkling iced tea line which is rolling out in Mid-Atlantic 7-Eleven locations, with many additional Northeast retail placements to be announced in the months to come.



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