We do have some teas that contain a non-GMO soy lecithin in trace amounts. Soy lecithin helps disperse the flavoring into the tea while brewing to ensure consistent flavor throughout the whole cup.
We do have nut flavors in the Vanilla Hazelnut, Vanilla Almond, and Fruit & Almond teas, but no actual nuts are contained within these teas.
Most Bigelow Teas in tea bags contain only plant-derived ingredients (tea, herbs, spices, fruits, natural flavors) and are Vegan.
This is an often misunderstood topic. Articles that have been written can be very confusing to the consumer when information has been taken out of context.
Vitamin K is a naturally-occurring vitamin in the tea plant.
Dairy products are not used as primary ingredients in our teas.
We do not use corn as a primary ingredient in any of our teas, although some of the flavors in some of our teas contain a very minimal quantity of corn maltodextrin, an easily digestible carbohydrate made from natural corn syrup and is used...
Gluten is a protein found in these grains: barley, rye, oats and wheat.
Oil of bergamot is a natural product derived from the Citrus bergamia tree produced from the small pear shaped fruit of the tree.
Oxalic acid is a naturally occurring component of tea, chocolate, beer, soybeans, wheat germ, some fruits and vegetables, and is especially high in spinach and other dark leaf greens.
At this time we do not test our teas for tannic acid.
The following contain chamomile:
The following contain hibiscus:
The following contain licorice root:
The following contain mint:
Spices contained in the following Bigelow Teas include either a single spice or a spice blend*:
The Bigelow family would like to share with our consumers that none of our teas or ingredients are from Japan.