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.
None of our flavors contain tree nuts of any kind, nor do we use any type of nut as an ingredient.
Some Bigelow Teas contain a flavor or flavors with a trace amount of butter fatty acids (butter esters) as a sub-ingredient.
For multiple years we have used top-quality testing facilities that can detect amounts as low as .00125 ppm for lead, as well as other heavy metals.
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.