Washington D.C. (October 25, 2004) Zhena’s Gypsy Tea of Ojai, California was the recipient of the “Top New Supplier Sales” award from Frontier Natural Products Co-op located in Norway, Iowa. Presentation was made by Bill Thomasson, Direct Business Manager, and Marilee Gunderson, OPP Buyer, at Natural Products Expo East in Washington D.C. on Sunday, October 17th during an awards ceremony that acknowledged key suppliers for generating excellence, innovation and participation in driving growth for Frontier in the last year. Zhena Muzyka, founder and president, accepted the award on behalf of Zhena’s Gypsy Tea.
“Zhena’s Gypsy Tea demonstrated the highest overall sales per sku for a new supplier in the last twelve months,” announced Bill Thomasson. “We are pleased to partner with this fine company.” In response, Zhena commented, “We would like to thank Frontier Natural Products Co-op for this award. This natural products distributor has a long standing commitment to the natural products industry and we are happy to join forces with them to promote our organic and fair trade certified teas.”
Founded in 1976, Frontier Natural Products Co-op specializes in natural and organic products for natural products stores and specialty shops throughout the U.S. and Canada. Known as the world’s largest global supplier of organic herbs and spices, the company’s goal is to provide consumers with the highest quality products while supporting and promoting social and environmental responsibility.
Zhena’s Gypsy Tea is passionate about tea and about making a difference in the world! All products are certified organic by Quality Assurance International and fair trade certified by TransFair USA. Formulated by herbalist/gypsy Zhena Muzyka, the tea blends are based on the freedom of the Gypsy Tradition and the passion that the Gypsy culture encompasses – the love of children, family, friends and the future generations to come. Zhena’s Gypsy Teas are available nationally in health food stores, grocery stores, markets, gift stores, department stores, restaurants and other specialty food outlets.