Earlier this week I told you about last night's Oregon ChaiOregon Chai Twitter party (I hope some of you were able to attend!) and now I wanted to share a little about the company itself, as well as give you the details on the Thrifty Jinxy reader giveaway.
Heather Howitt founded Oregon Chai in 1991 after literally climbing mountains to find the chai beverage—and then perfecting a Western interpretation of this ancient Eastern drink. Today, the Oregon Chai product line contains both just-add-water mixes and just-add-milk concentrates created for those seeking a bit of Me Time. Each of them use high-quality ingredients, and most concentrate products are USDA Certified organic and (except for the Sugar-Free option) 100 percent natural. Check out all their varieties:
The OriginalThe Original™ – This complex flavor profile made up of blended black tea, rich honey, sweet vanilla and rich spices will soothe the soul. Available as a concentrate or a mix.
Vegan Original™ – A perfect option for those who want to relax and indulge, this vegan take on chai offers the same rich taste as The Original™ without honey. Available as a concentrate only.
Slightly Sweet Original™ – The subtle flavor of Slightly Sweet provides the complete Chai experience, but dials down the boldness. It is available as a mix or a concentrate.
Caffeine-Free Original™ – For Me Time without the energy jolt, the naturally Caffeine-Free Original™ concentrate offers a sweet treat that will calm after-work stress or help put minds at ease before bedtime.
Sugar-Free Original™ – Slightly sweetened with Splenda®, this guilt-free beverage offers the delicious sweet, spicy, creamy taste of The Original™ without the sugar or calories and fewer carbs. Available as a mix or a concentrate.
Matcha Green Tea™ – The ultimate in green tea features an inspired blend of natural, organic Matcha green tea accented with almond, honey, vanilla bean and spices. Available as a concentrate only.
Vanilla™ – This smoother take on the original adds flavor depth with the infusion of vanilla essence for a truly unique beverage. Available as a mix or a concentrate.
Giveaway: Two (2) lucky Thrifty Jinxy readers will each win an Oregon Chai prize. The first is a 10-Ounce Canister of Oregon Chai Mix and a hot mug. The second is a 10-Ounce Canister of Oregon Chai Mix and an Iced Cup. (I love this cup – it's clear acrylic with a tight fitting lid and a reusable straw – think permanent-type clear Starbucks iced drink cup.) To enter, just fill out the form below letting us know which of the flavors described above sounds the best to you.
Extra entries: You can get up to 10 extra entries in the giveaway by doing other things like subscribing, following, tweeting, etc. To see how to get other extra entries, click here. Be sure to fill out the form for each extra entry.
Rules: All entries must be received by 11:59 PM CST 8/26/10. One entry per person, except for extra entries (see below). Entrants must be at least 18 years old and reside within the United States or Canada. Winner must respond to the winning e-mail within 48 hours or a new winner will be selected.
Disclosure: Oregon Chai provided me with a 10-ounce canister, mug and cup. Any opinions expressed above are my own.
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