Trivia of the Day – September 16

Who was credited with making Iced Tea popular?

Lemon Shortbread Cookies
  1. Richard Blechynden
  2. Lipton Tea Company
  3. Queen Elizabeth II
  4. Twining

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Answer: 1

Richard Blechynden, India Tea Commissioner and Director of the East Indian Pavilion, made iced tea popular at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis.  It was an accident because he was ready to serve hot tea at the fair.  However, due to the intense heat, he decided to serve the tea with ice.

Check out the Lemon Shortbread Cookies which will go great with a cool cup of iced tea at www.tweetealicious.com/cookies!

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