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TazoAwakeBox


From the side panel of a box of Tazo Awake Tea purchased at Albertsons grocery store.


Tazo Tea, as will surprise no one, is a division of Starbucks. They purchased the Portland, Oregon based company in 1999. If you enjoy the taste of the tea sold at Starbucks under the name Tazo Awake, you may be disappointed to learn that the tea sold in markets under the same name is a different product altogether. Of course they are both tea, and they are both Tazo, but there the similarity ends. It is a sign of the times that people, by and large, consider themselves to be urbane and sophisticated for frequenting Starbucks, but how sophisticated can the company itself be that knows not the difference between teapots (see above) and a teakettles? These instructions should carry the warning:

DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME
 
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