Tim Hortons adds a refreshing twist to tea time with Frozen Green Tea

- Icy and delicious: there's a new way to enjoy green tea this summer -

OAKVILLE, ON, May 5, 2014 /CNW/ - There's nothing like a frozen beverage to refresh and recharge you on a hot summer day. Whether you're taking a stroll with friends, finishing your daily run, or coming from yoga class, Tim Hortons new Frozen Green Tea is the perfect companion to beat the summer heat.

Tim Hortons Frozen Green Tea is made with real green tea, perfectly sweetened, blended and served icy cold. Guests can also try Tim Hortons Raspberry Frozen Green Tea.

"Our guests love our frozen beverages, and we know they continue to seek out refreshing new flavours. We also know they love green tea, so now we're offering our first frozen tea beverage in Canada," said Dave McKay, vice president beverages, Tim Hortons. "With the new Frozen Green Tea, our guests can enjoy a unique twist on a taste they know and love, making it a refreshing drink to enjoy all season long."

According to Nielsen Research, green tea accounts for one-quarter of total tea consumption across Canada.1 Green tea is also the second most popular tea flavour at Tim Hortons restaurants.

Tim Hortons Frozen Green Tea and Raspberry Frozen Green Tea are now available in three sizes at Tim Hortons restaurants across Canada starting at $1.49 plus tax.

1Source: Nielsen 52-week ending January 11, 2014, Grocery, Mass, Drug

Tim Hortons Inc. Overview
(TSX: THI) is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in North America based on market capitalization, and the largest in Canada. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, hot and cold specialty drinks (including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso shots), specialty teas and fruit smoothies, fresh baked goods, grilled Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, soups, prepared foods and other food products. As of December 29, 2013, Tim Hortons had 4,485 systemwide restaurants, including 3,588 in Canada, 859 in the United States and 38 in the Gulf Cooperation Council. More information about the Company is available at www.timhortons.com.

Image with caption: "Tim Hortons adds a refreshing twist to tea time with Frozen Green Tea and Raspberry Frozen Green Tea. (CNW Group/Tim Hortons)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140505_C6532_PHOTO_EN_39920.jpg

SOURCE: Tim Hortons

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or to arrange an interview, please contact:
Michelle Robichaud
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905.339.5047


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