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Numi Organic Tea Announces New Hire Grant Silverwood as Director of International Sales.

Oakland, Calif. (February 2013) – Numi Organic Tea is pleased to announce the addition of Grant Silverwood as their Director of International Sales.  Silverwood has an extensive background in international sales, having covered over 20 countries in sales distribution.  In a prior role, Silverwood sold private label tea to many national retail and foodservice accounts with North American Tea & Coffee.

“I have been in the food business and specifically involved in packing high end teas for over a decade and have always enjoyed working with members of the Numi team as a supplier,” says Silverwood.  “During this time, Numi became my favorite tea, and I have been regularly drinking Numi’s Gunpowder Green and Breakfast Blend teas for the past five years.  I am thrilled to be joining this exciting company at such an integral time in its international development.”

At Numi, Silverwood will manage the international markets in Asia, Europe and the Middle East as well as Canada.

“We are delighted to welcome Grant to our team at Numi,” says Ahmed Rahim, CEO and Co-Founder of Numi Organic Tea.  “Both his experience and personality make him a natural fit for this position and we are confident that he will ‘numi-fy’ many and expand our business all across the globe.”

Numi Organic Tea will be showcasing its international offering of organic and fair trade certified teas and teasans at BioFach World Organic Trade Fair at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, Germany February 13 – 16, 2013. Hall 7 Stand 7-530.

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NUMI ORGANIC TEA

Founded in 1999 by brother and sister team Ahmed Rahim (the alchemist) and Reem Rahim (the artist), Numi Organic Tea is a purveyor of premium quality organic and fair trade certified teas and teasans. Numi blends its organic teas with only real herbs, fruits, flowers and spices—not adding “natural” flavorings or perfumes. All Numi products are packaged in recycled-boxes and non-GMO verified biodegradable bags and are available in retail outlets in more than 30 countries worldwide, including the U.S., Canada, UK, Denmark, Australia, Korea, the Netherlands and online at www.NumiTea.com. An award-winning social enterprise and founding B-Corporation member, Numi supports community development projects worldwide. To learn more, visit NumiTea.com and follow Numi at Facebook.com/NumiTea and Twitter.com/NumiTea.

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