Free Shipping on all U.S. orders over $100*. | Check Out Our BOGO Deal.

Small Business Saturday

ABC30

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Big box retailers may have dominated Black Friday, but locally owned business got a boost during Small Business Saturday. Smaller stores like Raizana Teas in Downtown Fresno are the focus for Small Business Saturday. The idea is to get exposure for retailers and other businesses that may not get as much attention, even though locally owned stores play an important role in the community. "It really helps the local economy because a higher percentage of the revenue stays within your local community," Pablo Orozco with Raizana Teas said. Raizana usually doesn't get much traffic on Saturdays, but the owners said they were relatively busy Saturday.Via ABC30

KMPH

FRESNO, Calif. (KMPH) - Small Business Saturday is right around the corner. KMPH Fox 26 is featuring small businesses in the Central Valley leading up to the shopping event. Wednesday we talked with the owners of "Raizana Teas" about their Downtown Fresno shop. The tea store has been in Downtown Fresno for a few months, but it also has a thriving website and does a lot of sales on the internet. Tea that's made here in Fresno is making its way all the way to Japan. "I've had this recipe since I was 8 years old. Most of the recipes I have I learned from my grandmother," says Sol Orozco, Owner of "Raizana Teas". Orozco mixes herbs and brews her special recipes in the Downtown Fresno shop she co–owns with her husband. "The original idea was to just have a production area, but then people started walking by asking if we were open for business," says Pablo Orozco. Every single tea in the store is an original recipe, thought up by the former pastry chef. "I used to bake cakes, so I know I'm good at mixing flavors." The business started out as a web only one, but then the couple decided to mix it up. So, they went to the Fresno Food Expo, which led to more clients. They also stated selling their teas on Amazon and then in Japan. They say the decision to open the store in Downtown Fresno was a no–brainer. The rent is affordable and they like the area. "The downtown is safe, the downtown is good. It's the heart of the city and we need to better this place," adds Sol Orozco. "Raizana Teas" is doing so well the Orozcos say that this is the first month they've turned a profit and they've also hired two people. via KMPH 26 KMPH FOX 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News Source



Also in Blog

Matcha Tea Benefits
Matcha Tea Benefits

0 Comments

Matcha, the bright green powder that has fascinated Japanese culture for centuries, has become very popular and sought after in many cultures. Learn more about its many amazing benefits.

Continue Reading →

Raizana PureTea: All Natural Detox Tea Infusion
Raizana PureTea: All Natural Detox Tea Infusion

0 Comments

As spring makes its way, we feel the need to stay light and happy; and for that reason, we prepared the PureTea infusion. PureTea has all-natural ingredients with different benefits that help in keeping the body and mind in perfect shape, always with a delicious flavor.

Continue Reading →

HappyTea: 100% Natural Tea Infusion For Fighting Depression & Anxiety
HappyTea: 100% Natural Tea Infusion For Fighting Depression & Anxiety

0 Comments

HappyTea is a delicious and 100% natural tea infusion that has amazing properties  such as energizing the body, eliminating liquids you do not need and stimulating brain activity, all of which contribute to make you feel lighter and happier. This all natural infusion is a perfect natural remedy for depression and anxiety.

Continue Reading →