CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tiesta Tea, the Chicago-based innovative loose-leaf tea company shaking up a centuries-old industry through their accessible blends and affordable pricing, has launched in its bulk tea program at Costco's North West Warehouses. Currently in rotation is their popular flavor, Maui Mango, made with all natural-ingredients and selling for just $19.99 per pound bag. "We created Tiesta Tea to fill a major void in the marketplace for affordable, high-end loose-leaf tea," said Dan Klein, CEO of Tiesta Tea. "Our founding principles were to make loose leaf tea that was understandable, accessible and affordable which is why this partnership with Costco makes perfect sense." Tiesta Tea's gourmet, affordable blend of Maui Mango retailing at $19.99 per pound, makes it five times less expensive than competitors' blends. This affordability is reflected throughout the entire 45-blend line of teas offered by Tiesta. Tiesta Tea President, Patrick Tannous, added, "Costco's members believe in great quality-products at amazing prices, which aligns perfectly with our beliefs, and we at Tiesta Tea are honored to be the loose leaf tea on their shelves." About Tiesta TeaTiesta Tea is redefining the centuries-old tea industry by bringing quality, loose-leaf tea to the masses in a way that it is understandable, affordable, and accessible. Combining high-quality tea with fun, youthful flavor profiles, Tiesta is revolutionizing the way consumers buy tea by supplying nationwide grocers with both bulk format and packaged tea varieties. Launched in 2010 by a pair of best friends, Dan Klein and Patrick Tannous, after studying abroad in Europe, Tiesta Tea is the fastest growing tea company in the nation, according to Nielsen data.