As a global family, finding it’s home in 50 countries, ORGANO™ proudly honors this day of historical remembrance – it’s Australia Day! As a holiday that finds its origins dating back to the 18th century, Australia Day is  a day to cherish the contemporary achievements and joys of a wonderful nation. Today we celebrate, not only the love of Australia, but our diversity as a global family. Join ORGANO™ as we explore down under and celebrate the holiday, and people of Australia!

How It All Started Down Under: Australia Day is celebrated annually and commemorates the first landing in Australia by Captain Arthur Phillip. Captain Phillip commanded a fleet of 11 ships and 1,500 passengers, including 700 prisoners. After an 8-month journey, they reached Sydney Cove on January 26, 1788, but the first colony got off to a rough start. The soil was poor and the settlers didn’t know how to farm, making starvation a reality for many years. Remarkably, under the leadership of Captain Phillip – the people persevered. And, the rest as they say… is history!

Where’s The Party? As the entire nation celebrates, the people of Australia indulge in their national holiday in a variety of ways. Surely, fireworks and barbecues are a given on Australia Day, but the Australian people understand the deeper meaning of the holiday. It is a holiday for Australians to appreciate their fellow Australian countrymen! It is also a day to for the entire country to gather with family and friends, and to take part in the never ending variety of organized and community events.

What Kind of Celebration Would It Be – Without Coffee and Tea?  No celebration would be complete without the king and queen of hospitality – our beloved coffee and tea. And, while barbecue is quite prevalent year round down under, the holiday cuisine is quite diverse – featuring a variety of seafood, meats, and exquisite sweets – the abundance of flavors are endless. Like any proud nation would do, Australians celebrate Australia Day. And like any proud global family would do, ORGANO™ salutes our endless variety of classic Gourmet Coffee and Tea Blends, and celebrates the newest flavors of our collection:

ORGANO™ Colombian Roast (Authentic Gourmet Coffee Blend); An impressive and original blend made from the finest Colombian coffee beans. When the Universe desired a real cup of coffee, it made Colombian.

 

ORGANO™ Te Amô (The Finest Decaf in Single-Cup Servings); Not everyone drinks coffee for the caffeine. For some, it’s the aroma – how it steams when poured or how rich smooth flavors penetrate every taste bud when sipped. We know it’s not just coffee – it’s a genuine lifetime love affair for the greatest drink on Earth.

 

ORGANO™ African Red (Rooibos Sweet Tea Blend); No caffeine? No problem. ORGANO™’s authentic Rooibos Red Tea “De-Caf” is bursting with a savory blend of sweet and nutty flavors, making this brew cup’s enticing aroma and taste truly one of a kind.

 

ORGANO™ Rodéo Chai (Gourmet Spiced Tea Blend); A perfect blend for your daily life.  Inspired by the beautiful people of India – you can now enjoy this authentic ORGANO™ blend of, India’s finest, robust gourmet chai in your cup.

 

While the initial British settlement in Australia is the reason for the holiday, the history, culture and national pride are a few (of the many) reasons to celebrate. Australia has become known as one of the most tolerant countries in the world, achieving admiral degrees of prosperity and diversity. Peace, love and respect – are virtues worthy of celebration; Australia Day is a great day to celebrate those virtues, and serve as a reminder for all nations (and members of the ORGANO™ global family), to strive to achieve them.

Sources: http://publicholidays.com.au/australia-day