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Germans Cash-In On Britain's Royal Wedding

ARI SHAPIRO, host:

And our last word in business is high tea.

Britain's Royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton is a month and a half away, and retailers are doing their best to cash in. You can already buy limited-edition tea bags featuring the prince and his bride-to-be. The betrothed stretch their paper arms out over the rim of the teacup, as though they are soaking in a Jacuzzi of tea. A set of two bags cost about $7 and plays on the bride's name. Its called Kay Tea. Leave it to the English to come up with a product like that. Only they didn't. The company behind the idea is from Germany. The black tea in the bags was also grown in Germany.

And thats the business news on MORNING EDITION from NPR News. I'm Ari Shapiro.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

And I'm Renee Montagne.

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