Delta Air Lines: Diverse small brands lead Delta’s food and beverage refresh this summer


The lineup of new products highlights small businesses, global suppliers, and women-led and LGBTQ+ brands, building on Delta’s recent efforts to create a people-centric, people-centric onboard experience. values.

Starting this month, Delta customers can sip new teas straight from the farmers, cold brew coffee, sparkling wine and beer, and snack on an updated selection of treats. Domestic First Class customers will also be able to enjoy a variety of welcome drinks and refreshed seasonal meals on board. The lineup of new products highlights small businesses, global suppliers, and women-led and LGBTQ+ brands, building on Delta’s recent efforts to create a people-centric, people-centric onboard experience. values.

“We always listen to what our customers tell us they would like to see on board, and we give them more of what they say they want, while impacting global communities,” Kristen said. Manion Taylor. , SVP of Inflight Service at Delta. “Our collaboration with brands like Thrive Farmers builds on our mission to partner with companies that do good in the world by enriching the lives of the people who create their products.”

In recent months, Delta has announced partnerships with the first black-owned distillery in the country, Du Nord Social Spirits; enhanced its onboard wine offering with Imaging Vineyard estate, led by award-winning winemaker Jamie Benziger; and introduced the bonus Delta One amenity kits made by Mexican artisans in partnership with Someone Somewhere.

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Starting this month, Delta flyers can choose from a lineup of seasonally-inspired beverages that spotlight the first Black American-owned distillery, Du Nord Social Spirits.


SIP ON SOMETHING NEW

SUCCESSFUL FARMERS TEA

Customers will now be able to sip best-in-class tea from around the world in partnership with a purpose-driven, B-certified company. Prosper Farmers. Guests in all cabins will enjoy the bright English Breakfast Tea, while Delta One guests can also choose to taste calming Guizhou Green, floral Egyptian Chamomile, soothing Pacific Peppermint and Earl Grey. Malta.

Producing teas for Delta benefits thousands of independent Thrive Farmers growers in Rwanda, India, China, Egypt and the United States. Prosper Farmers innovative direct farming model gives farmers a genuine stake in selling their produce, and the reliable, consistent income enables farmers to produce better quality produce, invest in their communities, and improve environmental practices.

Thrive Farmers Tea is currently rolling out to all flights.

EXPLORE COLD BREW

For the first time, Delta customers will enjoy premium cold brew coffee at 35,000 feet thanks to LGBTQ+ ownership Explorer Cold Brew Company. Ethiopia Single Origin Washed Coffee is Fair Trade and Ethically Sourced; Explorer’s partnership with several farmer coalitions is fair, provides fair wages and helps support sustainable development in their communities.

Additionally, Explorer donates a portion of the profits to charity waterone of the main providers of access to drinking water for communities around the world.

Explorer Cold Brew is available on coast-to-coast flights and on long-haul flights from Honolulu.

SPARKLING WINE A WOMAN

Just in time for summer, A woman launches an exclusive sparkling wine for Delta – “The Betty”. The canned wine is a classic, light and versatile Blanc de Blancs with notes of honeysuckle, orange blossom and Meyer lemon peel. The Betty was made by the Une Femme Wines team especially for Delta and will be available to all Une Femme customers in the coming months.

Une Femme wines are made by women, in honor of women, and a portion of all proceeds are donated to charities that improve the lives of women.

Une Femme sparkling wine will be available on domestic flights from mid-July.

COCKTAILS ON MORE FLIGHTS

Cocktail lovers, rejoice: Delta is now expanding its onboard cocktail offerings to transoceanic routes. More customers will be able to enjoy a premium, pre-made and canned margarita or old-fashioned margarita from Atlanta Tip Top Good Cocktails on board. The Tip Top margarita packs a punch with flavors of juicy salty lime, vegetal notes of tequila and fresh orange zest; the old-school classic offers vanilla, sweet citrus, caramel and spice.

Tip Top cocktails are available on domestic routes and are currently rolling out on transoceanic flights.

GOLDEN ALE GREAT WAVE

Delta customers can now paddle to easy-drinking beverages and island refreshments with Big Wave Golden Ale from Kona Brewing Co.. The refreshing and slightly sweet beer offers subtle citrus and honey notes. Hawaiian beer is inspired by the legendary waves of Makaha Beach in Oahu.

Big Wave Golden Ale is available on domestic flights.


SATISFY YOUR SWEET TOOTH

DELTA CUTS

Delta partners with Atlanta-based company High road craft to serve gourmet ice cream on board. Delta One customers can enjoy High Road vanilla fleur de sel ice cream with a build-your-own sundae with toppings like sour cherry compote, chocolate sauce and speculoos cookie crumbs .

Later this summer, we will be launching the Delta Sundae inspired by the Delta and prepared by the chef in all other cabins, which perfectly combines malt ice cream, speculoos biscuits, jammy cherries and fudge caramel.

High Road ice cream is served on long-haul international flights; the Delta Sundae will launch later this summer.


SNACKS ON SNACKS

MINI CHIPS

Delta will mix up its free onboard snacks with the addition of mini Sunchips® Cheddar® Harvest flavored whole grain snacks. The flavor of real cheddar cheese is layered on a delicious whole grain crisp to create this savory combination.

SunChips are served on all flights.

LEMON COCONUT BARS KATE’S REAL FOOD

Starting in August, guests in all cabins will be able to enjoy Lemon Coconut Bars from Kate’s real food; Delta currently offers its Cherry Almond Dark Chocolate Bar. Kate’s Real Food is a woman-founded company that makes delicious, whole-food, USDA-certified organic bars perfect for travelers on the go.

Kate’s Real Food bars are served on all flights.

PREMIUM SNACKS IN THE CABIN

We continue to offer delicious full-size snacks to customers seated in premium cabins. The latest refreshment of snacks offers tasty options like Vego Bears, Miss Vickie’s Sea Salt Chips, Pistachios (roasted and salted), Michel et Augustin Dark Chocolate Cookie Squares and more.

Premium in-cabin snack basket options are available on almost all flights.

FLIGHT FUEL PLATES AND SNACK BOXES

For customers who want a little more than a snack, Delta will resume offering new flight fuel plates on flights of 1,500 miles or more. The plates on sale include two options: a fruit and cheese plate and a chicken salad croissant sandwich.

Delta is also refreshing its boxes of Flight Fuel snacks.

One version offers favorites like hummus with pita chips, dried fruit and pitted green olives, while the other offers customers indulgent treats including crisps, gummy bears and cookies.

Flight fuel and snack boxes are available for purchase on domestic routes of 1,500 miles or more.


FIRST-CLASS HOME UPGRADES

Domestic First Class customers will once again have the opportunity to enjoy a full selection of welcome drinks before take-off. Seasonal menus will also bring new flavors like an Impossible Harissa Spicy Burger, Shrimp Poke Bowl, Smoked Beef Brisket, Summer Tomato Burrata Salad and more. From July, customers will also be able to pre-select meals before their flight and request a special meal if required.

Domestic first class welcome drinks and meals are served on flights of 900 miles or more.

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