Our Product

Pi Chai is an Infinitely Delicious combination of black tea, pure vanilla, and exotic spices in a convenient ready-to-make mix. Pi Chai is produced in 3 flavors...Original Chai, Java Chai, and Chocolate Chai.

Pi Chai is manufactured in 10.2 oz (288g) bags with 12 (8oz) servings, and 4.02 lb (1,824g) bags with 76 (8oz) servings.

Pi Chai is so easy to make! You simply heat milk, or favorite dairy substitute, add Pi Chai, and stir until dissolved. You can also ice or blend it.

Our Story

Swallowtail Foods, LLC was founded by Jennifer Lopez in 2013.  Jennifer’s love and passion for the culinary arts began 25+ years ago at California State Polytechnic University where she studied hospitality management, food science, & product/menu development. 

Jennifer continued her culinary passion working in the food & beverage industry for hotels & restaurants until she decided to venture off on her own creating Swallowtail Foods, LLC.

Pi Chai was created out of a love of chai. Jennifer’s desire was to develop an exceptionally delicious tasting chai that is easy to make, while utilizing the highest quality ingredients from local suppliers and abroad. The result is a chai that is unparalleled in taste, quality, and simplicity.

Jennifer is a wife and mother of two daughters, and is active in her local Fort Collins, Colorado community. Jennifer is on the Board of Directors of Respite Care, Inc., volunteers her time to Foothills Gateway, Inc., and mentors local small businesses sharing her expertise and knowledge of the food & beverage industry.

The #1 feedback from customers is they love the taste. "It is so delicious; there is no other chai out there like it. It's the best chai I've ever had!" 

Pi Chai began in December of 2013 and made it's debut at the Larimer County Farmer's Market in Fort Collins, Colorado in May of 2014. Pi Chai has been gaining popularity ever since.

Pi Chai is manufactured by Swallowtail Foods™, LLC, a Fort Collins, CO company. Our proprietary blends are produced at Custom Blending, LLC through processes that follow strict GMPs. We are Scroll K Dairy Kosher certified and Colorado Proud.      

Our Mission

Our mission is to produce high quality, delicious tasting chai latte mixes with the convenience of making it in your home, work, or food & beverage establishment. Our blend of black tea, pure vanilla powder, and exotic spices produce an enticing and satisfying flavor combination. 

Giving Back

We believe that supporting and giving back is an integral role in benefiting our community. The local organizations we support include Respite Care, Inc., Foothills Gateway, Inc., Anchor Center for Blind ChildrenCollege of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at CSU, College of Health and Human Sciences at CSUHope Lives/The Lydia Dody Breast Cancer Foundation, Junior League of Fort CollinsThe Joshua School, and The Fort Collins Rescue Mission.

We are a member of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce.