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Starbucks expanded coffee sizes

Starbucks Coffee Co. expanded its packaged coffee portfolio in the grocery, drug and mass retailer channels. The company now offers 5-ounce and 20-ounce coffee packages in addition to the current 12-ounce sizes. Most of the coffee packages will include an ongoing offer redeemable at participating Starbucks stores for a complimentary Tall brewed coffee when customers bring in their empty bag, the company says. The 5-ounce size retails for $4.29 and is available in House Blend, Colombia and Caffe Verona varieties, and the 20-ounce value pack retails for $12.99 and is offered in House Blend, Breakfast Blend and French Roast. 
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Limited Edition 2010 Evian bottle

Evian Natural Spring Water partnered with fashion designer Paul Smith to create the Limited Edition 2010 Evian bottle. The bottle is designed in vibrant colors with a festive theme and a nod to the Paul Smith stripes, the company says. Limited Edition 2010 is the third annual designer Evian bottle. The tradition began in 2008 with a limited edition bottle designed by Christian Lacroix, followed in 2009 with Jean Paul Gaultier. A 750-ml. bottle retails for $13.95.
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Honest Kombucha

Honest Tea introduced Honest Kombucha, a new line of ready-to-drink organic kombucha drinks with probiotic cultures. Honest Kombucha is brewed with Fair Trade certified organic tea and organic cane sugar. The 16-ounce wide-mouth glass bottles are available in Berry Hibiscus, Lemon Ginger and Peach Mango varieties. A bottle retails between $3.39 and $3.49.
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Affligem Noel

Total Beverage Solution will import Affligem Noel, a Belgian Abbey Holiday Ale, to the United States. Affligem Noel is 9 percent alcohol by volume and is available in a 750-ml. cork-finished bottle. It is made from malted barley, water, hops, starch, sugar and spices. A bottle retails for $7.99.
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Bigelow Herb Plus teas

Bigelow Tea added four herbal teas with probiotics, omega 3s and vitamins. The Herb Plus teas are available in Pomegranate Blueberry Herb Plus, Cranberry & Ginseng Herb Plus, Wild Blueberry Acai Herb Plus and Lemon Ginger Herb Plus varieties. Pomegranate Blueberry Herb Plus contains omega 3 DHA; Lemon Ginger Herb Plus has probiotic GanedenBC30; Cranberry & Ginseng Herb Plus combines choline and B vitamins; and Wild Blueberry Acai Herb Plus blends wild blueberry, hibiscus, rosehips and grape seed extract.
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SwingJuice Energy Drink

SwingJuice developed a low-sodium hybrid energy drink of the same name. SwingJuice Energy Drink is available in Fruit Punch, Pomegranate Berry, Orange Mango, Lemonade, Sugar Free Pink Lemonade and Diet Lemon Ice Tea varieties. The flavors contain gingko biloba, ginseng, taurine, caffeine, niacin and vitamins D, B12 and B6. A bottle retails for $1.49.
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Emergen-C Shots

Alacer Corp. added three shot products under the Emergen-C brand. Emergen-C Health & Energy Booster, Emergen-C Immune+ System Booster and Emergen-C Alert! Energy & Focus Booster. Emergen-C Immune+ and Emergen-C Alert! are packaged in 2.5-ounce shot containers as well as flavored fizzy drink mix packets. Emergen-C Alert! contains green tea extract and vitamin B12. Emergen-C Immune+ provides 1,000 mgs. of vitamin C, prebiotics and zinc. Emergen-C Health & Energy Booster carries vitamins C and B, electrolytes and antioxidants. 
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Chai Spiced Cider

Naked Juice, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, added Chai Spiced Cider to its juice and juice smoothie lines. A 15.2-ounce bottle contains the juice of four and a half apples, for more than three servings of fruit. Chai Spiced Cider also blends the taste of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves, the company says. The product is available in 15.2-ounce and 32-ounce bottles, retailing for $3.29 and $5.19, respectively.
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Mr. Q Cumber

Global Beverage Enterprises Inc. released Mr. Q Cumber, a sparkling cucumber beverage. Mr. Q Cumber contains 90 calories and is packaged in a 7-ounce glass bottle. The product joins Mr. Q Sparkling Vodka and Mr. Q Sparkling Gin. A bottle retails for $1.09.
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Bio-Engineered Supplements & Nutrition Inc. introduced Syntha-6, a lean-muscle protein beverage with 40 grams of protein. Syntha-6 is fortified with branched-chain amino acidss, medium-chain triglycerides, fatty acids and fiber. A 16.9-ounce Tetra Pak package is available in Chocolate, Banana, Strawberry and Vanilla varieties.

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Dinner with Tequila Don Julio

Diageo is taking its Tequila Don Julio brand on the road this summer with a rolling Airstream Speakeasy mobile craft cocktail bar. The team stopped in Chicago on July 29 to share some specialty tequila cocktails paired with food from Chicago restaurants Honey Butter Fried Chicken and The Radler as well as dessert venues Black Dog Gelato and Baker Miller. (Photos by Jennifer Haderspeck)

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