Joseph Victori Wines introduced Sangria Grande, a premium sangria made with Merlot imported from Chile. The product is 12.5 percent alcohol by volume and features a bold flavor profile to hold up over ice, the company says.
Kakadu Plum USA LLC introduced Kakadoodle Dew, a powdered beverage made with Australian fruit, the kakadu plum. The fruit is native to Australia and has been an important source of nourishment for the Aboriginal people for thousands of years, the company says.
Mott’s, a brand of Dr Pepper Snapple Group, introduced Mott’s Medleys Juice that provides two servings of fruit and vegetables in every 8-ounce glass. Mott’s Medleys is available in Apple, Grape and Tropical varieities.
Smooth Spirits LLC introduced Haamonii Smooth Shochu in two varieties – Original and Lemon. Shochu is a traditional Japanese spirit that is similar to vodka but with less calories and half the alcohol content, the company says.
Acai Roots added Pure Acai Juice to its line of superfruit juice beverages. The juice is made from Brazilian acai berries and contains 3,000 ORAC units per serving, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins and minerals, the company says.
Starbucks Coffee Co. introduced Natural Fusions, a line of naturally flavored premium coffees. Natural Fusions are made with Arabica coffee beans blended and specifically roasted to complement a vanilla, caramel or cinnamon flavor.
B.R.A.T. Diet LLC introduced a line of organic beverages designed to help soothe children’s upset stomachs. Organic B.R.A.T. Feel Better Drinks are based on the stomach soothing principles of the B.R.A.T. diet, which stands for bananas, rice, applesauce and toast.
The September 2015 issue of Beverage Industry includes a cover story about our Wholesaler of the Year, Andrews Distributing, as well as articles about coffee pods, Geloso Beverage, and sweetener choices in beverages. Check it out today!