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Sunrich Naturals, a brand of SunOpta Inc., introduced Sōl, a dairy alternative beverage made from roasted sunflower kernels. The dairy-free, gluten-free, all-natural beverage contains antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that promote heart and brain health, strengthen bones and teeth, and helps maintain youthful-looking skin, in addition to folic acid to support prenatal health, the company says.
Available from mid-August through October, The Boston Beer Co.will offer its 2011 Samuel Adams Harvest Collection Variety 12-pack, including Boston Lager, OctoberFest, Irish Red, Harvest Pumpkin Ale, Black Lager and its new style, Bonfire Rauchbier.
Tea Forté Inc. launched its new line of Tea Forté Skin-Smart Teas, developed to promote healthy skin from within, the company says. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) organic and Fair Trade certified teas are blended to further the detoxifying effect of polyphenols to fight the visible signs of skin aging, the company adds.
Ready-to-drink Made 10 green tea from Made Drinks Co. contains organic ingredients with 10 calories per serving. The tea is sweetened with erythritol and a small amount of sucralose; all other ingredients are organic.
Palm Bay International launched a new vodka called OR-G, made with French vodka and natural persimmon, papaya, mango and lime juices.
Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s Mott’s brand entered the U.S. vegetable juice category with the launch of Mott’s Garden Blend. The 100 percent vegetable juice offers two servings of vegetables in every 8-ounce glass. Mott’s Garden Blend is available in Original and Low Sodium varieties and has a suggested retail price of $2.49 for a 32-ounce bottle and $3.99 for 64-ounce bottles.
Playing off superstition regarding the number 13, this August The Boston Beer Co. is introducing Samuel Adams Thirteenth Hour, referring to the beer’s mysterious combination of flavors and 13 brewing ingredients, the company says.
Bacardi U.S.A. Inc.’s newest rum, Bacardi Arctic Grape, combines the flavors of white grape and lingonberry, an arctic berry that grows in the subarctic climates of North America and Asia.
Marley Beverage Co. expanded its line of all-natural relaxation beverages with Marley’s Mellow Mood Lite, a low-calorie version of Marley’s Mellow Mood beverages. Marley’s Mellow Mood Lite is half lemonade, half tea and contains 40 calories in each 8-ounce serving.
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