oxidants, polyphenols, folic acid and vitamins C, E, B3, B5, B6 and B12. Infused with orange blossom, Fuze White Tea will be distributed nationwide and available in 18-ounce glass bottles. The suggested retail price is $1.29 to $1.49 per bottle.
Cognac Ferrand has released Plantation Rum Grande Reserve, a premium, five-year-old rum from Barbados featuring vanilla, baked bananas, coconut and dried-fruit flavors. Produced as a cocktail rum and recommended for drinks such as Mojitos and Mai Tais, Grande Reserve is aged in Bourbon casks in the Caribbean. Packaged in 750-ml. bottles with a unique straw overlay, the product is priced below other rums on the market, according to the company.
IN Brief . . .
|New Product Introductions by Category|
|Category||No. of Reports'03/'04/% change||No. of SKUs '03/'04/% change|
|Wine & Wine Coolers||26/33/27||78/129/65|
|Beer & Ale||12/21/75||24/29/21|
|Liqueurs & Other Alcohol Drinks||37/33/(11)||67/69/3|
|Soft Drinks||11/11/ --||88/23/(74)|
|Isotonic, Energy Producing Beverages||11/18/64||21/30/43|
|Fruit & Fruit Flavored Drinks||28/21/(25)||127/93/(27)|
|Vegetable & Vegetable Flavored Drinks||1/1/ --||6/1/(83)|
|Milk, Non-Dairy Milk & Yogurt Drinks||8/15/88||19/43/126|
|Beverage Mixes & Flavorings||8/13/63||47/39/(17)|
|Source: Productscan Online (www.productscan.com). Current year-to-date introductions as of Feb. 23, 2004. Previous year-to-date introductions as of Feb. 23, 2003.|