Subway restaurants now offer Honest Kids juice drinks nationwide as part of its Subway Fresh Fit for Kids Meal menu. The USDA-certified organic juice drinks are available in the Super Fruit Punch variety packaged in 6-ounce juice boxes.
Honest Kids was created in 2007 by the makers of Bethesda, Md.-based Honest Tea, an independent operating unit of The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta. The Honest Kids organic juice drinks are sweetened only with fruit juice.
“We’re thrilled to have Honest Kids join the Subway Fresh Fit for Kids Meal menu as part of their new lineup of nutritious kids offerings,” said Ami Mathur, Honest Tea’s general manager and brand marketing, in a statement. “Joining forces with Subway restaurants is a huge milestone for the Honest Kids brand, and we’re looking forward to increasing access to organic products with simple ingredients in the foodservice channel as consumer demand continues to grow.”
Co-founder and TeaEO Emeritus Seth Goldman added: “Honest Kids is such a tasty organic beverage option for kids — I need to thank my son for suggesting it. We’re fired up to see Honest Kids offered at Subway — it’s a perfect fit for their Fresh Fit for Kids Meal menu.”
Subway restaurants Dietitian Lanette Kovachi remarked: “As a mom and dietitian, I think Honest Kids beverages are a great option for kids. It is a staple in my home for my own kids; it tastes great and is sweetened only with fruit juice.”