Tropicana releases kids’ drinks, coconut water blends
Tropicana Kids and Tropicana Coco Blends address latest consumer juice trends
Tropicana, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo Inc., is announcing its newest product offerings: Tropicana Kids and Tropicana Coco Blends.
Tropicana Kids is an all-new line of certified USDA Organic premium fruit juice drinks offering the taste for kids with the nutrition parents expect. Available in three flavors — Fruit Punch, Mixed Berry and Watermelon — Tropicana Kids is made with 45 percent real fruit juice and mixed with filtered water, with no added sweeteners or artificial flavors and is an excellent source of vitamin C, the company says.
The packaging features a clear panel so parents can see the liquid inside, and feel good about serving Tropicana Kids to their children, it adds.
Tropicana Coco Blends is a Tropicana juice drink featuring a splash of coconut water. Available in two flavors — Pineapple with Coconut Water and Peach Passion Fruit with Coconut Water — Tropicana Coco Blends offer a refreshing twist to Tropicana juice with no artificial sweeteners, no artificial flavors and 10 percent coconut water, the company says.
"Tropicana has continued to innovate to secure our spot not only at the breakfast table, but throughout the daily lives of on-the-go Americans," said Becca Kerr, senior vice president of PepsiCo’s North American Nutrition Fruit and Vegetable portfolio, in a statement. "We're thrilled to launch Tropicana Kids, offering an organic, premium fruit juice drink for busy parents who don't want to sacrifice their kids' nutrition, while Tropicana Coco Blends introduces a delicious way to enjoy the coconut water craze in a great-tasting juice drink."
Beginning in early 2018, Tropicana Kids and Tropicana Coco Blends are available nationwide. Tropicana Kids is available in multi-packs in the juice box aisle at select retailers nationwide and through online retailers. Tropicana Coco Blends can be found in multi- and single-serve sizes with other chilled juices at select retailers nationwide.