Minute Maid, a division of The Coca-Cola Co., expanded its Minute Maid Enhanced Juice and Juice Drink line. Minute Maid Pomegranate Blueberry Flavored 100 percent Juice Blend of Five Juices, Minute Maid Pomegranate Lemonade and Minute Maid Strawberry Kiwi Flavored Juice Drink will now be available in 12-ounce shrinkwrapped single-serve bottles.
Living Essentials LLC added to its line of 2-ounce 5-Hour energy shots with 5-Hour Energy Pomegranate. The pomegranate flavor joins 5-Hour Energy’s Berry, Lemon-Lime, Grape and Orange flavors, as well as Decaf and Extra Strength versions. The product initially launched in select markets, and plans to roll out nationwide.
Kuka Drink Inc. debuted Kuka, a non-carbonated beverage made from coca leaves grown in the Andes. Kuka helps to hydrate and detoxify your body while improving your concentration, the company says. The all-natural product is currently available in select markets.
Naked Juice, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, introduced Naked Coconut Water. The variety is made with 100 percent coconut water made from Brazilian coconuts. Naked Coconut Water is all-natural, fat free and cholesterol free and contains no added sugars or preservatives.
POM Wonderful launched two new 100 percent juice blends, which are available in Pomegranate Kiwi and Pomegranate Nectarine varieties. The juice blends contain no added sugars or artificial ingredients and are a good source of potassium as well as antioxidants, the company says.
Ito En, Brooklyn, N.Y., released new unsweetened Jasmine Green Tea, Golden Oolong Tea and Oi Ocha Dark Green Tea Traditional Teas. The beverages are imported from Japan, where unsweetened teas are popular, the company says.
American Body Building Products released Pure Pro 50, a ready-to-drink protein drink. Pure Pro 50 is available in Vanilla Bean, Milk Chocolate, Cookies & Cream, Banana Cream and Chocolate Peanut Butter varieties. The flavors contain 50 grams of protein from milk and whey, the company says.
iChill Beverages LLC developed iChill Relaxation Shot featuring a blend of melatonin, valerian root, rose hips and B vitamins. The shot, with a Blissful Berry flavor, aims to help consumers relax, reduce stress and sleep better, the company says. iChill Relaxation shot also contains Stevia, a zero-calorie sweetener.
CytoSport Inc., Benicia, Calif., added to its line of Muscle Milk products with Muscle Milk Refuel Protein Power Shot. Initially available in select markets, the 3-ounce shots feature 5 grams of protein, 100 mg. of caffeine and 90 mg. of EGCG from green tea. The shots offer branch chain amino acids to support muscle recovery and use alpha L-polylactate as an energy source.
Anheuser-Busch InBev introduced Bud Light Golden Wheat, an unfiltered wheat beer brewed with citrus and a hint of coriander. The product offers a wheat-malt sweetness, the company says. It is available in 12-ounce glass bottles, 22-ounce single-serve bottles and on draft. The product contains 4.1 percent alcohol by volume.