Fruit2O now available in Tropical Fruit flavor and 10-ounce sizes from Kraft
Kraft Foodservice introduces an exciting new flavor in its Fruit2O product line. As the first blended flavor of Fruit2O, Tropical Fruit joins a family of eight refreshing flavors, including cherry, peach and grape. The popular beverage has driven huge category growth for flavored water, as grocery consumption almost doubled in the first half of 2005.
Convenient 10-ounce sizes are available in delicious grape and raspberry flavors. The new smaller size offers a lower price point and easy portion control, so it's perfect for schools and catering.
With no calories, carbohydrates or sugar, Fruit2O is a popular alternative to sodas and juice drinks. The water with a natural fruit essence is available in 16-ounce and 20-ounce bottles. For more information, visit www.kraftvendingocs.com.
Hi Ball reaches into the energy drink market with clear, retro beverages
Hi Ball energy soda waters have no sugar, no carbohydrates, no artificial colors or flavors. They are made with purified water, natural flavor and contain less than 10 calories per bottle. Each 10-ounce glass bottle is emblazed with an iconic "retro"-like design resembling classic soda from days bygone.
Hi Ball products are clear, carbonated concoctions free of artificial colors and flavors and do not leave a sugary, medicinal aftertaste like leading energy drinks in the market.
Hi Ball offerings possess fresh ingredients such as: taurine, an amino acid that helps detoxify the system and aids the function of the brain; guarana, a nut-like seed from South America that increases performance both physically and mentally; ginseng, an herb widely used as a dietary supplement to increase energy and vitality; and caffeine, which provides a boost of energy and heightened alertness. In addition, B-vitamins B3, B5, B6, B12 help maintain normal body function and increase stamina resulting in increased energy and alertness.
Hi Ball beverages can be consumed as stand-alone energy drinks or as a mixer with premium spirits. For more information, visit www.hiballer.com.
Kraft Crystal Light
makes an instant
Kraft Vending & OCS now offers all flavors of Crystal Light On The Go drink mix packets to the vending channel. These single-serve packets can be used with 20-ounce water to provide a flavored drink.
Providing variety and increasing bottled water sales, Crystal Light On The Go is a great alternative to fruit juice and high-calorie sport drinks in areas where the clientele is more health conscious.
Varieties include Raspberry Ice, Sunrise Orange, Lemonade, Peach Iced Tea, Iced Tea, Fruit Punch and Raspberry Lemonade. For more information, visit www.kraftvendingocs.com.
Global Beverage Enterprises Inc. introduces a sugar-free, milk-based "carbonated" beverage. In response to concern about child obesity, "Kool Cow Sparkling Drinks" are made from fat-free, skimmed milk powder, fortified with vitamins. They are also "carbonated." Targeted to kids of all ages who hate milk but love soda, "Kool Cow Sparkling Drinks" are available in strawberry and peach mango. Packaged in either a family six pack, ideal for school lunches, or a 16.9-ounce, PET bottle, "Kool Cow Sparkling Drinks" have a 2-year shelf life. For more information, visit www.koolcowdrinks.com.
Shamrock Farms extends shelf life of milk
Shamrock Farms is 100 percent grade A real milk — quality customers can taste. And it's a national brand with proven success. Shamrock Farms products are available in stores, restaurants and vending machines across the country. Customers love its farm-fresh taste and the following benefits:
- Priced right — less than other national milk brands
- A variety of popular flavors in single-serve 12-ounce bottles
- Extended Shelf Life (ESL) technology that keeps products more nutritious, preventing leakage and spoilage with an
82-day code life
- Broad distribution and quick response time to operator needs
For information, visit http://shamrockesl.com/.