WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CALIF. — Dole Packaged Foods, LLC is debuting two new functional fruit-based product lines: Dole Fruitify beverages and Dole Essentials fruit cups.
“We understand that today’s consumer seeks products that are not only good for their health and fit their lifestyle, but also minimize environmental impact,” said Orzse Hodi, vice president of marketing, Americas, for Dole Packaged Foods. “We are committed to developing innovations that are better for people and the planet. Dole Fruitify juice drinks and the Dole Essentials line of Dole Fruit Cups deliver on both fronts, with simple, clean ingredients and responsible sourcing and packaging methods.”
Dole Fruitify, the brand’s first line of canned tropical juice drinks, is formulated with functional ingredients like turmeric, coconut water and green tea. Containing fewer than 100 calories per can, the non-GMO drinks are 65% juice and contain no added sugar or high-fructose corn syrup. Dole Fruitify beverages provide 20% of the daily recommended value of vitamin C and come in three varieties.
Dole Fruitify Glow features pineapple juice, mango puree, acerola juice, lemon juice, turmeric and monk fruit. Each 8-oz can contains 90 calories and 21 grams of sugar.
Dole Fruitify Replenish combines coconut water, pineapple juice, acerola juice and lemon juice. Each can contains 70 calories and 16 grams of sugar.
Dole Fruitify Energize blends pineapple juice, green tea extract, acerola juice, lemon juice and monk fruit. Each can contains 90 calories and 21 grams of sugar.
Dole Fruitify juices were produced in the Philippines and are available nationwide in single flavor four-packs.
Adding to Dole’s portfolio of fruit cups, Dole Essentials were designed with an adult’s palate in mind, the company said. The cups come in three varieties that are gluten-free, non-GMO, contain no added sugars and provide 50% of the daily recommended value of vitamin C.
Dole Essentials Pineapple fruit cups include pineapple, white grape juice, acerola juice, lemon juice and natural cucumber and mint flavors. Each 7-oz cup contains 120 calories and 27 grams of sugar.
Dole Essentials Mandarin Oranges feature mandarin oranges with pineapple juice, acerola juice, lemon juice and turmeric. Each cup contains 110 calories and 22 grams of sugar.
Dole Essentials Mixed Fruit cups combine pineapple, peaches and Asian pears with white grape juice, acerola juice, lemon juice and green tea extract. Each cup contains 45 mg of caffeine, 110 calories and 23 grams of sugar.
Dole Essentials fruit cups were produced in Thailand and are currently only available in Texas. The cups come in packs of two 7-oz, single-serve cups in BPA-free packaging.