KANSAS CITY — Citrus and tropical fruit flavors abound in new summertime sips and seasonings.
PepsiCo, Inc. has announced the return of Mtn Dew Typhoon, a tropical punch-flavored soft drink that has not been available in over a decade, according to the company. The beverage will be sold online at store.mountaindew.com for a limited time.
Icelandic skyr yogurt brand siggi’s is bringing back a popular flavor, orange ginger, for a limited time. Functional beverage brand Poppi is introducing a new summertime flavor, cherry limeade, created in response to a survey of its consumers. The carbonated soft drink is formulated with raw, unfiltered apple cider and fruit juice to promote digestion, immunity and other health benefits.
McCormick & Co. has partnered with actor and vegan foodie Tabitha Brown to launch a salt-free, Caribbean0-inspired seasoning blend. McCormick Sunshine Seasoning by Tabitha Brown includes Caribbean spices and herbs, allspice, thyme, turmeric, cayenne pepper, mango and pineapple.
“Cooking with sunshine is about bringing joy and love to the dishes you make for you and your loved ones,” Ms. Brown said. “I am so excited to bring positive energy to even more homes with the second release of the McCormick Sunshine Seasoning by Tabitha Brown. It’s the perfect addition to any summertime dish, whether you are a vegan or non-vegan, because that’s your business.”
Limited-time offerings launching from Waterloo Sparkling Water include a new passion fruit flavor and a returning summer berry flavor. All Waterloo sparkling waters are free of calories, sugar and sweeteners.
“An island vacation with relaxing, tropical vibes was our inspiration,” Adam Price, senior vice president of operations and flavor development lead, said of the passion fruit formulation. “Over the course of 10 months, we meticulously crafted our flavor, full of fresh-ripe, true-to-fruit and zingy-tart notes. Once we dialed in the earthy notes, we arrived at a bright, layered and complex tropical flavor with a fruity aroma — perfectly balanced and refreshing to drink wherever you are.”