KANSAS CITY — Creative combinations are trending in new beverage launches.
The Coca-Cola Co. is splicing spicy and sweet with its new Minute Maid juice offerings: Lemonade with Mint, Spicy Watermelon Lemonade and Peach with Ginger Juice Drink.
“We are excited to launch new flavors that will provide fans an exotic taste experience,” said Shannon Richmond, brand director for Minute Maid. “Consumers are seeking out new and unexpected flavor combinations and now these unique, new flavors are available from a brand they trust.”
Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey and World of Coffee, Inc. blend coffee brews and booze in new Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey Coffee. Made with 100% Arabica coffee medium roasted, the ground coffee is infused with Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Tennessee Whiskey.
“We use the best tasting and highest quality coffees in the world and now add to that the authentic taste and aroma of Jack Daniel’s,” said Charlie Newman, president and owner World of Coffee. “We take a lot of care and pride in the coffee products we craft and Jack Daniel’s Coffee is no exception.”
Coconut water combines with probiotics in Harmless Harvest’s new line of organic probiotic cultured coconut beverages called Harmless Coconut Probiotics. The beverages are available in original, strawberries, blueberries and acai, and mangos and acerolas varieties.
“We are excited to unveil the newest member of the Harmless Harvest family at the Winter Fancy Food Show here in our home town,” said Giannella Alvarez chief executive officer of Harmless Harvest. “This new plant-based beverage, made from the whole edible organic coconut, brings consumers a refreshing beverage with probiotics that support digestive and immune health.”Click for a slideshow of new beverages.