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MODELO ESPECIAL CHELADA Crown Imports LLC, Chicago Telephone: 312/873-9600 Internet: crownimportsllc.com Distribution: Select markets V8 V-FUSION REFRESHERS Campbell Soup Co., Camden, N.J. Telephone: 800/257-8443 Internet: v8juice.com Distribution: National Ingredients: Black Cherry Berry: Water; concentrated juices of purple carrots, sweet potatoes and carrots; concentrated juices of apples, cherries, strawberries, red raspberries and blackberries; sugar; citric acid; malic acid; natural fl avoring with pomegranate juice concentrate; ascorbic acid; and natural fl avor. MEXICAN BEER Crown Imports LLC , a division of Constellation Brands , introduced Modelo Especial Chelada beer for consumers seeking a true Mexican Chelada taste in convenient packaging, it says. The “cerveza preparada” combines Modelo Especial with traditional Mexican ingredients, including tomato, salt and lime, in a 24-ounce can. The suggested retail price for a can is $2.99. NATURAL BLENDS Campbell Soup Co. extended its V8 brand to include V8 V-Fusion Refreshers. Containing a 20-25 percent blend of fruit and vegetable juices, V8 V-Fusion Refreshers are available in Tangerine Passionfruit, Peach Strawberry, Black Cherry Berry and Cranberry Grape fl avors. Each variety is naturally sweetened, fl avored and colored and does not contain preservatives. The juices also contain 100 calories and 100 percent of the daily value for vitamin C in a serving. A 46-ounce bottle has a suggested retail price of $3.49. DASANI SPARKLING The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta Telephone: 800/438-2653 Internet: dasani.com Distribution: Select markets Ingredients: Carbonated water and natural fl avors. BUBBLY FLAVORS This month, The Coca-Cola Co. introduced Dasani Sparkling waters in select markets. Available in Unfl avored, Berry, Lemon, Lime and Apple varieties, the carbonated beverages are unsweetened and contain zero calories and natural fl avors. All fl avors come in 12-packs of 12-ounce bottles, 24-count variety packs of 12-ounce bottles for club stores, and 12-ounce and 1-liter PET PlantBottles. A 12-pack has a suggested retail price between $4.59 and $4.99. Distribution for Dasani Sparkling waters will expand nationwide in February. DOWNTON ABBEY WINE COLLECTION PL360 Beverage Partners, Denver Telephone: 303/949-9317 Internet: downtonabbeywine.com Distribution: National WINE FOR THE FANS In anticipation of the return of the PBS series “Downton Abbey” in January, Wines That Rock launched the Downton Abbey Wine Collection. Imported by PL360 Beverage Partners , the collection features two blends from the Bordeaux region of France: a Blanc white wine and a Claret red wine. The wines were crafted by family-owned, French winemaker Grands Vins de Bordeaux , which used the same vines, soil and region as the Downton era to produce the wines. Downton Abbey Blanc is a light and crisp white blend, while Downton Abbey Claret is a medium-bodied red wine with bright fruit and a silky fi nish, the company says. A 750-ml bottle retails for approximately $14.99. WHISPER CREEK TENNESSEE SIPPING CREAM Speakeasy Spirits, Nashville, Tenn. Telephone: 615/678-8986 Internet: tennesseesippingcream.com Distribution: Select markets A TENNESSEE TAKE ON IRISH CREAM Speakeasy Spirits launched an American version of what often is called “Irish cream.” Whisper Creek Tennessee Sipping Cream features a Tennessee whiskey base, which is different from mainstream cream liqueurs that typically use a white liquor base, the company says. Refl ecting the brand’s Southern roots, the bottle was modeled after the shapes of a classic milk bottle and a moonshine jug, it adds. A 40-proof, 750-ml bottle retails for approximately $19.99. TO SUBMIT A NEW PRODUCT FOR CONSIDERATION, CONTACT CERNIVECS@BNPMEDIA.COM 18 | Beverage Industry | DECEMBER 2013 | bevindustry.com

New Products

MODELO ESPECIAL CHELADA
Crown Imports LLC, Chicago
Telephone: 312/873-9600
Internet: crownimportsllc.com
Distribution: Select markets

MEXICAN BEER

Crown Imports LLC, a division of Constellation Brands, introduced Modelo Especial Chelada beer for consumers seeking a true Mexican Chelada taste in convenient packaging, it says. The “cerveza preparada” combines Modelo Especial with traditional Mexican ingredients, including tomato, salt and lime, in a 24-ounce can. The suggested retail price for a can is $2.99.

NATURAL BLENDS

Campbell Soup Co. Extended its V8 brand to include V8 V-Fusion Refreshers.Containing a 20-25 percent blend of fruit and vegetable juices, V8 V-Fusion Refreshers are available in Tangerine Passionfruit, Peach Strawberry, Black Cherry Berry and Cranberry Grape flavors. Each variety is naturally sweetened, flavored and colored and does not contain preservatives. The juices also contain 100 calories and 100 percent of the daily value for vitamin C in a serving.A 46-ounce bottle has a suggested retail price of $3.49.

V8 V-FUSION REFRESHERS
Campbell Soup Co., Camden, N.J.
Telephone: 800/257-8443
Internet: v8juice.com
Distribution: National


BUBBLY FLAVORS

This month, The Coca-Cola Co. Introduced Dasani Sparkling waters in select markets. Available in Unflavored, Berry, Lemon, Lime and Apple varieties, the carbonated beverages are unsweetened and contain zero calories and natural flavors. All flavors come in 12-packs of 12-ounce bottles, 24-count variety packs of 12-ounce bottles for club stores, and 12-ounce and 1-liter PET PlantBottles.

DASANI SPARKLING
The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta
Telephone: 800/438-2653
Internet: dasani.com
Distribution: Select markets
Ingredients: Carbonated water and natural fl avors.

WINE FOR THE FANS

In anticipation of the return of the PBS series “Downton Abbey” in January, Wines That Rock launched the Downton Abbey Wine Collection. Imported by PL360 Beverage Partners, the collection features two blends from the Bordeaux region of France: a Blanc white wine and a Claret red wine. The wines were crafted by family-owned, French winemaker Grands Vins de Bordeaux, which used the same vines, soil and region as the Downton era to produce the wines. Downton Abbey Blanc is a light and crisp white blend, while Downton Abbey Claret is a medium-bodied red wine with bright fruit and a silky finish, the company says. A 750-ml bottle retails for approximately $14.99.

DOWNTON ABBEY WINE COLLECTION
PL360 Beverage Partners, Denver
Telephone: 303/949-9317
Internet: downtonabbeywine.com
Distribution: National

A TENNESSEE TAKE ON IRISH CREAM

Speakeasy Spirits launched an American version of what often is called “Irish cream.” Whisper Creek Tennessee Sipping Cream features a Tennessee whiskey base, which is different from mainstream cream liqueurs that typically use a white liquor base, the company says. Reflecting the brand’s Southern roots, the bottle was modeled after the shapes of a classic milk bottle and a moonshine jug, it adds. A 40-proof, 750-ml bottle retails for approximately $19.99.

WHISPER CREEK TENNESSEE SIPPING CREAM
Speakeasy Spirits, Nashville, Tenn.
Telephone: 615/678-8986
Internet: tennesseesippingcream.com
Distribution: Select markets

ADULT EGGNOG

Midwest Custom Bottling, producer of RumChata, released Holly Nog spiked eggnog made with wine and Wisconsin dairy cream. Before the Revolutionary War, eggnog was made with wine, so Holly Nog is taking the recipe back to its roots, the company says. A 750-ml bottle has a suggested retail price of $9.99.

HOLLY NOG
Midwest Custom Bottling, Pewaukee, Wis.
Internet: drinkhollynog.com
Distribution: Select markets

ENERGY-BOOSTING JUICE

Raw Foods International LLC developed Raaw Mango Guarana fruit-and-vegetable juice for health-conscious consumers who are looking for an energy boost. Guarana is a plant especially common in Brazil that has approximately twice the concentration of caffeine found in coffee beans and is known to increase endurance and reduce fatigue, according to the company. Raaw Mango Guarana juice consists of the juice of one mango, one-quarter cup of guarana seeds, and natural flavors from other complementary fruits and vegetables. A 12-ounce bottle has a suggested retail price of $2.99.

RAAW MANGO GUARANA JUICE
Raw Foods International LLC, Miami
Telephone: 305/856-1991
Internet: raawfoods.com
Distribution: National
Ingredients: Apple juice, mango puree, pineapple juice, lemon juice, natural flavor, guarana seed extract and apple pectin.

LOW-CALORIE, HIGH-QUALITY

Austin Cocktails released a line of same-named, readyto- serve, low-calorie cocktails. Made with six-timesdistilled vodka, herbs, all-natural fruit juices and organic agave nectar, Austin Cocktails are available in Paradise Found, Cucumber Vodka Mojito, Tea Twister and Vodkarita varieties. Specifically, Paradise Found contains coconut water, stone and citrus fruits, and basil flavors; Cucumber Vodka Mojito features mint, cucumber and lime flavors; Tea Twister is made with tea and lemon flavors; and Vodkarita features lime and orange flavors. A serving of each cocktail contains fewer than 100 calories. A 750-ml bottle has a suggested retail price between $14.99 and $15.99.

AUSTIN COCKTAILS
Austin Cocktails, Austin, Texas
Telephone: 512/660-0607
Internet: austincocktails.com
Distribution: Select markets

HOPPY CIDER

Chapman’s Brewing Co. Launched Chapman’s American Ale Cider, which is a cider that combines malted barley and Cascade hops. Designed to appeal to both beer and cider drinkers, the beverage features the crisp, slightly sweet flavor of cider as well as the mouthfeel, color and head of an ale, the company says. A four-pack of 16-ounce cans has a suggested retail price between $8.99 and $11.99.

CHAPMAN’S AMERICAN ALE CIDER
Chapman’s Brewing Co., Angola, Ind.
Telephone: 260/444-1194
Internet: chapmansbrewing.com
Distribution: Select markets

MIXES FOR FITNESS

Redco Foods Inc. launched Salada Tea Therapy Performance drink mix sticks at select GNC stores. The product line combines Salada green tea extract with sport and fitness ingredients. Available in Energy and Metabolism varieties, the drink mixes were created to meet consumer demand for functional beverages that help promote a healthier lifestyle, the company says. The Peach-Nectarine-flavored Energy variety combines green tea extract with green coffee bean extract and is enhanced with panax-ginseng, amino acids and a B-vitamin complex. The Raspberry-flavored Metabolism variety combines green tea extract and green coffee bean extract with raspberry ketones. A box of 10 drink mix sticks retails for approximately $9.99.

SALADA TEA THERAPY PERFORMANCE DRINK MIX STICKS
Redco Foods Inc., Little Falls, N.Y.
Telephone: 877/248-2477
Internet: greentea.com
Distribution: Select markets

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