GLOBAL – #BeverageGoodFriday this week features non-alcoholic product launches from across the globe starting with Pink Cloud’s recently launched non-alcoholic hemp beverages and featuring trendy new products from other manufacturers including Corona Canada and Aurora spring beverages.
The Pink Cloud Premium Non-Alcoholic Functional Hemp Beverages line includes two new products, Pining for Paradise and Lounge Chair Lilikoi.
Pining for Paradise is a juicy, bright combination of pineapple partnered with tart and fragrant yuzu, plus a hint of lime. Lounge Chair Lilikoi features the pleasantly tangy flavor of lilikoi (Hawaiian Passion Fruit) complimented by the soft, smooth, and sweet finish of guava, according to the company.
The brands come in brightly colored ombre cans that are meant to sweep consumers away on a tropical vacation through all five senses.
The company said the launch of the two brands was inspired by the sober-curious movement that gained traction during the pandemic as consumers felt a strong desire to experience a temporary and sometimes even permanent break from alcohol.
Lolo Hops by Aurora Superior Sparkling Beverages
Meanwhile, Aurora Superior Sparkling Beverages, has also announced the launch of Lolo Hops, a line of non-alcoholic sparkling beverages infused with Pacific Northwest-grown hops, in three distinct flavors.
The three flavors include signature flavors, Pomelo Sage and Yuzu Orange Blossom, which were originally launched under the name Aurora Hops in 2020 in glass bottles, and a new flavor called Cascadia Field Blend.
The Cascadia Field Blend lets the hops infusion shine without any added flavors and features a naturally verdant infusion of Pacific Northwest Chinook, Mosaic, and Ekuanot hop, yielding spring-like aromas of wet grass, eucalyptus, and lush florals, according to the company.
This unique blend of hops come in 12-ounce cans, offering 30g of calories and containing 8g of sugar. All Lolo Hops are non-alcoholic, naturally gluten-free, and contain no artificial ingredients.
Nano Shot’s CBD Infused beverages
Additionally, Nano Shot has launched a collection of CBD-infused beverages made with real fruit juice, no artificial flavors, zero calories/sugars, and NO THC.
The collection is available in ready-to-drink 2oz. bottles and includes four flavors: Blueberry-Pomegranate, Pineapple-Coconut, Mango-Hot Chili (Available 6/22), and Citrus (Available 6/22).
Corona Tropical by Corona Canada
Joining the genesis of brands is also Corona Tropical from Corona Canada.
The company said it is a milestone, considering the brand is the first Sparkling Water & Alcohol beverage made with real fruit juice.
Corona expanded its portfolio into the beyond beer category to cater to consumers looking for alternative alcoholic beverage options.
Made with real fruit juice, Corona Tropical contains 3g of sugar and 100 calories per can (355ml serving). Corona Tropical has a 4.2% ABV and is available in several tropical flavors, including Lime & Cactus, Raspberry & Lemon, and Grapefruit & Lemongrass.
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