Wtrmln Wtr purchased by Caribe Juice | Dole debuts functional smoothie mix line | Molson Coors acquires stake in ZenWtr, expands distribution
September 21, 2020
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Caribe Juice, a cold-pressed juice brand produced in the Dominican Republic where it sources fruits and vegetables from the Caribbean, is purchasing Wtrmln Wtr, which upcycles watermelon waste into cold-pressed juice. "This means taking our farm-to-bottle supply chain closer to the source, keeping our quality super high," said Wtrmln Wtr founder Jody Levy.
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Dole debuts functional smoothie mix line
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Dole Packaged Foods has launched the Boosted Blends line of frozen fruit smoothie mixes in four functional varieties: Keto, Energize, Vita-C and Protein. The line is packaged in multi-serve resealable pouches and includes ingredients such as whey protein and matcha green tea.
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