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Drink Review: Mary Jane Relax Drink


Mary Jane Relax Drink in its composition contains natural ingredients that provide a pleasant feeling of relaxation, aiding a better quality of life, increasing mental awareness and relieving stress.


Chamomile: . Medicinal Plant Family of Arteraceas, is rich in flavonoids and coumarin
Chamomile has stimulating action of healing, anti-spasmodic and calming.

L-Theanine (green tea) : It is an amino acid commonly found in tea infusions of Camellia Sinensis . plant responsible for producing the famous green tea Unlike caffeine, L-Theanine increases the levels of GABA (gamma-aminobutyric acid ), which is an inhibitory neurotransmitter that produces a feeling of relaxation and creates a state of well-being. Moreover, it is well documented that L-Theanine increases mental awareness, encourages relaxation without causing sleepiness, reduces stress and anxiety, improves quality of concentration, cognition and sleep. It also helps to reduce the side effects of caffeine during the construction of the response of the immune system.

Passion : The fresh or dried leaves are used to make a tea that is used to treat insomnia and hysteria. Stronger than chamomile, passionflower is popular recommendation when it comes to combat anxiety.

Lemon balm : It is a perennial herb in the mint family. The leaves, which have a mild lemon flavor, are used to make medicines. The plant is used for digestive problems, including stomach pain, bloating, flatulence, vomiting and cramps, pain, including menstrual cramps, headache and toothache, and mental disorders, including hysteria and melancholy. A lot of people believe that the balm has calming effects and use for anxiety, insomnia and restlessness.  Lemon balm is also used for Alzheimer's disease, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), rapid heartbeat due to nervousness, high blood pressure, wounds, tumors and insect bites.

Inositol: is a compound derived from glucose metabolism and in the scientific literature, it is questionable also be a vitamin. is widely distributed and found in human diets in both plant and animal sources. Is present in the fruit, especially citrus (except lemon), soy lecithin, whole grains, roots, cantaloupe, brewer's yeast, wheat germ, raisins, cabbage and viscera such as the heart and liver. It can be produced by intestinal flora. Regarding its benefits, its main function is to neutralize cholesterol, it has role of assisting in the breakdown of fats and cholesterol, therefore, there may be a decrease in cholesterol through the use of inositol in combination with coilin. These two substances together may prevent atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries.


About the Company
Mary Jane Relax Drink is a company based in coastal active in the field of functional beverages Catarina. A company born out of the increasing need to get people healthy products that provide a better quality life. 's main challenge was to get add a nice flavor natural products, which besides doing well, would provide an improvement in cognitive performance. MARY JANE was born this intention RELAX DRINK, a drink that will surprise you.




Company: Mary Jane Drink
Brand: Mary Jane Drink
Slogan: Relax Drink
Origin: Brazil
Category: Functional
Packaging: 269ml
Claims: Calming
Price: Coming Soon
Where to Buy: Store Locator
Website: maryjanedrink.com.br






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Drink Review: Funkin Brazilian Cocktail Mixer



Our all new cocktail mixer with added Guarana seeds for a natural energy kick!
If you’re looking for a delicious new cocktail mixer this Spring, with an energy boost to keep you partying all night, the new funkin Brazilian® is the cocktail mixer for you!

We’ve sourced guarana seeds native to the Amazon basin (which contain twice the energy of coffee beans) and mixed these with a blend of funkin mango, passion fruit and fresh orange juice to create the funkin Brazilian®. Simply mix with rum or vodka and be transported straight to the hot and passionate rhythm of the Rio Carnival…
Water, passion fruit juice (15%), sugar, mangoes (10%), limes (10%), Brazilian orange juice from concentrate (10%), Brazilian guarana extract, natural flavors.

Fat: 0.1g; Protein: 0g; Total Carbohydrates: 25g

Per Serving size: 100ml, Energy Kj: 446, Energy (kcal): 105, Protein (g/mg): 0g, Dietary Fibre (g/mg): 0.3g, Fat (g/mg): 0.1g, Servingtype: 100g, Saturated Fat (g/mg): 0g, Salt (g/mg): 0g, Total Carbohydrate (g/mg): 25g, Sugar: 19.2g
Here at funkin we’re proud to present the first and only 100% natural fresh fruit cocktail mixers in the world! Nothing nasty goes into our cocktails and we ban all artificial colours, flavours, preservatives and additives.


About the Company
We're 100% committed to finding the best fruit on the planet. So much so that we tasted 32 varieties of strawberries from 6 different countries to bring you the Strawberry Daiquiri! In the end it was decided the funkin strawberry was to be a blend of Honeoye, Elsanta and Symphony strawberries from the finest growers in Poland and Spain.


Funkin All Year Round
As we work so hard to source and pick the freshest of fruit, you no longer have to traipse through supermarket aisles to get it. Funkin brings you 100% natural fruit mixers 365 days a year that last for 12 months unopened and 10 days refrigerated.


The 10 second cocktail
Time is precious and we want you to spend it enjoying the fun things in life. That’s why we’ve created the first ever 10 second cocktail. No need to measure, squeeze and chop, just simply open and pour to make the fastest, bar-tender-quality cocktail in the world! It’s a bartender in a pouch!



Company: Funkin
Brand: Funkin
Origin: UK
Category: Drink Mixes and Concentrates
Packaging: 750ml Tetra Prisma (7 servings)
Claims: 100% Natural
Price: £2.99
Where to buy: Direct on Website
Website: funkin.co.uk




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Packaging Spotlight: Delírio Tropical


Designed by
Isabela Rodrigues
Porto Alegra, Brasil

Delírio Tropical is an important restaurant located in Rio de Janeiro, focused on salads and natural products.

We’ve been asked to refresh their branding and bring all the essence of the place in a fun and healthy way.

We’ve chosen to keep the saturated and vibrant colours of the brand and work with a mosaic of elements that are composed in the names of the house salads.




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xl energy

Energy Spotlight: XL USA Energy Drink



XL Energy Drink - the main product, brand driver and MUST HAVE.


Lightly carbonated generic formula has been developed for the times when you need an extra dose of energy. Made in Poland!


Carbonated water, sugar, taurine (E1000mg/250ml), caffeine (80mg/350ml), INS 330, sodium citrate (INS 331), artificial flavor, caramel pigment (INS 150c), vitamins vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B5, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12, gluten free.


Per Serving size: 250ml, Fat, Energy(kj): 483, Energy(kcal): 115, Sodium (g/mg): 124mg, Sodium : 5%, Total Carbohydrate(g/mg): 27mg, Total Carbohydrate: 9%, Vitamin B12(g/mg): 0.5ug, Vitamin B12: 21%, Vitamin B2(g/mg): 1.3mg, Vitamin B2: 100%, Vitamin B3(g/mg): 16mg, Vitamin B3: 100%, Vitamin B5(g/mg): 5mg, Vitamin B5: 100%, Vitamin B6(g/mg): 1.3mg, Vitamin B6: 100%, Carbohydrate: 27mg



Company: Xl Energy By Golden Trade
Brand: Xl
Origin: Made in Poland
Category: Energy & Sports Drinks
Claims: Liquid composition ready to drink based in taurine and caffeine. Artificially flavored! Pasteurized! Recyclable packaging.
Packaging: 250 ml and 500 ml Aluminium Can, 500ml and 1L PET bottle
Variants: Sugar Free, Cranberry, Lime and Lemon, Sports Maniac, After Party, Double Kick
Price: € 1.94/can
Where to Buy: Coming Soon
Website: xl-energy.com

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Drink Spotlight: Lucozade Brazil Themed Sports Drink


The makers of Lucozade are getting the carnival started early with the launch of Lucozade Sport Brazilian Guava Flavour and Lucozade Energy ‘The Brazilian’ Mango & Mandarin Flavour.

With the World Cup forming a vital part of consumers’ social calendars in 2014 and representing a significant commercial opportunity for retailers, the new variants are set to capture the attention of consumers and increase penetration of the sports & energy drinks category.

Dave Stratton, brand development director – Lucozade, says, “Limited editions are great at attracting new users and delivering incremental sales to the sports & energy category. With 63% of Britons expecting to increase their leisure spending as a consequence of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, we are confident our Brazilian inspired variants will drive further category growth.

“During a World Cup year we see huge growth in TV viewing figures and sporting participation as a consequence, presenting an opportune time for retailers to capitalise on the latest Sports and Energy NPD from Lucozade.”

The launch of Lucozade Sport Brazilian Guava Flavour and Lucozade Energy ‘The Brazilian’ Mango & Mandarin Flavour will feature in the upcoming £12m Lucozade marketing campaign including TV, sponsorship, experiential, digital and in-store support.

Lucozade Energy ‘The Brazilian’ Mango & Mandarin Flavour will be available from 20th December 2013 in 380ml price-marked packs (PMPs) and 500ml packs.

Lucozade Sport Brazilian Guava Flavour will be available from 6th January in 500ml standard and PMPs and a 500ml 4-pack.


Company: Lucozade
Brand: Lucozade
Slogan: Isotonic Performance Fuel
Category: Sports & Energy Drinks
Origin: UK
Packaging: 500ml bottle
Claims: Limited Edition
Price: Coming Soon
Where to Buy: Coming Soon
Website: lucozade.com





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RTD Spotlight: WKD Launching Limited Edition Brazilian Variety



WKD has unveiled a new addition to its portfolio: WKD Brazilian – an exotic new Limited Edition for 2014 which takes its inspiration from Brazil, exuding the party atmosphere of the world-famous Rio de Janeiro carnival and the lively Copacabana beach night scene.

Billed as a ‘party in a bottle’ WKD Brazilian is available from January in 275ml bottles, the new line has the same 4% ABV and will retail at the same price as the other six variants in the WKD range.

Debs Carter, WKD Marketing Director at SHS Drinks, said:

“Brazil and all things Brazilian are very much of the moment as we head into 2014 – Lonely Plant has recently tipped Brazil as the top visitor destination for next year and the country will certainly be the focal point for all footie fans when the World Cup gets underway next summer.

“Brazil also is renowned for its vibrant night and street life, especially at carnival time, and WKD Brazilian aims to capture this exotic party spirit in a bottle.

“With the spotlight being on Brazil next year, it’s the perfect timing to introduce this topical WKD Limited Edition – an innovation which will bring excitement and a new dimension to the RTD category.”


Company: SHS Drinks
Brand: WKD
Category: Flavored Alcohol
Origin: UK
Packaging: 275ml bottle
Claims: Limited Edition
Alcohol Volume: 4%
Where to Buy: Available January 2014
Website: wkd.co.uk, shs-drinks.co.uk

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Drink Spotlight: Do Bem Detox Monstro Green Juice from Brazil


Do Bem drinks has announced a new product launch in November,  another unprecedented innovation in the beverage market : Green Juice . The drink is the result of a delicious mix of leaves , fruits, vegetables and greens which has became a craze around the world for the numerous benefits the drink offers. Like other drinks from the Do Bem, Green Juice is natural as it contains no preservatives, no sugar or other chemical additives , ie , it is as fresh as juice made ​​at home!


The green juice promotes a true Detox of the body, promoting a " housecleaning " in the body , sweeping toxins, activating the immune system, improving bowel function and hydration of the body. What ensures that positive health action is mixing the ingredients , featuring apple, cucumber, kale, lemon, ginger and mint.


Differentials and innovation are also present in the package of Green Juice ™ as well, ushering in a new visual look with a camouflaged box.


According to the founder and president of the brand, Marcos Leta, Detox, follows the trend of Do Bem of always launching innovative products. " We will continue innovating . We were the first full orange juice, the first coconut water without preservatives and first mate tea with lemon without preservatives. And we will continue with the same focus , simplifying people's lives by offering real, healthy and innovative for our clients and friends experiences, " concludes Mark.




Company: Do Bem
Brand: Do Bem
Origin: Brasil
Category: Water, Juice
Claims: 100% Natural, No Preservatives
Packaging:  1 Liter
Price: R $ 8.99
Website: dobem.com




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Product Spotlight: Kaiser Radler Beer From Brazil


Radler is a lightweight and highly refreshing recipe for mixing beer with natural lemon juice. Joining these two ingredients, it refreshes twice, so it's been hit among Europeans.


Water, lager type beer, sugar, concentrated lemon juice, lemon natural flavor.


Radler beers are becoming very popular worldwide. Consumers are looking for more healthy options when drinking alcoholic beverages and the combination of fruit juice and beer in a low alcohol volume drink is the perfect answer.

For more information on Radler beers visit our Radler report Here.



Company: Heineken
Brand: Kaiser
Category: Beer
Origin: Brazil
Packaging: 355ml bottle, 350ml can
Alcohol Volume: 2%
Website: kaiser.com.br



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