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Nestle launches Aguas Frescas bottled beverage traditional Hispanic beverages, Nestle Aguas Frescas are being marketed as 100% natural. Nestle Aguas Frescas Jamaica is made from hibiscus flowers, and Tamarindo is made from tamarind puree. Both are considered an excellent source of vitamin C. Nestle Aguas Frescas Horchata is made from rice and cinnamon, and is an excellent source of calcium. “Consumers with roots in the Hispanic culture will find that Nestle Aguas Frescas reminds them of home, of growing up,” said Juan Motta, head of domestic emerging markets for Nestle. “It’s another way to blend the best of two cultures. Nestle Aguas Frescas delivers the refreshing and authentic taste of home with the convenience of a readyto-drink format for the U.S. lifestyle.” Nestle Aguas Frescas is available in 14-oz and 20-oz bottles, for a suggested retail price of $1.79-$1.99. BBN Jamba introduces coconut water-based beverages EMERYVILLE, CALIF. — With coconut water as its base, the Jamba Juice Co. has introduced Refreshers, a line of fruit flavored beverages. The three varieties in the new line include pineapple, strawberry lemonade and mango. “Our introduction of Fruit Refreshers with coconut water continues Jamba Juice’s commitment to providing our customers who have a natural interest in maintaining a healthy active lifestyle, with innovative, unique new products,” said Susan Shields, senior vicepresident and chief marketing officer. “These new, thirst quenching fruit beverages are the perfect way to stay hydrated on a hot summer day.” Each beverage has 230 calories or less and contains as much potassium as a banana, according to the company. BBN GLENDALE, CALIF. — Nestle USA has introduced a new bottled beverage, Aguas Frescas, in three flavors: Jamaica, Tamarindo and Horchata. Based on 74 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® June 7, 2011

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Food Business News - June 7, 2011
House bill cuts food safety funding
Enhancing water’s value
Wet weather muddies corn outlook
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Editorial - Quest for ‘whole truth’ on food prices in France
MyPlate steps up in simple fashion
Breaking down MyPlate by food groups
Lawmakers look to halt sale of Lazy Cakes
McCormick to enter joint venture in India
Cal Pacifi c acquires SunOpta frozen fruit assets
Cargill Kitchen Solutions expanding in Iowa
F.M.I. hires new v.p. of food safety programs
Sealed Air to acquire Diversey for $4.3 billion
AdvancePierre Foods buys Barber Foods
Cargill acquires German chocolate business
Calavo to buy Renaissance Food Group
U.S. Foodservice acquires Great Western Meats
Clear sailing for Hain
Seneca Foods earnings down sharply in 2011
April red meat production down 4% from year ago
Sbarro now exploring alternatives to bankruptcy plan
Sherman Miller promoted to c.o.o. at Cal-Maine Foods
Nestle Health Science to acquire pharmaceutical maker
Emerging markets propel Heinz’s fi scal 2011 earnings
U.S.D.A. lowers cooking temp for some meat cuts
Campbell Soup focusing on volume sales, brand building
Buyout fi rm to acquire California Pizza Kitchen
Sanderson Farms suffers second-quarter loss
Wet weather muddies corn outlook
House bill cuts food safety funding
House panel seeks reduction in W.I.C. funding in fiscal 2012
Seeking middle market opportunities
Clear and concise
Ingredient solutions help keep it simple
Identifying natural partners for stevia
$tevia $upplier$ $eek profi t$ through international growth
Brain health for baby boomers
Bottled water volume, market share grew in 2010
Study recommends children should avoid energy, sports drinks
V8 introduces energy beverages
Smucker, Starbucks raising coffee prices
Nestle launches Aguas Frescas bottled beverage
Jamba introduces coconut water-based beverages
Enhancing water’s value
Gluten-free grains momentum
Balance Bar adds Café line
Pasta Prima launches two ravioli lines
Land O’Frost debuts Wrap Kit
Franz introduces artisan bread
Kraft launches Newtons Fruit Thins
Farley’s & Sathers adds ‘Splashers’
Häagen-Dazs introduces 2011 flavors
Mars updates Kudos granola bar line
Lifting of Russian export ban pressures world wheat market
Ingredient Markets
Packaging formats focus on convenience
Technology enables ultrasonic sealing
Ingredient’s small size aids in salt reduction
AKFP now offers arrowroot starch, pea starch
Tate & Lyle to resume U.S. sucralose production
Non-dairy ingredients achieve pareve certifi cation
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Food Business News - June 7, 2011