New drink innovations at lunch! 2015
The following is just a taste of some of the latest new drink products on offer at lunch! 2015:
Tetley is unveiling a new launch and showcasing its new range of blends at lunch!, with tea tastings throughout the day. They are also sponsors of the Café Life Awards (stand U116).
Taylors of Harrogate’s expert tea taster, Simon Hill, is delivering four interactive tea tasting sessions with small groups during lunch!. Visitors will be offered the unique opportunity to learn how to taste tea professionally, something that only ever takes place at Taylors HQ (stand M308).
Leading coffee sourcing, roasting and packing specialist, Lincoln & York is showcasing its recent company rebrand. They’ll be serving barista made coffees with a lunch! exclusive blend and taking visitors through the art of coffee roasting with a soon-to-be-revealed activity (stand U302).
UCC Coffee UK & Ireland is showcasing its new ThreeSixty° single origin coffee. Sourced from the Atitlan region in Guatemala, the full bodied coffee has a sweet almond aroma followed by rich dark chocolate notes, perfectly balanced with orange sweetness (stand M202).
Established in 1956, Bedford Continental Wholesale is exhibiting at lunch! for the first time this year, showcasing their TostaD’oro brand of coffee, which they roast and blend in-house. As importer and distributor of many Italian brands, they will also have a range of biscuits, cakes and snacks on display (stand F121).
Launching in the UK at lunch! 28BLACK from Infinity Brands represents a new generation of energy drinks: it contains no taurine, artificial colouring or preservatives and is vegan, gluten and lactose-free. 28BLACK offers the same great Classic Energy drink taste, offering further line extensions with its fruity Açaí and sugar free Açaí Zero (stand U124).
Lucozade Ribena Suntory is launching Orangina into the on-trade, with its iconic bulby glass bottle available exclusively to the channel. The brand is undergoing a complete refresh utilising their distinctive glass bottle and memorable ‘Shake & Serve’ ritual to transform Orangina into an actively desired premium adult soft drink. They will be demonstrating the perfect serve, as well as the opportunity to enter a prize draw at lunch! (stand U104).
New launches from Vegesentials Raw & Pure Smoothies include beetroot, apple and carrot (with ginger) smoothie and carrot, pear and kale (with lime and ginger) Smoothie. Both provide 3 of your 5 a day fruit and veg per bottle. Pure and raw, they are high in fibre and a natural source of vitamin A, B6, C and Potassium (stand G7).
PACK’D is launching its new Super Smoothie Kits at lunch!. The world’s first frozen smoothie kits, each contains a pouch of freshly frozen, whole fruits and vegetables plus a sachet of natural superfoods. The new range includes three ‘Super Smoothie Kits’ for retail (Defence, Energy & Defence) and 15 Smoothie Kits for foodservice (stand F205).
Launching in September, Frobishers Classics is a new range of delicately carbonated juice drinks made with pure fruit juices and spring water from Frobishers Juices. Available in three timeless flavours: Sparkling Raspberry, St Clements Orange & Lemon and Apple, Pear & Elderflower (stand M121).
Plenish is launching the UK’s first organic, all natural nutm*lks. They are made from just three ingredients – nuts, water and Himalayan salt, using no additives or sweeteners (stand M438).
Launching at lunch! is a new range of all-natural, premium still waters created by flavour matchmakers, the refinery. The 500ml drinks are made in Wales and contain no added sugar or artificial ingredients. Offering a taste of ‘hydro-gastronomy’, the three inaugural flavour pairings are Strawberry/Chilli, Raspberry/Rosemary and Cucumber/Lemongrass (stand A417).
Spring water enriched in amino acids, Rejuvenation Water is a new functional water designed to deal with the rigours of the 21st Century. Launching at lunch!, visitors will be among the first to see and sample Rejuvenation Water (stand U227).
New start-up Vitness is launching Beauty Vitamin at lunch! This low sugar, vitamin drink for skin, available in Rhubarb & Rose, Elderflower & Chili, and Cucumber & Melon, includes ingredients like collagen peptides, anti-aging Resveratrol, bioactives and vitamins (stand A313).
Shaken Udder Milkshakes new launch is Salted Caramel flavour, a decadent combination of sweet and salty. Made using fresh British milk, the finest Maldon sea salt and no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. The new addition to the range joins Chocolush, Top Banana and Vanillialicious flavours (stand U203).
Tg Green Teas is a new range of real brewed tea infusions inspired by ancient wellness traditions and made with organically grown Chinese green tea. The 330ml PET bottle iced Tg range includes green tea with ginseng; with mandarin and ginseng; and with jujube and ginseng. Tg green teas are also available in pyramid bags for hot brews (stand F317).
Sansu Drinks is the first brand in the world to launch a suite of Yuzu fruit drinks. Made in Herefordshire using high quality raw Yuzu juice, they are now launching four flavours into glass bottles: Yuzu original, Yuzu & pear, Yuzu & blueberry and Yuzu & pink guava (stand IZ-19).
NIX&KIX is launching a range of refreshingly grown-up soft drinks. Fruity with a cayenne kick, the drinks come in three new flavours: cool cucumber & fresh mint, rich mango & zingy ginger and succulent peach & smooth vanilla. All available in 275ml glass bottles and produced in the UK (stand IZ-02).
Radnor Hills is showcasing a new apple and rhubarb flavour; an addition to the popular Heartsease Farm range of premium pressé drinks. It’s made using Queen Victoria Yorkshire rhubarb and English Wye Valley apples blended with their own lightly sparkling, spring water (stand G16).
Breckland Orchard’s new, no-added-sugar drinks (aka Posh Pop Lighter) come in three ultra low calorie flavours, including Elderflower (zero calories), Ginger Beer with Chilli (3 calories), and Cloudy Lemonade (5 calories) (stand U113).
Made by the forests of Finland, TAPPED Organic Birch Water is the UK’s first premium organic birch water to blend sweet birch water with fruit juices. It’s available in three varieties: organic straight from the tree; with bilberries & lingonberries; and with apple & root ginger (stand IZ-06).
Pip Organic has just launched its new range of fruity ice squeezers. The lollies are 100 percent organic, with no added sugar and no added preservatives. They are a catering mark approved product (stand M242).
In January 2015, Berrywhite Organic Drinks expanded their organic range to include sparkling fruit drinks in 250ml slim line cans, and in May they launched their still fruit drinks in 330ml PET. Designed as a healthier option to mainstream drinks, they have a half/half juice content, no added sugar and nothing artificial (stand M218).
TreeVitalise organic Birch Water is launching into the foodservice market at the show. Packed in elegant glass bottles, with only 10 calories per bottle for all three varieties – Original, Mint and Lemon – they are 100% natural and unsweetened (stand F323).
Just Bee Drinks is the UK’s first and only brand of honey infused spring water. Launched in 2015, the 100% natural range comprises apple & ginger, blueberry & lemon, and lemon & green tea (each with a hint of honey); and are packaged in environmentally friendly 330ml Tetra Pak cartons (stand IZ-04).
Rebel Kitchen make dairy free coconut mylks using simple ingredients direct from nature. This year, they’re showcasing a new Coffee Mylk flavour. Like all their mylks, it’s dairy-free, vegan approved, and contains no additives, preservatives or refined sugar (stand M335).
Gusto Organic Cola is the first organic, low calorie cola available in Europe. Developed by Craig Sams, founder of Green & Blacks, and the Gusto Organic team, Gusto Cola is a real cola made from African cola nut, spices and essential oils and is only 49 calories a can (stand U220).
Sibberi Birch Water is an all-new natural food brand that’s shaking up the burgeoning alternative water market with its unsweetened Birch water, tapped straight from birch trees (available in 300ml glass and 250ml plastic bottles). Birch sap has long been favoured across Nordic folk culture as a detoxing and refreshing tonic (stand F110).
lunch! returns to the Business Design Centre in Islington, London, on Thursday and Friday, 24-25 September. More exhibitor show highlights, including new food innovations, will be distributed later this month.
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lunch! won Best Trade Show at the Exhibition News Awards in February 2014 (it was also shortlisted for Best Trade Show and Best Trade Show Marketing Campaign in 2015). lunch! won Best Marketing Campaign of the Year in 2012 and was named Best UK Trade Show Exhibition under 2,000sqm for two years running in 2010 and 2011 at the Association of Event Organisers’ Excellence Awards.
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