LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass., Sept 20, 2007 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ocean Spray(R) unites its classic cranberry with the added nutritional strength of blueberry for its latest berry-licious 100% juice blend: Cranberry & Blueberry. Packing quite the antioxidant punch, new Ocean Spray(R) 100% Juice Cranberry & Blueberry mixes the great taste and unique health benefits of two antioxidant-loaded fruits for one exciting new flavor experience -- a blue-tiful combination the whole family will love.
For those seeking a healthy boost, new Ocean Spray(R) 100% Juice Cranberry & Blueberry provides a big fruit taste with no added sugar, artificial colors, preservatives or flavors. Each eight-ounce glass provides a full serving of fruit and a full day's supply of Vitamin C to help strengthen the immune system. Ocean Spray(R) 100% Juice Cranberry & Blueberry is currently available in supermarkets nationwide for the suggested retail price of $3.59 per 64-ounce bottle.
Ocean Spray's new juice blend satisfies a variety of consumer beverage needs whether sipped on its own or as an ingredient mixed with other flavors you love for festive smoothies, cocktails and mocktails. For ways to incorporate the new Ocean Spray(R) 100% Juice Cranberry & Blueberry into your daily routine, or for these and other flavorful cranberry recipes, visit http://www.oceanspray.com.
1 cup Ocean Spray(R) 100% Juice Cranberry & Blueberry, chilled
1/2 cup vanilla ice cream, softened slightly
1 cup club soda
Put Ocean Spray(R) 100% Juice Cranberry & Blueberry and ice cream in a blender container. Blend on High speed for a few seconds or until ingredients are thoroughly combined. Stir in club soda. Makes 2 1-cup servings.
All American Smoothie
4 ounces Ocean Spray(R) 100% Juice Cranberry & Blueberry, chilled
6 medium strawberries, hulls removed and cut into halves
1/2 banana, cut into slices
1/4 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen
1/4 cup crushed ice
Put all ingredients in a blender. Blend for a few seconds on high speed or until ingredients are thoroughly combined. Pour into a glass. Makes 1 serving.
Cranberry & Blueberry Ginger Splash
6 oz. Ocean Spray(R) 100% Juice Cranberry & Blueberry, chilled
1 oz. orange juice, chilled
4 oz. ginger ale, chilled
2 or 3 pieces crystallized ginger
In tall glass, mix Ocean Spray(R) 100% Juice Cranberry & Blueberry and orange juice. Stir in ginger ale. Fill with ice. On drink pick or long skewer, thread the crystallized ginger. Place in drink. Makes 1 serving
Ocean Spray is an agricultural cooperative owned by more than 650 cranberry growers in Massachusetts, Wisconsin, New Jersey, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and other parts of Canada as well as more than 100 Florida grapefruit growers. Ocean Spray was formed 75 years ago by three cranberry growers from Massachusetts and New Jersey. Florida grapefruit growers joined the Cooperative in 1976. Ocean Spray is North America's leading producer of canned and bottled juices and juice drinks, and has been the best-selling brand name in the canned and bottled juice category since 1981. Ocean Spray posted fiscal 2006 earnings of roughly $1.5 billion.