Mosey by the mosaic of beverages currently for sale in natural products stores and you'll notice a few similar attributes. While cold-pressed juice is still widely consumed, the newest beverages—whether they be bottled and ready-to-drink or in powder form—are lower in sugar and higher in brain-boosting, gut-healing, stress-relieving functional ingredients. Such products are designed to satisfy thirst while providing experiences such as relaxation, flavor without the calories, cognitive acuity and more.
Ethical sourcing seems to have a greater level of importance in these modern beverages, too. For instance, there’s Teatulia’s bright new Tea Soda, which features organic tea and herbs from the brand’s own 3,000-acre regenerative tea garden in Bangladesh.
Here’s a look at the new and exciting beverage brands that you should stock right now. Sip, slurp, enjoy and repeat.