HOUSTON - Minute Maid announced earlier this week the launch of four new light juice drinks, each with 50 or fewer calories per eight-ounce serving. The drinks are now available for sale.
Minute Maid Pure Squeezed Light No Pulp Orange Juice Beverage tallies 50 calories per 8 fl. oz. serving and 50% less sugar and calories than regular orange juice. The other three drinks ï¿½" Minute Maid Light Raspberry Fruit Drink with Tea, Light Peach Fruit Drink with Tea, and Chilled Light Mango Passion Fruit Drink ï¿½" carry 15 calories per eight-ounce serving, which is 85% fewer calories than regular fruit drinks.
"These four new juice drinks were created to offer the great-tasting juice flavor people expect from Minute Maid, but with fewer calories," said Charles Torrey, Vice President, Marketing, Minute Maid Business Unit. "Today people are more conscious about what theyï¿½ï¿½re eating and drinking. They want variety when it comes to both taste and calories. With these new juice drinks, weï¿½ï¿½re continuing to expand our portfolio to offer great tasting options to help people meet their individual needs."