Robeks Smoothie Mixologists Debut "Almond Milk and Date" Creations

Almond Milk and Date Smoothies are latest innovation for premium smoothie franchise

July 23, 2013 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES -- A new menu item has put Robeks firmly on AJ Diaz's rotation for dining out. Diaz is on a Paleo diet and usually makes smoothies at home, but there was one recipe he could never get quite right: smoothies with dates.

So when he walked into a Robeks recently in Camarillo, Calif., and saw Almond Milk and Date Smoothies on the menu, he had to try one.

His verdict: "I'm going to get a Robeks almond milk smoothie with dates from now on when I want a treat!"

Robeks is offering three Almond Milk and Date smoothies for a limited time -- Strawberry Splendor, which features tender strawberries, nutty almond milk, non-fat frozen yogurt, and chewy dates; Bountiful Berry, with ripe blueberries; and Pleasant Peach, with ripe peaches. All smoothies can be made dairy-free for 50¢.

Like other Robeks customers, Diaz is committed to his health. He avoids dairy, refined sugar, refined grains and other processed foods. Many places don't accommodate his diet, so he would make his own green smoothies at home using broccoli, spinach, kale, fruit and almond milk. He'd add dates sometimes -- they add bursts of sweetness -- but the drink never turned out quite right.

Robeks nailed it.

"The smoothie has a very nice consistency and the bits of dates were fun to nibble on," he said. And unlike other treats, the Almond Milk and Date smoothies at Robeks keep his diet on track, because they are made using items he already regularly consumes.

"The Strawberry Splendor I got was absolutely phenomenal! It was nicely tasty and wasn't overly sweet, and most importantly, it didn't give me a huge sugar crash," he says.

The Almond Milk and Date smoothies are part of a wave of menu innovations at Robeks, which recently expanded the fresh-squeezed raw vegetable juices on its menu and added Greek Yogurt smoothies. To learn more and find a location near you, visit www.robeks.com.

Contact
Chad Bailey
Robeks Chief Marketing Officer
310-844-1539
cbailey@robeks.com

###

Share this Story:

Reader Reactions:

comments powered by Disqus

Franchise News Room »


News By Industry »


Featured Opportunities

The Juicy Crab
There is a difference in doing business with The Juicy Crab. We are passionate about providing a unique dining experience in the food industry.
WineStyles Tasting Station
Turn your passion for wine, craft beer and gourmet food into a rewarding business opportunity. WineStyles Tasting Station is the largest wine...
Firehouse Subs
We are currently looking for hard-working, dedicated people to become Area Representatives in markets throughout the United States.
Jon Smith Subs
As a Jon Smith Subs franchisee you'll be giving customers what they truly want with a wide range of customized options.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit®
Since 1941 Dickey's Barbecue Pit® has been treating customers to great tasting barbecue and has become a restaurant icon in the process! Now you can...

Subscribe to Franchising.com Express

A Franchise Update Media Production
Franchise Update Media | P.O. Box 20547 // San Jose, CA 95160 // PH. (408) 402-5681
Copyright © 2001 - 2017. All Rights Reserved.

In Loving Memory Of Timothy Gardner (1987-2014)