Emeryville, Calif., /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Jamba Juice was recently named the #1 Healthy option in the Quick Refreshment category in Zagat's 2009 Fast Food Survey. They had the highest Zagat rating among 28 competing retailers. Zagat Survey(R), which is considered the world's leading provider of consumer survey-based leisure content, had over 6,100 hungry diners contribute to this year's results which were announced Monday on the Today Show.
In addition to placing among the top 5 Most Popular Quick Refreshment Chains, Jamba Juice also had placement in the Top Food Category and Top Smoothie/Frozen Yogurt category.
"We are honored to be named Top Healthy Option in the Quick Refreshment category by Zagat Survey," said Jamba Juice CEO, James D. White. "This proves that our goal of inspiring and simplifying healthy living while also providing quick, high quality and great tasting menu options are meeting the needs of customers. It's great to hear that healthier options are making waves with customers--and for Jamba to be named #1 amongst them is fantastic."
Jamba Juice is continuously looking for innovative, healthy ways to add to their offerings. Earlier this year they launched slow-cooked, steel cut oatmeal made from 100% organic oats with three real fruit toppings.
Currently, Jamba Juice is promoting their latest limited time only smoothie, Blackberry Bliss, with the Summer Bliss is Back promotion.
Jamba, Inc. (Nasdaq: JMBA) (Nasdaq: JMBAU) (Nasdaq: JMBAW) is a holding company and through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jamba Juice Company, owns and franchises JAMBA JUICE(R) stores. Founded in 1990, Jamba Juice is a leading restaurant retailer of healthy lifestyle food and beverage offerings, including great tasting fruit smoothies, juices, teas, hot oatmeal made with organic, steel cut oats, and baked goods. As of April 21, 2009, JAMBA JUICE had 732 locations consisting of 499 company-owned and operated stores and 233 franchise stores.
SOURCE Jamba, Inc.