EMERYVILLE, Calif. // PRNewswire // — Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ: JMBA) has joined forces with Inventure Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNAK) to offer convenient, make-at-home varieties of the Company's legendary smoothies. Jamba™ All Natural Smoothies appear in a number of leading national grocery stores this week with a suggested retail price of $2.99 to $3.29 per unit.
Jamba All Natural Smoothies contain real fruit, non-fat yogurt, and an antioxidant boost with 100% of your Daily Value of Vitamin C. Each serving is fat-free, provides one full serving of fruit, and contains 0mg cholesterol and 120 calories or less when prepared as directed. Each package makes two, eight-ounce servings.
Jamba All Natural Smoothies are very easy and quick to make. Simply add apple juice, blend for less than 60 seconds, and enjoy a delicious, made-at-home Razzmatazz®, Mango-a-go-go® or Strawberries Wild® smoothie.
"It's no secret that Jamba enthusiasts love their Jamba Juice® smoothies, so we knew we had to get every last detail right with this grocery store variety," said Steve Sklar, Senior Vice President Marketing, Inventure Foods. "We worked diligently with the Jamba Juice team to make sure our at-home varieties offered the same consistency and great taste customers have come to expect at a Jamba Juice store."
"The Jamba brand name stands for great taste and high quality with a dose of fun—and those attributes were central to our efforts in developing an at-home version of three of our very popular classic smoothies," said Susan Shields, Chief Marketing Officer, Jamba Juice Company. "To deliver on our brand promise, we've put an extraordinary amount of effort into the development of theJamba All Natural Smoothies and we are confident that our current Jamba fans will love them. In addition, we expect to introduce the Jamba brand to a whole new set of fans in areas of the country where we don't currently have stores."
Jamba, Inc. (NASDAQ:JMBA) is a holding company and through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Jamba Juice Company, owns and franchises JAMBA JUICE® stores. Founded in 1990, Jamba Juice is a leading restaurant retailer of better-for-you food and beverage offerings, including great tasting fruit smoothies, juices, and teas, hot oatmeal made with organic steel cut oats, wraps, salads, sandwiches, and California Flatbreads™, and a variety of baked goods and snacks. As of December 29, 2009, Jamba Juice had 739 locations consisting of 478 company-owned and operated stores and 261 franchise stores.
With manufacturing facilities in Arizona, Indiana and Washington, Inventure Foods (Nasdaq:SNAK) is a marketer and manufacturer of Intensely Different™ specialty brands in indulgent and better-for-you food categories under a variety of Company owned or licensed brand names, including T.G.I. Friday's®, BURGER KING™, Jamba™, Rader Farms®, Boulder Canyon™ Natural Foods, Poore Brothers®, Tato Skins® and Bob's Texas Style®.
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