EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 22, 2012 // PRNewswire // -- Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ: JMBA), a leading healthy, active lifestyle brand, brings healthy refreshment to summer by providing a variety of better-for-you beverages, including the return of a summer favorite, Fruit Refreshers. Jamba's Fruit Refreshers, made with coconut water and whole fruit, are refreshing, icy cold beverages that deliver the natural hydration benefits of coconut water with essential electrolytes. They are an excellent source of Vitamin C and provide a great way to quench thirst and help with hydration on hot summer days.
In addition to being healthy, nutritious and hydrating, these 16-ounce Fruit Refreshers are 230 calories or less and contain as much potassium as a banana. They are gluten-free, vegetarian and contain no high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors or artificial preservatives. The Jamba® Fruit Refreshers come in three flavors: Strawberry Lemonade, Tropical Mango and the newest flavor, Watermelon Splash™.
This summer, Jamba Juice® is also expanding their Make It Light™ smoothie line. All 10 of the Jamba classic smoothies will now have the option to be made light, giving customers additional great-tasting and lower calorie options from which to choose. The Make It Light™ versions of the classic smoothies contain 1/3 fewer calories, sugars and carbohydrates. They are made with whole fruit, fruit juice, and provide 1 to 2 servings of fruit in every 16-ounce size.
"At Jamba Juice, we are excited to be in the business of providing our customers with a variety of refreshing, convenient, and delicious tasting beverages to fuel their on-the-go lifestyles," said Julie S. Washington, Senior Vice President and Chief Brand Officer, Jamba Juice Company. "As a leader in the smoothie and juice industry for more than 20 years, Jamba is committed to supporting our fans' active summer with a number of better-for-you solutions."
To celebrate the return of a summer fan favorite, Jamba Juice will offer Fruit Refreshers for just $2 (16-ounce size) at participating Jamba Juice locations from May 23 to June 3 (coupon required).
Other refreshing and nutritious summer beverages include:
Jamba's latest innovation in nutritious beverages blends fresh-squeezed juices with whole fruit providing at least two full servings of fruit and/or veggies in each 16-ounce size. Better still, the juice blends are an excellent source of Vitamin C and come in three tasty flavors:
For those looking to enjoy their daily servings of fruits and vegetables through fresh squeezed juices, Jamba offers fresh squeezed orange juice, fresh squeezed carrot juice, and a blend of fresh squeezed orange and carrot juices. Fresh cut wheatgrass juice is also available in one ounce and two ounce shots. Wheatgrass is a good source of iron and an excellent source of Vitamin K, which helps support normal blood clotting. Wheatgrass may also help cleanse the body of toxins and pollutants.
Founded in 1990, Jamba Juice Company (NASDAQ: JMBA) is a leading restaurant retailer of better-for-you, specialty beverage and food offerings, which include great tasting, whole fruit smoothies, fresh squeezed juices and juice blends, teas, hot oatmeal, breakfast wraps, sandwiches and mini-wraps, California Flatbreads™, frozen yogurt, and a variety of baked goods and snacks. Jamba-branded products for at-home enjoyment are also available through select retailers across the nation and in Jamba outlets. As of April 3, 2012, there were 769 Jamba Juice store locations globally. Jamba is a proud sponsor of "Team Up for a Healthy America" in the fight against childhood obesity and encourages fans to join the Team Up community of celebrities, athletes and other leaders committed to getting kids active and involved at www.myhealthpledge.com. Fans of Jamba Juice can find out more about Jamba Juice's locations as well as specific offerings and promotions by visiting the Jamba Juice website at www.JambaJuice.com or by contacting Jamba's Guest Services team at 1-866-4R-FRUIT (473-7848).
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