EMERYVILLE, Calif. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Apr. 20, 2015 - Jamba Inc., (NASDAQ:JMBA) a leading healthy active lifestyle brand and the leading retailer of freshly squeezed juice today announced that guests who visit Jamba locations across the nation on April 23rd, between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. local time, will receive free small sizes of made-to-order juices and smoothies blended with whole fruits and vegetables. This event is Jamba’s way of celebrating its 25th anniversary with consumers and inviting consumers to enjoy one of Jamba’s smoothies or freshly squeezed juices made with real whole fruits and vegetables.
Jamba Juice was launched in 1990 by founder Kirk Perron, then a young entrepreneur and cycling enthusiast. The Company started out as “Juice Club”, with its first store in San Luis Obispo, California. The Company was later renamed Jamba Juice, and over the last twenty-five years has become the number one retail juice and smoothie company in the world. Today, Jamba has a global presence with over 800 stores in the U.S. and at international locations, including South Korea, the Philippines, Mexico, Canada, and the United Arab Emirates.
“From the beginning Jamba Juice has been synonymous with healthy living, both by the foods and beverages we offer and by our strong engagement in the communities we serve”, said James D. White, chairman, president and CEO of Jamba, Inc. Mr. White was referring to a recent nation-wide survey that found Jamba to be the second most-mentioned name when consumers were asked to list healthy brands. Mr. White further added that “Jamba is continuing to build on its legacy of innovative healthy food and beverage options as we enter the next 25 years.”
Jamba SVP and Chief Brand Officer, Julie S. Washington, added that “Jamba consumers embrace Jamba as an integral part of their healthy lifestyle” adding that, “The Free Juice and Smoothie Giveaway is intended to invite new guests to try one of our delicious and nutritious smoothies or freshly squeezed juices while rewarding our regular guests to thank them for their loyalty.”
Jamba continues to expand its retail presence. The Company recently announced its plan to add 500 new domestic and global locations over the next five years.
*Offer specifically not valid at Hawaii, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Disney, Las Vegas Strip, Airport or select University Jamba Juice locations. Limit four (4) offers per party per visit. While supplies last. No purchase necessary or coupon required, but all guests must be present in-store to redeem. Select juice options per store.
Founded in 1990, Jamba, Inc. 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, hot teas, and a variety of food items including hot oatmeal, breakfast wraps, sandwiches, Energy Bowls™,Artisan Flatbreads™, baked goods, and snacks. As of December 31, 2014, there were 868 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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