Nutrisoda and Giant Team Up to Promote Healthier Lifestyles

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@@img1MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ardea Beverage Company, creators of Nutrisoda®, launched the Good to Go promotional partnership with Giant Bicycle, the worlds largest bicycle company, to elevate the importance of living healthier lifestyles. As part of the promotion, thousands of Giant cycling products, will be given away online and at hundreds of retail locations across the country to consumers. Thousands of Americans have a chance to get involved in the sport of cycling and enjoy all eight Nutrient-enhanced Nutrisodas that offer a crisp effervescent taste along with leading edge vitamins and minerals.

In their quest to look and feel their best, todays consumers want to get on the road to a lifetime of wellness and Nutrisoda, the Good Soda, is ready to help with its Good to Go promotion. The promotion creates opportunities to win ten Giant OCR Alliance 1 performance road bicycles, valued at $1,500 each, as Grand Prize Giveaways in the national on pack promotion, 100 Giant helmets awarded for first prize winners, and 1,000 Nutrisoda-Giant water bottles for second prize winners. On-air radio contests in select markets will give away 33 Giant FCR 1 fitness bicycles valued at $900 each. Additionally, Nutrisoda will give away up to 1,000 Giant Boulder mountain bikes through local entries at participating retailers in select markets.

We are very excited to be partnering with one of the most widely known bicycle brands in the world, said Maile Buker, Ardea Beverage Company vice president of marketing and strategy. Teaming with Giant is an ideal way to introduce our delicious nutrient-enhanced soda to a fitness-oriented consumer.

This promotion is a great way to further the active lifestyle benefits of cycling to a broad national audience and introduce new people to the sport, said An Le, global marketing director for Giant Bicycle, Inc. Giant is focused on inspiring adventure and healthier lifestyles through cycling, and Nutrisoda is a great partner to help us reach new consumers and support our companys mission.

At the heart of the Good to Go promotion is the Giant Code Game, which runs from March 10 through May 31, 2008. Consumers shopping at participating retailers will be able to play by entering the Giant Code printed inside specially marked Nutrisoda four- packs on Consumers may also enter the sweepstakes via mail-in entry forms found at participating convenience stores.

The Nutrisoda Good to Go integrated marketing campaign will be supported by radio buys and promotion in twelve markets, highlighted by on-air contests and including bicycle, helmet and water bottle giveaways. An online advertising and e-mail campaign rounds out the promotion.

About Giant Bicycle

Giant Bicycle, established in 1972, is the worlds largest bicycle company and a leading provider of high-quality, innovative cycling products for every type of cyclist. Today, with the mission of inspiring adventure in others, Giant works to deliver the highest quality bicycles, for the widest range of riders, for every type of riding style. For more information, please visit

About Nutrisoda

Nutrisoda is a brand of the Ardea Beverage Company, a company dedicated to the development and marketing of safe and delicious nutrient-enhanced beverages. The Nutrisoda product line includes eight unique sparkling beverages Immune, Renew, Radiant, Calm, Focus, Flex, Energize and Slender – each combining natural fruit flavors, natural colors and water filtered four times for extra purity. All varieties contain meaningful levels of key vitamins, minerals and amino acids to deliver specific wellness benefits and crisp, effervescent refreshment. Call us the Good Soda. The Ardea Beverage Company is based in Minneapolis, MN. For more information, please visit our Web site at