Eatzi’s of Dallas drinks up Venga Functional Infusions


elray Beach, FL-(April 14, 2009)-Upscale market and bakery Eatzi’s is the newest retailer to take on Venga®. functional infusions making the better for you beverage even more widely available to Dallas/Ft. Worth area consumers. The Eatzi’s announcement comes on the heels of the recent announcement that Market Street Stores had taken on Venga in its 5 markets as well.

Beverage Innovations, Inc., makers of TeaWAVE® Smoothies, Tropics® 100% Natural Infusions and Island Rose® teas, and a leader in the premium, upscale functional beverage market with customers in over 30 countries on 5 continents, today made it official that Venga® functional infusions will be available at Eatzi’s which has served customers in Dallas for the last thirteen years. Eatzi’s serves almost 2000 customers per day and is recognized across the city for its prepared foods.

Venga is a truly functional, premium beverage that combines antioxidant rich teas with 100 percent natural and exotic fruit juices, vitamins and nutraceuticals in a preservative-free, great tasting blend. Venga is a ready-to-drink, non-carbonated beverage that comes in six (6) distinct flavors/functions to help consumers achieve their goals, perform their best and relax. These functions include Energize, Daily Dose, Rehydrate, Calorie Burn, Brainstorm and Health Zen. With no HFCS’s, no preservatives and bursting with all the good stuff mother nature has to offer.and a little more.Venga delivers the nutritional and functional benefits consumers desire in a great tasting blend of exotic fruit flavors and teas.

“Taste always rules so when we tried Venga that’s what hit us first, it tasted great,” said Eli Droubi, Senior Manager of Eatzi’s. “As we learned more about the product, we also came to appreciate the fact that Venga was a little different from all the other drinks out there and that it’s good for you and that was a real plus as well. We know the combination of great taste and better for you ingredients are going to attract the attention of our customers who tend to be really educated about the products they choose.”

“We’re truly pleased that Eatzi’s liked Venga and wanted us in their store because they are known around town for bringing new products to their customers,” said Jamie Day, Managing Partner of Beverage Innovations. “We invested heavily in the research and development of Venga and consulted with leading beverage and nutraceutical experts to create the next generation of functional beverages that deliver on their promise and know that the Eatzi customer is exactly the type of person we want to reach.”

About Beverage Innovations, Inc.

Beverage Innovations, Inc. offers specialty beverage solutions to world class customers in 30 countries on 5 continents, including the U.S., Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, South Africa, South Korea and Australia. Beverage Innovations markets and sells upscale beverages under its own brands Tropics®, Venga®, Villagio®, TeaWAVE®, and Island Rose® teas.