LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass. — They call them the “lazy days” of summer but they should be coined the “crazy days” of summer. Don’t let the abundance of barbecues, wedding celebrations and baby showers fizzle your favorite summer menu fair. Reinvigorate your celebration dishes with juicy notes of citrus –Citrus Tangerine Orange and Citrus Mango Pineapple – thanks to Ocean Spray’s new Citrus 100% Juice Blends.
Inspired by the tropics, and complete with 100 percent Vitamin C, these deliciously smooth flavors combine the sun-ripened blend of tangerines and oranges as well as mangos and pineapples for a fresh and fruity burst of summer in every sip!
Impress guests, sun-up to sun-down, with these delicious new recipes, compliments of Ocean Spray’s Kitchen:
Channel the tropics with this delightfully cool Tropical Citrus Smoothie featuring 100% Juice Citrus Mango Pineapple. Add your favorite fruit, frozen yogurt or sorbet and voila! You have the perfect morning mixer to keep guests cool and focused on the fun.
Whether brunch or lunch, kick it up a notch with simple twists on traditional favorites. Finger foods like Lip-Smackin’ Citrus Wings and Shrimp Tacos with Citrus Mango Pineapple and Citrus Tangerine Orange marinades meld to make the perfect tart and tangy bites. Pair with a Tropical Margarita and you’ll have guests saying “Ay Yi Yi” all night long. Check out our how-to video here for shaking things up with this margarita.
Finish off any shindig under the stars with a dessert as light as the summer breeze. This sliced Coconut-Citrus Bundt Cake with Rum Glaze, combines crisp, golden coconut with hints of Citrus Tangerine Orange and a warm rum glaze to satisfy any sweet tooth.
About Citrus 100% Juice Blends
Ocean Spray’s new Citrus 100% Juice Blends taste good, and are good for the whole family with 100 percent Vitamin C, no added sugar and only 110 calories per 8-ounce serving. Consumers can also try new Sparkling Citrus Tangerine for that clean, refreshing taste of citrus, now with bubbles!
Have you tried Ocean Spray Citrus Juice Blends? Tweet us at @OceanSprayInc and tell us what you think, or share your favorite summer recipes and entertaining tips or inspiration on Ocean Spray’s Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram pages.
About Ocean Spray
Ocean Spray is a vibrant agricultural cooperative owned by more than 700 cranberry and grapefruit growers in the United States, Canada, and Chile who have helped preserve the family farming way of life for generations. Formed in 1930, Ocean Spray is now the world’s leading producer of cranberry juices, juice drinks and dried cranberries, and is the best-selling brand in the bottled juice category. The cooperative’s cranberries are currently featured in more than 1,000 great-tasting, good-for-you products in over 50 countries worldwide. With more than 2,000 employees and nearly 20 cranberry receiving and processing facilities, Ocean Spray is committed to managing our business in a way that respects our communities, employees and the environment. In fiscal year 2012, Ocean Spray posted record-high gross sales of $2.2 billion and net proceeds of $338 million.