Last Updated: 4/6/2010 6:00 PM
With their Lemon Elation variety, which won BevNETs Best of 2009 Awards for Best New Tea and Best Packaging Design, Guayaki has a tough act to follow. Fortunately, what they've created with their Enlighten Mint flavor is spot on, blending just the right amounts of mate, peppermint, sugar, and honey. Its an extremely easy product to drink, with a smooth flavor thats clean from start to finish. And of course, this being mate, it has 150 mg of natural caffeine per can but is still low in calories (112 per can). Packaging is a nice continuation of what they developed for their Lemon Elation product, with small visual differentiators (a green accent color and a female face) made to their vibrant looking can design. It somehow manages to feel hip and authentic, giving it a leg up on Guayakis bottled products. USDA Organic and Fair Trade certifications are prominently displayed, which certainly bolsters this product's premium vibe. Overall, a really well executed product from Guayaki.
Container16 oz Can
Serving Size: 8 fl oz, Calories: 56, Total Fat: 0g, Sodium 10 mg, Total Carbohydrate: 14g, Dietary Fiber less than 1g, Sugars: 14g, Protein 0g
An infusion of: (Purified Water, Organic Guayaki Brewed Yerba Mate, Organic Peppermint), Organic Cane Sugar, Organic Guayaki Yerba Mate Extract, Organic Honey, Citric Acid, Organic Mint Flavor.
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