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@@img1 CAMBRIDE, MA – July 10, 2003: With several hundred energy drinks entering the market this year, BevNET.com has decided that it’s time to set the record straight – what are the top ten energy drinks? On September 1, 2003 BevNET.com will release its list of the Top Ten Energy Drinks for 2003 and will release a comprehensive report on the Energy Drink category.
Top 10 Energy Drink Overview
To be considered for the list, beverage manufacturers/distributors must fill out an application. BevNET.com will use rigorous criteria for selecting the Top Ten, including market appeal, originality, brand, and package design. More importantly, all of the nominees will be put through a rigorous testing panel which will include consumers (both those who drink energy drinks and those who do not), bartenders, and the BevNET.com Review panel. Their combined feedback will be used to rank each of the nominees. Nominees for the Top Ten Energy Drink list will be selected by BevNET.com editor John Craven.
Energy Drink Category Report
On September 1st, BevNET.com will also launch its first industry report focused on the energy drink category. The report, entitled Energy Drinks 2003, takes a comprehensive look at the category, including products, companies, distribution, packaging, ingredients, labeling, and regulations. First in a series to be produced by BevNET.com, the report will be a vital resource for industry professionals working in the energy drink category.
To submit a product for the Top Ten Energy Drink list, companies should follow the application instructions below. There is no fee to apply for the Top 10 Energy Drink list. Submissions must be received no later than August 15, 2003.
Please follow these steps to submit your product:
1. Send samples of your
product (each flavor that you care to submit) to:
Top 10 Energy Drinks
45 Dunster St
Cambridge, MA 02138
2. Fill out a Company Application
3. If you wish to submit more than one product, please fill out a Product Application for each additional product that you are submitting.
4. Contact John Craven at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-497-0062 to tell us that your product is on it’s way.
Please contact us if you have any questions regarding the submission process.
Since 1996, BevNET.com has been the beverage industry’s “new product” publication. Featuring over 1200 soft drinks in its archive with more added every day, BevNET.com offers the industry’s most comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of products.
For More Information:
John Craven, Editor
John McKenna, Research Director