DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Jul 31, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Celsius Holdings, Inc. announced today Celsius(R), the original calorie burning beverage, now introduces two Green Teas: Peach Mango and Raspberry Acai. Celsius Green Tea Peach Mango and Celsius Green Tea Raspberry Acai offer the same benefits and great taste as sparkling Celsius, which burn up to 100 calories or more per can, by raising metabolism over a 3-hour period generating increased energy and alertness.
Ready-to-drink (RTD) Celsius Green Tea Peach Mango and Celsius Green Tea Raspberry Acai have been created to meet the consumers’ increasing awareness of the many health benefits that Green Teas offer. RTD teas are a $7.4 billion beverage category growing at 30% over the past year and expected to reach $15 billion by 2012.
According to Irina Lorenzi, Vice President of Innovation for Celsius, “Today, people want more out of their beverages. We want health, we want function and we want good flavor. Celsius Green Teas offer a non-carbonated choice for those consumers looking to burn calories. We chose the peach mango and raspberry acai flavors because of their high appeal among target consumers.” Ms. Lorenzi added, “As part of our vision to grow the calorie burning category we have taken our proven formula beyond sparkling to green teas. In coming weeks, we look forward to announce the launch plan of our major chains and retailers.”
The Celsius(R) Green Teas are powered by Metaboost(TM), the same active ingredients in sparkling Celsius — a proprietary blend of Green Tea with EGCG, Ginger, Caffeine, Calcium, Chromium, B Vitamins and Vitamin C.
Celsius Green Tea Peach Mango and Celsius Green Tea Raspberry Acai contain no sugar, no preservatives, no benzoates, no HFCS, no artificial flavors, no artificial colors, no aspartame, and have very low sodium.
About Celsius Holdings, Inc.
Celsius Holdings, Inc. markets Celsius(R), the original, great tasting calorie burner that is backed by science, through its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, Celsius, Inc. Celsius Inc. is dedicated to providing healthier, everyday refreshment through science and innovation. Information about Celsius Holdings, Inc. is available at our website. More information about Celsius, the original, great tasting calorie burner, is available at http://www.celsius.com
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