Reviews

Review: OWYN Ready-to-Drink Plant-based Protein Drinks

OWYN (short for “only what you need”) is a line of plant-based protein beverages that are offered in both ready to drink and powdered form. The current lineup of ready to drink flavors consists of three SKUs, including Dark Chocolate, Cold Brew Coffee, and Vanilla.

Review: Better Booch Adds Cans

Better Booch is a Los Angeles-based brand of kombucha that has been around for a couple of years and, prior to the recent introduction of these products, had been offered exclusively in glass bottled.

Review: Spindrift Half Tea & Half Lemon

Spindrift’s latest creation, which was unveiled at the Natural Products Expo West 2018, is perhaps their most adventurous flavor to date in that it introduces an ingredient that they haven’t used before: tea.

Review: California Juice Co. Shots

California Juice Company is a purveyor of cold-pressed juices that are packaged in both full-size ready to drink form as well as a smaller shot format, which are what we are exclusively looking at in this review.

Review: Zupa Noma Veggie Shots

Zupa Noma's latest release, labeled simply as a “Veggie Shot,” leaves the soup category behind and seeks to position the product as a quick hit of veggies that have been formulated with functionality in mind.

Review: HyVIDA Hydrogen Infused Water

HyVIDA is a line of sparkling, hydrogen-infused waters that are currently available in three varieties: Pure, Raspberry, and Lemon Lime. All three of the flavors are unsweetened, contain zero calories, and are packaged in a 250ml can.

Review: Vita Coco Coconut Water

Vita Coco’s Pressed Coconut variety is a product announced for the 2018 Natural Products Expo West show. Unlike their other offerings, which have, aside from Coco Community, come in the form of flavored coconut water, this product relies exclusively on coconut for its flavor profile.

Review: Califia Probiotic Non-Dairy Yogurt Drinks

Announced in late February, Califia’s Yogurt Drinks lineup feature the company’s proprietary “Califia Culture Blend” (in place of traditional dairy-based yogurt) and will include four varieties: Unsweetened Plain, Mango, Super Berry, and Strawberry.

Review: Blume Honey Water

Blume Honey Water is a line of beverages that are made with “100% bee-friendly honey” positioned as delivering “elegant energy” and “artisanal hydration.”

Review: Amaz Superplants Elixir

Amaz Superplants Elixir is a line of all natural beverages that is current available in three flavors: Here We Go, Take it Easy, and It’s All Good.

Review: Qii Oral Care Drink

Qii is an oral care dietary supplement drink that features tea, a pH level of 7, and a proprietary ingredient called XyVita that’s made with xylitol.

Review: Green-Go Organic Cactus Water

Green-Go Organic Cactus Water is an unsweetened zero-calorie beverage that is made with Nopal cactus puree. It’s also features lemon juice for a “hint of lemon” as its only flavor modifier.

Review: GT’s VeggieKefir Living Probiotic Shots

GT’s is a brand name that is synonymous with kombucha, but the company is trying to branch out within their lane of fermented living food and beverages. One of their most recent products, VeggieKefir, is also one of their most ambitious and assertive when it comes to its flavor profile.

Review: Lazy Bear Cascara Tea

Lazy Bear is a line of cascara, which, as we’ve explained in reviews of other cascara beverages, is a product brewed using the fruit that surrounds the coffee bean. The product is currently available in three flavors, two of which have no added sugar: Natural, Mint, and Lemon Agave.