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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: I Am Fresh Seasonal Apple, Mango and Red Pepper juice Confirmed sighting: I Am Fresh Seasonal Apple, Mango and Red Pepper juice
Posted: 18:18 Tue 10-Apr-2007. Price: 1.89/ 250ml. Location: Waitrose, Finchley Road, London. Nutritional unusualness: "2 portions of fruit per bottle", claims to be "100% irresistibly fruity, bursting with flavour" etc - but no longer "Your healthy happy friend"?
Snackspot reports: Normally it's carrot or nothing when you mix vegetable and fruit juices, so well done to the I Am Fresh folks for coming up with a product that tastes distinctively different but isn't like drinking a salad. At this price, I can't see myself buying it often, but it's a lot more original than these Mumtaz Lassis (in Mandarin or Strawberry, 79p/ 250ml, Tesco), or PepsiCo/ PJ Smoothies' (Transvision Vamp-inspired?) Fruit Kick (in Strawberry and Blackcurrant, or Orange, Mango and Pineapple, 1.99 for 6 x 100ml, Sainsbury's).

...In substantially fizzier fruitiness, "Matthew" was the first of several to highlight the news that Coca-Cola with Orange is due here in July - while, back in non-sparkling, Ibis Organics' Simply Hibi (1.09/ 250ml, Waitrose) is a non-alcholic hibiscus-flavoured drink that's so vividly purple, you can use it to re-enact the mentat scene from the Dune movie - all together now: "It is by will alone I set my mind in motion..."

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Posted: 20:05 Tue 10-Apr-2007 by "Marquez" # permalink comment
Comment: Red Pepper juice - Gross
Posted: 16:49 Tue 24-Apr-2007 by "bobince" # permalink comment
Comment: I dunno, I like red peppers a lot, sounds like a nice mix but the price is an outrage.

Suspect the Coke-with-orange product may be a rebrand of Germany's long-popular Mezzo-Mix/Spezi?


Posted: 10:25 Wed 25-Apr-2007 by "Electric Apple (was Soulman)" # permalink comment
Comment: EUUURRRGGG... Not another word, bobince. I don't know what you're concocting in that brain of yours about how this drink is nice (when it isn't! Red peppers= Makes me suicidal!).
Posted: 21:28 Tue 12-Jun-2007 by "james s" # permalink comment
Comment: i saw the coke with orange in shopi in dieppe- looks wrong!
Posted: 23:12 Tue 12-Jun-2007 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: diet coke with orange is actually pretty good. not as good as with lime though, *cries* jack fulton have the final dregs of diet coke with lime at the moment 4 for £1 bbe may 2007. :(
Posted: 10:26 Thu 21-Jun-2007 by "Matt" # permalink comment
Comment: Just got the UK ltd edt coke with orange....unusual flavour. Like when you mix the flavours at one of the drinks dispenser
Posted: 11:42 Thu 21-Jun-2007 by "Electric Apple" # permalink comment
Comment: Charl, you should drink that Diet Coke with Lime. There's nothing wrong with a BBE. They still taste fine.
Posted: 13:08 Thu 21-Jun-2007 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: i did, thanks electric apple! we've managed to find the very last diet coke with limes on earth (it seems) with a bbe of dec 06, so i am really going to be testing that logic soon! :)
Posted: 15:05 Fri 22-Jun-2007 by "Electric Apple" # permalink comment
Comment: Go right ahed. (Makes a run for it!)
Posted: 09:27 Mon 25-Jun-2007 by "jasedaace" # permalink comment
Comment: lucid orange bottle and taste like a cheap fizzy rola cola tango hybrid. very disapointing
Posted: 14:50 Mon 25-Jun-2007 by "charl" # permalink comment
Comment: i wasn't keen either, jasedaace. i have higher hopes for diet coke with orange if they come up with it!
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