TITLE

Booster shots

AUTHOR(S)
Strenk, T. H.
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
FoodService Director;3/15/2008, Vol. 21 Issue 3, Special section p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the growing market for plus beverages or therapeutic beverages in the U.S. Energy drinks, containing a significant amount of caffeine as well as energy boosters like taurine and guarinine, are a strong-selling category, embraced by younger consumers. Among the top brands are Red Bull, Monster, Rockstar, Full Throttle and Sobe No Fear.
ACCESSION #
31473615

 

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