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Specialty Beverages You May Not Know

Coca-Cola Recipe Box helps you bank on the specialty drink trend

Consumers are purchasing specialty beverages more frequently than ever before. That was the finding of a Coca-Cola Company–commissioned study by global market research firm Mintel. The study also found that sales of nonalcoholic specialty beverages are expected to grow by 16% between 2014 and 2017, outpacing all nonalcoholic beverage growth in foodservice. Those numbers could mean money in your pocket.

Optimizing the flavor experience of every specialty beverage with the correct mix of ingredients is among the biggest factors in your opportunity to capitalize on this trend. That's where the CokeSolutions Recipe Box comes in.

At the National Restaurant Show in Chicago, attendees were treated to samples of specialty beverages from our Recipe Box. Favorites such as Basil Berry Lemonade and Blue Tea Punch, as well as new creations such as Mango Delight and Sweet & Spicy Georgia Coffee, were true crowd-pleasers. If you weren't at the show, you can access the Recipe Box to download recipes for every one of the 20 drinks featured — plus nearly 380 more.

Sort by brand, cateogry or drink style. This deep and diverse resource can help you keep your menu fresh.

Nonalcoholic versions of Long Island Iced TeaFuzzy Navel and Bloody Mary are festive additions to brunch. Warm Winter CiderButter Caramel Coffee and Pumpkin Spice Mocha heat up cold-weather offerings. And recipes like Green Tea Yogurt Smoothie and Diet Coke® Cranberry will appeal especially to female guests.

Specialty beverages can be an important strategy in your foodservice business, and our Recipe Box can help deliver you happy customers all year long and around the clock.

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Published: October 30, 2015