ISSUE 30: SHOW ME WHAT'S HOT
Mac & Cheese Martini
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To celebrate Velveeta’s new “La Dolce Velveeta” creative platform, the brand is serving a cheesy take on the classic martini cocktail - ‘The Veltini’. The unique flavour innovation combines Velveeta-infused vodka, vermouth, and olive brine garnished with a cheese dip to create a creamy, indulgent serve in partnership with BLT Restaurant Group.
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In celebration of ‘National Fries’ Day’, Heinz unveiled ‘Spoon Friez’. Inspired by the research that 9 out of 10 of us refuse to eat fries without the much-loved condiment, the brand have found a fun and entertaining way for ketchup fans to get a decent dollop, for those that want more sauce than fry.
3. Darling Mimosa
Mimosa anytime, anywhere
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Usually enjoyed over a celebratory breakfast, boozy brunch or daytime celebration, Darling Mimosa have released their take on the classic cocktail in an RTD format. Available as an orange or grapefruit mix, the brand hopes to make any occasion, anytime, anywhere, a mimosa worthy one.
The Ice cream of all ice creams
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As part of their overall brand platform as ‘the ice cream of all ice creams’ Häagen-Dazs have released the ‘Ice Cream van of all vans’. Putting a twist on the classic ice cream van, customers will be able to enjoy celebrity guest DJ appearances whilst they indulge in their own creamy creation throughout the summer season.
RTD’s with a buzz
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Made with premium spirits, real fruit juice and natural ingredients, BuzzBallz are America’s biggest selling single-serve premixed cocktail brand and have recently bounced into Europe, with 6 varieties now available in the UK - Choc Tease, Tequila ‘Rita, Strawberry ‘Rita, Lotta Colada, Chili Mango, and Espresso Martini. These premium, eye-catching RTD cocktails are already a smash hit in the US, with sales of 100 million units expected this year.