11 Nov 2013 | 0
Belvoir Fruit Farms Elderflower and Rose Lemonade

Gently bubbling with real elderflowers and Rose Extract!  I found this drink in a local bodega and it’s made by Belvoir Fruit Farms from UK.  If it’s made in UK, then how did it get here? Well, it’s imported by a company called Brands Within Reach. Their goal is to support differentiated brands that contribute to healthy living and Belvoir Fruit Farms mission is to make the besting tasting soft drinks using real fresh fruits …

10 Feb 2012 | 1
Hawthorn Berry Drink

What is Hawthorn Berry? Well, it’s a fruit that can be used for medicine and it’s kind of difficult to explain what else it can do for you, but you can find out about it in here and here. You could only pick Hawthorn Berries from July to October during the year because that’s when they are matured. I got this drink from an Asian supermarket because I never had a Hawthorn Berry drink before, …

17 Sep 2011 | 0
Golden Nest Original Swallow Nest Beverage

Drink made out of bird’s saliva! Well, it’s actually bird’s nest or swallow nest beverage. The edible bird’s nests are very expensive and they have been used in Chinese cooking for many years. According to Golden Nest, “swallow nest had been considered as a substance that slows down the aging process, a rejuvenating agent. Swallow nest also acts as a demulcent to the lungs and have been used in relieving phlegm and coughs.
Based on modern …

16 Sep 2011 | 0
Chaio Kuo Natural Coconut Milk Drink

Coconut Milk Drink! You know the coconut milk is an ingredient used for cooking in some countries, but do you know where coconut milk comes from.  It’s derived from the flesh of the coconut, not the liquid inside the coconut where you can sip it out using a straw. The process of making coconut milk takes some work, but it’s not extremely difficult to make. Anyway, I found these Natural Coconut Milk Drinks from a …

23 Aug 2011 | 0
GoGo squeeZ Apple Peach for Kids

Hey kids, applesauce on the go! GoGo squeeZ is the first all natural 100% fruit squeezable applesauce for kids on the go. It is a product of France, manufactured by Materne and imported by International Food Associates, Inc. According to their package label, “Story has it that in the 19th century, a very loving grandfather was determined to craft a special snack for his grandson. Using delicious apples from his backyard orchard in the Val …

19 Aug 2011 | 0
Ironbeer Soft Drink

Original 1917 flavor! I found this Ironbeer soda drink in a local supermarket. According to Wikipedia, “Ironbeer is a soft drink that originated in Cuba in 1917 and was created by Manuel Rabanal.” On the can label, it says “On a summer’s afternoon, in 1917, a mule-drawn, wooden wagon arrived at a popular cafeteria in Havana, Cuba. It delivered the first four cases of a new soft drink that would soon be called “The National …

22 Mar 2011 | 0
Zukay Live Foods Raw Beet Ginger Kvass

Raw and live veggie drink! This Raw Beet Ginger Kvass veggie drink is produced by Zukay Live Foods. Their mission is “To increase the nutritional health of Americans by producing all-natural, traditionally made live food products that blend with America’s general culinary habits and that expand America’s palate to other traditional, natural live foods.” Currently, their veggie drinks include: Veggie Medley Kvass, Carrot Ginger Kvass, Beet Ginger Kvass and Beet Kvass.

The label design on the …

31 Jan 2011 | 0
Wahaha Nutri-Express (哇哈哈营养快线) Juice Milk Drink

I just bought a pack of Wahaha Nutri-Express juice milk drinks from an Asian Supermarket and according to Wahaha, “Nutri-Express Drink is a new milk-shake product for Chinese people according to their dietary constitutes and nutrition condition. It is a perfect combination of fruit juice and milk, providing not only the nutrition and calcium from milk, but also the abundant vitamins from juice. With its innovative package, fresh taste and abundant nutrition, Wahaha Nutri-Express Drink …