Del Monte Voted as Favourite Beverage Brand in the UAE

Feb 24, 2016, 02:00 ET from Del Monte

DUBAI, UAE, February 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Del Monte has been voted as United Arab Emirates Favourite Beverage brand for the year 2015 during the BBC Good Food Middle East Awards that took place on the 15th of February, 2016. Competing in the category were Go Coco, Lipton, Nespresso & San Pellegrino.

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The popular awards are chosen by the readers of BBC Good Food Middle East Magazine and food enthusiasts, across a variety of categories including juices but also fine dining, casual restaurants, bars and cafes.

Mohammed Abbas, Del Monte's Vice-President, said: "Our mission is to grow, produce & distribute premium quality products for healthier generations. In order to do so, we have been consistently upholding our quality promise for which Del Monte brand is renowned globally. This rewarding recognition from the readers of BBC Good Food is a testament to the hard work of our team to ensure that each and every one of our beverage bottles is responding to the highest quality standards. We thank all our consumers who voted for us, contributing to this great achievement."

With its range of Ultra Fresh Juices as well as Fresh Fruit Smoothies, Del Monte offers a wide range of beverage options that meet today's consumer needs.

Del Monte Ultra Fresh Juices are 100% freshly squeezed and safely sealed in a convenient bottle for ultimate taste and nourishing experience. Freshly squeezed and bottled daily with no additives, preservatives, artificial colors or flavors, they are prepared in a state-of-the-art facilities in the UAE and in Saudi Arabia. Del Monte's Ultra Fresh Juices are available in three formats: 300ml, 500ml and 1L; and in a wide array of flavours: Grapefruit, Del Monte Gold Pineapple, Lemonade, Black Grape, Carrot, Cocktail, Guava, Kiwi and the latest of the family: the Green Juice.

Del Monte's Fresh Fruit Smoothies are made exclusively from Fresh Fruits. Dairy free, they do not have any added sugar and contain no preservatives, no additional colours or flavours. They literally contain nothing but the fruits! Available in 300ml and in three flavors: Strawberry Banana, Tropical & Triple Berry.

As part of the company's social responsibility program, Del Monte actively promotes the benefits of consuming 5 fruits and vegetables a day, as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). As stated on their ultra-fresh juices, one 200 ml glass of Del Monte juice is equal to one portion of the daily 5-A-Day intake while one 200ml glass of Del Monte Fresh Fruit Smoothie equals one to two portions.

About Fresh Del Monte Produce 

Fresh Del Monte Produce is one of the world's leading vertically integrated producers, marketers and distributors of high-quality fresh and fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, as well as a leading producer and distributor of prepared food in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the countries formerly part of the Soviet Union.  Fresh Del Monte Produce markets its products worldwide under the Del Monte brand, a symbol of product innovation, quality, freshness and reliability for more than 100 years.

For more information on Del Monte in the Middle East please contact Heloise Buzet, +971-4-3333801, info@freshdelmonte.com or visit http://www.delmontearabia.com

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