Sparkling ICE Honored With BevNET 2012 "Best Enhanced Water" Award

TalkingRain's Zero-Calorie, Flavored Sparkling Water Recognized in Best of 2012 Awards by Leading Beverage Media Group

05 Dec, 2012, 10:18 ET from Sparkling ICE

SEATTLE, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sparkling ICE®, part of the TalkingRain® portfolio of beverages, is proud to announce the brand's selection as the "Best Enhanced Water," as recognized at the 10th Annual BevNET Live Winter Conference in Santa Monica, CA.

The leading beverage‐oriented media company, and a respected authority on the beverage industry, BevNET's "Best of" awards serve as a benchmark for the developing beverage landscape. Each year, the awards recognize beverage brands that have proven innovation and commercial success amidst a highly competitive market.

A Northwest-based beverage company dedicated to producing refreshing beverages for over 25 years, Sparkling ICE has made a great tasting, refreshing, zero calorie beverage "Perfectly Possible™." Combining naturally flavored sparkling mountain spring water, vitamins, antioxidants and natural fruit juices for a bold, lightly-carbonated flavor that appeals to all age groups, Sparkling ICE is available in eight refreshing flavors, with additional flavor extensions planned for 2013.

Recognized earlier this year as a "Rising Star" in the SymphonyIRI Group's New Product Pacesetters report, an industry-recognized benchmark analysis of exceptional first-year CPG sales success for newly launched products, while also being awarded "Best Sparkling Beverage" for the brand's Coconut Pineapple flavor at this year's InterBev Awards, Sparkling ICE is proud to continue setting industry standards by claiming the "Best Enhanced Water" award at BevNET 2012.

"With 2012 marking a year of unprecedented growth due to our increased focus on the Sparkling ICE brand, we are so honored to be recognized by our peers at BevNET, a leading industry authority, and a group that has watched our story unfold," said Kevin Klock, President of TalkingRain Beverage Co. "We have dedicated extensive time and resources to consumer research, product and flavor development as well as branding surrounding Sparkling ICE, so the honor of 'Best Enhanced Water' is tremendously rewarding for our entire team."

The BevNET "Best of 2012" awards attracted more than 300 entries, recognizing innovation and excellence across 17 awards, from energy and relaxation drinks to packaging innovation, marketing and more.

About Sparkling ICE®

Sparkling ICE has made a great tasting, refreshing, zero calorie beverage Perfectly Possible™. Combining naturally flavored sparkling mountain spring water, vitamins and antioxidants and natural fruit juices, Sparkling ICE offers a bold, lightly-carbonated beverage that appeals to all age groups. Available in eight refreshing flavors: Coconut Pineapple, Lemon Lime, Kiwi Strawberry, Lemonade, Orange Mango, Pomegranate Blueberry, Pink Grapefruit and Black Raspberry, Sparkling ICE can be found in retailers nationwide. A great alternative to soft drinks, Sparkling ICE is caffeine free and sweetened with Splenda.

Sparkling ICE is part of the TalkingRain® family of beverages, and retails for $1.19-$1.29. To locate Sparking ICE visit

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