Chiquita Smoothies Launches Tropical 'Smooth-Stakes'

Jun 01, 2009, 10:46 ET from Old Orchard Brands

Prizes Include a Tropical Family Vacation in Jamaica and Weekly Prize Drawings For Frozen Fruit Smoothies

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- As if creating a frozen blend-and-serve smoothie wasn't enough, Chiquita Frozen Fruit Smoothies is beginning a new "Smooth-Stakes" in which the grand prize winner and family will fly Air Jamaica(R) to Montego Bay and stay at one of three incredible Beaches Resorts(R) on the island. Weekly winners, also selected by random drawing, will receive premium Oster(R) brand blenders and a year supply of Chiquita Frozen Strawberry Banana, Banana Colada, Peach Mango and Mixed Berry smoothies which are available nationwide in the frozen beverage aisle of grocery stores.


The smooth-stakes runs from May 31 to July 31, 2009.

"Smooth-stakes" participants will be able to enter by multiple methods to increase their chances of winning:

  1. Texting "BLEND" to 30364
  2. Entering online at the website
  3. Playing the "Fruit Fun" game at the website
  4. Inviting friends via email from the website to earn bonus entries

No purchase is necessary to win and void where prohibited by law. Smooth-stakes is open to persons 18 years of age or older.

Chiquita Frozen Fruit Smoothies are all-natural fruit smoothies with no artificial sweeteners, coloring or preservatives. Each smoothie serving contains at least 1/2 cup of fruit and 100 percent of the recommended daily value of Vitamin C. All four flavors -- including Strawberry Banana, Banana Colada, Peach Mango and Mixed Berry -- sell for $2.69 per container, or less than $1 per serving. It's an ideal choice for consumers who want the great taste of a smoothie but seek an affordable option for convenient at-home preparation.

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