LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Koia, the 100-percent plant-based protein drink that is naturally craveable and nutritious, today announced the launch of Fruit Infusions. The new product line includes three fruit-based varieties: Chocolate Banana, Mango Crème and Strawberry Crème. Available now in select retailers, Fruit Infusions are the first Koia flavors to integrate real fruit with the benefits of a superfood in each variety.
Koia's Fruit Infusions are made with wholesome ingredients that consumers can see and recognize to provide one of the cleanest, low-sugar protein options on the market. With only 6g of sugar per bottle, Fruit Infusions have almost nine times less the sugar than competitors. According to Nielsen, the top-selling protein drinks have up to 53g of sugar per bottle. Koia took this into consideration during its innovation process to ensure they satisfied consumers demand for low-sugar options. In addition to the benefits of real fruit – Koia's Chocolate Banana is boosted with maca, known for providing extra energy, the Mango Crème is enhanced with turmeric widely known as the "golden spice," and the Strawberry Crème has added schisandra berry, a superfood native to China that has been used for thousands of years.
"After conducting extensive research on current trends, we know that consumers continue to want fruit-forward flavors in their protein options," said Chris Hunter, Koia's co-founder and CEO. "As we did with our original line, we listened to our consumers and filled the gap in the market while staying true to the simplicity of Koia's core. Fruit Infusions are the perfect solution and expansion to our lineup of high-protein, low-sugar drinks made with clean ingredients."
In 2016, Koia launched nationally at Whole Foods Market and quickly scaled quickly scaled to become one of the most productive natural, refrigerated protein drink on the market and is now sold in more than 3,000 stores across the country. In March 2018, Koia debuted its new packaging design and standardized nutrition labels across all its flavors, all of which has set Koia on track to hit $10 million in sales.
Koia's Fruit Infusions are now available at Wegmans, Giant Eagle, Fresh Thyme, Earth Fare, Plum Market, Better Health, Heinen's and Haggen for $3.99. All of Koia's varieties are vegan, Non-GMO Project Verified, and free of dairy, soy and gluten.
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Koia is a craveable, healthy, convenient plant-protein beverage that is ready-to-drink with no mixing, stirring or shaking necessary. Koia is the ideal balance of protein, fiber and healthy fats for stable, long-lasting energy at any time of the day. All Koia flavors are 100 percent plant-based, dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free, vegan and Non-GMO Project Verified. Koia's Fruit Infusions will join Koia's Original lineup, including Cacao Bean, Vanilla Bean, Coconut Almond, Cold Brew Coffee and Cinnamon Horchata.