American coco water crosses pond

AMERICAN coconut water brand, Coco5, has arrived in the UK.

Coco5Targeted at what the producers call “the booming coconut water market and wellbeing beverage sector”, Coco5 was developed by a team of American professional sports medicine and nutrition experts and claims to be one of the fastest growing coconut water brands in the USA.
Flavours are: Natural Coconut, Tropical Passion, Lemon, Cherry Crush, Citrus Splash and Pineapple. It has no artificial flavours, sweeteners or colours and contains 80 calories per 473ml bottle.

• Vita Coco claims to have grown by 127% in the UK in 2013, selling 15 million cartons last year. It has a sixth flavour for summer, Lemonade, made from coconut water mixed with fresh lemon purée.
The company says it’s the first to market with the flavour and that Vita Coco Lemonade contains less sugar and has fewer calories than other leading UK chilled still lemonades.