Trades in Java for Juice in 2012
Starbucks has closed a $30 million dollar deal with
Evolution Fresh to launch a chain of juice bars this
year. Starbucks Corp purchased the California-based
juice maker with plans to move into the health and wellness
market by offering fresh, healthy juices and snacks
completely seperate from the coffee shops we are used
to on every street corner.
says: Thanks for the Smoothie Business Boost, McDonald's
When Jamba Juice parent Jamba stepped up to deliver
its fourth-quarter results earlier this month, it was
easy to question the lifestyle brand's blended essence.
Competition has intensified lately. Would it be up to
the challenge? McDonald's jumped into this booming niche
two summers ago, when it added mixed berry and strawberry
banana smoothies to its McCafe menu. Starbucks dived
in two years before that, giving customers thirsty for
coffee-free beverages a chilled alternative with its
yogurt stirs up the food industry
Greek yogurt is the Jeremy Lin of food products, launching
out of nowhere into a stunning and sudden rise in fortune.
Now comes the latest, and likely coldest, product
Ben & Jerry's Frozen Greek Yogurt. The Vermont company
debuted four flavors this week: Strawberry Shortcake,
Raspberry Fudge Chunk, Banana Peanut Butter and Blueberry
Moods café is all about organic
That's the mentality Philip, 32, and his wife, Shanna,
have instilled in their family and the service they
provide to the community that has seen a tiny, one-room
smoothie cafe turn into a multi-room, full-scale juice
bar and cafe offering breakfast and lunch.
Smoothie Bar & Sub Express
With its tiny interior and minimal seating, this little
juice bar and sandwich shop would probably get passed
by on the regular if it didn't have the most garish
facade on the seedy stretch of Newport Ave that makes
up the main commercial thoroughfare in Ocean Beach.
To be fair, it stands out in a cool way; more "get
noticed at Burning Man" than "wear white to