March 7, 2012, Chicago, IL – Lipton® Zero Calorie Fresh Brewed Sweet Teas have been awarded the Food & Beverage Product Innovations 2012 Award™, presented by the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show. This year, the award recognizes consumable products that deliver significant restaurant operator benefits.
Presweetened with sucralose, the active ingredient in Splenda®, the innovative range of Lipton® Zero Calorie Fresh Brewed Sweet Teas delivers refreshment and convenience along with single-step, consistent brewing. There’s no need for staff to stir in syrup or sugar, which means greater back-of-house efficiency, and consistent refreshing sweet tea taste builds loyalty by meeting consumer expectations for great taste. Lipton® Zero Calorie Fresh Brewed Sweet Teas are available in three on-trend flavors: Sweet, Southern Sweet, and Sweet Green Tea with Citrus.
The awardees have been selected by an independent panel of experts who represent a broad variety of both commercial and non-commercial segments. Lipton® Zero Calorie Fresh Brewed Sweet Teas will be showcased in the exclusive Food and Beverage Products Innovations Gallery on the exhibit floor at the 2012 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, May 5-8 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
Sweet and flavored iced teas are the #2 non-alcoholic beverage trend of the year according to the NRA Chef’s Survey: What’s Hot in 2012. Offering on-trend sweet tea varieties helps you grow profitable beverage sales with flavors that are in demand. Visit unileverfoodsolutions.us/drinkfresh to request a free sample of Lipton® Zero Calorie Fresh Brewed Sweet Teas.
At Unilever Food Solutions, we help chefs all over the world serve tasty, wholesome meals that keep guests coming back for more. We create ingredients that save precious prep time in the kitchen, without compromising on flavor or flair, and constantly provide ideas and inspiration to keep your menu fresh and exciting. Our ingredients are some of the staples of professional kitchens in 74 countries around the world: Hellmann®’s, Best Foods®, Knorr®, Lipton® and more. We’ve been in the foodservice industry since the 1880s. We have more than 300 chefs on staff around the world, so we understand that critical balance between impressing your guests and making a profit. And how to keep your menus and recipes fresh and exciting, as time and tastes change. Visit unileverfoodsolutions.us for more information.