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Across all functional health beverage product lines energy drinks are the fastest-growing sector a trend that shows no sign of slowing in the immediate future. The nutraceutical-wellness drink sector is the least developed but possibly the most exciting category with drinks containing ingredients such as probiotics prebiotics soy proteins and phytosterols. Over-the-top premium pricing policies have also restricted sales in some circumstances although a recent US survey showed 40 per cent of consumers were willing to pay a premium for products containing added nutritional benefits. The same study ranked these benefits and found energy enhancement illness prevention heart health anticancer effects relaxation mood enhancement and sexual enhancement were the most desirable.
Mexico is the #1 importer of US products in the world. There is a need for all types of products including energy drinks beer water flavored water wine soda and spirits. Yes Coca Cola (FEMSA) is in Mexico as is Pepsi Cola Nestle and other very large companies the largest that is. But that s it. Nobody of the other US or European beverage players are there. We re talking a growing emerging economy of $1.3 Trillion US dollars. We re talking the gate to the rest of Latin America the third largest economy in the world! The Beverage Industry and all Beverage Companies have to make Mexico their number 1 priority. It has all the ingredients of a great customer. It has a great infrastructure including roads and ports to ship truckloads of products many beverage distributors selling to supermarkets and convenience stores and more than 500 000 stores willing and able to buy new products throughout Mexico.
Agua de Tamarindo or Tamarind Beverage Tamarind or Tamarindus indica is known and used in many ways throughout the world. In Guatemala tamarind is used to make a refreshing beverage. The tamarind pods grow on a tree. They have a brown brittle shell rusty brown sticky pulp and may contain from 1 to 12 large flat glossy brown seeds. The pulp is very fibrous. The flavor is quite sour and tart making it excellent for use as Agua de Tamarindo. The tamarind pods or the beverage are seen all over Guatemala. Tamarind is a good source of antioxidants containing carotenes vitamin C flavonoids and B vitamins. They protect against vitamin C deficiency. Tamarind is good for digestion. It can be made into a gargle for sore throat. It is said to lower cholesterol and promote a healthy heart.