I’ve tasted Tropicana Trop50 Orange & Mango Juice Drink… should you put a packet in the trolley or leave it on the shelf?
The blurb reads: 50% less sugar & calories than regular mixed fruit juice. Naturally sweetened with extract of the stevia leaf. 100% of your daily vitamin C per 200ml serving. 45 calories per glass per 200ml serving. No artificial sweeteners or flavours. Orange & mango juice drink with sweetener Not from concentrate orange & mango fruit juice blended with water and Stevia leaf extract. Introducing a Special Little Leaf Originating from South America, the Stevia leaf has long been treasured as a natural, calorie free sweetener. We use an extract of the natural stevia leaf-so you get the great taste of fruit juice with half the calories and sugar†. We’ll raise a glass to that!
OK: Most reduced sugar drinks taste second rate when they’re compared to the full sugared version, but that’s not so with Tropicana’s Trop50 juice drinks. Well done Tropicana, you’ve produced a real tastebud pleaser!
The tasting note: Want a sharp crisp orange & mango juice that has that ‘I must have another mouthful’ quality? This 50 percent less sugar version delivers it in orange & mangos. Buy if the price and size fits.
Can you drink it? Yes
The full ingredient list: Water , Orange Juice (42%) , Colour (Beta Carotene) , Vitamin C , Thickener (Pectin) , Malic Acid , Citric Acid , Sweetener (*Steviol Glycosides – Extract of Stevia Leaf) , Natural Flavourings .
Should you put it in the trolley? Yes, especially if you’re calorie counting or watching your sugar intake.
Below are just a few of the many fruit juice products that are on the Can I Eat It? iPhone App. and on the supermarket shelves. Buy the App and scan or enter the barcode/s below. Enjoy. Try the app now
Tropicana Trop50 Smooth Orange Juice Drink with No Bits
Want a sharp crisp smooth orange juice that has that ‘I must have another mouthful’ quality? This 50 percent less sugar version delivers it in oranges. Buy if the price and size fits.
Innocent Apple & Raspberry Juice
Innocent is one of the leading brands on the supermarket’s shelves. It is the market leader when it comes to taste. If the flavour, price and size fits – put a bottle in the trolley.
Eager 100% Cloudy Pressed Apple Juice
Want a top notch cloudy pressed apple juice with a moreish mouthwatering bite? If the price and size fits put a carton in the trolley.
Competing Brand: Nestle