Two new flavours for Tropicana

09 March, 2007

PepsiCo has revamped its packaging for the Tropicana fruit juice range and added two new flavours - Cranberry Blend and Pomegranate Blend.

Tropicana's marketing director Will Ghali hopes the new flavours will "help broaden the appeal of the brand, taking it beyond the breakfast experience".

The brand's new look includes a modernised logo and more enticing on-pack images. Tropicana Essentials packs will have a new panel down the side of its carton to highlight the juices' health benefits.

Ghali added that the new packaging aims reflect the level of quality of the fruit the company uses.

Both flavours will be available from March 11 for a retail price of £2.79, and will be supported by a £6 million marketing campaign.

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