Leaf Life, vegan brands specialist Bravura Foods’ latest product, has won the Best Drink Innovation award at this year’s International Drinks Expo held at the Excel in London last week.
The CBD infused range of lightly sparkling drinks comes in three flavours: Laidback Lemonade, Relaxing Raspberry and Mindful Mango & Passionfruit.
Each 250ml can contains 15mg fully certified, full spectrum CBD and the drinks are free from any artificial sweeteners, flavours or colours and are certified by both the vegan and vegetarian societies.
“We are so pleased with this particular award not only as it’s the first award win for Leaf Life but also because it really rewards our efforts at launching such a creative drink that performs so well from a design, taste, texture and overall delivery point of view,” said Lisa Gawthorne, Co-Founder of Bravura Foods.
The range has currently been listed with leading health food wholesalers Tree of Life and The Health store and will be rolling out in independent health food stores nationwide over the coming weeks.
The company said they are also in talks with major multiples, high street and convenience retailers regarding 2020 ranging plans and intend to start selling online in the New Year.
“We have created something very special here and we know that from our initial lead user tests in which the drink scored monumentally high across all scoring criteria,” said Karl Morris, Co-Founder. “Our lemonade only has 19 calories and the raspberry and mango variants are both under 25 calories making it one of the lowest calorie, highest CBD infused drinks on the market.”
In the same week over at Food Matters Live, also held at the Excel, Leaf Life was also named runner up and given a ‘Highly Commended’ status in the Drink of The Year Awards.
“With such a positive start and wonderful reception for the brand, it goes to show this brand really does have a bright future ahead and we are looking forward to working with retailers who are excited to be part of the success as the CBD market continues to experience phenomenal levels of growth,” Gawthorne added.