September 29, 2010
V8 V-Fusion mixes green tea with fruit and vegetable juices

By Allen Pierleoni

Over the past decade, researchers and nutritionists have made a heap of positive claims about the healthful benefits of green tea.

Taking that cue, the Campbell Soup Co. is marketing a new line of V8 beverages. Called V8 V-Fusion Plus Tea, the three flavors are a mix of green tea and fruit and vegetable juices, containing no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.

We sampled a batch the other day and liked them a lot. Our favorite was tangy pineapple-mango, followed by sweet 'n' sour raspberry and subtle pomegranate. They're available at most supermarkets, club stores and mass-merchandise stores, selling for $4.99 (a six-pack of eight-ounce cans), $3.99 (46-ounce bottle) and $1.79 (12-ounce bottle).

P.S.: In another nod to health-conscious consumerism, Campbell also has introduced a low-sodium version of its popular Spicy Hot V8 Juice ($1.69 to $4.69). We thought it was like drinking supercharged gazpacho, which is a good thing (

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Call The Bee's Allen Pierleoni at (916) 321-1128.

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