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V-Blends Win Secret Shopper Award

For the second time in recent years, Country Pure Foods wins the
Secret Shopper Award at SNA ANC
AKRON, OHIO (September 27, 2013) — Country Pure Foods is excited to announce that at this year’s School Nutrition Association (SNA) Annual National Conference (ANC), a discerning group of “Secret Shoppers” chose the new V-Blends line as one of the top products that caught their eye in the exhibit hall. Each year School Nutrition Magazine charges these shoppers to choose 30 companies that have the products they are most excited about.
By using an independent team of school nutrition operators to identify the creative innovations they find the most intriguing, School Nutrition aims to ensure they are highlighting products with genuine potential to excite all of their readers. The secret shoppers represented school districts of all sizes and demographics and they hailed from locations across the country.
Country Pure Foods’ V- Blends are vegetable and fruit juice blends that were developed primarily to help school nutrition planners meet vegetable requirements.   These juices aim to increase the total vegetable servings consumed by children, a rising concern among industry officials and parents alike. V-Blend juices are sold under the Juice4U! brand with packaging that features fun characters that appeal to school children and help make the product fun to drink.
V-Blend juices are made with 100-percent juice from concentrate in three flavors that taste like fruit, but credit as a vegetable: Dragon Punch, Wango Mango and the newest star to its lineup, Cherry Star. These juices are available in 4 oz and 6 oz eco cartons with a convenient straw hole, as well as a 4.23oz and 6.75 oz aseptic option that is shelf-stable and includes a straw. 
Additionally, these juices are fortified with vitamins A, C and E and recommended as a Healthier Option by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
V-Blends are available through your local foodservice distributor. For more information about Country Pure Foods or Juice4U!, visit or call customer service at 1.877.99JUICE (1.877.995.8423).