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Hiball Sparkling Energy Drinks

At Whole Foods Market®, we love sharing good food and drink. Whether it’s a peak-of-the-season berry, a team member creation from our bakery, sausages made in house or a new grocery discovery, we love celebrating great flavors and products. But we don’t just want to tell you about it; we want you to enjoy it too. So today we’re kicking off the first of five summer giveaways between now and mid-August.

Thank you to everyone who entered! Congratulations to our winner Erin R. from Minnesota!

Looking for a low-calorie, low-sugar, conscientious alternative to conventional energy drinks? So were we. And we found it! This summer Hiball Energy is quenching our thirst and our quest with their Organic Cranberry Apple and Wild Berry Sparkling Energy Drinks.

What’s really cool is that they come in 16–ounce "cold activated" cans (more on that below), are 100 calories per can,  organic and made with fair trade sugar. Each drink contains a blend of juice, guarana, ginseng, caffeine and a just the minimum smidge of sugar for the perfect light sweetness.

Okay, so about this can…the new package features “cold activation” graphics using thermochromic ink. The bubbles on the can turn from white to blue when it’s reached the optimal temperature for drinking. (That’s 45 degrees Fahrenheit, FYI) Cool, right? If that doesn’t impress, the can contains an average of 68 percent recycled aluminum and is, of course, recyclable too. In addition to their refreshing drinks, we also appreciate Hiball’s story.

The company was founded by a husband and wife team, Todd Berardi and Alyssa Warnock. Alyssa is also the person responsible for their cool-looking graphics and packaging. When they first started the company Todd and Dan Craytor, the director of sales, sold Hiball out of the back of their cars throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

Just a few years later, Whole Foods Market is proud to sell Hiball drinks in all our North American stores from the West Coast to the East Coast. All Hiball Energy products are currently made in Portland, Oregon, with all-natural, organic or fair trade ingredients a high priority. As they put it, the company is committed to, “offering the healthiest and most sustainable energy drinks for its consumers and the planet.”

In addition to their Organic Sparkling Energy Drinks, look for  Hiball Sparkling Energy Waters in Grapefruit, Wild Berry, Vanilla and Lemon Lime. They’re zero calorie, zero sugar and unsweetened. Who’s thirsty? Tell us what you would do with an extra energy boost this summer by Tuesday, June 26 and you could win a case of HiBall Organic Sparkling Energy Drink in either Cranberry Apple or Wild Berry.

The fine print: No purchase necessary. Promotion ends June 26, 2012, 11:59 PM CDT. Must be a legal resident of the US or Canada (except in Quebec, where it is void) age 18 or older to participate. Taxes on prize, if applicable, are the responsibility of the winner. Employees of Whole Foods Market, Inc., are not eligible. Void where prohibited.

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MJ Hillpot says …

When your a baby boomer like I am a low sugar energy boost is always welcome while going through my fabulous day!

bunnie may says …

I volunteer @ an animal shelter... and these energy drinks will help me to walk MORE dogs FARTHER and FASTER!! Life is about paying it forward!

Lynn says …

I'd have more energy to work in my garden!

Tim Weingartner says …

I would take longer bike rides.

doug says …

Starting the day out with a Hiball will make me want to Hi-Five everyone I encountered!!!!

Sheila Whalen says …

I'd use that hi-ball energy to help move my son into his new college dorm.

Molly says …

I would love to have the energy to make it up the hill by our house on my bike.

Eileen says …

I would get my husband OFF of the Diet soda that he is ADDICTED to :( and we could go for a nice long walk :)

dawn says …

My company sells them and I drink them when I need that extra boost mid-morning! I love them ;)

Kristina H. says …

I would love to try this, never have before! I'm a very sleep deprived first time mom, and could definitely use this to keep me going during the day :)

Peggie Scott says …

I would take them camping with us, so that my hubby and I could keep up with the kids on our bike rides and hikes!

Tara Carroll says …

My husband is a hugh energy drink fan. With the energy boost he could have some extra time at the playground with our daughter...Then maybe adult time with some bubbly cocktails :)

Tristen B says …

Yard work, finish clearing the trees, brush and vines that came with my new house. :)

Debra S says …

what would I do with some boost of energy? LOL Just try to keep up with my 12 grandkids, and in between them, try to get the remodeling done that is needed here!

Gary says …

With the extra energy I would complete all the Honey Do's list.

Crystal Calkin says …

I know hubby would love this. I just talked to him at work and it's another one of "those" days. I think this could really give him the boost he needs to get to 5:00. Of course, mommy could use it too to keep up with my 3 who are out of school for the summer. Thanks for offering the giveaway!!

Patricia L. says …

Just found out I'm pregnant so I would LOVE these extra boosts of energy this summer to help avoid temptations of sugary sodas!

Jeebus says …

Run, run, run!

Leah says …

Get me through late afternoon blues

Becky says …

I would ust the extra energy boost after a long day at the beach to get motivated to do some exercise and grill my dinner!

Bill Shewbridge says …

I could stretch those doggie walks just a little further!

Sharren Sattar says …

I need some energy!!

Greg says …

Hike another 100 miles on the Appalachian Trail.

Mahala Latham says …

Any healthy low sugar refreshing drink with cranberry and apple, my 2 favorite flavors combined in one drink to give me the energy boost I need after a morning of work and to ready me for an afternoon of summertime fun with my teenage daughter and her wonderful friends would be greatly appreciated and the perfect way to enjoy a perfectly refreshing summer!

Linda says …

I would climb a mountain!

Monica says …

These sassy drinks would perk me up to do my housekeeping in a zippy fashion...with a smile on my face!

Jenn says …

I am extremely active (even in the summer) usually running or playing sports. The summer heat can be rough when I'm outside all day so it would be great to have a healthy energy boost option.

Rebecca says …

I would paint our office/guest room!

Brooks H says …

I'd paint the deck, wash the dog, and clean out the garage!

Laura Brand says …

I teach dance at four schools. With some extra energy maybe I could launch some more prima ballerinas into the world.

Kathy Stratford-Jones says …

Keep up with my 2 teenage sons!

Amy Donovan says …

I would do more work in my beautful garden and I would get more exercise with my precious puppy!

patty scott says …

I would tackle yard cleanup!

Richard Nusbaum says …

Run to Whole Foods more often.

Matt Robertson says …

With the extra energy, I will walk to Whole Foods to do my shopping.

Jennifer says …

I would use that extra boost to get ahead in my reading for law school and actually take a weekend to rest!

Lori Curran says …

Go on a 100 mile bike ride in the sparkling sunshine!!

Kris says …

I would be able to keep up with my high energy children!

Anna Tucci says …

I would clean out my fridge to make room for a case of HiBall Energy!!!!

sogogo says …

i would run to wf!

BTD says …

With extra energy boost this summer means I can do more workouts, yard and gardening work, and still have extra energy to fix me and family a wonderful meal and not fall asleep right after the meal. I am really looking forward to HiBall Organic Sparkling drinks this summer for that extra zing of energy :)

Liz says …

I would be able to stay awake and study for the bar exam!

Patty McCabe says …

run to whole foods and pull weeds in yard-love berry flavor

Mike says …

I would pack my kids and all of my neighbor's kids in the wagon and run them around the block 20 times.

Carol Lee says …

I would love to have the extra energy to take my grandson shopping at Whole Foods.

Soumyajeet Chattaraj says …

Finally stop being lazy and hit the elliptical! :-P

Kim Lencsak says …

I wish I could say run to whole foods, but mine is way to far from my house, but worth having the extra energy to go and do some shopping after a long day at work.

Marilyn Newman says …

I could really use some energy!!! Thanks!

Melissa Henderson says …

I would get my laundry room redo done. I am planning an artistic revamp that will require some extra energy!

Paula Faye Riner says …

I would revive my(and Moms)energy needed to support My Mom as she's having Cancer Surgery & my 5 hour drives(to and from her).I welcome a .."sparkle"alert as I have take the "WholeFoods28day challange" & my Familys DNA to heart and traded in my Coffees for Coconut Waters and Gensing! What a Blessing to have WholeFoods nurturing our Future Health! I am learning to.. Eat(well)*Pray(hard)*Love(now)

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