Taste Nirvana Real Coconut Water, all natural ingredients, Flavor Review

Who doesn't like a freebie? Taste Nirvana offered to send me their coconut water to review and I gladly accepted. Demi Moore, Salma Hayek  and other popular movie stars are fans of coconut water. Most of us, though, don't have a palate for this newly popular beverage. Coconut water isn't delicious.  It is usually dry, bland and a little "cooked". Coconut water is popular because it is refreshing, hydrating and loaded with electrolytes. Coconut water comes from tropical countries. Taste Nirvana is from Thailand, VitaCoco from the Philippines, Naked Juice & O.N.E. from Brazil. Taste Nirvana is unique in that it uses the famous sweet coconuts from the Nakorn Pathom province in Thailand. Soil, growing conditions and cultivation make a … [Read more...]

SOBE lifewater Pacific Coconut with coconut water, review

It is good to see a beverage manufacturer providing an alternative to the unpleasant tasting coconut water on the market. Last year I reviewed Zico pineapple & citrus flavored coconut water and although I was impressed with how it refreshed & hydrated me, I could hardly manage to drink the entire beverage. Coconut water can be bitter and have an unappealing rancid fat note. Sweetener Coconut water typically needs some sugar or sweetener to mask the bitter rancid flavor. The team at Sobe beverage must have thought the same thing. Because lifewater with coconut water has sugar and Reb A (a natural high potency sweetner from Stevia extract). Sobe beverage also has less coconut water, 10%. This reduction results in a better taste, but … [Read more...]