21 June 2022, 07:51 AM
  • As we welcome the warm summer months, it’s essential to provide your customers with options for encouraging healthy hydration

Highland Spring’s flavoured sparkling cans are a fantastic choice for those looking for refreshing summer drinks with a burst of fruity flavour.

At under 35 calories per can, all three flavours – Blackberry, Plum & Hibiscus, Pear & Elderflower and Rhubarb & Ginger – contain no added sugar or artificial sweeteners, meaning they are perfect for those looking to avoid traditional fizzy drinks.

Providing a deliciously refreshing drink served on its own over ice, or as part of a classic cocktail with spirits and fresh fruit, Highland Spring’s sparkling flavoured cans are the perfect summer drink and are a must-stock for retailers.

Mike Buckland, marketing controller at Highland Spring, explained, “As one of the UK’s leading brands of natural source spring water with a variety of products to satisfy everyone’s tastes, Highland Spring should be a mainstay of any retailers’ offering this summer.

“Our flavoured sparkling cans are the perfect addition to summer afternoons, keeping you hydrated throughout the day, whilst offering delicious fruity flavours with every sip. They are a really versatile product that offers something for every taste.” 

Highland Spring’s summer cocktail recipes
When showcasing Highland Spring’s new summer drinks, try offering tastings or suggesting serves using the following recipes:

Highland Spring Rhubarb & Ginger strawberry lemonade (alcohol-free)
Ingredients: Highland Spring Rhubarb & Ginger Sparkling Water, fresh strawberries and ice.

Method: Muddle the fresh strawberries in a tumbler glass, holding one back to garnish. Fill the glass with ice and top up with tangy Highland Spring Rhubarb & Ginger. Add the final strawberry as a garnish and enjoy!

Basil, Mint and Pear Nojito (alcohol-free)
Ingredients: Highland Spring Pear & Elderflower, crushed ice, fresh mint and basil leaves, honey or agave, and fresh lime.

Method: Fill a tumbler glass with crushed ice. Add a generous drizzle of honey or agave syrup, a handful of torn basil and mint leaves and a dash of fresh lime juice. Top it all up with sparkling Highland Spring Pear & Elderflower and then gently stir to combine. Finish things off by garnishing with a wedge of fresh, zingy lime. All that’s left to do is slowly sip and savour.

Blackberry Collins
Ingredients: Highland Spring Blackberry, Plum and Hibiscus Sparkling Water, ice, 50ml gin, a generous drizzle of honey or agave syrup, fresh lemon (for squeezing & garnish) and a handful of fresh blackberries.

Method: Add ice to a tumbler glass, then add 50ml of Gin. Top with Highland Spring Blackberry, Plum and Hibiscus Sparkling Water, before adding the honey or agave and a squeeze of fresh lemon. Stir well, add blackberries to garnish and enjoy.

Pineapple and Hibiscus Margarita
Ingredients: Highland Spring Blackberry, Plum & Hibiscus, ice, 50ml tequila, pineapple juice, and fresh lime.

Method: Fill a tall glass with ice and then add 50ml of tequila. Add a satisfyingly large glug of pineapple juice and then top up with our sparkling, fruity and fragrant Blackberry, Plum & Hibiscus. Enjoy!