San Francisco's Soma Beverage Co. is expanding its line of Metromint flavored waters, with the latest targeted for national distribution in the first quarter of 2008.
Chocolatemint is a zero-calorie purified water infused wth natural cocoa essence and real mint. There are no sweeteners or preservatives used in its manufacture. The Metromint line already includes Peppermint, Spearmint, Lemonmint, Orangemint.
The line was created by Rio Miura and Scott Lowe. Japanese-born Miura, who has a background in product and fashion design, conceived the recipe for Metromint and designed the packaging. Lowe, a Stanford graduate with a degree in international relations, is responsible for product development and oversees operations.
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