Lucozade is bringing something brand-new to soft drinks chillers this month with the exciting launch of Lucozade Alert: a distinctive stimulation drink range.

Available from mid-September in tropical and cherry flavours, Lucozade Alert contains naturally-sourced caffeine and vitamin B3 which helps reduce tiredness without compromising on the great Lucozade taste.

Stimulation drinks is the fastest-growing soft drinks segment in recent years[i], with 75%[ii] of adults reporting concerns about tiredness. The new Lucozade Alert range responds to a clear consumer need for a stimulation drink which tastes great, is low calorie and more relevant to a wider audience. This presents a great opportunity help retailers drive maximum sales.

Lucozade Alert will be available in 500ml PMP and non-PMP cans which should be ranged within retailers’ current stimulation category in the chiller, away from Lucozade Energy as a unique proposition that caters to a different consumption need.

Zoe Trimble, Head of Lucozade Energy at Suntory Beverage & Food GB&I, comments:

“Lucozade Alert is high in caffeine with Vitamin B3 for an energising boost; all with the great Lucozade taste that your shoppers know and love. We’re delighted to be bringing this new non-HFSS product to market.”

Samantha Coldbeck of Wharfedale Premier in Hull, said “I was very pleased to hear Lucozade was entering the stimulant drink market. This is a huge category for us and Lucozade is a recognised and trusted brand. I’m looking forward to building my sales with this exciting new launch.”

The launch of Lucozade Alert will be supported by a heavy weight through-the-line marketing campaign including PR, digital and social media advertising.

[i] IRI Total Market, 52 we 28th March 2021

[ii] SBF GB&I Category strategy insight

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