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This is Fred Ball for Zions Bank, speaking on business.
Valentine's Day typically brings with it gifts of chocolates, flowers and cards ... lots of cards. Janet Jackson from Layton, Utah, however, has an alternative to sending a card for almost the same price.
Janet's business, The Greeting Bottling Company makes Party Juice, an all-natural, non-alcoholic juice that comes in an elaborately decorated bottle for every occasion. The beverage can be thought of as a "card with flavor," used as a gift, or simply used to accompany a celebration.
While in Las Vegas with her family attending a football and soccer game for her son, Janet went into a store and noticed a wine bottle decorated with an electrical reindeer. She then got the idea to make non-alcoholic beverages adorned with holiday labels.
After researching all about juice manufacturing, Janet started The Greeting Bottling Company. With partners, Lori Winters and Colette Taylor, they have quadrupled sales since beginning operations a year and a half ago, and orders for this year are pouring in.
Janet says she develops and mixes her own formulas from all natural, healthy ingredients. Party Juice is 100 percent juice with no artificial flavors or colors and no carbonation. Instead of sugar, Janet uses white grape juice as a natural sweetener. So successful is Janet's concoction, that a number of hotels use Party Juice for guests, and convention hosts are known to garnish their tables with the drink.
You can get Party Juice on the Web at www.partyjuice.com, at candy stores, florists and other boutiques in Utah, or Winco Grocery Stores in Idaho. So rather than placing cards atop mantles or pinning them to walls in remembrance of a celebration gone by, Janet hopes people will use a beautiful, decorative bottle as a keepsake instead.
For Zions Bank, I'm Fred Ball. I'm speaking on business.