Cocozia is available in a range of flavours

Cocozia is available in a range of flavours

US food and drink company Epicurex has said it is seeking a buyer for its certified organic coconut water brand Cocozia.

The company said the coconut water market generated sales of US$778m in the US in 2015. Epicurex did not specify a price for the Cocozia brand.

Cocozia is available in a range of flavours including original, coffee, pineapple, chocolate and mango. As well as being certified organic, the product is non-GMO, gluten free and Kosher certified, the company noted.

"The timing couldn't be better for a ... brand like Cocozia to seek a new owner," said Gordon Hansen, VP of sales at Epicurex. "Metrics confirm that the coconut water sector in the US expanded by a phenomenal 27% in 2015."

Epicurex started selling Cocozia in 2013. A year later, the company signed a distribution deal with United Natural Foods Inc.

Epicurex is headquartered in Miami, Florida. It also has operations in Europe.

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