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PepsiCo's Mountain Dew Kickstart Black Cherry, Kickstart Limeade

Category - Soft drinks, CSD, energy drink

Available - From this month

Location - US, nation-wide

Price - Priced same as Mountain Dew Kickstart

Distribution - PepsiCo

PepsiCo has launched two Kickstart flavours in the US as the company seeks to build on the Mountain Dew extension's debut year.

Kickstart Black Cherry and Kickstart Limeade go into US shops today (15 January), adding to the core Mountain Dew Kickstart that was launched last February, PepsiCo said. The Kickstart range contains Mountain Dew mixed with 5% fruit juice and caffeine and is 80 calories per 16oz can.

"Mountain Dew Kickstart Black Cherry and Mountain Dew Kickstart Limeade give you just the right amount of kick to get you ready for anything the night brings your way," said Greg Lyons, VP of marketing for PepsiCo's Mountain Dew.

According to PepsiCo, Kickstart has brought in about $150m in sales since its launch.

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