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Plenish, the fastest growing shots brand in the UK1, has launched its biggest campaign to date across its shots portfolio. The social and PR led activation will see boosted posts across Instagram and TikTok channels, with Sunday Times best-selling author and qualified nutritionist Emily English advocating for the brand. This campaign will help keep Plenish front of mind with existing shoppers, and targeting new audiences, supporting retailers to drive sales within the health shots category while brand awareness is at an all-time high.

It comes well timed as the brand has conducted nationwide research in a poll of over 2,000 adults and 1,000 school children (aged 6-16) to reveal the significant nutritional knowledge gap between adults and their kids. The research revealed one in five (20 %) British school children were able to correctly identify that there are 13 essential vitamins, compared with only 5 % of adults. In fact, 38 % of children know the body can naturally produce Vitamin D, compared with only 31 % of adults. Only 12 % of adults believe they consume their essential vitamins daily, with 22 % not knowing a good source of vitamins, and 13 % believing too much meal preparation is required.

The Plenish range is designed to help people drink their way to wellness through potent superfoods, the products are easily accessible to health-conscious consumers making it the perfect product for adults and kids to get their daily vitamin intake. The range is packed with cold-pressed, plant-based ingredients to meet a range of functional benefits, containing no added sugar, preservatives or flavourings while also delivering on great taste. In fact, Plenish now makes up 19 % of the UK’s Juice Shots category MAT, currently valued at £5.71m2, so it’s in the ideal position to help retailers cater to shopper demand and to continue to grow the category.

Russell Goldman, Managing Director at Plenish, comments “The research revealed some shocking results on nutritional and vitamin knowledge in adults versus children. The purpose of our campaign is to highlight this gap and drive awareness of the importance and ease of getting the correct vitamin intake and consumption of fruit and vegetables each day, particularly via our Plenish range.

“This comes at no better time following confirmation of Ginger Immunity and Berry Gut Health going live across 1,500 Tesco Express stores within its meal deal offering. The retailer now offers the full range of Plenish shots’ flavours and benefits, supported by in-store activity to help drive sales, such as our new chilled functional bay display.”

The campaign, which began its rollout this June, has seen a London pop-up on Portobello Road – Little Shot Shop – staffed exclusively by kids, it featured a market stall owner, reporter and nutritionist. The stand sampled Plenish Turmeric Recovery, Ginger Immunity and our new Mango Sunshine shots while quizzing adults passing by on their vitamin knowledge. There is also a sponsorship of Forest Bike Rides, live now, with Tesco stores selling Plenish shots in London on their interactive map. Alongside this, there will be instore POS activity in Tesco which will be live for a whole year.

The Plenish range of juices and shots is also available at Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda, Co-op, Ocado as well as wholesale.

1NielsenIQ RMS, Total Coverage GB, Britvic Defined Juice Shots Category, incl Discounters, value Sales Data, MAT to 25.05.24
2NielsenIQ RMS, Total Coverage GB, Britvic Defined Juice Shots Category, incl Discounters, Value Sales Data, MAT to 25.05.24