Chipotle is kicking off summer with a new seasonal drink.
On Thursday, the chain unveiled its new drink, Watermelon Limeade, from Tractor Beverage Co.
The candy bar — Chipotle’s first-ever seasonal drink — will be available in the United States and Canada for a limited time, according to an announcement.
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“Creating real drinks that make real food better is in our DNA, and this first-ever seasonal collaboration with Chipotle takes that commitment to a whole new level,” Tractor Beverage co-founder Travis Potter said in a statement.
Prior to its current launch, Chipotle tested Watermelon Limeade in Atlanta, Kansas City and Orange County, Calif., in 2021, according to the announcement.
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“We are thrilled to introduce our first seasonal drink with the freshest flavors of summer,” said Stephanie Perdue, Chipotle’s vice president of marketing, in a statement. “Consumer response to Watermelon Limeade has exceeded expectations as it quickly became our best-selling tractor drink in test markets last year.”
Watermelon Limeade will be available in Chipotle stores alongside other Tractor Beverage Co. beverages, including Tractor’s Lemonade, Mandarin Agua Fresca and Berry Agua Fresca.
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Chipotle also announced that 5% of profits from the sale of Watermelon Limeade will be donated to causes that support farmers, according to the announcement.
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“We’re thrilled to bring the artisanal flavor and all-natural ingredients of our Watermelon Limeade to Chipotle fans this summer while working together to support the farmers who make all of our certified organic beverages possible,” Tractor Beverage’s Potter said.
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