Made for Summer: Must-Try Fruit Juices, Soft Drinks and Bottled Waters to Beat the Heat at UK Supermarkets


Fruit juice has become an increasingly popular drink option in the UK, with many turning to it as a refreshing and nutritious alternative to soft drinks. UK supermarkets now offer a wide range of fruit juice choices from premium brands to own labels in a variety of flavors and price points. This roundup explores some of the most popular juice brands and products found in major British supermarkets like Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Asda and Waitrose.


1. Tropicana
Tropicana is one of the most recognizable fruit juice brands in the UK and worldwide. It offers a range of 100% pure orange juices from its signature Smooth Orange to lighter options like No Bits and Orange & Mango. Tropicana also has fortified juices with added calcium and vitamins, as well as coconut water and tropical juice blends. You can find Tropicana in most major supermarkets like Tesco, Asda and Morrisons at around £3-4 per carton.

2. Innocent
Innocent Drinks is a popular British company that produces fresh fruit juices, smoothies and veg pots. Their juice range includes Orange, Apple & Raspberry, Superfruit (raspberry, blueberry and pomegranate) and Veggie Patch (carrot and beetroot). Innocent juices have no added sugar or preservatives, made from 100% natural and ethically-sourced ingredients. You can find Innocent at most UK supermarkets at £3-£4 a bottle.

3. Copella
Copella offers premium quality fruit juices, fruit presses and smoothies made from British apples and berries. Their most popular juice flavours are Cox & Bramley (apple juice blend), Apple & Blackcurrant and Orange & Mango. Copella also does more unique blends like White Grape with Elderflower. Their products are 100% natural with no added sugar. Copella is stocked by major supermarkets such as Tesco and Sainsbury’s, retailing around £2.50-£4 per bottle.

4. Brecon Carreg
Brecon Carreg is a Welsh drinks company that produces premium fruit juices, mineral water and gin. Their fruit juice range spans traditional flavors like Apple and Orange to more unique blends such as Beetroot & Ginger, Tomato & Bloody Mary and Cloudy Lemonade. The juices are made from locally sourced Welsh fruit and natural ingredients with no added sugar. Brecon Carreg can be found in Waitrose, Asda, Tesco and farm stores, costing between £2 to £4.50 per bottle.

5. Princes
Princes is a British soft drinks company that produces canned and bottled fruit juices, squashes and mineral water. Their juice range includes traditional options like Orange, Apple and Cranberry as well as tropical variants such as Pineapple, Mango and Guava. Princes also does juice blends for kids like Orange & Strawberry and Blackcurrant & Apple. Made from 100% natural ingredients, Princes juices contain no added sugar. They are affordable and widely available in most major supermarkets for around £1.50 to £3 per can or bottle.6. Rio
Rio is a brand by PepsiCo that offers a range of low and no-sugar soft drinks, mixers and fruit juices. Their juice portfolio includes Apple, Orange, Pineapple, Tomato, Pink Grapefruit and Apple & Blackcurrant. Rio has a ‘Refresh’ range with naturally sourced ingredients and 50% less sugar, available in flavours like Ginger & Lemongrass, Strawberry & Mint and Coconut & Watermelon. You can find Rio at most large supermarkets like Tesco and Asda for around £2 to £3 per bottle.

7. Rocks Organic
Rocks Organic produces premium organic fruit juices, cordials and syrups using natural ingredients and without added sugar. They offer a range of refreshing fruit juices made from Sicilian lemons, Spanish oranges, English Cox and cooking apples. Flavours include Sparkling Orange, Raspberry Lemonade, Victorian Lemonade, Cranberry and Salty Lassi (cucumber and sea salt). Rocks Organic also has a kids range with fun flavors such as beetroot, cherry and blueberry.
You can find Rocks Organic in Waitrose, Ocado and independent grocery stores, costing between £2.29 to £4.99 per bottle.

8. Pago
Pago is an award-winning fruit juice brand from Austria that is newly available in the UK. They offer premium quality juices in upmarket packaging, made from 100% natural ingredients with no added sugar, preservatives or colorings. Flavours include Orange, Apple, Currant and Cherry as well as Forest Berries, Peach and Passionfruit. Pago juices have intense fruity flavors and aromatic bouquet, made from the best harvests of hand-selected fruits. They are stocked by Waitrose, Tesco and Ocado, retailing around £3 to £5 per bottle.

9. Orchard Pig
Orchard Pig is a Somerset cider maker that produces premium quality fruit juices and sparkling juices. They use traditional methods and handpick whole fruits from small English orchards to make their range of refreshing drinks. Flavours include Sparkling Apple, Sparkling Pear, Bramley & Ginger, Victorian Lemonade and Sparkling Elderflower. Orchard Pig juices are naturally cloudy and have an intense fruit taste with no added sugar, preservatives or concentrates. They are stocked by Waitrose, Ocado, Tesco and Sainsbury’s, costing between £2.50 to £4 per bottle.

10. Frobishers
Frobishers is an award-winning fruit juice company from Cornwall that uses 100% natural and sustainably-sourced ingredients in their drinks. They are known for their quirky flavor combinations like Apple & Cornish Sea Salt, Mango & Chilli, and Orange & Turmeric. Frobishers also does more traditional juices such as Apple, Orange, Pineapple and their popular Apple & Mango. Their products have no added sugar, preservatives, colors or artificial flavors.
Frobishers juices are available at Waitrose, Ocado, Whole Foods and farm stores, retailing around £3 to £4.50 per bottle.

In Conclusion
UK supermarkets offer a plethora of fruit juice choices from major brands like Tropicana, Innocent and Princes to premium producers such as Copella, Frobisher and Orchard Pig. There are a variety of traditional and unique flavors at different price points made from natural, sustainable ingredients to suit most tastes and budgets. The increasing popularity of fruit juice, along with greater interest in health and nutrition, means British supermarkets will likely continue expanding their range of options in the future.This article explores some of the most popular and distinctive fruit juice brands sold at major supermarkets across the UK. Let me know if you would like me to elaborate on any part of the summary or recommend additional brands and juices available to Britons. I can also suggest some other related topics and drinks, such as soft drinks, bottled water or other non-alcoholic beverages in the UK, if of interest.

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