Beverages (non-alcoholic)

Germany may be best known for its beer and wine, but it also produces high-quality mineral water, herbal teas, and fruit juice. The following beverages are available within North America.  All have been carefully screened by German Foods North America, and we can recommend them as perfect additions to your table. Some brand and products can be purchased directly on www.thetasteofgermany.com. If you want to purchase a brand or product that is not listed on www.thetasteofgermany.com, please email us with questions or call 1-800-881-6419

Almdudler — A popular Austrian soft drink flavored with natural alpine herbs (Austria)
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Caffee Hag — A worldwide distributed brand of decaffeinated coffee owned by the JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts Group). Originated in Bremen in 1906. (Bremen)
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Caro — A coffee substitute made from a mix of chicory, malt, rye, and barley that tastes very much like coffee without the caffeine. The origin goes back the the 1700s, when coffee prices were so high that the Prussian empire looked for a decent substitute. The Caro brand is today owned and marketed by Nestle. (Baden-Wuerttemberg)
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Dallmayr — Dallmayr, located in the heart of Munich, is one of Europe’s best-known gourmet delicatessen stores as well as one of Europe's highest quality coffee brands. Almost of the coffee beans come from Ethiopia, the birth place of coffee. The Prodomo variety is one of the best tasting coffees that is mild for the stomach. (Bavaria)
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Darbo — Fruit, Herb and Flower blossom syrup as a base to dilute with water or spirits.Unique natural, intense flavor experiences. Made in the Tyrolian Alps. (Austria)
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Favorit — Natural ice tea and crystal water, produced by Bischoffzell, a premium Swiss drink manufacturer located close to St. Gallen.This refreshing drink has a high juice content and contains no added flavors , colors or preservatives. Four flavors (Switzerland)
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Gerolsteiner — One of the leading mineral spring operators in Germany Located in the Volcanic Eifel region southwest of Cologne. Exported worldwide. (Rhineland-Palatinate)
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Hero — A family owned company with a rich heritage and more than 125 years´ experience of conserving fruit and vegetable based products. Known for fruit spreads, glazes and fruit nectars. (Switzerland)
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J.J. Darboven — J. J. Darboven started out in a small office in Hamburg’s old town in 1866. Their group specializes in coffee and now owns several brands, such as IDEE Coffee, Moevenpick, and Mozart Kaffee. (Lower Saxony)
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Jacobs — Jacobs Kroenung is one of Germany's best recognized coffee brands, originating in 1895 in Bremen. Today owned and distributed worldwide by JDE (Jacobs Douwe Egberts Group) . (Bremen)
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Kaiserdom — Brewed in Bamberg, in the Franconian area of Bavaria, Kaiserdom Non-alcoholic beer is a refreshing and authentic tasting alternative for the designated driver (Bavaria)
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Karamalz — A non-alcoholic malt drink, that contains natural ingredients and is produced, adding brewing sugar, in accordance with the German beer purity law. Based on a Freiburg university report, Karamalz' natural combination of barley malt, maltose, hops and pure brewing water supplies the body with important vitamins, minerals, trace elements and glucose. Made by Eichbaum Brewery, Mannheim (Baden Wuerttemberg)
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LIZ — A uniquely smooth mineral water selected by a four star Michelin chef in Frankfurt as his exclusive table water. The mineral composition of LIZ makes this water a perfect companion to fine-flavored culinary creations. (Hesse)
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Messmer — Messmer is a black and green tea brand of the East Frisian Tea Trading Company (OTG), Germany's largest tea producing company. This healthy hot beverage has been a tradtional choice for people living between Hamburg and Bremen, for many centuries the world's largest coffee and tea trading ports. (Lower Saxony)
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Mezzo Mix — A uniquely German mix between Cocoa Cola and Fanta Orange soda. (Berlin)
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Mount Hagen — The first freeze-dried organic instant coffee made from coffee beans grown according to bio-dynamic principles according to Dmeter rules in Papua New Guinea and other countries. Conceived by the Bauck family, one of the Germany's organic agriculture pioneers. Belongs to Wertform GmbH. (Hamburg)
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Onno Behrends — A tea brand of the East Frisian Tea Trading Company (OTG), Germany's largest tea producing company.This brand specializes on fine herbal and health teas of fantastic qualities (Lower Saxony)
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Possmann — A true specialty from the Frankfurt region. From apples grown in local natural, organic orchards, consumed in Hessia and all over the world. (Hesse)
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Rosbacher — The Rosbach well near Frankfurt, Germany, supplies pristine, natural mineral water from 1,000 feet below the ground. A favorite of European royalty for centuries, today Rosbacher mineral water is a preferred thirst quencher for people with an active lifestyle. Each bottle contains a total of 1,610 mg/l of essential minerals and a unique 2:1 ratio of calcium to magnesium – an ideal replacement of lost nutrients after workout. (Hesse)
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Staud's — A delicatessen shop in Austria's capital Vienna and a producer of high end preserves, comfits and fruit syrups. (Austria)
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Tchibo/Eduscho — Two storied coffee-family businesses located in Bremen (Edusho) and Hamburg (Tchibo) merged in the 1990 to become the leading mass-market coffee conglomerate, featuring ubiquitous bakery/non-food stores all over Germany. Both brands are still available in the US. (Hamburg)
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Teekanne — The original tea company, R. Seelig & Hille, was founded in 1882 in Dresden, Germany. It became Teekanne in 1888, and is one of the oldest German trademarks. A top quality herbal and black tea producer. (North Rhine Westphalia)
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Underberg — An herbal digestif made from close to a hundred herbs from 43 countries infudes in high quality liquor. Especially effective after a full meal to aid digestion. (North Rhine Westphalia)
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Vita Malz — The leading German malt non-a;coholic beer with a 80 year history. Made with barley malt, hop, inverted sugar and yeast. Marketed as energy drink to athletes. (North Rhine Westphalia)
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