Beverages

Beverage Products from Italissima are imported for the real taste of Italy.

Italissima Beverage products consist of a wide range of Italian Sodas and Nectars.  Bevande – Beverages are a wonderful part of any meal occasion.  Italissima brings you carbonated sodas in a wide variety of flavours and sizes.

For thousands of years, natural mineral waters have been enjoyed in the Mediterranean basin. Today, the tradition continues, and Italissima is proud to offer carbonated mineral waters and still mineral waters as well. Adding flavour to the carbonated mineral waters makes many exciting flavours of Italian soda, also proudly imported under the Italissima brand.

A range of fruit nectars made with real fruit (not from concentrate) and in a traditional European fashion with high fruit contents are also available. Check out the variety of beverages you can find from Italissima!

Try this recipe; you can use our un-flavoured or flavoured sodas for this:

Pink Grapefruit and Pomegranate Soda

Makes about 6 drinks

1/2 cup pink or red grapefruit juice (from about 1 small grapefruit)
1/2 cup pomegranate juice (from about 1 medium pomegranate)
1 cup sugar
2 star anise pods
Ice
Soda water
Pomegranate arils for garnish (optional)

Combine grapefruit juice, pomegranate juice, sugar, and star anise in a small saucepan over medium heat. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly to dissolve the sugars.

Remove from heat and let sit 30 minutes. Strain and discard solids. Let syrup cool completely.

To serve, fill an 8-ounce glass halfway with ice cubes, add 3 tablespoons of syrup, fill with soda water, and stir. Add more syrup for a sweeter or stronger flavor. Garnish with pomegranate arils.