Propel Fitness Water
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|Type||Zero Calorie Nutrient Enhanced Water Beverage|
|Country of origin||United States|
The water often contains, along with water, citric acid, sodium hexametaphosphate, natural flavor, potassium sorbate, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), sucralose, sodium citrate, potassium citrate, acesulfame potassium, niacinamide (vitamin B3), calcium disodium edta, vitamin E acetate, calcium pantothenate (vitamin B5), and pyridoxine hydrochloride (vitamin B6)
Propel Fitness Water was introduced in 2000 by the company Pepsico. In January 2006, Gatorade introduced Propel Calcium to market. In the summer of 2006, Gatorade introduced Propel powder packets, a dry powder mix of Propel, where the contents of a powder packet are added to a 500 mL (16.9 oz) bottle of water. Propel powder with Calcium launched in January 2010. In early 2009, Gatorade changed the bottle design. The packaging claims that the bottles contain 20% less plastic than their predecessors. Propel's logo remains the same, but the words "Fitness Water" have been removed from the packaging, leaving the only description as "Vitamin Enhanced Water Beverage".
In early 2011, Gatorade announced it was discontinuing production of regular Propel (Sucrose & artificial sweeteners base) in favor of an artificially sweetened variety: "Propel Zero".
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- Moskin, Julia (15 February 2006). "Must Be Something In the Water". Retrieved 4 April 2017 – via NYTimes.com.