07 Aug '18, 5pm

Now On Kickstarter: Nomad, A Plant-Based Cascara Energy Drink

Now On Kickstarter: Nomad, A Plant-Based Cascara Energy Drink

And not just any cascara. According to Forbes , Nomad Energy chose to use coffee fruit from the famed Finca Las Lajas micromill in Central Valley, Costa Rica (featured here on Sprudge), perhaps best known as the first Costa Rican producer to use the natural processing method. Though they have other cascara-based products, Max Keilson and Jon Esptein—owners of Nomad Trading Co, the makers of Nomad Energy—are hoping to challenge Red Bull in the energy drink market by offering consumers a natural, plant-based alternative that lacks “the sugar-crashes and jitters that accompany the energy-boost of most mainstream energy drinks.” Along with cascara, Nomad Energy only contains water, lemon juice, maple syrup, Himalayan pink sea salt, and a little carbon dioxide for effervescence, all while still packing a walloping 120mg caffeine.

Full article: https://sprudge.com/now-on-kickstarter-nomad-a-plant-base...

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