Funkin unveils two innovative new pureés for cocktails

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Two new innovative fruit pureés have been unveiled for the Funkin Pro range for cocktail bartending.

Funkin, a specialist in ingredients for cocktails, has unveiled Pink Guava and Apriconilla Fleur de Sel, a blend of apricots, vanilla and fleur de sel – sea salt from off the coast of Brittany.

Available this month, the new pureés have been created to help bartenders meet demand from consumers who are increasingly interested in exotic and fruity flavours.

Funkin managing director Andrew King said: “With the launch of our Funkin Pro Pureés Pink Guava and Apriconilla Fleur de Sel, we are enabling our customers to have access to fresh, exotic fruits year round. These unique and tropical flavours will spark bartenders’ creativity and enable them to develop new and innovative cocktails.

“Innovation is at the heart of every new product we launch and these new pureés will deliver sales in the on-trade at a time when consumer demand for fruity and unique cocktails continues to grow.”

Funkin Pro Pink Guava Pureé is made from high-quality Brazilian pink guava to create a sweet, tropical and aromatic flavour. It provides bartenders with an ingredient that is difficult to source fresh due to its short shelf life and tendency to get easily damaged.

With growing consumer demand for sweet and salty flavour combinations, Funkin Pro Apriconilla Fleur de Sel Pureé offers a delicate blend of Madagascan bourbon vanilla, sweet French apricots and a touch of fleur de sel.

The pureé offers bartenders a chance to create drinks with sweet and salty notes and is also perfect for achieving depth of flavour in simple classics such as Bellinis.

Funkin Pro Pink Guava and Apriconilla Fleur de Sel pureés are available in cases of five 1kg pouches with a 12-month shelf life. They can also be frozen.

Funkin Vanilla Fruit Punch
50ml Vanilla vodka
25ml Funkin Pro Pink Guava Pureé
12.5ml Funkin Grenadine
12.5ml Funkin Pro Pure Pour Lime
Shake and strain over ice into a rocks glass.

Funkin Pale Original (pictured below)
50ml Tequila
25ml Funkin Pro Pink Guava Pureé
25ml Funkin Pro Pure Pour Lime
12.5ml Funkin Pro Ginger Syrup
Shake and serve in a cocktail glass.

Funkin Free Spirited
25ml Funkin Pro Pink Guava Pureé
25ml Funkin Pro Sugar Cane Syrup
25ml Funkin Pro Pure Pour Lemon
25ml Funkin Pro Pure Pour Lime
Build ingredients in a highball glass.

Funkin Apriconilla Bellini (pictured top)
25ml Funkin Pro Apriconilla
12.5ml Funkin Pro Spiced Syrup
Top with prosecco
Build in a champagne flute.

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