Fruit punch is typically a mixture of two or more fruit juices, water, and sugar. This article will discuss the common fruit juice flavors used to produce this classic beverage. We look at 15 popular fruit punch brands to determine the flavors used most often. Let’s get into the details of the flavors in fruit punch!
Fruit Punch Flavors
The table below reflects several fruit punch brands and the flavors used in each of them. If one thing is for certain, it is that there are a lot of variations in flavors when it comes to this beverage.
However, there are some flavors that are used frequently across all fruit punch brands.
The two most common flavors found in the brands below are apple and pineapple juices. Apple juice is in 12 of the 15 fruit punch brands. Pineapple juice is in 10 of them.
Grape, cherry, and pear juices are the next most popular flavors. It is also common for store-bought fruit punch beverages to contain citric acid or lemon juice for tartness.
|Fruit Punch Brand||Flavors|
|Simply||Pineapple, Cherry, and Cranberry Juices, Lemon Juice (For Tartness), Cherry Puree.|
|Minute Maid||Grape and Pineapple Juices From Concentrate. Less Than 1% of: Pear and Apple Juices, Citric Acid (For Tartness).|
|Mott’s||Apple, Grape, Orange, and Cherry Juice Concentrates.|
|Welch’s||Apple, Pineapple, and Cherry Juices From Concentrate, Citric Acid (For Tartness).|
|Snapple||Apple, Pear, and Grape Juice Concentrates, Citric Acid.|
|Juicy Juice||Apple, Pear, Grape, and Tangerine Juices From Concentrate.|
|Apple & Eve||Apple, Pear, Cherry, and Pineapple Juice From Concentrate. Citric Acid (For Tartness).|
|Capri Sun||Pear, Grape, and Orange Juice Concentrates. Monk Fruit Concentrate. Apple and Pineapple Juice Concentrates.|
|AriZona||Pear Juice From Concentrate, Mango Puree, Apple Juice From Concentrate, Pineapple Juice From Concentrate, Citric Acid, Cherry Juice From Concentrate, Strawberry Juice From Concentrate.|
|Turkey Hill||Pear, Orange, and Pineapple Juices From Concentrate.|
|Santa Cruz Organics||White Grape, Zucchini, Cherry, Pineapple, Orange, and Lemon Juice Concentrates.|
|Honest Kids Organic||Apple, White Grape, Strawberry, and Cranberry Juices From Concentrate, Citric Acid (For Tartness).|
|Heaven & Earth||Apple and Grape Juice Concentrates.|
|Langers||Apple, Orange, and Pineapple Juices From Concentrate, Citric Acid.|
|Hawaiian Punch Fruit Juicy Red||Less Than 2% of: Apple, Clarified Pineapple, Passionfruit, and Orange Concentrated Juices, Fruit Purees (Apricot, Papaya, & Guava).|
Homemade Fruit Punch Flavors
If you are wondering about fruit punch flavors because you want to make this drink at home, here are a few recipes you may wish to try along with the flavors used. Click the links for the full recipe details:
- One Sweet Appetite – Fruit Punch: Cranberry juice, Pineapple Juice, Orange Juice, Lime Juice, Ginger Ale, and Sliced Fruit.
- House of Nash Eats – Homemade Hawaiian Punch: Passion Fruit, Pineapple Juice, Guava Nectar, Orange Juice, Apple Juice, Mango Nectar, Apricot Nectar.
- Lauren’s Latest – Fruit Punch: Grape Juice, Apple Juice, Pineapple Juice, Cranberry Juice, Sprite.
- BBC Good Food – Fruit Punch: Pineapple Juice, Orange Juice, Lemonade, Sliced Lemon, Sliced Orange, Sliced Strawberries.
- Aimee Mars – Fruit Punch: Cranberry Juice, Pineapple Juice, Orange Juice, Cherry Juice, Fresh Lime Juice, Ginger Ale, Fresh Fruit.