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Malibu Island Spiced

There’s a rum for everybody.  If you’re looking for one of the low-cal spiced variety, Malibu has you covered.

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Malibu has announced that they are entering the spiced rum segment with the launch of Malibu Island Spiced – the first lower calorie, spiced option to appear on retail shelves and back bars throughout the country.

Malibu Island Spiced combines Malibu’s signature blend of Caribbean rum and coconut liqueur with light spices, smoked vanilla, cinnamon and a touch of natural sweetener. The result is a lower calorie, full-flavored spiced rum alternative perfect for social, on the-go women who seek low calorie drink options that don’t sacrifice flavor.

“Nearly half of spiced rum drinkers are women,” noted Lisa McCann, Brand Director for Malibu, Pernod Ricard USA. “But most spiced rum brands communication is directed to men. Malibu understands women and is actively talking to this increasingly important segment – 66% of Malibu shoppers are women. Malibu Island Spiced addresses the growing demand among adult women for cocktails that taste great and offer the perfect  balance between sweetness and strength without packing on the calories. We are excited to enter the growing spiced segment and be first-to-market with a lower calorie alternative. It’s a double win for Malibu.”

Malibu is supporting the launch of Island Spiced with an aggressive digital and social media marketing plan as well as retail and on-premise activation aimed at generating interest and trial among adult women consumers.

Malibu Island Spiced, 30% ABV and 70 calories/serving, will be available in 1.75L, 1L, 750ml, 375ml and 50ml sizes and will retail for a suggested price of $16.99/750ml.