Industry News | August 6, 2013

Schlotzsky’s Latest Brand to Welcome Coca-Cola Freestyle

You’re thirsty, but you want variety and choice to select the perfect beverage to complement The Original sandwich and your favorite Schlotzsky’s chips. Now you need look no further than Schlotzsky’s for the ultimate refreshment. Coca-Cola Freestyle, the fountain dispenser will make its debut at Schlotzsky’s. Schlotzsky’s is adding Coca-Cola Freestyle to 26 of its locations in Austin, College Station, Tulsa, and Oklahoma City.

 

With Coca-Cola Freestyle, guests at Schlotzsky’s can now choose from more than 100 regular and low-calorie brands – including many varieties of waters, sports drinks, lemonades, and sparkling beverages that were not previously available in the U.S. People can select brands such as Caffeine-Free Diet Coke with Lime, Fanta Peach, Minute Maid Light Orange Lemonade, and more via an interactive touch-screen on the front of the fountain.

 

When you combine the wide variety of choices and the ability to select your own custom beverage with the quality that Coca-Cola Freestyle delivers to our guests, it’s a perfect addition to the Schlotzsky’s dining experience,” says Kelly Roddy, Schlotzsky’s president. “We know Coca-Cola Freestyle will further enhance our guests’ experience whenever they visit Schlotzsky’s.”

 

The sleek, stylish new Coca-Cola Freestyle fountains are touchscreen operated and use unique, proprietary PUREPOUR TECHNOLOGY to dispense more than 100 beverage varieties in the same amount of space as a standard eight-valve machine. People appreciate the personalized, interactive experience and expansive selection offered by Coca-Cola Freestyle, often citing the new dispensers as a deciding factor in their choice to visit an outlet. Retail locations with Coca-Cola Freestyle have experienced increases in beverage servings, total customer transactions, and overall restaurant sales.