July 11/El Segundo, Calif. -- ZICO Pure Premium Coconut Water introduces its top-selling chocolate flavor in a 1L package.

The beverage blends coconut water with a touch of coconut cream, a dash of cocoa and a hint of vanilla. Each serving of ZICO Chocolate contains 20% less sugar than leading flavored coconut waters and 50% less sugar and calories than leading chocolate milks, making it a healthier alternative for those yearning for a chocolate fix.

"Given the success of ZICO Chocolate in our bottle, it was obvious people wanted more, including me!" says Mark Rampolla, CEO of ZICO Beverages, LLC. "Now this great tasting recovery beverage and healthy treat is ready made for refrigerators across the country."

ZICO Natural will continue to be offered in the family-friendly 1 Liter size as well as the 11 oz. cartons.