This May saw Petal, Highland Park, Ill., introduce three organic sparkling botanical blends featuring rose water.

Officials say uses only the finest botanical essences and extracts in its first trio of organic sparkling blends: Original Rose, Mint Rose and Lychee Rose. The slim, 12-ounce cans have been available in upscale supermarkets and specialty stores throughout Chicago. The beverages sell individually for $2.29 and also are available in 12-packs.

Petal was started by South African born and Chicago bred female entrepreneur Candice Crane. Crane says she remembers sipping rose petal tea every afternoon with her grandmother.

“As a consumer, I recently saw rose water trending in the beauty industry, and I had a vision to create a hydrating, sparkling botanical beverage to give others the same experience my grandmother gave me,” says Crane. “I sourced the most premium, organic roses to create Petal. Bringing the Petal brand to life allows me to share the powerful benefits of drinking rose water with the world. It’s time to stop and sip the roses.”

The beverage brand boasts zero calories, zero sugar and no caffeine. Petal says its uses both stevia and erythritol for natural sweetening.