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Kickstart (Energizing Fruit Punch)

Kickstart (Energizing Fruit Punch) is a Mountain Dew Kickstart released in the United States in March 2013 alongside Kickstart (Energizing Orange Citrus) as breakfast-themed drinks in contrast to the later-released nighttime-themed Kickstart (Energizing Black Cherry) and Kickstart (Energizing Limeade) flavors in 2014.

Description

Kickstart (Energizing Fruit Punch) is a Fruit Punch flavor of Mountain Dew. It's similar to another Dew flavor, which has a similar shade of Fruit flavor, Mountain Dew Red. Its color has a red look.

History

Kickstart (Energizing Fruit Punch) alongside Kickstart (Energizing Orange Citrus) was released in the United States in March 2013 as breakfast-themed drinks in contrast to the later-released nighttime-themed Kickstart (Energizing Black Cherry) and Kickstart (Energizing Limeade) flavors in 2014.

In early 2022, a PepsiCo product list was discovered that showed both Fruit Punch and Grape would be discontinued once inventory is gone. The reason for this is currently unknown.

Freeze release

(2014) 7-Eleven

In September 2014, participating 7-Eleven convenience store locations began offering "Mountain Dew Kickstart Fruit Punch Freeze," an icy variant of Kickstart Energizing Fruit Punch. It was a limited time offer, being discontinued later that year.

International release

Canada

In 2015, two years after their American release, Kickstart (Energizing Orange Citrus) and Kickstart (Energizing Fruit Punch) were both released in Canada.

Finland

In March 2021, Kickstart (Energizing Fruit Punch) was released in Finland. Like Kickstart (Blood Orange) and Kickstart (Black Cherry), for its Finnish release the name "Kickstart" was replaced by "Jumpstart".

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