Tropics Fresh Blends, powered by Manitowoc recently introduced the Easy Drink Menu, designed as a single system to enable a full range of blended beverage options, according to the manufacturer. Developed by the manufacturer’s culinary team of chefs and beverage developers, the frozen-beverage program combines top-trend blended beverage options in a turnkey solution with optimal versatility and ease of operation. The program supports preparation of shakes, smoothies, frappes, cappuccino, frozen lemonade and more using Tropics’ products and Manitowoc’s Multiplex Blend in Cup system. The product has a 2-year frozen extended shelf life, 60-day refrigerated shelf life and 21-day refrigerated shelf life after opening. The Blend in Cup program enables the high productivity of blended beverages, features operator efficiency, a touch-screen with visual icons, recipe management and easy cleaning instructions. The turnkey program also provides broad in-store marketing support.