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Vanessa Hudgens & Oliver Trevena - Caliwater

Caliwater is defined by a drive to create and innovate. Their fresh cactus based functional beverage, that connects us to the Earth and to one another, was inspired by the lush and varied landscapes of California. Founders, actors Oliver Trevena and Vanessa Hudgens, looked to their own desert regions to locally source Prickly Pear cactus fruit, known for its rare and potent healthful properties. As entrepreneurs innovating the beverage space, the duo continues to make waves with their innovative cactus water. What was their vision? … To sip on Cali in a can.

Prickly Pear is brought to life in beverage form in their quickly growing canned cactus water product, which is not only delicious and organic, but super hydrating and refreshing, and of course filled with rare antioxidants and digestion benefits.

“We wanted to build something that would be a positive influence in people’s lives and offer innovation, but also reflect a characteristic of fun and excitement, hence the fresh, clean and bright branding elements, as a big part of both of our lifestyles is finding that balance. The passion and the amount of love that has gone into CaliWater comes from the purest parts of our hearts.”

- Oliver Trevena and Vanessa Hudgens,


Caliwater is the leading cactus water on the market, pioneering a new category, already top rated on Amazon, and is a purely functional beverage. The functional benefits of cactus water include being high in antioxidants (which is great for the skin), is known to reduce cholesterol levels, offers a natural elimination of hangovers, regulates blood sugar levels, and possess antiviral properties - offering a variety of benefits for digestive health. Only 25 calories per can, organic, vegan, Kosher and non GMO. Available nationwide at retailers such as Erewhon, Bristol Farms, Bevmo, ShopRite, Fairway and Gourmet Garage, as well as specialty shops like Alfred Coffee, Earth Bar and SunLife Organics.

Prickly Pear is full of antioxidants which research shows provide a myriad of health and wellness benefits. Early studies have shown evidence of the decrease in cholesterol, specifically LDL (bad) cholesterol. The study showed overall levels dropping significantly. Some research also indicates that Prickly Pear may provide a complementary solution to regulating blood sugar levels, by decreasing regular blood sugar. Prickly Pear cactus has natural antiviral properties, and research has found that it has antiviral activity against viral and respiratory diseases, as well as protecting nerve cells. (Source:

Benefits include: Proven Hangover Relief, Refreshing and Delicious, Naturally Occurring Electrolytes to Support Hydration, Locally + Fairly Wild-Harvested, Anti-Inflammatory Properties, Skin Revitalizing Antioxidants, Half the Calories and Sugars of Coconut Water, Decreases “bad” Cholesterol and Regulator of Blood Sugar Levels.

Caliwater Farmers handpick the Prickly Pear cactus fruits seasonally and remove the seeds and juice on-site. The organic formula is infused with other natural fruits and nectars such as agave and monk fruit, and combined with filtered water to create the final drink, which bursts with refreshing mellow berry flavor.

A portion of proceeds from all sales of Caliwater is donated to No Kid Hungry, 5 cents per can. ( The campaign is one the founders feel very passionate about, which is focused on ending childhood hunger in the U.S. Their mission is to help feed hungry kids in this crisis and all year long.

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