Energy Coffee Surfaces at 7-Eleven A new offering from the 7-Eleven convenience store chain is Fusion Energy, which mixes java with ginseng, yerba and other herbs — ingredients found in many energy drinks.

Energy Coffee Surfaces at 7-Eleven

Energy Coffee Surfaces at 7-Eleven

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A new offering from the 7-Eleven convenience store chain is Fusion Energy, which mixes java with ginseng, yerba and other herbs — ingredients found in many energy drinks.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Adding a kick to your coffee, that's today's last word in business.

One of the world's greatest sources of energy is, of course, coffee, and 7-Eleven is selling a rocket fuel type of Java called Energy Coffee. It contains ginseng, yerba and other herbs - ingredients found in many energy drinks. Power drinks, generally, are hugely popular at 7-Eleven. Sales are up 20 percent from last year.

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