Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions

Why is Greater Than good for nursing mothers?

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What Makes Greater Than, greater than other sports drinks?

Infused coconut water instead of just water. Color comes from juice instead of Red 40 Blue 1 dyes etc. Non-GMO ingredients instead of GMOs. Less sugar instead of double the sugar. Monk fruit juice instead of HFCS or sucralose. 2x the electrolytes instead of 1x electrolytes.

What are the benefits of using coconut water?

Coconut water provides potassium which is a key electrolyte that aids with hydration and cramping.

What does Non-gmo Project verified mean?

The Non-GMO Project is a mission-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to building and protecting a non-GMO food supply. Non-GMO Project Verified remains the market leader for GMO avoidance and one of the fastest growing labels in the retail sector. This means no ingredients have been altered using genetic engineering techniques.

how is Greater Than so tasty without so much sugar?

The clean recipe of coconut water combined with juices is the secret to the taste. We take great pride that we offer such a delicious beverage with only 10g of sugar or less and we don’t use stevia or other gross sweeteners!


It’s less! Greater Than wins all day in sugar per serving contests compared to other drinks even outside of the sports drink space. Our proudest achievement is delivering a great tasting product without using added sugar and foul sweeteners. 10g of sugar or less in all 11.2 oz cartons!

How does greater than hydrate so effectively?

The recipes combination of coconut water with added sea salt replenish the body with potassium and sodium. These are the key electrolytes the body needs to recover.

Most sports drinks are in plastic bottles. why is greater than in a tetra pak carton?

Tetra Pak cartons protect what’s good inside and out. Not only do they keep food safe and delicious for people everywhere, but they’re also recyclable and sustainably sourced.

what are the allergens?

Coconut is not a botanical nut; it is classified as a fruit, even though the Food and Drug Administration recognizes coconut as a tree nut. While allergic reactions to coconut are documented, most people who are allergic to tree nuts can safely eat coconut and drink coconut water.

is greater than gluten free?

Yes. Sure is!

What is the deal with coconut water?

"Naturally refreshing, coconut water has a sweet, nutty taste. It contains easily digested carbohydrate in the form of sugar and electrolytes. Not to be confused with high-fat coconut milk or oil, coconut water is a clear liquid in the fruit’s center that is tapped from young, green coconuts." Source: WebMD

What type of natural minerals are in Greater Than?

Greater Than contains coconut water and other juice blends depending on flavor. These juices provide all sorts of vitamins and minerals. That's why the Greater Than recipe is so cutting edge for a sports drink. The main minerals are potassium and sea salt. The potassium comes from the coconut water. Potassium is naturally occurring in coconut water and can be as much as a banana. Potassium helps with hydration and cramping. The other mineral that is significant is the sea salt. Sea salt is a clean version of sodium chloride which help replenish the minerals your body loses in fluids. In fact replenishing salt minerals is the most significant component to hydration and the key benefit of Greater Than.

How Will Greater Than Aid in My Recovery After Working Out?

Greater Than is an ideal recovery beverage. It provides the body with natural occurring carbohydrates and electrolytes. The sugar from juices is a carbohydrate that fuels muscles. The electrolytes replenish what your body has lost in sweat. Sweat contains key minerals and it is important to replenish those. Drinking water isn't always enough. Electrolytes are key for performance and recovery, and the main electrolytes are sodium chloride and potassium.

Why Is Greater Than Better Than Water?

Greater Than is better than water because water doesn't have electrolytes. In fact not even "smart waters" have what your body needs to replenish. People can cramp and get dehydrated in spite of drinking water. There is a reason salt tablets exist. Replenish the right electrolytes that your body needs, salt and potassium.

Should I Drink Greater Than before, during or after working out?

Greater Than isn't limited to one occasion for use. It's a a functional sports drink that works all the time. We recommend drinking when thirsty, and definitely post work out. Replenish what's lost in sweat by drinking Greater Than. Your body needs these minerals so it's prepared for the next adventure.  

Is Greater Than Keto Friendly?

It absolutely is.

Is Greater Than Vegan?

Yes, 100%.

What does Greater Than use to flavor their coconut waters?

The flavors come from fruits as we use real fruit juices in each flavor. Don't you just love the marketing images of fruits on packages when no part of that fruit was ever used.  

Can Kids Drink Greater Than?

100% yes. Greater Than is good for kids. Greater Than is not too sweet, and that is good for a child's pallet. Seriously all that Gatorade just leads to a sugary pallet causing kids to crave more sugary drinks. Don't send them down that path, please.

Does Greater Than Expire?

Greater Than should be consumed within 36 hours of opening. Sealed product has a best buy date on the carton.

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