Spanish for “cool waters” agua fresca is a traditional Mexican drink that combines fruit, cereals, flowers or seeds with cold water for a light beverage. Chia seeds, rice, tamarind, hibiscus and guava are some of the most popular flavors for agua fresca throughout Mexico and other Central American countries.

Corpus Christi, Texas-based Stripes Convenience Stores appeals to its customer base with a line of agua frescas in horchata, pineapple and melon varieties. Its Agua Fresca de Pina features a sweet pineapple flavor along with a slice of fresh pineapple, while its Agua Fresca de Melon offers a refreshing melon flavor and fresh sliced cantaloupe.