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The King of the Energy Shot - Mr. Energy 8 Hour Energy Shot or 5 Hour Energy?

In an age when people will go the distance if it means they'll spend less on gas, there is a booming new energy drink category that sells for twenty times more than Coca-Cola - energy shots. An increasing amount of people are dropping their $3 cups of coffee, and picking up $3 2 ounce shots of solid caffeine - and most of them taste disgusting. The energy shot market is expected to double this year, to $700 million in sales - and it's dominated by Living Essentials' 5 Hour Energy shot, as they were the first on the market. Several companies are already following in 5 Hour's footsteps - products like 6 Hour Power, Fuel 7 Hour Energy, and Mr. Energy 8 Hour Energy are all competing to tap into the energy shot world. The Mr. Energy 8 Hour Energy Shot, though it sounds similar, has raised the bar for the industry. In addition to caffeine, it includes Acai, Gogi, and Tahitian Noni - three popular berries known for their dietary and energizing properties. These berries are normally only available at high-end health stores at upwards of $40 a bottle! In addition to its improved ingredients, The Mr Energy 8 Hour Energy shot is carb and calorie free - and it tastes delicious. "I've seen the 5 Hour ads plastered all over the media. But if people read the labels before they buy, I think they'll go for 8 Hour Energy. It's just a better quality product," says Darin Steen, one of the 10 top fitness trainers in the world. In a blind test conducted at the University of Florida, 9 out of 10 students preferred the 8 Hour shot over 5 Hour Energy. Other groups were given samples of the Mr Energy 8 Hour Energy shot, and returned with overwhelmingly positive reviews. "Wow... after taking the 8 Hour Energy, not only was I able to stay up to study for finals, I picked up a basketball game after! Without it, I probably wouldn't have managed to do either," laughed Troy Smith, a senior majoring in Finance. "8 Hour Energy shots are amazing. I stayed energized and focused, and totally aced my final. It's like time in a bottle," said Stephanie Wilcox - a student at the UF College of Dentistry.


Despite 5 Hour Energy's 60 million dollar advertising budget, Bhelliom Enterprises, the creator of 8 Hour Energy, is confident that their product is superior. "The ingredients speak for themselves," says CEO of Bhelliom Enterprises, Casey McCarthy.


The King of the Energy Shot - Mr. Energy 8 Hour Energy Shot or 5 Hour Energy?  

In an age when people will go the distance if it means they'll spend less on gas, there is a booming new energy drink category that sells fo...

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