Review: SodaStream Fountain Jet System Starter Kit

by Mackenzie on December 24, 2012

Soda Stream Fountain Jet - Soda Starter KitWe are not heavy soda drinkers in our family (kids are not allowed to have it) however my husband and I love our diet cola with lime and often will “treat” ourselves with a 2-Liter bottle every once in awhile. So I was excited to try out the SodaStream Fountain Jet System Starter Kit for my Holiday Gift Guide and see about making our own soda out of regular tap water!

The process was pretty simple: Fill the bottle with tap water, secure in the system and add the amount of carbonation you would like from low to max amounts. After your water has been carbonated you add the optional flavor in an amount to your tastes and you have instant soda or seltzer! I have to say my favorite is probably the diet cola and the lemon lime flavors. Sometimes I just make the carbonated water and add the juice from a lime to give me that natural seltzer flavoring without all the calories or artificial sweetener from the syrup.

About The Company
SodaStream is the world’s largest manufacturer, distributor and marketer of Home Carbonation Systems. Their brands are sold in over 55,000 retail stores in 43 countries including home & electrical appliance stores, hypermarkets, supermarkets, department stores, convenience stores, DIY, specialty and “green” stores, water specialists & dealers, as well as online and in catalogs.

Their long standing and deep heritage dates back to 1903, when they introduced innovative solutions to the beverage market. They continue to grow as market leaders in both technological advancements and the quality of their products.

The SodaStream system enables consumers to carbonate water and to flavor carbonated beverages at home as an alternative to purchasing pre-packed bottles or cans. This has many important benefits to the consumer including cost savings and no hassle with bottles.

  • Convenience: No need to carry heavy bottles from the store. The SodaStream system is simple to use and requires no batteries or electricity.
  • Environmentally-Friendly: SodaStream is an “Active Green” solution that minimizes the huge eco-footprint caused by the manufacture, transport and waste of plastic bottles.
  • Variety: SodaStream offers over 100 flavors to suit everyone’s taste. Regular, diet, natural, fruity flavors, ice tea, energy drinks, sport drinks, tonic and many more.
  • Space Saver: No need to store bottles of beverages or empty bottles for recycling in your home.
  • Personalization: Make drinks just the way you love them… more bubbles, less bubbles, sweeter or lighter, even create your own flavor!
  • Family Fun: The system is quick and easy to use. It’s fun for everyone and kids just love it!
  • Value for Money: Great savings compared to pre-packed carbonated water and beverages.
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed: SodaStream drinks makers are of extremely high quality and include a money-back satisfaction guarantee.

About The Product

Making carbonated water and soft drinks is simple! Turn tap water into sparkling water in under 30 seconds, with no clean-up. Enjoy the freshness and convenience of homemade soda and protect the environment at the same time. No heavy bottles to carry, store at home or throw away. Fizz to your taste and add the flavor of your choice to make your favorite drink. Simple to clean and reuse. With a variety of colors and silhouettes, you’ll be sure to find a soda maker to match with any decor.

Fountain Jet Home Soda Maker Kit includes:

  • 1 60 liter Carbonator
  • 1 Carbonating Bottle
  • 3 SodaMix flavors (your choice) – each bottle makes 12 liters of soda
  • Sodamix Variety 6 pack

Be sure to check out SodaStream online, on Facebook or Twitter to learn more about the other products, flavors and specials available!

Disclaimer: The Centsible Family was provided a SodaStream Fountain Jet System Starter Kit for a review. No other compensation was given. Please see my full disclosure policy for more information.

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Mackenzie is the mother of three beautiful little girls and the wife to a wonderful man who is a Navy Reservist and lives in New Hampshire. She enjoys bargain hunting, photography, and working outside! Above all, she enjoys family life and soaking up every moment. She shares her tips on parenting, saving money, green-living and more on her blog The Centsible Family.

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