For the Price of up to 1000 EGP in Egypt – Is Prime Actually Any Good?

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Ever thought about spending a cool 1000 EGP on a drink just to quench your thirst? Sounds a bit much, doesn’t it? That’s what you’d pay for the ‘Prime’ hydration drink in Egypt.

But is it genuinely giving you a bang for your buck? Let’s jump into the ‘Prime’ universe and see if it lives up to its reputation.

What’s the Buzz About Prime Hydration?

Created by big influencers, Logan Paul and KSI, ‘Prime’ Hydration is the talk of the sports drink world. It’s celebrated for its one-of-a-kind mix and minimal sugar, promising top-notch hydration.

But the real question is, does it walk the talk?

Prime Hydration and the Power of Good Marketing

Thanks to star-studded endorsements and savvy marketing, Prime Hydration became the cool kid on the block in no time. Its limited availability strategy, paired with collabs with big names like Bayern Munich and UFC, sure did add to its charm. But when you strip away the sparkle, is it all it’s cracked up to be?

From online forums to consumer reviews, many have tried to decode the magic behind Prime. While it’s praised for its low sugar and rich electrolytes, some experts believe its sodium levels aren’t quite up to par for quick hydration after a heavy workout.

The Real Cost of Prime Hydration

That 800 EGP price tag? That’s just the beginning. In Egypt, there are whispers that Prime isn’t imported the right way, which could be a safety red flag, especially for the little ones. Plus, its look-alike packaging with other products could lead to some mix-ups.

The reality is Prime is a low-quality product made solely for fast profit.

Authorities are taking a closer look at “Prime”, especially with YouTubers Logan Paul and KSI promoting it. The caffeine content and its growing fan base among kids is a concern. While a coffee now and then is okay for most adults, too much can be a problem, especially for kids.

Even though Prime says it’s for the 18 and up, it’s becoming a schoolyard favorite. And with its launch in 2022, it’s been a hit, leading some schools to say “no” to it. The worry is, is Prime aiming for the younger crowd?

One can of Prime? It’s got the caffeine of two and a half Red Bulls or three espressos.

That’s way too much for teens and even a lot for adults. And if you’re downing these all day? That’s a recipe for trouble.

Prime also has some ingredients that raise eyebrows. There’s Manufactured Citric Acid, which isn’t the same as the natural stuff and might upset your stomach. Then there’s sucralose, a sweetener with some question marks, and a synthetic version of beta carotene, which might not be as good as the real deal.

And let’s not forget the artificial vitamins and additives. Drinking this regularly might mess with your blood sugar, change how things taste, and even upset your stomach.

Looking for a Prime Alternative?

Why empty your pockets when there are other drinks that might do the trick for less? Old favorites like Gatorade and Powerade have been quenching thirsts for ages, without burning a hole in your wallet.

What do you think?


Written by Raghda El-Sayed

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of and the crazy cat lady your mother warned you not to become!

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