As the mercury begins to climb, a growing number of restaurant chains are rolling out new smoothies, slushes and other chilled beverages. Brands like Smoothie King, Jamba Juice and McDonald’s have introduced or are planning to introduce beverages developed for warm-weather traffic that also promote health benefits, while Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts and Arby’s will offer more indulgent treats. The 600-unit Smoothie King chain said it has introduced its first organic beverage, ...

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