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Beverage Business News V8 introduces energy beverages C CAMDEN, N.J. — The Campbell Soup Co. is e expanding its V8 brand with the introduction of e energy drinks and shots. The new V8 V-Fusion + Energy drinks and V8 Energy Shots provide a healthier alternative to most energy drinks as t they have one combined serving of vegetables and f fruit as well as green tea extract, according to the c company. The drinks will come in pomegranate/blueberry a and peach/mango varieties. The V-Fusion + Energy d drinks have green tea extract and 80 mg of caffeine w with 50 calories per can. The energy shots have g green tea extract and a blend of nine vegetable and f fruit juices as well as many vitamins. “We are branching into the energy drink market w with the kinds of nutritious beverages V8 is known t to deliver,” said Dale Clemiss, vice-president of V V8 Beverages. “People can now feel good about d drinking an energy drink or shot with a combined s serving of vegetables and fruit and powered n naturally by green tea.” The beverages will be available at select WalM Mart stores for a suggested retail price of $3.98 for a six-pack of the beverages and $2.99 for a 2.5-oz s shot and $4.99 for a two-pack of the shots. BBN Smucker, Starbucks raising coffee prices ORRVILLE, OHIO — The J.M. Smucker Co. said it is increasing the price by an average of 11% for the majority of its coffee products sold in the United States, primarily consisting of items sold under the Folgers, Dunkin’ Donuts, Millstone, and Folgers Gourmet Selections brand names. It is the fourth price increase J.M. Smucker has implemented in the past year “The increase in price is driven by sustained increases in green coffee costs,” J.M. Smucker said. Separately, Seattle-based Starbucks Corp. said it will raise the price of its packaged coffee sold in U.S. retail stores by an average of 17%. The company earlier this year raised the price of its packaged coffee sold in grocery stores by an average of 12%. BBN More and more companies fuel their products with the Superior Energy Ingredient. Good for Peace of Mind Good for Incorporation Good for Product Development Good for Your Consumer 72 Bioenergy RIBOSE® is a natural, functional ingredient that quickly restores and maintains energy. Our patented and clinically-proven ingredient reduces fatigue, muscle pain, and stiffness. FOODBUSINESS NEWS Bioenergy RIBOSE is the one energy ingredient that can help your product work better, taste better and perform better. Superior Energy Ingredient 1-877-4RIBOSE ® June 7, 2011

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Food Business News - June 7, 2011
House bill cuts food safety funding
Enhancing water’s value
Wet weather muddies corn outlook
Web Contents
Editorial - Quest for ‘whole truth’ on food prices in France
MyPlate steps up in simple fashion
Breaking down MyPlate by food groups
Lawmakers look to halt sale of Lazy Cakes
McCormick to enter joint venture in India
Cal Pacifi c acquires SunOpta frozen fruit assets
Cargill Kitchen Solutions expanding in Iowa
F.M.I. hires new v.p. of food safety programs
Sealed Air to acquire Diversey for $4.3 billion
AdvancePierre Foods buys Barber Foods
Cargill acquires German chocolate business
Calavo to buy Renaissance Food Group
U.S. Foodservice acquires Great Western Meats
Clear sailing for Hain
Seneca Foods earnings down sharply in 2011
April red meat production down 4% from year ago
Sbarro now exploring alternatives to bankruptcy plan
Sherman Miller promoted to c.o.o. at Cal-Maine Foods
Nestle Health Science to acquire pharmaceutical maker
Emerging markets propel Heinz’s fi scal 2011 earnings
U.S.D.A. lowers cooking temp for some meat cuts
Campbell Soup focusing on volume sales, brand building
Buyout fi rm to acquire California Pizza Kitchen
Sanderson Farms suffers second-quarter loss
Wet weather muddies corn outlook
House bill cuts food safety funding
House panel seeks reduction in W.I.C. funding in fiscal 2012
Seeking middle market opportunities
Clear and concise
Ingredient solutions help keep it simple
Identifying natural partners for stevia
$tevia $upplier$ $eek profi t$ through international growth
Brain health for baby boomers
Bottled water volume, market share grew in 2010
Study recommends children should avoid energy, sports drinks
V8 introduces energy beverages
Smucker, Starbucks raising coffee prices
Nestle launches Aguas Frescas bottled beverage
Jamba introduces coconut water-based beverages
Enhancing water’s value
Gluten-free grains momentum
Balance Bar adds Café line
Pasta Prima launches two ravioli lines
Land O’Frost debuts Wrap Kit
Franz introduces artisan bread
Kraft launches Newtons Fruit Thins
Farley’s & Sathers adds ‘Splashers’
Häagen-Dazs introduces 2011 flavors
Mars updates Kudos granola bar line
Lifting of Russian export ban pressures world wheat market
Ingredient Markets
Packaging formats focus on convenience
Technology enables ultrasonic sealing
Ingredient’s small size aids in salt reduction
AKFP now offers arrowroot starch, pea starch
Tate & Lyle to resume U.S. sucralose production
Non-dairy ingredients achieve pareve certifi cation
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Food Business News - June 7, 2011