Food Business News - April 10, 2012 - (Page 52)

New Food Products Kind adding low sugar, whole nut bars salt, which provides 7 grams of fiber, 6 grams of protein and 5 grams of sugar; Madagascar vanilla almond, which provides 7 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber and 4 grams of sugar; dark chocolate cinnamon pecan, which has 7 grams of fiber, 5 grams of protein and 5 grams of sugar; and cashew and ginger spice, which has 6 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber and 4 grams of sugar. All four flavor varieties will be available on and at grocers nationwide beginning in June. The suggested retail price is $1.99 per bar and $23.88 per case (12 bars). FBN Kellogg introduces Crunchy Nut Caramel Nut BATTLE CREEK, MICH. — The Kellogg Co. has added to its Crunchy Nut cereal line with the introduction of Crunchy Nut Caramel Nut cereal. The cereal features caramel flavored corn flakes topped with roasted peanuts. In addition to caramel nut, Kellogg’s Crunchy Nut is available in two other varieties: roasted nut and honey, and golden honey nut. FBN NEW YORK — Kind Healthy Snacks is expanding its product line with the launch of Kind Nuts & Spices, a line of whole nut bars with 5 grams of sugar or less. Kind Nuts & Spices will be available in four varieties: dark chocolate nuts and sea Fruit punch, dulce de leche join Dum Dums line Frito-Lay introduces SunChips 6 Grain Medley line with the launch of SunChips 6 Grain Medley snacks. Available in two flavors: Parmesan and herb and creamy roasted garlic, the chips are made with a combination of six grains, including corn, wheat, oats, brown rice, buckwheat and quinoa. “For many, snacking offers a welcome break from a busy day, and consumers are looking for snack options that fit into a balanced lifestyle,” said Tony Matta, vice-president of marketing, FritoLay North America. “Consumers today are looking for snacks that provide whole grains and fiber, and are made with all natural ingredients, while tasting great. New SunChips 6 Grain Medley multigrain snacks offer a delicious taste experience inspired by real foods, containing 100% whole grains and are made with all-natural ingredients — no artificial flavors, preservatives or MSG.” Each serving of the new SunChips varieties contains 21 grams of whole grains. The chips are available in 9-oz bags for a suggested retail price of $3.99 each. FBN BRYAN, OHIO — Spangler Candy Co. has expanded its line of Dum Dums lollipops with two flavors: fruit punch and dulce de leche. The new varieties were chosen by consumers as part of an on-line poll at Fruit punch previously was a Dum Dums flavor, but it was phased out in 2002. Dulce de leche is a popular flavor in many Latin American countries, and Spangler said its taste is comparable to creamy caramel. FBN PLANO, TEXAS — Frito-Lay North America, a division of PepsiCo, Inc., is expanding its SunChips multigrain snacks 52 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® April 10, 2012

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Food Business News - April 10, 2012
F.D.A. rejects petition to ban bisphenol A
Finding savory flavors around the world
Prospective corn plantings at highest level since 1937
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Editorial - Steve Jobs as enticing model for food industry
Investment plans call for Burger King to go public
Consumers seeking deals to return to restaurants
General Mills ahead on product nutrition profile improvements
Test for milk allergens not as effective as thought
Craig Bahner to join Wendy’s as c.m.o.
Gluten-free offerings boost global snack introductions
Warne to lead Perkins and Marie Callender’s
Rich Products buys Canadian frozen dessert company
Michigan retailer acquires dairy production capacity
PepsiCo and Tingyi Holding finalize beverage alliance in China
US Foods acquires specialty importer
Market for food bars reaches $5.7 billion
Misinformation impacts beef demand
C.D.C. vitamin, nutrient data show progress
Burger King rolls out whopper of a menu change
Soup, salads showing strength on the menu
Daniel Saw to lead Campbell’s Asia business
Restaurant operator optimism on the rise
Market Insight - Prospective corn plantings at highest level since 1937
IFT Wellness 12 - Transparency vs. simplicity
Flavor Trends - Finding savory flavors around the world
Ingredient Innovations - Caramel color concerns prompt change
Colors by nature
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News - Egg replacer sales look to grow for Arla
Supplier Innovations and News - Systems reduce sodium in meat
Supplier Innovations and News - Perform spray drying tests in a single operation
Supplier Innovations and News - DuPont offers guar gum alternatives
Supplier Innovations and News - Pea protein enhances chocolate
Supplier Innovations and News - Barry Callebaut profits slip while sales rise
Supplier Innovations and News - Caramel color has more intensity
Supplier Innovations and News - Stabilize freeze-thaw products
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Food Business News - April 10, 2012