Food Business News - October 9, 2012 - (Page 42)

New Food Products MoonPie-flavored coffees introduced MOM Brands adds to Three Sisters cereal line MINNEAPOLIS — MOM Brands has added two shredded wheat varieties to its Three Sisters cereal line: multigrain berry and multigrain cinnamon. The new multigrain berry and multigrain cinnamon varieties are made with whole grain oats, whole grain barley and whole grain triticale and have 43 grams of whole grains per serving with no saturated fat, trans fat or cholesterol. Both flavors also carry the 100% Whole Grain Stamp from the Whole Grains Council. The Three Sisters full line includes eight additional varieties: Cinnamon Sweets, Graham Crackerz, Honey Oaties, Honey Puffs, Sweet Wheat, Marshmallow Oaties, Cocoa-Snapz and Naked Wheat. FBN LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. — White Coffee Corp. has partnered with Chattanooga Bakery, Inc., the manufacturer of MoonPie, to introduce MoonPie-flavored coffees. Flavors in the new line include chocolate, vanilla, banana and mint. “Chattanooga Bakery has leveraged its MoonPie standard and now includes White Coffee in the process,” said Jonathan White, executive vice-president of White Coffee Corp. “With a new packaging launch this summer and now a licensed gourmet coffee, the brand is wellpositioned to obtain even greater success.” MoonPie coffees will be sold nationwide in 10-oz bags. The suggested retail price for a pound of MoonPie coffee ranges between $5.99 and $6.99. FBN Ready Pac launches Disney-themed salads, mini-meals Smart Balance offers milk for children PARAMUS, N.J. — Smart Balance has introduced a line of milks specially formulated to support the IRWINDALE, CALIF. — Ready Pac Foods has introduced a new line of Disneythemed Ready Pac Cool Cuts salads and mini-meals for elementary and middleschool age children. “Our research showed that parents are becoming more and more motivated to play an active role in their children’s health through helping them develop good eating habits,” said Tristan Simpson, director of marketing at Ready Pac. “As a parent of two young boys, I know that what we buy is influenced by what is good for our kids, and I believe elementary and middle-school age kids will be asking for these new nutritious items.’ The new products include four salad items — pizzeria salad, taco salad, harvest salad and Caesar salad — and four mini-meals — veggies, chicken and pretzels; turkey, carrots and cheese; pizza bites; and apples, ham and yogurt. The suggested retail price is $3.99 for the salads and $2.99 for the mini-meals. FBN growth and development of toddlers and children. The three beverages are: • Smart Balance Kids Transitions whole milk and nutrient blend • Smart Balance Kids Reduced Fat milk and nutrient blend • Smart Balance Kids chocolate low fat milk and nutrient blend Smart Balance said each of the milks offers calcium and extra vitamin D to support strong bones, as well as DHA and EPA omega-3 fatty acids to help support brain and heart health. FBN 42 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® October 9, 2012

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Food Business News - October 9, 2012
Unilever may put Skippy brand up for sale
Fruit prices on the rise
Bio-engineering on the ballot in California
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Editorial - Instant noodles as single food product success
Snyder’s-Lance expands distribution in southwest U.S.
American Sugar buys majority of Belize Sugar Industries
F.A.O. Food Price Index rises in September
Sunland peanut butter recall expands
RAND study shows rapid rise of morbid obesity
Dean puts Morningstar Foods on the trading block
Chiquita Brands names Edward Lonergan as c.e.o.
Smart Balance unveils new name, new structure
Clarkson Grain acquires US Soy
Alpina opens yogurt facility in New York
Chris Solly to c.e.o. of Ehrmann USA
ConAgra to expand frozen meals production
Campbell Soup closing two facilities
Jack Link’s acquiring Nebraska facility
New Kraft seeks to unlock ‘true potential'
Mondelez establishes global ambitions
August Restaurant Performance Index rises
Hershey to source 100% certified cocoa by 2020
Kroger introducing ‘Simple’ brands
Environmental claims to face greater scrutiny
Health and Wellness - Sodium reduction remains a priority
Ingredient Innovations - GRAS for probiotics seen as step toward market acceptance
Studies focus on probiotic benefits
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
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Food Business News - October 9, 2012