Food Business News - March 24, 2015 - (Page 54)

New Food Products Barbara's Better Granola hits shelves MARLBOROUGH, MASS. - What makes Barbara's Better Granola better? The latest addition to Barbara's portfolio of Non-GMO Project Verified cereals and snacks features a recipe that contains less fat and sugar and more protein than other granolas, according to the company. Available in oats and honey and dark chocolate cranberry varieties, the new product line combines toasted oat clusters and puffs, almonds, ancient grains and seeds to deliver 9 to 10 grams of soy-free protein and 6 grams of fiber per serving, plus 28 to 30 grams of whole grains and more than 200 mg of ALA omega-3 fatty acids. The products are available at Sprouts and Stop & Shop stores, as well as at Amazon. com, and will roll out to stores nationwide in early 2015. FBN Arctic Zero adds chunky varieties SAN DIEGO - Arctic Zero, a maker of reduced-calorie frozen desserts, introduces Chunky Pints. With 75 calories per serving, the new line includes such mix-ins as chocolate chips, cookie dough, graham crackers and candied pecans. Made with non-bioengineered ingredients, including whey protein and monk fruit, the brand's entire portfolio of Fit Frozen Desserts contains no artificial flavors, sweeteners or colors. The chunky lineup offers five flavors: chocolate chip, chocolate chip cookie dough, butter pecan, key lime pie and cool mint chip. Arctic Zero Chunky Pints are available for $4 to $5 at select retailers nationwide. FBN Introducing Pirate's Booty Carrot Snacks Zevia expands beyond soda PARSIPPANY, N.J. - The Pirate's Booty brand, a business unit of B&G Foods, is introducing Carrot Snacks, its newest variety of baked crispy puffs. Made with carrots, corn and sea salt, the gluten-free snacks have zero grams of trans fat per serving and no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. "Pirate's Booty Carrot LOS ANGELES - Zevia, the maker of zero-calorie soft drinks, has announced a new product line addition with the introduction of Zevia Tonic Water. The zero-calorie beverage is sweetened with stevia and monk fruit. "Historically, tonic water has been full of either empty calories or artificial sweeteners, and now we are offering tonic water drinkers an easy substitute that they can feel good about," said Paddy Spence, chief executive officer of Zevia. Like the brand's 15 soft drink 54 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® Snacks are tasty and fun for kids because they h have a vibrant color a and crispiness that ki look for in a kids sn snack," said Michael Sa Sands, executive vic vice-president of sn snacks at B&G Fo Foods. Joining Pirate's Bo Booty Crunchy Treasu sures, a baked rice a corn puff snack and blended w real aged white with cheddar cheese, the new variety retails for $3.19. FBN varieties, the new tonic water is vegan, kosher and gluten-free. The product is sold for $5.99 per six-pack at Whole Foods Market and FBN March 24, 2015

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Food Business News - March 24, 2015
Inside General Mills’ new approach to innovation
Nestle pursuing nutrition-based treatment for autism
Dairy Business News - Inclusion innovation: More than a chip or a chunk
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Web Contents
Editorial - Flexibility is needed to meet new opportunities
Kind raising the bar with innovation
McDonald’s to unlock power of local regions
Lancaster Colony acquires flatbread maker
SodaStream going after Keurig
Six forces shaping natural, organic product development
Stevia slow to penetrate confectionery market
C-Suite insight: C.P.G. at a crossroads
Kroger’s Simple Truth sales hit $1.2 billion for year
Private equity firm buys American Beverage Co.
Washington - Dietary Guidelines coming into focus
Market Insight - A `normal’ year for U.S. crops?
Health and Wellness - Shining a health halo over protein
Meat industry criticizes D.G.A.C. recommendation
Ingredient Innovations - Number of proposed pho alternatives widens
Still no timetable for final GRAS rule
Company Profile - Mondelez gaining momentum
New Food Products
Natural Products Expo West/Engredea
Ingredient Market Trends - Millers forecast soft red winter wheat crop at 381 million bus
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - March 24, 2015