Food Business News - February 24, 2015 - (Page 58)

New Food Products Plum Organics enters soup category EMERYVILLE, CALIF. - Plum Organics, the Campbell Soup Co.'s organic baby food business, is entering the soup category with a new line of heat-and-eat organic soups for children. Packaged in single-serve pouches, three varieties include chicken noodle, made with white meat chicken, carrots, sweet potatoes and corn; tomato and turkey meatball, with whole wheat orzo and spinach; and chicken fiesta, featuring white meat chicken, tomatoes, corn and black beans. The products are made with U.S. Department of Agriculture-certified organic ingredients and contain no antibiotics or added hormones. Each serving contains at least 7 grams of protein. Plum Organics soups are available at stores nationwide, including Meijer, Safeway and select Target locations, for a suggested retail price of $2.99. FBN Innovation popping at Pop Secret SAN FRANCISCO - New from Diamond Foods is a trio of popcorn products under the Pop Secret banner. Kernel Packs features eight individual pouches of premeasured kernels to make fresh stovetop popcorn. Two new microwave popcorn flavors include cinnamon roll, featuring a sweet, cinnamon glaze, and double butter. The products are available nationwide at major supermarkets and retailers. FBN Hillshire Farm Naturals debut CHICAGO - Hillshire Farm Naturals lunchmeat is set to launch from Hillshire Brands, a business unit of Tyson Foods. The new line contains no artificial ingredients, preservatives, colors or added nitrites or nitrates. "There is a current perception natural lunchmeat will not deliver on taste, and that is certainly not the case with Hillshire Farm Naturals lunchmeat," said Jeff Caswell, vicepresident and general manager, Hillshire Farm brand. Varieties include slow-roasted turkey breast, honey roasted ham, hardwood smoked turkey breast and black forest ham. FBN L'eggo my Eggo ... sandwich? BATTLE CREEK, MICH. - The Kellogg Co. is giving fans of its Eggo brand another breakfast option with the launch of Eggo Breakfast Sandwiches. The new breakfast sandwiches 58 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® feature eggs, melted cheese and sausage or bacon all stacked between slices of waffle-style bread baked with a touch of maple flavor. "Moms are always on the hunt for delicious, warm breakfast options that everyone in the family will love," said AnneMarie Suarez-Davis, vice-president of marketing and innovation for Kellogg's Frozen Foods. "New Eggo Breakfast Sandwiches give parents a tasty choice to help start their family's mornings." Eggo Breakfast Sandwiches come in three varieties: sausage, egg and cheese; bacon, egg and cheese; and egg and cheese. Eggo Breakfast Sandwiches are available nationwide in the frozen breakfast sandwich section of the freezer aisle for a suggested retail price of $5.99. Eggo waffles were introduced in 1953, and Kellogg bought the brand in 1968. In addition to waffles, Kellogg makes pancakes and French toaster sticks under the Eggo brand. In March 2014, Kellogg expanded its Eggo line with the launch of Eggo Bites, microwavable, portable pouches of bite-size, flavored waffles or french toast. FBN February 24, 2015

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Food Business News - February 24, 2015
General Mills accepts the C.P.G. challenge
Gluten-free front and center
Mexican trade rift looms over Sweetener Colloquium
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Editorial - Subscription models may offer unique marketing opportunities
Confectionery companies switching to simpler ingredients
McCormick to acquire Italian spices and seasonings company
Mondelez has big plans to grow small platforms
WhiteWave Foods ‘busting at the seams'
More c-suite change at Kraft Foods
Keurig in transition
Mondelez acquires Enjoy Life Foods
Innovation paying for PepsiCo
TreeHouse Foods trims expectations
Kraft cleans up Capri Sun
Washington - Federal bills seek to mandate G.M.O. food labeling
Company Profile - Dr Pepper Snapple Group seizing opportunities
Capitalizing on R.C.I.
Ingredient Innovations - Clean label starches get tougher
Are clean labels and G.M.O. ingredients compatible?
More clean label ingredient opportunities
Dairy Business News - Yogurt, the next generation
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - Belt-tightening time for U.S. agriculture in 2015-16
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - February 24, 2015