Food Business News - June 16, 2015 - (Page 58)

New Food Products Hot Pockets caters to millennials with bite-size version SOLON, OHIO - Hot Pockets is increasing the convenience of its products with new Hot Pockets Snack Bites and Breakfast Bites. The snack bites come in pepperoni pizza, hickory ham and cheddar, four cheese pizza, and cheesy beef nacho varieties, while the Breakfast Bites are available in bacon, egg and cheese, ham, egg and cheese, and sausage, egg and cheese varieties. The varieties do not contain any artificial flavors. "Today's millennials aren't sitting down to a traditional three meals a day, so the lines have become blurred between meals and snacking," said Christopher Brody, marketing manager for Hot Pockets. "Our new Hot Pockets Snack Bites and Breakfast Bites offer our fans a bite-size snack version of the hunger curbing power of Hot Pockets." Consumers may find Hot Pockets Snack Bites and Breakfast Bites at retailers nationwide for around $5 per two 9-oz packs and $5.49 for a 24-oz pack. FBN In the Raw releases soft drinks with half the sugar Breakfast and dessert collide in new cereal BROOKLYN, N.Y. - In the Raw is introducing a line of soft drinks that contain half the amount of sugar as leading full-calorie brands. The beverages, available in tea with natural lemonade flavor, lemonade and cola varieties, contain 70 calories per 12-oz bottle and are sweetened with Fair Trade Certified Sugar in the Raw and zero-calorie stevia. Containing no artificial sweeteners or preservatives, In the Raw soft drinks will be sold in 4-packs for around $6.99. FBN Hormel offers convenient meat additions AUSTIN, MINN. - Hormel Foods has released a line of taco meats and hot sandwich 58 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® meats along with bacon sprinkles helping consumers with simple ways to add protein to meals. Hormel's taco meats are fully cooked, lightly seasoned and come in four varieties: shredded seasoned chicken, shredded seasoned beef, ground seasoned beef crumbles, and shredded seasoned pork. The hot sandwich meats line features Philly style steak and buffalo style chicken. To add spice to soups, salads and more, Hormel also is introducing bacon sprinkles. FBN PARSIPPANY, N.J. - Post Foods has brought breakfast and dessert together in its new Ice Cream Pebbles - Rainbow Sherbet flavor cereal. Fortified with 10 vitamins and minerals, the cereal is composed of pink, orange and lime green flakes. "While Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles are iconic cereals, we're always looking to innovate and bring new and different flavors to tempt the taste buds of our fans," said Sue Fruzzetti-Reich, senior brand manager for Post Foods, L.L.C. "A scoop of sherbet ice cream is a sweet summertime tradition. We wanted to bring that experience to the cereal bowl." Ice Cream Pebbles cereal is available nationwide for a limited time only. FBN June 16, 2015

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Food Business News - June 16, 2015
Wet weather affecting grain and oilseed markets
WhiteWave to acquire Vega Foods
Dairy Business News - Making salty cheese with less sodium
Table of Contents
Web Contents
Editorial - Expo Milano focuses on food science
The leading natural food trends of 2015
Wal-Mart building an ‘omnichannel’ presence
B&G Foods has big plans for Bear Creek soup brand
With charges, Smucker swings to loss
Smucker seeks growth with healthy innovation
Campbell to acquire fresh salsa maker
Hughes out as Boulder Brands c.e.o.
Private equity firm buys PopCorners brand
Subway commits to ingredient improvements
Washington - Resistance is futile
Health and Wellness - Clean label and the 'trust factor'
Ingredient Innovations - Pace picks up for pea protein power
Pick your plant-based protein
I.F.F. to stress flavors for protein sources
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - House votes to repeal COOL
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - June 16, 2015