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March 14, 2014

Cape Cod Potato Chips, a brand from Snyder’s-Lance, announced new Cape Cod Popcorn in Sea Salt and Kettle Corn varieties.

HYANNIS, Mass. — Cape Cod Potato Chips, a brand from Snyder’s-Lance, announced new Cape Cod Popcorn in Sea Salt and Kettle Corn varieties. The brand also is reviving its previously retired White Cheddar flavor. The new additions are ideal for consumers looking for a health-conscious alternative, the company said.

March 6, 2014

Oscar Mayer is giving bacon lovers a reason to wake up early. The brand has unveiled the first-ever iOS device that wakes people up with the smell of bacon.

MADISON, Wis. — Oscar Mayer is giving bacon lovers a reason to wake up early. The brand has unveiled the first-ever iOS device that wakes people up with the smell of bacon. The device, called Wake Up & Smell the Bacon, syncs with the Oscar Mayer Wake Up & Smell the Bacon iPhone app to emit the scent and sound of sizzling bacon when the rooster crows.

March 5, 2014

Snack Factory Pretzel Crisp recently introduced two new flavors, as well as a new product line. The new flavor options include Honey Mustard & Onion and Sea Salt & Crack Pepper, and the new product comes in the form of a "mini" version of its Original and Cheddar flavors, which the company says was inspired by consumer demand for bite-size snacks.

PRINCETON, N.J. — Snack Factory Pretzel Crisp recently introduced two new flavors, as well as a new product line. The new flavor options include Honey Mustard & Onion and Sea Salt & Crack Pepper, and the new product comes in the form of a "mini" version of its Original and Cheddar flavors, which the company says was inspired by consumer demand for bite-size snacks.

March 4, 2014

Ruffles, a brand from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, announced that Ruffles Deep Ridged Classic Hot Wing potato chips has joined its product lineup. The introduction of the new chips is part of an ongoing partnership between PepsiCo and restaurant franchise Buffalo Wild Wings, which was announced last December.

PLANO, TX — Ruffles, a brand from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, announced that Ruffles Deep Ridged Classic Hot Wing potato chips has joined its product lineup. The introduction of the new chips is part of an ongoing partnership between PepsiCo and restaurant franchise Buffalo Wild Wings, which was announced last December.

November 1, 2013

Lay's will roll out Lay's Wavy Potato Chips Dipped in Milk Chocolate next week, according to a report from USA Today.

PLANO, Texas —  Lay's will roll out Lay's Wavy Potato Chips Dipped in Milk Chocolate next week, according to a report from USA Today.

October 23, 2013

The J.M. Smucker Co. is introducing new breakfast mixes to its Hungry Jack line for the holiday season, the food products manufacturer said Wednesday.

ORRVILLE, Ohio — The J.M. Smucker Co. is introducing new breakfast mixes to its Hungry Jack line for the holiday season, the food products manufacturer said Wednesday.

The new products include waffle and pancake mix varieties that the company said would help families "bring back breakfast." They include the Complete Belgian Waffle Mix and such seasonal pancake mix varieties as pumpkin spice, cinnamon spice and Easy Pack Funfetti Holiday Buttermilk Pancake Mix.

September 20, 2013

Birds Eye, part of the Pinnacle Foods brand portfolio, announced on Friday a line of new pre-made, blended vegetable varieties for quick meal-time preparation.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Birds Eye, part of the Pinnacle Foods brand portfolio, announced on Friday a line of new pre-made, blended vegetable varieties for quick meal-time preparation.

Birds Eye Recipe Ready vegetable blends are ideal for use in stir-fry dishes, fajitas and tacos and go well with chicken, pasta, hamburgers and more, the company stated.

August 1, 2013

Available now nationally at Walmart and other select grocery retailers, Farm Rich announced three new snacks to the company's portfolio.

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Available now nationally at Walmart and other select grocery retailers, Farm Rich announced today three new snacks to the company's portfolio.

July 3, 2013

Ruffles Crispy Fries Potato Strips, available nationwide this month and just in time for National French Fry Day on July 13, are a French fry-shaped snack sliced from real potatoes.

PLANO, Texas — Ruffles, one of the flagship brands from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, is adding a twist to one of America's most popular side dishes. Ruffles Crispy Fries Potato Strips, available nationwide this month and just in time for National French Fry Day on July 13, are a French fry-shaped snack sliced from real potatoes.

June 27, 2013

Target has ended its relationship with celebrity chef Paula Deen following reports that she used racial slurs, according to published reports.

NEW YORK — Target has ended its relationship with celebrity chef Paula Deen following reports that she used racial slurs, according to published reports.

The Associated Press reported that the Minneapolis-based mass merchandise chain would not replenish its inventory of Paula Deen-branded cookware in its stores or online once the merchandise sold out. Walmart has made a similar announcement.

June 20, 2013

Pepperidge Farms, makers of the cheese-flavored Goldfish crackers, announced today a new line of macaroni and cheese products based on the Goldfish brand will hit store shelves next week.

NORWALK, Conn. — Pepperidge Farms, makers of the cheese-flavored Goldfish crackers, announced today a new line of macaroni and cheese products based on the Goldfish brand will hit store shelves next week.

New Goldfish Mac & Cheese will be available in four varieties: cheddar, nacho cheese, cheesy pizza and butter parmesan. Goldfish Mac & Cheese is made with real cheese sauce and has no artificial preservatives.

June 19, 2013

Cape Cod Potato Chips announced the newest addition to its line of all-natural potato chips: Farm Stand Ranch Waffle Cut chips.

HYANNIS, Mass. — Cape Cod Potato Chips announced on Tuesday the newest addition to its line of all-natural potato chips: Farm Stand Ranch Waffle Cut chips.

June 11, 2013

Annie's is expanding its line of macaroni and cheese products with the introduction of three macaroni and cheese microwavable cups, available in real aged cheddar, white cheddar and gluten-free rice pasta and cheddar.

BERKELEY, Calif. — Annie's is expanding its line of macaroni and cheese products with the introduction of three macaroni and cheese microwavable cups, available in real aged cheddar, white cheddar and gluten-free rice pasta and cheddar. One of the first microwavable cups with macaroni and cheese made with high quality organic and natural ingredients, Annie's latest product delivers the great taste families expect from Annie's.

June 3, 2013

Jack Link's announced a new jerky snack that captures the flavor of the summer BBQ with new BBQ Pork seasoned jerky.

MINONG, Wis. — Jack Link's announced today a new jerky snack that captures the flavor of the summer BBQ with new BBQ Pork seasoned jerky.

May 17, 2013

Regional chain Bartell Drugs will sponsor a food drive starting on Sunday, the company said.

SEATTLE — Regional chain Bartell Drugs will sponsor a food drive starting on Sunday, the company said.

The Seattle-based retailer said Friday that it would partner with Food Lifeline to sponsor the Bartell's Community Food Drive, which will last through June 1.

May 14, 2013

Oscar Mayer announced the addition of five new hot dog innovations featuring bacon, sausage, chicken breast, lean and extra lean varieties available this summer.

MADISON, Wis. — Oscar Mayer announced this week the addition of five new hot dog innovations featuring bacon, sausage, chicken breast, lean and extra lean varieties available this summer.

Beginning in June, consumers nationwide will be able to purchase two Oscar Mayer hot dogs perfect for the summer grill, including the Bacon Dog and Smokies Smoked Sausages.

April 29, 2013

Jack Link's is bringing its latest innovation to retail shelves this April with the launch of Big Dippers, offering a combo pack of meat sticks with dipping sauces.

Minong, Wis. — Jack Link's is bringing its latest innovation to retail shelves this April with the launch of Big Dippers, offering a combo pack of meat sticks with dipping sauces.

Big Dippers are available in three combinations: All American — beef sticks with cheese sauce; Barbecue — beef steak strips with barbecue sauce; and Buffalo Chicken — seasoned buffalo chicken strips with a buffalo and ranch sauce.

April 4, 2013

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division is launching two new snack chips flavored with tapatio, a spicy sauce made with a combination of red chili peppers, spices and a hint of garlic.

PLANO, Texas — PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division is launching two new snack chips flavored with tapatio, a spicy sauce made with a combination of red chili peppers, spices and a hint of garlic.

New Lay's Tapatio Limon flavored potato chips and Cheetos Tapatio flavored snacks join the existing line of tapatio flavored chips: Ruffles Tapatio Limon flavored potato chips and Doritos Tapatio flavored tortilla chips.

March 15, 2013

General Mills' Green Giant brand is bringing two new product offerings to store shelves, the company announced.

MINNEAPOLIS — General Mills' Green Giant brand is bringing two new product offerings to store shelves, the company announced.

New Green Giant Veggie snack chips will be available in two flavors: Roasted Veggie Tortilla Chips Zesty Cheddar and Multigrain Sweet Potato Chips Sea Salt. The Zesty Cheddar tortilla chips contain 17g of whole grains and the Sweet Potato Chips have 40% less fat than regular potato chips.

March 8, 2013

SunChips, part of PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, has introduced the company's first barbecue flavored chips into its lineup with new Sweet and Spicy BBQ.

PLANO, Texas — SunChips, part of PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, has introduced the company's first barbecue flavored chips into its lineup with new Sweet and Spicy BBQ.

New SunChips Sweet & Spicy BBQ snacks feature molasses, brown sugar and honey flavors blended with hints of spice, like chipotle, for balance. Each 1-oz. serving of SunChips Sweet & Spicy BBQ snacks — approximately 15 chips — is 140 calories and contains 18 g of whole grains. The recommended consumption of whole grains is at least 48 g per day.

December 28, 2012

Hillshire Brands will introduce new products in the frozen breakfast category over the next few years in an effort for the company to become the most innovative meat-centric food company throughout North America.

CHICAGO — Hillshire Brands will introduce new products in the frozen breakfast category over the next few years in an effort for the company to become the most innovative meat-centric food company throughout North America.

According to the Chicago Tribune, Hillshire, backed by an enhanced marketing and advertising campaign, will offer new easy-to-heat breakfast bowls, quesadillas, burritos and egg sandwiches.

December 27, 2012

Kraft will introduce more than 40 new products in 2013, the company stated.

 NORTHFIELD, Ill. — Kraft will introduce more than 40 new products in 2013, the company stated. This is the first comprehensive new products launch since Kraft became an independent public company in October. In keeping with the company's initiative to offer consumers good, better and best choices, Kraft is using its iconic brands and successful new platforms to deliver innovation across multiple categories. While some new products are hitting store shelves now, others debut in early 2013.

December 17, 2012

The Frito-Lay division of PepsiCo has launched a new line of chips and salsas, the company said Monday.

PLANO, Texas — The Frito-Lay division of PepsiCo has launched a new line of chips and salsas, the company said Monday.

Frito-Lay announced the launch of the Tostitos Cantina brand of tortilla chips and salsas, which it said was designed to emulate the flavors found in Mexican restaurants.

The Tostitos Cantina Thin & Crispy chips are crispy and light in texture, and are designed to pair with the brand's new Chipotle Restaurant Style salsa. Meanwhile, the Traditional chips are designed for pairing with Tostitos Cantina Roasted Garlic Thick & Chunky salsa.

December 3, 2012

Dean Foods has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Morningstar Foods division to Saputo for $1.45 billion.

DALLAS — Dean Foods has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Morningstar Foods division to Saputo for $1.45 billion.

Morningstar Foods is a manufacturer of dairy and nondairy extended-shelf-life and cultured products, including creams and creamers, ice cream mixes, whipping cream, aerosol whipped toppings, iced coffee, half and half, value-added milks, sour cream and cottage cheese.

November 13, 2012

Quest Nutrition on Tuesday launched Quest Cravings Peanut Butter Cups, a high-protein chocolate candy with 20 g of protein per serving.

LOS ANGELES — Quest Nutrition on Tuesday launched Quest Cravings Peanut Butter Cups, a high-protein chocolate candy with 20 g of protein per serving. 

The peanut butter cups are made with non-Dutch processed 100% chocolate rich in amino acids, containing no soy, trans fats or sugar. Suggested retail price is $27.99 for a box of 12 packages, with two cups per package.

In September, Quest Nutrition introduced the Cravings line exclusively to Facebook fans.