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April 21, 2014

Healthy snacks had tremendous growth in 2013.

Healthy snacks had tremendous growth in 2013. Consumers consistently show a willingness to choose healthier options in the snack aisle, and retailers have responded by including even more healthy options on their store shelves. “A full 48% of consumers said they are willing to pay more for healthier options. That’s an increase of 11 points over the number who said that last year,” said Sally Lyons Wyatt, executive and practice leader of client insights at IRI.

January 30, 2014

The Promotion in Motion Cos. announced the launch of Welch's PB&J Snacks, which combine the tastes of peanut butter and jelly in one treat.

ALLENDALE, N.J. — The Promotion in Motion Cos., makers of Welch's Fruit Snacks, announced the launch of Welch's PB&J Snacks, which combines the tastes of peanut butter and jelly in one treat. 

The bite-sized snacks have a chewy center made with real fruit, which is surrounded by a peanut butter coating. Snackers can choose from four varieties: Concord Grape or Strawberry center and creamy or crunch peanut butter outside.

April 2, 2013

Dreyer's, part of Nestle USA, launched the new Outshine brand, which will include the Dreyer's Fruit Bars line as well as six new flavors launching in April under the Dreyer's Outshine name. The new flavors include two made with coconut water, the first coconut water-based frozen fruit bars on the market, according to the company.

OAKLAND, Calif. — Dreyer's, part of Nestle USA, launched today the new Outshine brand, which will include the Dreyer's Fruit Bars line, as well as six new flavors launching in April under the Dreyer's Outshine name. The new flavors include two made with coconut water, the first coconut water-based frozen fruit bars on the market, according to the company.

November 28, 2012

The company decided to expand their kids' line of fruit snacks as they learned adults 18 years and older made up 30% of their consumer base.

NEW YORK — GoGo Squeez has introduced a new line of squeezable, resealable, spoon-free fruit-in-a-pouch snacks, Fast Fruit, specifically developed for adults. The company decided to expand their kids line of fruit snacks as they learned adults 18 years and older made up 30% of their consumer base.

May 31, 2012

Clif Bar on Thursday introduced its Clif Kit’s Organic line, featuring snack bars made with 100% organic fruit and nuts.

EMERYVILLE, Calif. — Clif Bar on Thursday introduced its Clif Kit’s Organic line, featuring snack bars made with 100% organic fruit and nuts.

The line was inspired by Kit Crawford, co-CEO of Clif Bar. Each bar contains just a handful of ingredients and is gluten-, soy- and dairy-free. The snack bar will be available in four flavors — berry almond, cashew, chocolate almond coconut and peanut butter.

Suggested retail price for the bars is $1.59.

October 25, 2011

Healthy Food Brands has introduced a new line of fruit snacks and gummies based on a popular Internet game.

NEW YORK — Healthy Food Brands has introduced a new line of fruit snacks and gummies based on a popular Internet game.

New Angry Birds fruit snacks and gummies feature a variety of characters from the gaming application from Rovio Entertainment. Made with fruit juice, both product lines are fat-, nut- and gluten-free, and are available in cherry, lemon, raspberry, apple, grape and strawberry flavors.

September 12, 2010

Consumers may be saying one thing and doing another when it comes to choosing healthy...