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February 19, 2014

Bear Naked — a supplier of granola, trail mix and cookies — has introduced the new Honey Almond Protein flavor, which combines whole-grain oats, honey and roasted almonds, and packs 10 g of protein per serving.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Bear Naked — a supplier of granola, trail mix and cookies — has introduced the new Honey Almond Protein flavor, which combines whole-grain oats, honey and roasted almonds and packs 10 g of protein per serving. 

February 11, 2014

Nature Valley on Tuesday announced the introduction of two new products that are geared towards people with active lifestyles, the company said. It also will tack on a new flavor to its existing Nature Valley Protein Granola line.

MINNEAPOLIS — Nature Valley on Tuesday announced the introduction of two new products: Nature Valley Breakfast Biscuits and Nature Valley Greek Yogurt Protein bars, which are geared towards people with active lifestyles, the company said. The company also is adding an additional variety to its Nature Valley Protein Granola line in the form of Cranberry Almond.  

January 20, 2014

Quaker Oats is adding some innovative, energy-packed products to its lineup, the company said.

CHICAGO — Quaker Oats, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, is adding some innovative, energy-packed products to its lineup, the company said.

The latest offerings from the Quaker brand include:

 

December 18, 2013

Kashi has announced the launch of Crunchy Granola and Seed Bars in two flavors.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Kashi on Wednesday launched Crunchy Granola and Seed Bars in two flavors - Honey Oat Flax and Chocolate Chip Chia. The bars include chia seeds, flax and quinoa. 

"We're passionate about providing delicious and progressive ways to nourish appetites. Kashi's new Crunchy Granola and Seed Bars are made from wholesome ingredients that make positive eating easy," John King, Kashi marketing director said.

August 9, 2013

Kind Healthy Snacks launched into a new category of snacks with Kind Healthy Grains bars, a line of chewy and crunchy granola bars made from five super grains mixed with ingredients like pumpkin seeds, toasted coconut flakes, dark chocolate chunks, and more.

NEW YORK — Kind Healthy Snacks today launched into a new category of snacks with Kind Healthy Grains bars, a line of chewy and crunchy granola bars made from five super grains mixed with ingredients like pumpkin seeds, toasted coconut flakes, dark chocolate chunks, and more. Each Kind Healthy Grains bar packs one full serving of 100% whole grains – a key source of fiber and protein – which help to keep you fuller, longer.

August 8, 2013

Kind Healthy Snacks recently introduced Kind Healthy Grains Bars, a line of chewy with a crunch granola bars made from five super grains mixed with ingredients like pumpkin seeds, toasted coconut flakes and dark chocolate chunks.

NEW YORK — Kind Healthy Snacks recently introduced Kind Healthy Grains Bars, a line of chewy with a crunch granola bars made from five super grains mixed with ingredients like pumpkin seeds, toasted coconut flakes and dark chocolate chunks. Each Kind Healthy Grains bar packs one full serving of 100% whole grains, which help to keep people fuller, longer. The bars, which are gluten-free, are available in five flavors and can be sold individually or in a box of five bars in single flavors. The suggested retail price for a bar is $1.99.

June 10, 2013

Nature Valley announced two new products: Nature Valley Soft-Baked Oatmeal Squares and Nature Valley Protein Granola.

MINNEAPOLIS — Today, Nature Valley announced two new products: Nature Valley Soft-Baked Oatmeal Squares and Nature Valley Protein Granola.

January 28, 2013

Back to Nature Foods Co. announced today that it has launched a new all-natural sunflower and pumpkin seed variety of Back to Nature Granola.

NAPLES, Fla. — Back to Nature Foods Co. announced today that it has launched a new all-natural sunflower and pumpkin seed variety of Back to Nature Granola.

Made with crunchy clusters of whole grain oats, the new variety packs 25 g of whole grain and 6 g of protein per serving. Like all Back to Nature products, it has no artificial preservatives, flavors or colors. The new product variety complements an existing line of granolas featuring ingredients like blueberries, cherries, almonds, pecans, honey and chocolate.

January 25, 2013

Post Foods on Friday announced the addition of a new variety to the Honey Bunches of Oats family: Honey Bunches of Oats Greek Honey Crunch cereal.

PARSIPPANY, N.J. — Post Foods on Friday announced the addition of a new variety to the Honey Bunches of Oats family: Honey Bunches of Oats Greek Honey Crunch cereal.

Available nationwide, the new cereal combines real Greek yogurt bunches, crispy whole grain flakes and honey. It is the first of the Honey Bunches of Oats line to include Greek yogurt.

October 9, 2012

Planters NUT-rition brand has entered the peanut butter category.

GLENVIEW, Ill. — Planters NUT-rition brand has entered the peanut butter category. NUT-rition peanut butter is nutrient-dense and a good source of energy, providing 6 g to 7 g of protein per serving and, depending on variety, at least five vitamins and minerals. The products have 0 g of trans fat per serving. The line — which includes Cinnamon Raisin Granola Nut, Banana Granola Nut and Berry Nut flavors — is available nationwide in 12-oz. jars, with a suggested retail price of $3.49 
to $3.99.

August 29, 2012

Planters has re-entered the peanut butter business.

NORTHFIELD, Ill. — Planters has re-entered the peanut butter business.

The brand has launched new peanut butter varieties under its Planters NUT-rition line, which include such ingredients as bananas, granola, berries, raisins, cinnamon and nuts. As part of the launch, Planters has introduced a mascot for the products, named Peanut Butter Doug.

August 20, 2012

Eight supermarkets in the Richmond, Va., area are using one of the most important parts of the store to promote healthy eating: the checkout lane.

RICHMOND, Va. — Eight supermarkets in the Richmond, Va., area are using one of the most important parts of the store to promote healthy eating: the checkout lane.

Martin's Food Markets, part of the Ahold USA's Giant-Carlisle chain, announced it had partnered with the Richmond City Health District and Greater Richmond Fit4Kids in launching "Healthy Ideas" checkout lanes at the stores. Items will include fruit, nuts, snack packs from the store's Nature's Promise natural and organic section, nutrition bars and 100% fruit juice.

June 15, 2012

Nature's Hand has introduced a single-serve pouch of granola that features all-natural ingredients.

CHICAGO — Nature's Hand has introduced a single-serve pouch of granola that features all-natural ingredients.

GoNola, available in Maple Pecan Madness and Wild Blueberry Wave, is made with 100% whole grain oats that are toasted and blended with wheat, nuts, seeds and honey.

April 30, 2012

Kashi has launched a new initiative that will boost the company's availability of organic and non-GMO foods affirmed by the Non-GMO Project, a leading independent verifier of non-GMO foods.

LA JOLLA, Calif. — Kashi has launched a new initiative that will boost the company's availability of organic and non-GMO foods affirmed by the Non-GMO Project, a leading independent verifier of non-GMO foods.

By the end of 2014, all existing Kashi GoLean cereals and Kashi Chewy granola bars — representing Kashi's biggest offerings — will be verified by the Non-GMO Project, the company said. Beginning in 2015, all new Kashi foods introduced into the market will contain at least 70% organic ingredients and also will be Non-GMO Project verified.

April 19, 2012

Sunbelt Bakery has added a new product to its line of preservative-free granola cereals.

COLLEGEDALE, Tenn. — Sunbelt Bakery has added a new product to its line of preservative-free granola cereals.

New Simply Granola is a back-to-basics cereal delivers a hint of brown sugar and offers consumers protein, whole grain oats and is an excellent source of fiber and iron.

April 13, 2012

Anheuser-Busch’s Michelob Ultra brand has launched a new iced tea and lemonade-flavored alcohol beverage that’s inspired by the golf course.

SUPPLIER NEWS — Anheuser-Busch’s Michelob Ultra brand has launched a new iced tea and lemonade-flavored alcohol beverage that’s inspired by the golf course. New Ultra 19th Hole light tea and lemonade is a lighter alternative to traditional flavored malt beverages, the company said. Ultra 19th Hole is available in single-serve and four-packs of 16-oz. cans.


March 26, 2012

Kraft’s new MilkBite milk and granola bars address the “better-for-you” snack segment by combining real milk, whole grain granola and other tasty ingredients in one convenient treat.

NORTHFIELD, Ill. — Kraft’s new MilkBite milk and granola bars address the “better-for-you” snack segment by combining real milk, whole grain granola and other tasty ingredients in one convenient treat. One bar provides 30% of the daily recommended value of calcium — the same delivered in an 8-oz. glass of milk. The bars also are a good source of vitamin D and fiber.


March 20, 2012

Kellogg's has expanded its Special K line to include granola bars.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Kellogg's has expanded its Special K line to include granola bars.

Available in dark chocolate and chocolatey peanut butter, new Special K granola bars offer consumers managing their weight to enjoy a snack that offers great taste and nutritional benefits. Each bar touts 110 calories, 3g of fat, 4g of fiber and 4g of protein.

March 6, 2012

Kashi has launched new Soft n' Chewy granola bars in a banana chocolate chip flavor.

LA JOLLA, Calif. — Kashi has launched new Soft n' Chewy granola bars in a banana chocolate chip flavor.

The new bar combines Kashi's signature blend of 7 Whole Grains with soft-baked banana bread and dark chocolate chips and provides one-half serving of fruit and one-half serving of vegetables, Kashi said.

Kashi banana chocolate chip Soft n' Chewy granola bars now are available nationwide for a suggested retail price of $3.89.

March 5, 2012

Quaker Oats has introduced a new line of packaged cookies that feature whole grain oats as a staple ingredient.

CHICAGO — Quaker Oats has introduced a new line of packaged cookies that feature whole grain oats as a staple ingredient.

With real pieces of dried fruit and crunchy nuts, new Quaker Oatmeal Cookies are available in soft baked and crunchy oat granola varieties and seven flavorful creations. The cookies are individually wrapped packets in each box, making them ideal for on-the-go and at-home snacking.

Quaker Oatmeal Cookies are available for a suggested retail price of $2.69 per package.

February 17, 2012

After strong growth, the cereal/granola bar category is showing slower growth.

After strong growth, the cereal/granola bar category is showing slower growth. A report on “Food Bars in the U.S.” by Packaged Facts estimated U.S. sales of 
cereal/granola bars at $3.1 billion in 2011, with flat sales for the overall category, despite some growth in premium granola bars. Experian Simmons data showed that 40% of adults use cereal/granola bar products overall, said David Sprinkle, research director at Packaged Facts.

 

 

February 13, 2012

Kraft Foods is bringing a new snack to the refrigerated dairy aisle.

GLENVIEW, Ill. — Kraft Foods is bringing a new snack to the refrigerated dairy aisle.

New Kraft MilkBite milk and granola bars combine milk with whole grain granola and other ingredients, such as fruit or roasted nuts, while providing the same calcium as an 8-oz. glass of milk, the company said. The bars are available in five flavors, including chocolate, strawberry, peanut butter, oatmeal raisin and mixed berry, for a suggested retail price of $3.49.

February 2, 2012

A new Nature Valley product has made its way to the granola aisle.

MINNEAPOLIS — A new Nature Valley product has made its way to the granola aisle.

The brand announced that it has launched new protein bars, which tout 10 g of protein and contain such all-natural ingredients as roasted peanuts with almonds or creamy peanut butter ­and dark chocolate flavor in every bite.

Nature Valley protein bars are packaged in five-bar boxes and are available in two flavors —­ peanut butter dark chocolate, and peanut, almond and dark chocolate — at a suggested retail price of $3.89.

October 26, 2011

Nature’s American Co. has introduced an enhanced granola product.

CHICAGO — Nature’s American Co. has introduced an enhanced granola product.

October 17, 2011

Emerald has added "fun packs" to its lineup of Breakfast on the go! nut and granola mixes.

SAN FRANCISCO — Emerald has added "fun packs" to its lineup of Breakfast on the go! nut and granola mixes.

The "fun packs" line includes two flavors: berries and creme and chocolate peanut butter banana. Each "fun pack" contains 200 calories or less, the company said.

Emerald said its Breakfast on the go! fun packs will hit store shelves this fall.