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March 17, 2014

The Hain Celestial Group, a supplier of organic and natural products, introduced Garden of Eatin' Butternut Squash Corn Tortilla Chips.

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. — The Hain Celestial Group, a supplier of organic and natural products, introduced Garden of Eatin' Butternut Squash Corn Tortilla Chips. The gluten-free snack features a combination of butternut squash and organic yellow corn.

February 24, 2014

The Better Chip, a snack chip company, on Monday announced that it is introducing two new flavors — Beet and Chipotle — both of which are inspired by popular culinary trends, according to the company.

LOS ANGELES — The Better Chip, a snack chip company, on Monday announced that it is introducing two new flavors — Beet and Chipotle — both of which are inspired by popular culinary trends, according to the company. The new chip varieties will be available in the deli section of more than 10,000 grocery outlets across the nation.

February 19, 2014

Doritos, a brand from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, announced a new addition to its Dinamita rolled tortilla chip line.

PLANO, TX — Doritos, a brand from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, announced an addition to its Dinamita rolled tortilla chip line. The new Doritos Dinamita Fiery Habanero chips feature spicy habanero peppers and hints of chili and red peppers, all in a rolled tortilla chip.

The new rolled tortilla chips are now available at retailers in select locations throughout the United States and come in three sizes: a 1.125-oz. bag for a SRP of $0.50, a 4-oz. bag for a SRP of $1.49, and a 9.25-oz. bag for a SRP of $2.99.

June 5, 2013

Mars Chocolate North America today unveiled new Combos Baked Snacks 7 Layer Dip Tortilla, a new spin on the popular appetizer.

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — Mars Chocolate North America today unveiled new Combos Baked Snacks 7 Layer Dip Tortilla, a new spin on the popular appetizer. The new 7 Layer Dip Tortilla variety combines Tex-Mex flavors in a crunchy tortilla shell.

Combos Baked Snacks 7 Layer Dip Tortilla combines seven flavors — cheddar cheese, sour cream, avocado, tomato, refried beans, onion and spicy jalapeno peppers.

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 27, 2013

Herdez, a brand of MegaMex Foods, announced today four new Mexican Cooking Sauces currently lining shelves at Los Angeles-area Albertsons stores, as well as plans to increase distribution to Walmart stores nationwide by June.

LOS ANGELES — Herdez, a brand of MegaMex Foods, announced today four new Mexican Cooking Sauces currently lining shelves at Los Angeles-area Albertsons stores, as well as plans to increase distribution to Walmart stores nationwide by June.

The four new sauces include:

  • Traditional Chipotle — Chipotle simply means "smoked chili pepper." Brown and shriveled chipotles are combined with the tomato, onion and vinegar.

February 22, 2013

Tostitos, part of parent company Fritos-Lay North America, has introduced a new flavor of tortilla chip as part of its Artisan Recipes line: grilled red pepper and tomato salsa flavored tortilla chips.

 PLANO, Texas — Tostitos, part of parent company Fritos-Lay North America, has introduced a new flavor of tortilla chip as part of its Artisan Recipes line: grilled red pepper and tomato salsa flavored tortilla chips.

This is the fifth flavor in the Tostitos Artisan Recipes line from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division, and the new chip draws inspiration from the layered flavors of a rich Mexican mole sauce.

November 30, 2012

The new product pairs Sabra's Homestyle Medium Salsa and TOSTITOS Bite Size Rounds tortillas.

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — “Eating on the go doesn’t have to be a struggle,” is the sentiment from Sabra’s brand manager, Janice Greenwald, as the company unveiled a salsa and tortilla chip pack, the latest addition to their popular Grab N Go line.

Comprising of Sabra’s Homestyle Medium Salsa and Tostitos Bite Size Rounds tortillas, Sabra hopes this new product will be as popular as its Grab N Go cups of classic, roasted garlic and roasted red pepper hummus paired with pretzels that they’ve offered since 2005.

October 23, 2012

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula has joined the World Cocoa Foundation in support of efforts to provide economic, social and environmental development in cocoa-growing communities.

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula has joined the World Cocoa Foundation in support of efforts to provide economic, social and environmental development in cocoa-growing communities.

October 10, 2012

Combos is slated to launch its newest snack.

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — Combos is slated to launch its newest snack.

Combos 7 Layer Dip Tortilla combines real cheddar cheese, sour cream, avocado, tomato, refried beans, onion and spicy jalapeño peppers, parent company Mars said. As part of the upcoming launch, the new Combos treat will be supported by a campaign that will include national print advertising, digital media, promotional radio, social media, a "7 Layer Party" public relations campaign, a Six Flags sponsorship with in-park media and in-store consumer promotions.

September 18, 2012

Popchips has added popped tortilla chips to its lineup of snack chips.

SAN FRANCISCO — Popchips has added popped tortilla chips to its lineup of snack chips. Tortilla Popchips are popped using the same stone-ground corn masa used to make traditional tortillas. The new chips have half the fat of regular flavored tortilla chips, fewer calories, are gluten-free and contain no trans fats or artificial colors, flavorss or preservatives. The new chips are available in four flavors: nacho cheese, ranch, salsa and chili limon.

September 5, 2012

Heineken USA has launched its Tecate Michelada beverage in the United States.

NEW YORK — Heineken USA has launched its Tecate Michelada beverage in the United States.

Tecate Michelada follows the same traditional brewing process of Tecate to the master brewer's exact specifications, the company said. The beer then is carefully blended with the taste of lime, spices and a hint of chili pepper to create a bold flavored beer mix with a deep golden color. Tecate Michelada can be enjoyed cold, straight from the can or poured over ice, into a traditional goblet-style glass with a salted rim.

August 1, 2012

Popchips has expanded its portfolio with a new line of popped tortilla chips.

SAN FRANCISCO — Popchips has expanded its portfolio with a new line of popped tortilla chips.

The brand, which launched in 2007, said its latest line features such flavors as nacho cheese, ranch, salsa and chili limon. The tortilla chips will be available at retailers beginning this month.

June 28, 2012

Tostitos is expanding its Artisan Recipes brand with the introduction of two new tortilla chips flavors.

PLANO, Texas — Tostitos is expanding its Artisan Recipes brand with the introduction of two new tortilla chips flavors.

New baked three cheese queso and toasted southwestern spices flavors are made with a nine-grain blend and real ingredients, such as roasted garlic, a blend of three cheeses and spices, including red pepper and cumin. The new flavors build on the success of the line, which was launched in late 2010 and originally included fire-roasted chipotle and roasted garlic and black bean flavors.

June 8, 2012

Madhava Natural Sweeteners has introduced raw organic agave nectar that now is fair-trade-certified.

LONGMONT, Colo. — Madhava Natural Sweeteners has introduced raw organic agave nectar that now is fair-trade-certified.

Starting this week, Madhava will be shipping fair-trade-certified organic raw agave nectar to supermarkets and natural food stores nationwide. Madhava raw organic agave nectar is made from the natural juice of the weber blue agave plant, which is organically grown and sustainably farmed in the Sierra Madres region of Mexico.

March 29, 2012

A spicier version of Doritos is making its debut.

PLANO, Texas — A spicier version of Doritos is making its debut.

Doritos Dinamita, a tortilla chip rolled into a taquito-like shape, is aimed at consumers looking to add a touch of spice to their snacking, the company said. Initially introduced in February in select markets in the Midwest, Texas and the western United States, the new product offering will be available at Walmart locations nationwide in Chile Limon and Nacho Picoso flavors.

January 3, 2012

H-E-B is bringing its "Mi Tiendo" Latin format to the Austin market, according to a report published last week by American-Statesman.

AUSTIN, Texas — H-E-B is bringing its "Mi Tiendo" Latin format to the Austin market, according to a report published last week by American-Statesman.

According to the report, H-E-B expanded one of its Austin locations by 6,000 sq. ft. of selling space to incorporate Latin-centric grocery fare, including a masa factory that grinds corn daily, a tortillas-producing machine and a butcher and deli featuring Latin cuisine.

The concept has been available in two locations in the Houston market, the report added.
 

January 3, 2012

Tostitos is letting its namesake tortilla chips brand speak for itself through a new campaign.

PLANO, Texas — Tostitos is letting its namesake tortilla chips brand speak for itself through a new campaign.

The company's "spokesbag," which appears in two videos hosted on YouTube and Tostitos.com, made its debut during the Tostitos-sponsored Fiesta Bowl college football game on Monday. The "spokesbag" is a talking Tostitos chip bag, complete with arms and a mouth.

December 9, 2011

Intentional Chocolate has introduced a new line of chocolate that is certified organic and uses cocoa from Rainforest Alliance farms.

LOS ANGELES — Intentional Chocolate has introduced a new line of chocolate that is certified organic and uses cocoa from Rainforest Alliance farms.

Intentional Chocolate said its Organic + line includes both milk and dark chocolate products. The company said its Organic + dark line also is gluten free, in addition to being certified vegan and kosher.

For more information about the new line, click here.

September 13, 2011

A new line of snacks is hitting the East Coast market this month.

NEW YORK — A new line of snacks is hitting the East Coast market this month.

Five Point Snacks celebrates the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and touts military-themed graphics on its packaging, the company said. The lineup includes Major Murphy's kettle cooked potato chips, Sailor Knots mini pretzel knots, Flotilla Tortillas whole grain white corn tortilla chips, G.I. Crunches strong cheddar cheese twists and Airmen Popcorn classic American white popcorn.

July 18, 2011

The Hispanic microsite on Kroger’s new website for its baby products line comes at a time when the country’s Hispanic population growth outpaces that of the country’s total population.

WHAT IT MEANS AND WHY IT'S IMPORTANT — The Hispanic microsite on Kroger’s new website for its baby products line comes at a time when the country’s Hispanic population growth outpaces that of the country’s total population.

(THE NEWS: New website born for Kroger baby products line. For the full story, click here.)

June 20, 2011

I'm with cocoa
Crio Brü offers a new take on hot chocolate, made with real cocoa beans, with all the health properties thereof, and brewed just like coffee.
Price: $11.97
CrioBru.com

June 9, 2011

A new brewed drink is looking to provide an alternative to coffee.

OREM, Utah — A new brewed drink is looking to provide an alternative to coffee.

Crio Brü, which contains 100% pure, premium cocoa beans, brews just like coffee, according to the company. Currently sold in coffee shops and coffee aisles at retail in Utah, as well as online, Crio Brü is available in Cavalla, Vega Real and Coca River flavors.

April 28, 2011

Beanfields has introduced a new line of corn- and gluten-free tortilla chips.

LOS ANGELES — Beanfields has introduced a new line of corn- and gluten-free tortilla chips.

Beanfields' bean and rice chips are made with black beans, navy beans and long-grain rice. The company said the line includes four flavors: naturally unsalted, sea salt, sea salt and pepper, and pico de gallo.

A 6-oz. bag of Beanfields chips retails from $2.99 to $3.99.

April 27, 2011

Mexi-Snax, a Natural Snacks brand, has repackaged all of its 14-oz. tortilla chips with new retro packaging to celebrate the brand's 30-year anniversary.

ADDISON, Ill. — Mexi-Snax, a Natural Snacks brand, has repackaged all of its 14-oz. tortilla chips with new retro packaging to celebrate the brand's 30-year anniversary.

The repackaged flavors include lightly salted/original, pico de gallo, nacho and sesame. The brand also has brought back its hot and spicy flavor.

The updated packaging debuted in February, and the 14-oz. bags are available for a suggested retail price of $3.29.