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March 10, 2014

Lifeway Foods, a supplier of cultured dairy products known as kefir, announced the introduction of Veggie Kefir, a new veggie-kefir smoothie in tomato, cucumber and beet varieties.

MORTON GROVE, Ill. — Lifeway Foods, a supplier of cultured dairy products known as kefir, announced the introduction of Veggie Kefir, a new veggie-kefir smoothie in tomato, cucumber and beet varieties. The smoothies pack a full serving of vegetables, along with 12 probiotic cultures, into every 8-oz. bottle.

February 10, 2014

BooginHead, a supplier of parent-invented products, has announced the release of Squeez'Ems reusable pouches in two new designs.

ISSAQUAH, Wash. — BooginHead, a supplier of parent-invented products, has announced the release of Squeez'Ems reusable pouches in two new designs. The new Orange Flower and Chevron designs provide an easy way for on-the-go families to enjoy healthy foods, the company said. And since the products are reusable, they reduce waste and give parents the option to purchase foods in bulk.

The company says the pouches are ideal for home-made baby foods as well as smoothies and pureed fruits for toddlers and school-aged kids.

January 6, 2014

South Beach Diet unveiled a new addition to its family of nutritious and convenient snacks — the South Beach Diet 100 Calorie Smoothie in chocolate truffle flavor.

NEW YORK — South Beach Diet on Monday unveiled a new addition to its family of nutritious and convenient snacks — the South Beach Diet 100 Calorie Smoothie in chocolate truffle flavor. 

The new smoothie contains 6 grams of protein and fiber and has no artificial flavors, sweeteners, or sugar alcohols.

October 11, 2013

New York-based specialty food retailer Gourmet Garage is debuting a new line of vegetable juice smoothies aimed at children.

NEW YORK — New York-based specialty food retailer Gourmet Garage is debuting a new line of vegetable juice smoothies aimed at children.

Green Mustache announced Thursday that its line of organic fruit and green vegetable juice smoothies would be available at all Gourmet Garage locations.

The company, founded by CEO VanTrang Manges, makes 10-oz. juices with spinach, kale, chia and coconut water, as well as such fruit flavors as strawberry-banana, orange-mango, "Tropical Twist" and mixed berry.

September 24, 2013

Suja Co., known for its fresh fruit and vegetable juices, is extending into the fresh smoothie category with the introduction of Suja Elements.

SAN DIEGO — Suja Co., known for its fresh fruit and vegetable juices, is extending into the fresh smoothie category with the introduction of Suja Elements.

June 20, 2013

Jamba Juice, in collaboration with specialty food manufacturer Inventure Foods, announced a new addition to its line of at-home smoothie mixes with Green Fusion, a blend of fruits and vegetables that offers a dose of vitamins and antioxidants.

PHOENIX — Jamba Juice Co., in collaboration with specialty food manufacturer Inventure Foods, Inc., announced today a new addition to its line of at-home smoothie mixes with Green Fusion, a blend of fruits and vegetables that offers a dose of vitamins and antioxidants.

June 11, 2013

Wellness Works announced its new product innovation combining nutrient-rich oatmeal with 100% fruit juice to offer a new breakfast smoothie.

 NEW YORK — Wellness Works this week announced its new product innovation combining nutrient-rich oatmeal with 100% fruit juice to offer a new breakfast smoothie for the busy consumer on-the-go.

May 30, 2013

South Beach Diet today unveiled new additions to its lineup of snacks and smoothies.

NEW YORK — South Beach Diet today unveiled new additions to its lineup of snacks and smoothies.

South Beach Diet ProteinFit Bars and a South Beach Diet Snack Bar join the snack lineup. South Beach Diet ProteinFit bars come with 16 grams of protein and are available in two flavors — Vanilla Caramel and Honey Peanut — both with a Greek yogurt coating. The new South Beach Diet Chocolate Caramel Nut Snack Bar contains six grams of protein and only 100 calories. South Beach Diet products have no artificial flavors or sweeteners; they are in stores now.

April 21, 2013

Consumers are snacking more than ever, but they aren't necessarily reaching for a bag of chips and a can of soda.

Consumers are snacking more than ever, but they aren't necessarily reaching for a bag of chips and a can of soda.

"To consumers, a snack can be anything," said Lynn Dornblaser, director of innovation and insight at Mintel. "In fact, when we ask people in the United States what snacks they consume, their top five responses are fresh fruit, cheese, cereal, ice cream and yogurt. As you can see, healthy choices dominate." Chocolate, she said, comes in sixth.

March 28, 2013

The Boston Licensing Board will decide whether Walgreens' flagship store at School and Washington streets, expected to open its doors in April, can sell fresh merchandise like sushi, smoothies and coffee around the clock, according to a report published Wednesday by Universal HUB.

BOSTON — The Boston Licensing Board will decide whether Walgreens' flagship store at School and Washington streets, expected to open its doors in April, can sell fresh merchandise like sushi, smoothies and coffee around the clock, according to a report published Wednesday by Universal HUB

March 11, 2013

Dole announced today the newest variety to its line of fruit smoothie shakes: Peach Mango Fruit Smoothie Shakers.

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — Dole announced today the newest variety to its line of fruit smoothie shakes: Peach Mango Fruit Smoothie Shakers.

Made with real, low-fat yogurt and actual pieces of finely cut peach and mango, Dole Peach Mango Fruit Smoothie shakers also offer 100% of the recommended daily value of vitamins B3, B5, B6, B9 and B12.

March 8, 2013

By now you probably have heard about "Walgreens University," the internal education center the company opened last month, complete with technology-enhanced classrooms, a mock drug store and video-conferencing capabilities for employee educational programs.

By now you probably have heard about "Walgreens University," the internal education center the company opened last month, complete with technology-enhanced classrooms, a mock drug store and video-conferencing capabilities for employee educational programs.

Competing in the new age of retail, where bricks, clicks and anything in between compete for a larger share of the omnichannel customer, will require new skill sets and a generally better-educated workforce. The winners will create a more personalized shopping experience that leverages the expertise in their stores.

March 4, 2013

Stonyfield recently launched two drinkable yogurts just for kids, each made with real organic fruit and vegetable purees: Strawbana and Very Berry.

LONDONDERRY, N.H. — Stonyfield recently launched two drinkable yogurts just for kids, each made with real organic fruit and vegetable purees: Strawbana and Very Berry.

 

February 27, 2013

As part of its 10th anniversary celebration, RightSize Health and Nutrition has introduced three new smoothie formulas, new packaging and a new website loaded with smoothie recipes and weight-loss tips and advice.

CHICAGO — As part of its 10th anniversary celebration, RightSize Health and Nutrition has introduced three new smoothie formulas, new packaging and a new website loaded with smoothie recipes and weight-loss tips and advice.

February 26, 2013

Sun Products' All Mighty Pacs laundry packs, Aquafresh Extreme Clean Pure Breath Action Paste, M&M's Brand Snack Mix, Reckitt Benckiser's Resolve All-Stains, Sun Products' Surf Liquid Laundry Detergent and GlaxoSmithKline's Tums Freshers were among the winners of Product of the Year USA's recently announced top products for 2013, the group said.

NEW YORK — Sun Products' All Mighty Pacs laundry packs, Aquafresh Extreme Clean Pure Breath Action Paste, M&M's Brand Snack Mix, Reckitt Benckiser's Resolve All-Stains, Sun Products' Surf Liquid Laundry Detergent and GlaxoSmithKline's Tums Freshers were among the winners of Product of the Year USA's recently announced top products for 2013, the group said.

The named products were the result of a vote among 50,000 consumers.

January 10, 2013

South Beach Diet on Thursday revealed a new addition to its line of nutritious and convenient foods — creamy South Beach Diet Snack Smoothies.

NEW YORK — South Beach Diet on Thursday revealed a new addition to its line of nutritious and convenient foods — creamy South Beach Diet Snack Smoothies.

January 9, 2013

A company that makes smoothies for dieters has introduced a new small size designed for convenience.

CHICAGO — A company that makes smoothies for dieters has introduced a new small size designed for convenience.

RightSize announced the launch of 8-oz. single-serve packs of its smoothies in the Lean Cocoa Bean, SkinniVanilli, Slend-A-Berry and Leano Cappuccino flavors.

September 18, 2012

Yoplait has introduced Yoplait Smoothies, which feature frozen fruit, fruit juice and real Yoplait Greek yogurt.

SUPPLIER NEWS — Yoplait has introduced Yoplait Smoothies, which feature frozen fruit, fruit juice and real Yoplait Greek yogurt. The smoothies can be made by adding skim milk and blending, and each 4.5-oz. freezer package yields a single 12-oz. serving. “Each smoothie provides 10 grams of protein when prepared with milk and are sweetened with all-natural stevia,” Yoplait Smoothie marketing manager Maija Aittola said. Available in mixed berry and strawberry banana orange flavors, Yoplait Smoothies carry a suggested retail price of $2.99.

August 16, 2012

Yoplait is expanding its portfolio with a new on-the-go item.

MINNEAPOLIS — Yoplait is expanding its portfolio with a new on-the-go item.

The brand has introduced Yoplait Smoothies, which feature frozen fruit, fruit juice and real Yoplait Greek yogurt. The smoothies can be made by adding 3/4 cup of skim milk and blending. Each 4.5-oz. freezer package yields a single 12-oz. serving, Yoplait said.

August 9, 2012

The Jamba "at home" lineup has expanded to include Jamba Greek yogurt superfruit smoothies.

PHOENIX — The Jamba "at home" lineup has expanded to include Jamba Greek yogurt superfruit smoothies.

The smoothies combine nonfat Greek yogurt with on-trend superfruits and are available in two flavors. Pomegranate Pick-Me-Up contains whole frozen blueberries and raspberries, sliced strawberries, pomegranate and frozen nonfat Greek yogurt. Acai Super-Antioxidant features whole frozen blueberries, raspberries, sliced strawberries, blackberries, acai and nonfat Greek yogurt. Each serving has 130 calories or less.

February 23, 2012

Inventure Foods has expanded its licensed line of Jamba Juice all-natural smoothies with a new blend-and-serve smoothie kit flavor.

PHOENIX — Inventure Foods has expanded its licensed line of Jamba all-natural smoothies with a new blend-and-serve smoothie kit flavor.

Orange Dream Machine, named after one of Jamba's popular smoothies, blends together peach and orange, vanilla-flavored nonfat yogurt and a signature Jamba antioxidant boost of vitamin C, Inventure Foods said. One bag of Orange Dream Machine, blended with apple juice, makes two 8-oz. smoothies with 140 calories per serving.

October 25, 2011

Dole has boosted its frozen fruit offerings.

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — Dole has boosted its frozen fruit offerings.

Dole fruit smoothie shakers and Dole frozen fruit single-serve cups are designed to provide consumers with new ways to enjoy the great taste of fresh fruit right from the freezer, Dole said.

October 6, 2011

Campbell Soup Co. has expanded its V8 V-Fusion juices line with 100% fruit and vegetable juice smoothies.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell Soup Co. has expanded its V8 V-Fusion juices line with 100% fruit and vegetable juice smoothies.

The V8 V-Fusion smoothies have no added sugar, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives and provide 2g fiber and such vitamins as A, C and E, for 130 calories or less.

The new smoothies carry a suggested retail price of $3.99 for a 36-oz. bottle. For a limited time, 9.5-oz. bottles also will be available at select Walmart stores nationwide for 50 cents.

September 26, 2011

Yoplait has introduced its latest fruit and yogurt smoothie flavor.

MINNEAPOLIS — Yoplait has introduced its latest fruit and yogurt smoothie flavor.

Yoplait said its chocolate banana smoothie has joined the roster of four other flavors, including triple berry, strawberry banana, blueberry pomegranate and strawberry mango pineapple. The smoothie comes in a freezer package, which provides two 8-oz. servings and contains frozen fruit and real Yoplait yogurt.

With 130 calories per serving, the new flavor is an ideal late afternoon snack or after-dinner treat, the company said.

September 12, 2011

United Kingdom-based organic kids’ brand Ella’s Kitchen is rolling out a number of products that were launched exclusively in Target in July.

HENLEY-ON-THAMES, U.K. — United Kingdom-based organic kids’ brand Ella’s Kitchen is rolling out a number of products that were launched exclusively in Target in July. The First Tastes line, which includes squeezable fruit and fruit-and-rice combinations, was created for babies transitioning to solid foods.


Toddlers and preschoolers also have developed a taste for Ella’s “smoothie fruit” squeezable products, and moms are including them as take-along snacks in lunchboxes.