Bear Naked expands flavor offerings
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.
"We know that our fans are increasingly looking for deliciously real foods that provide protein as a way to stay fueled and ready for whatever adventure they choose, whether they’re hitting the slopes or the trail," said John King, Bear Naked marketing director. "We’re passionate about creating natural, great-tasting foods that power active lifestyles and help you ‘One Up’ your adventures."
Bear Naked products are available at retailers nationwide. The new flavor is sold in 11.2-oz. packages and will appear join the existing roster of eight granola flavors offered by the company.
Doritos snack gets fiery flavor
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.
The Doritos Dinamita line was introduced in spring 2012. In addition to the new Fiery Habanero variety, the line also includes Chili Limon and Nacho Picoso flavors.
Ginger Ale a favorite among flavored CSDs
PLANO, Texas — Canada Dry Ginger Ale has long been a staple in the flavored soft drink category. The brand, invented by a pharmacist in 1904, has seen an uptick in sales that Dr Pepper Snapple Group attributes to “the perceived healthfulness of ginger ale as a CSD flavor.” Sales were up 20% in the drug store channel last year, according to Nielsen.
Growth also was driven by an aggressive advertising program emphasizing the soft drink’s ‘Made from Real Ginger’ positioning, and by the introduction of Canada Dry TEN, a lower-calorie version of the classic beverage.