Bear Naked introduces all-natural granola bars
LA JOLLA, Calif. Bear Naked, the natural foods innovator, is expanding its premium, all-natural granola family to include a new line of granola bars that offers active consumers a unique, on-the-go snacking alternative.
Soft and chewy in texture and available in three enticing flavors (Chocolaty Cherry, Tropical and Fruit and Nut) Bear Naked 100% Pure & Natural Grain-ola bars provide a new way to satisfy cravings for delicious, “bearly” processed snacks.
Made with 100% ingredients straight from nature and minimally processed, they do not contain any preservatives, artificial flavors, trans fats, cholesterol, hydrogenated oils or high fructose corn syrup.
Chocolaty Cherry combines rich chocolate with cherries, pecans and almonds. Tropical features exotic fruits including mango, papaya, pineapple and coconut. Fruit and Nut replicates the popular Bear Naked all-natural granola flavor with a blend of raisins, cranberries and hearty pecans and almonds. Bear Naked 100% Pure & Natural Grain-ola bars are now available in grocery stores nationwide for the suggested retail price of $1.69 per bar.
“We are thrilled to introduce our 100% Pure & Natural Grain-ola bars, a perfect fit for the Bear Naked family of foods that provide multi-sensory combinations of pure and simple ingredients,” said Ryan Therriault, senior manager, brand marketing and innovation. “Bear Naked is dedicated to providing great-tasting, nutritious snacks that compliment a naturally inclined, modern lifestyle. These Grain-ola bars are an innovative solution that strikes the perfect balance of exciting flavor, healthy indulgence and simple nutrition that nourishes the body, mind and spirit without sacrificing great taste.”
Stop & Shop recalls its nonfat dried milk due to possible contamination
QUINCY, Mass. Stop & Shop has issued a voluntary recall of its 16-oz.Stop & Shop nonfat dried milk.
The product was removed from store shelves after a nonfat dried milk used in production was recalled by Plainview Milk, the product’s manufacturer, as it may have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella bacteria.
Though no reports of illnesses associated with consumption have been reported to date, customers who have purchased the product are advised to discard any unused portions and are invited to bring their purchase receipt to any Stop & Shop for a full refund.
Food contaminated with Salmonella can cause salmonellosis. The most common manifestations of this common bacterial foodborne illness are diarrhea, abdominal cramps and fever within eight to 72 hours. Additional symptoms may include chills, headache, nausea and vomiting that can last up to seven days.
Hershey to close online gift service
HERSHEY, Pa. The sweetness that Hershey’s Gifts brings to consumers will soon be no more.
The Hershey Co., announced it is closing the Hershey Gifts service July 31.
Spokesman Kirk Saville said the company is looking into other e-commerce options, including strategic partnerships and licensing agreements, the Associated Press reported Thursday.
Financial terms regarding the service closure were not disclosed.
The Associated Press said that approximately 12 Hershey’s Gifts employees will lose their jobs, and that the company is working to find them jobs within the corporation.