Coca-Cola’s Fuze, Gold Peak brands get new flavors
ATLANTA Coca-Cola is beefing up its noncarbonated beverage portfolio with four new varieties of Fuze and Gold Peak teas.
According to published reports, Fuze raspberry and unsweetened green tea should be available by December, with green tea and tropical versions of Gold Peak available early next year.
"As the fresh-brewed tea market continues to grow, [restaurant] operators are seeking new options to satisfy health-conscious customers with a variety of taste preferences," said Scott Young, Coca-Cola’s SVP food service strategy and marketing, was quoted as saying.
Skinny Water hits Big Y shelves
BALA CYNWYD, Pa. A zero-calorie enhanced water brand will be available at 55 Big Y Foods in Massachusetts and Connecticut this month.
Skinny Water currently is available at Safeway stores nationwide. The addition of Big Y increased the total retail store count to 7,079 stores nationwide, up from approximately 4,200 retail outlets at year’s end 2009.
The Skinny Water lineup features nine great-tasting flavors, containing key electrolytes, antioxidants and vitamins, and has zero calories, sugar and sodium, and no preservatives, with all-natural colors and flavors, according to the company.
‘Tis the season to save on P&G items
CINCINNATI Procter & Gamble on Monday announced that it is adding in-pack coupons from various brands into specially marked products.
With more consumers looking for more bang for their buck this holiday season, P&G said its in-pack coupons can help consumers save on their holiday purchases. By buying such favorite brands as Crest 3D Whitestrips, Duracell, Gain and Mr. Clean through December, consumers can find big savings on other P&G brands. With 12 brands currently available with coupons found inside, savings can add up to $180 when combined, the company said.
In related news, P&G also is mailing special booklets to select savvy shoppers who have subscribed to P&G mailing programs.