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Extra Dessert Delights turns to Facebook to decide newest flavor

BY Allison Cerra

CHICAGO — Extra is enlisting consumers to help it decide what should be the next Extra Dessert Delights flavor.

Through its Facebook page, consumers can select among bananas foster, root beer float and lemon square flavors. The winning flavor of this vote will be added to the Dessert Delights lineup of orange creme pop, apple pie, mint chocolate chip, strawberry shortcake and key lime pie. Voting ends Nov. 12. The new flavor is slated to hit store shelves next summer.

Extra Dessert Delights gum is available at retailers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $1.19 (single, 15-stick Slim Pack) and $2.49 (multi-pack with three, 15-stick Slim Packs).

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Changing Channels — Hemp Hearts, SunButter spread and Krispy Kreme coffee

BY Alaric DeArment

Seeds of revolution
Manitoba Harvest has introduced Hemp Hearts — shelled hemp seeds that can be sprinkled on salads, cereal and yogurt that are packed with protein and omegas.
Price: $2.99 to $14.99
ManitobaHarvest.com


Koffee and Kreme
Coffee and donuts are a natural combination, so Krispy Kreme is launching its Signature Coffee Blends at U.S. and Canadian locations and online.
Price: $8.99
KrispyKreme.com

SB&J
SunButter’s sunflower seed-based spread offers an alternative to peanut butter for those with nut allergies.
Price: $5 to $7
SunButter.com

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T.G.I. Friday’s debuts Entrées for One line

BY Allison Cerra

PITTSBURGH — T.G.I. Friday’s has brought its famous dishes to the frozen food section of retailers nationwide.

New Entrées for One combine restaurant quality with the convenience of a ready-made, individual frozen meal, the company said.

The new entrées include nine varieties in a host of flavors, including:

  • Sizzling chicken fajitas;

  • Sizzling steak fajitas;

  • Grilled chicken mac and cheese;

  • Prime rib stroganoff;

  • Chicken and broccoli alfredo;

  • Loaded chicken and cheese;

  • Cajun-style chicken alfredo;

  • Sesame orange chicken; and

  • Creamy chicken pasta carbonara.

The new frozen entrées carry a suggested retail price of $3.99.

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