Herr’s raises breast cancer awareness, funds with limited-edition pretzels
NOTTINGHAM, Pa — Herr’s is working with the American Cancer Society during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to raise money and awareness with a limited-edition pretzel. The ribbon-shaped whole grain pretzels with flax seed and honey are being sold in a specially designed pink bag, and Herr’s is donating $0.05 from each bag sold to the for the ACS’ “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” initiative.
“At Herr’s, we are passionate about supporting philanthropic organizations that give back to the communities we serve,” said Ed Herr, president of Herr Foods. “We are proud to partner with the American Cancer Society’s ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer’ program to help finish the fight and support all those who are affected by breast cancer.”
The special-edition pretzels will be available through mid-November.
Target working with MIT ‘to explore future of food retailing’
- This month, Target will kick-off a major project with MIT Media Lab’s Laboratory for Social Machines. Through this initiative, Target will collect and analyze billions of public data points — spanning brand communications, traditional and social media messages and supply chain information — in an effort to map the global conversations related to food;
- Later this year, Target will launch a website with IDEO to identify trends and ultimately explore how food will be grown, sold and consumed in the next 15 years; and
- In January, Target and IDEO will launch the Food + Future coLAB in Cambridge, Mass. The coLAB, which will draw on innovative research being conducted at the MIT Media Lab, will house multidisciplinary teams from these three organizations, as well as others, tasking them with solving some of the toughest challenges related to food.
Snacking on the dark side
HILO, Hawaii — Royal Hawaiian Macadamia Nut recently introduced a dark chocolate and fruit macadamia nut snack. The new snack is made with 70% dark cacao, the purest form of chocolate with antioxidant benefits, and sulfite-free dried fruit.
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The new snack, designed to appeal to both indulgent and healthy snackers, is available in three flavors — blackberry goji berry, blueberry acaí and pomegranate mango. It is packaged in a stand-up resealable bag and retails for $4.99 for 4.5 oz.
Royal Hawaiian Macadamia Nut has developed multiple floor stands, floor shippers, wing displays, permanent peg fixtures, spinner racks and side panels for the new product. The product is shipping to stores now.