Honest Tea introduces Unsweet Lemon Tea
BETHESDA, Md. — Honest Tea, maker of organic bottled tea, is rolling out Unsweet Lemon Tea nationwide, the company announced. The zero-calorie beverage is brewed with organic, Fair Trade-certified tea leaves and flavored with organic lemon extract.
“We worked hard to create an unsweetened tea with a smooth and easily accessible taste profile that Unsweet Lemon Tea delivers,” Seth Goldman, co-founder and "TeaEO" of Honest Tea said. “We hope this new variety will resonate with consumers as they seek out more zero-calorie beverages.”
The company’s latest product offering brings its zero-calorie beverage line to four varieties. Unsweet Lemon Tea comes in individual, 16.9-oz. bottles and is already available at retailers nationwide. Honest Fizz, the company’s zero-calorie, naturally sweetened soda line, was launched earlier this year.
Hy-Vee introduces turkey-donation campaign throughout Midwest
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Supermarket chain Hy-Vee is donating 10,000 turkeys for Thanksgiving, the company said Wednesday.
The West Des Moines, Iowa-based chain said it would donate the turkeys over a 10-day period in 10 cities around the Midwest, including Lincoln, Neb.; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Sioux City, Iowa; Des Moines, Iowa; Mason City, Iowa; Rochester, Minn.; Omaha, Neb.; Sioux Falls, S.D.; Madison, Wis.; and the Kansas City, Mo., metro area and Quad Cities metro area in Iowa and Illinois.
"As a grocery store and member of this community, Hy-Vee is committed to fighting hunger," Hy-Vee CEO Randy Edeker said. "To accomplish this goal, we look for ways in which we can make a difference by assisting local hunger relief organizations to help families in need within our communities."
Skeeter Snacks to launch in New England Walgreens
WESTPORT, Conn. — Skeeter Snacks, an allergy-friendly food, will launch its product in 212 Walgreens locations in the New England area.
Skeeter Snacks provides a variety of snack options for children and adults with tree nut and peanut allergies, and are available in six different cookie options: Chocolate Chunk, Chocolate Cubed, Golden Oatmeal, Skeeter Doodle, Chocolate Chip Minis and Cinnamon Graham Minis.
“This launch into Walgreens stores gives us the ability to reach more consumers, especially ones with tree nut and peanut allergies,” said Laurie Witt, director of marketing for Skeeter Snacks. “Our snacks are a delicious treat for everyone with nut allergies, but also for people without food allergies.”
For additional information about the products and for a store locator, visit SkeeterSnacks.com.