Ice, ice baby: New Ice Breakers Frost mints keep breath cool
HERSHEY, Pa. One of Hershey’s popular mint brands is adding a powerfully cool taste experience to its line.
Ice Breakers Frost sugar-free mints are coated with xylitol, cooling and flavor crystals and will be available in Wintercool and peppermint varieties.
“Ice Breakers Frost mints are designed for those who are looking for a strong mint but don’t want to sacrifice taste. The mints feature the same great flavor of our core Ice Breakers mints, which is then frosted with a combination of xylitol, cooling and flavor crystals for a uniquely powerful taste and texture,” said Anna Lingeris, spokeswoman for Ice Breakers Frost mints and Hershey. “The result is a satisfying and powerfully cool taste experience.”
Ice Breakers Frost mints are now available in 1.2-oz. containers at participating mass, grocery, drug and specialty retailers.
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.