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Jelly Belly chairman honored by confectionery community

BY Ryan Chavis

FAIRFIELD, Calif. — Herman G. Rowland Sr., Chairman of the Board for Jelly Belly Candy Co., is the recipient of the first ISM Lifetime Achievement Award. ISM, a trade show of confectionery and snack products, honored Rowland with the show’s first award to kick off this year’s show.

Rowland was selected by an international jury of industry members, as well as trade and science sectors. He was praised for his creativity, initiative and humor that have identified him as a leader in the industry.

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New Fiber One cereal hits grocery shelves

BY Ryan Chavis

MINNEAPOLIS — Fiber One wants to help consumers stick to their New Year’s goals with the introduction of a new cereal, the company said.

Fiber One launched Fiber One Protein, a granola cereal that’s available in two flavors — Maple Brown Sugar and Cranberry Almond. Each serving of Fiber One Protein delivers 10g of protein when served with milk, as well as 20% of daily value of fiber.

"We know that many consumers are looking to increase their morning protein intake for a variety of reasons, but they still want the convenience of breakfast cereal," said Jim Wilson, marketing manager for Fiber One. "With the launch of Fiber One Protein, we’re excited to offer a wholesome combination of protein and fiber that provides a smart and satisfying breakfast choice for those looking to increase protein in their diet."

Fiber One Protein is available at major grocery stores across the nation at a SRP of $4.29. 
 

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Snyder’s of Hanover adds new corn snack

BY Ryan Chavis

HANOVER, Pa. — Snyder’s of Hanover is adding Korn Krunchers, a new line of baked and seasoned corn snacks, to its lineup of products. The snack is offered in three flavors: Korn Krunchers Barbeque, Korn Krunchers Nacho Grande and Korn Krunchers Hot Chili Lime.

“We pride ourselves on staying on the cutting edge of consumer-desired snack trends,” Bob Gould, marketing manager for Snyder’s of Hanover, said. “Our 2014 new products are among the most innovative options and expansions we’ve offered yet, and Korn Krunchers are a prime example. The new snack line gives consumers even more options when looking for flavorful, crunchy snacks that can add excitement to their daily snacking.”

Korn Krunchers are available in 10-oz. bags, which retail for around $3.69.

 

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