Jelly Belly chocolate-covered candies ‘dips’ into new flavor
FAIRFIELD, Calif. — Jelly Belly is expanding its Chocolate Dips line to include a new sweet flavor.
The company said its strawberry flavor will be available in a 2.8-oz. bag, building on the brand’s line of convenient smaller bag sizes.
The family of Jelly Bean Chocolate Dips includes coconut, mint, orange, raspberry and Very Cherry flavors.
Sheila G Brands’ Brownie Brittle line arrives at Publix
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Sheila G Brands’ Brownie Brittle line has made its way to Publix.
The Brownie Brittle line, which is available in chocolate chip, peanut butter chip and toffee crunch flavors, now is available at Publix stores nationwide. The line initially launched last January.
In addition to Publix, Sheila G Brands products also are available in thousands of stores in the Northeast and Southeast United States, as well as the Caribbean, and at Paradies airport shops, and hotel gift shops across the country.
Pepsi Bottling Ventures names new president, CEO
RALEIGH, N.C. — A joint venture between Suntory International and PepsiCo has appointed a new leader.
Paul Finney has been appointed president and CEO of Pepsi Bottling Ventures, who has served as SVP sales and marketing at the company since 2006. Finney replaces Keith Reimer, who retired on Dec. 31.
"Paul is an immensely talented and versatile executive with proven know-how in running a large sales organization, motivating people and exceeding customer expectations," said Tsuyoshi Nishizaki, president and CEO of Suntory International. "In addition to his knowledge of PepsiCo’s bottling system and the diverse retail channels it serves, we are truly fortunate to have an executive of Paul’s vast skills and experience taking the reins and steering PBV’s strategic direction. While thanking Keith Reimer for his great contributions over the years, we anticipate a seamless leadership transition from Keith to Paul and we look forward to continued momentum in the marketplace."