Mott’s launches ‘Pink to the Core’ in support of breast cancer
PLANO, Texas Mott’s announced the launch of their “Pink to the Core” limited-edition applesauce promotion available through October.
“Susan G. Komen for the Cure is the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists, and Mott’s is proud to join their efforts to find the cures,” said Dave Fleming, brand director for Mott’s.
Mott’s has agreed to donate $300,000 to the organization and will be a National Series Sponsor of the 2009 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Series.
The race dedicated to raising awareness of breast cancer and breast health is the world’s largest series of 5K runs, operating in more than 120 cities and five countries.
Shareholders re-elect Pepsi Bottling Group directors
SOMERS, N.Y. The Pepsi Bottling Group announced that shareholders have re-elected 10 directors and approved Deloitte and Touche LLP as the company’s registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2009 at Wednesday’s annual shareholders meeting.
The re-election further solidifies PBG’s rejection of a proposal made earlier this month by PepsiCo to buy out PBG.
PBG is the largest manufacturer, seller and distributor of Pepsi-Cola beverages. It is located in seven countries, and the company’s annual sales are of nearly $14 billion.
Kellogg’s introduces weight-loss management protein shake
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. Kellogg’s Special K brand is introducing the brand’s first weight-management protein shake featuring great taste, protein, fiber and a reclosable plastic bottle.
“The Special K brand is excited to introduce new Special K Protein Shakes to give weight-managers yet another simple, all-day, weight-management solution that doesn’t sacrifice great taste,” said LaKesha Hatch, Special K brand manager at Kellogg’s.
Each meal replacement shake contains 10 g of protein and 5 g of fiber. While french vanilla and strawberry flavors contain 180 calories, and milk chocolate contains 190 calories, all of the flavors feature vitamins A, C, D and E and such nutrients as calcium.
Additionally, as Kellogg increases production of the new Special K Protein Shakes, the Special K brand is offering a coupon at www.specialkcoupon.com that consumers can redeem as the new shakes become available in their local markets.