Planned Mass. Wegman’s gets license to sell alcohol
ROCHESTER, N.Y. Wegman’s is on course to open its first store in Westwood, Mass. following a vote that approved a beer and wine license for the proposed supermarket, The Democrat and Chronicle, a Rochester-area daily, reported last week.
“That [liquor approval] was a major step in the right direction,” Wegmans spokeswoman Jo Natale, told the paper, cautioning that no actual deal had been struck as of last week.
Kraft intorudces Mac & Cheese crackers
NORTHFIELD, Ill. Kraft announced Thursday a new snack based on its popular Kraft Macaroni & Cheese product.
Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Crackers, sold in the familiar elbow-macaroni shape, will be made with real chedder cheese and available in cheddar, white cheddar and mild cheddar flavors. The crackers will become available nationwide this month.
Kraft was founded 100 years ago and operates in more than 150 countries. Its brands include Oscar Mayer meats, Philadelphia cream cheese, Maxwell House coffee and Nabisco cookies.
Just Born to debut brand new Peeps
BETHLEHEM, Pa. Candy maker Just Born has some new products that it will showcase at the All Candy Expo at Chicago’s McCormick Place convention center.
New products include sugar-free Peeps Pumpkins and Peeps Marshmallow JOY Letters, as well as new flavors for Mike and Ike Lemonade Blends.
Other new products for the Peeps like will include Chocolate Mousse Flavored Marshmallow Bunnies, Chocolate Mousse Flavored Marshmallow Bears, Orange Chicks and Green Bunnies.