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Quaker Oats pours the Perfect Portions

BY Jason Owen

CHICAGO — Quaker Oats, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, on Wednesday introduced Perfect Portions, a multiserve instant oatmeal that contains no added sugar and comes in a convenient, resealable package.

Quaker Perfect Portions comes in two flavors, both with no sugar added: Cinnamon and Maple. Both flavors are heart-healthy options, with two grams of soluble fiber per 45 gram serving, and are a good source of fiber (per 45 gram serving).

Quaker Perfect Portions is available in grocery stores nationwide at a suggested retail price of $2.29 per package.


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Apr-04-2013 10:34 am

I stop eating this in a while because I am diabetic person, but with this development I can eta this again. Thank you so much. -The Balancing Act Lifetime

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Frito-Lay turns up the heat with tapatio spice snacks

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PLANO, Texas — PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division is launching two new snack chips flavored with tapatio, a spicy sauce made with a combination of red chili peppers, spices and a hint of garlic.

New Lay’s Tapatio Limon flavored potato chips and Cheetos Tapatio flavored snacks join the existing line of tapatio flavored chips: Ruffles Tapatio Limon flavored potato chips and Doritos Tapatio flavored tortilla chips.

"We know that many of our consumers are already pairing their favorite hot sauce with their favorite Frito-Lay snacks," said Ram Krishnan, vice president, marketing, Frito-Lay North America . "Whether consumers are relaxing at home with Lay’s potato chips or hanging out with the family having fun with Cheetos snacks, we’re excited to offer two hot new ways to enjoy great snacking."

Tapatio hot sauce was first introduced to consumers in the early 1970s. Founder Jose-Luis Saavedra, Sr. began by making batches of hot sauce from his family home and personally delivering bottles of the finished product to local Los Angeles markets.

"Tapatio hot sauce and Frito-Lay have a shared passion for bringing great tasting, high-quality products to our consumers," said Jose-Luis Saavedra, Sr. , founder, Tapatio Hot Sauce. "This partnership allows us to continue to bring our famous hot sauce to new customers, while providing a fun way for our existing fans to experience their favorite hot sauce flavors."

New Lay’s Tapatio Limon flavored potato chips are available in 2.875 oz. bags for $1.49, 7 oz. bags for $2.99 and 9.5 oz. bags for $4.29. New Cheetos Tapatio flavored snacks are available in 1.125 oz. bags for $.50, 3.75 oz. bags for $1.49 and 9.5 oz. bags for $3.49.


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Hood heats up summer indulgence with Greek frozen yogurt line

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LYNNFIELD, Mass. — Hood, a New England dairy brand, has entered the fast-growing Greek yogurt market with the introduction of four new Greek frozen yogurts, the company announced today.

Hood Greek Frozen Yogurt combines lowfat frozen yogurt with ingredients such as raspberry swirls, granola crunch and chocolate chips, and are hitting store shelves just in time for the warm weather months.

Made with live and active cultures, each serving of Hood Greek Frozen Yogurt contains five grams of protein.

“Greek Frozen Yogurt is an exciting addition to the Hood family of frozen dairy products,” said Sarah Barow, Hood spokesperson. “With the popularity of Greek yogurt continuing to grow, we think consumers will be eager to try this refreshing new frozen treat. Hood’s rich and creamy Greek Frozen Yogurt offers delicious lowfat flavors that are high in protein, giving New Englanders a smarter way to indulge.”

Available in quart size containers, Hood Greek Frozen Yogurt is available in four different flavors:

  • Blueberry – blueberry lowfat Greek frozen yogurt;

  • Double Chocolate Chip – chocolate lowfat Greek frozen yogurt with chocolate chips;

  • Honey Vanilla – honey vanilla lowfat Greek frozen yogurt; and

  • Raspberry Granola – vanilla lowfat Greek frozen yogurt with raspberry swirl and granola crunch

“Hood Greek Frozen Yogurt is ideal for consumers looking for a better-for-you treat, without sacrificing taste,” said Elizabeth M. Ward, M.S., R.D. and the Hood Answer Mom. “The five grams of protein in each serving make Hood Greek Frozen Yogurt a smarter indulgence for today’s health-conscious consumer. It also is a great base ingredient for smoothies, as well as many other delicious recipes.”

Hood Greek Frozen Yogurt is available at major grocery stores across New England.


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