QuesaDippers joins Tyson’s Any’tizers line
SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Tyson has expanded its Any’tizers line with a new dish that is sure to become a favorite among kids and party guests.
New QuesaDippers snacks combine flour tortillas, all-white chicken with taco or fajita seasoning and Monterey Jack cheese, all packaged with zesty garden or cilantro lime salsa packets, Tyson said. The snacks are packed in resealable packaging, allowing for easy storage in the freezer to maintain freshness.
All Tyson Any’tizers can be found in the frozen food section of grocery stores nationwide.
Chocolate, peanut butter unite in new Snickers bar
HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — Mars Chocolate is pairing its classic Snickers candy with peanut butter.
Snickers Peanut Butter Squared boasts classic Snickers taste, which includes peanuts, caramel, nougat and milk chocolate, but also possesses the rich decadence of peanut butter. Each 1.78-oz. singles pack includes two delicious square-shaped bars and sells for a suggested retail price of 89 cents.
"How do you improve the most satisfying candy bar in the world? You add peanut butter," said Debra Sandler, chief consumer officer for Mars Chocolate North America. "We know people love the satisfying taste of Snickers and research told us they also love peanut butter and chocolate. Snickers Peanut Butter Squared is the match made in heaven."
DeMet’s acquires TrueNorth brand from Frito-Lay
STAMFORD, Conn. — A nut snack brand now is part of a candy company’s portfolio.
DeMet’s Candy Co. said it has completed its acquisition of the TrueNorth brand from Frito-Lay North America, a PepsiCo division. The acquisition is said to build on the confectioner’s existing portfolio, which includes such treats as Flipz, Treasures and Stixx. DeMet’s is owned by a private equity fund.
"DeMet’s is pleased to welcome the TrueNorth products to its family of brands," said David Clarke, president and CEO of DeMet’s. "These high-quality, all-natural products will provide DeMet’s with many new avenues for growth and innovation, both in market segments that TrueNorth presently competes in as well as in new ones."