Report: Yoplait boosts portfolio with lactose-free line
MINNEAPOLIS — A General Mills yogurt brand is set to launch a new line of products, according to published reports.
Yoplait is set to launch its lactose-free line of yogurt, which is said to contain 50% the daily value of calcium in every cup, 99% fat free and includes vitamins A and D, according to reports.
Yoplait lactose free will be available in four varieties in January 2012.
Garlic Jim’s launches frozen gluten-free pizza line
NEW YORK — A gourmet pizza chain is bringing its gluten-free pizza line to the frozen food aisle of stores nationwide.
Garlic Jim’s, a restaurant chain based in Washington, initially began rolling out its 12-in. frozen pizzas in supermarkets in the Puget Sound, Wash., area this spring.
Garlic Jim’s frozen gluten-free pizza is available in the following varieties: "The King of Pizza Toppings" pepperoni pizza, gourmet garlic pizza, "Don’t Have a Cow Literally" veggie pizza and "The Big Cheese" three-cheese pizza.
Coca-Cola Foundation donates funds to hunger relief organizations in Georgia
ATLANTA — The charitable arm of Coca-Cola has donated $60,000 to three Atlanta-based organizations that aim to reduce hunger.
The Atlanta Community Food Bank, the Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Area Command and Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless were each awarded $20,000 from the Coca-Cola Foundation. The donations are part of the foundation’s “Donations in Lieu of Decorations Initiative,” which has awarded more than $500,000 to 45 organizations since 1992.
“We want to do our part during the holiday season to help our local community thrive,” Coca-Cola Foundation chair Ingrid Saunders Jones said. “These grants will support the efforts of three outstanding organizations that do the heavy lifting every day to reduce hunger in our community. These organizations address the most basic of human needs and improve lives, create opportunities, and help sustain our local community.”