Smucker cuts prices of Folgers coffees
NEW YORK J.M. Smucker & Co. has cut the prices of four Folgers coffees due to a drop in costs of green coffee beans, the company announced Friday. The price cuts on the newly-acquired Folgers brand products were put into effect immediately.
A spokesperson for Folgers told the international press that Smucker cut the price of Folgers Ground by 10 cents each for10.33-ounce to 11.5-ounce containers, a price cut of about 3.5 percent.
The price of Folgers Gourmet coffees was also slashed by 35 cents for every 10-ounce to 12-ounce container, a price reduction of almost 8 percent.
Winn-Dixie remodels Pensacola, Fla., stores
PENSACOLA, Fla. Winn-Dixie grocery stores in three different Pensacola, Fl., locations—Bayou Boulevard, Mobile Highway and East Nine Mil Road—went through a makeover recently. Produce and bakery sections were expanded, restrooms remodeled, an updated assortment of organic products was added, as well as another store entrance. All three stores received a new design, as well as other renovations.
The company is celebrating Friday and Saturday with special events for the public, including wine and cheese tasting and a “family fun day” at two of their refashioned locations.
Lindt gets into the holiday spirit with seasonal packaging for its chocolates
KILCHBERG, Switzerland Lindt just made the holidays a little sweeter. The Swiss chocolate manufacturer has refashioned its premium chocolate packaging with holiday designs and prices affordable enough to pick up a few for relatives and friends with a sweet tooth.
Lindt’s Holiday Tree, for $7.99, is filled with a bag of Lindor Truffles, and their red poinsettia box, for $6.99, brings to mind the holiday flower often used for decoration this time of year. The milk or dark chocolate Santa Claus, wrapped in brightly colored foiled, is available for only $3.99, as are the reindeer, which are wrapped in gold foil and are available in milk, dark and white chocolate.