Snack Pack adds three new pudding flavors to line
OMAHA, Neb. ConAgra has expanded its Snack Pack pudding line to now include three new delectable flavors.
Snack Pack’s line of pudding now will include blueberry muffin, cinnamon roll and sugar free caramel varieties that can be enjoyed day or night.
“Research showed the majority of our consumers enjoyed Snack Pack pudding as part of their lunch or as an afternoon snack,” said Jamel Richardson, brand manager, ConAgra Foods. “With the new Snack Pack flavors, such as blueberry muffin and cinnamon roll, we’re able to deliver a convenient, wholesome sweet treat appropriate for any time of day, including between breakfast and lunch and late night.”
Sold at grocery stores nationwide for an average retail price of $1.24 for four pudding cups, Snack Pack pudding comes in a multitude of flavors, including chocolate, vanilla, tapioca and butterscotch.
Cheerios launches contest with help of Martina McBride, Cal Ripken Jr.
MINNEAPOLIS Cheerios has teamed up with country singer Martina McBride and baseball great Cal Ripken Jr. to encourage consumers to live with a heart-healthy lifestyle.
The celebrity duo has joined Cheerios to promote the cereal’s “Do What You Love” contest, where winners will have the chance to tour McBride’s Nashville recording studio or to play catch with Ripken.
One music lover will tour the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum with McBride, hang out with her in her recording studio — the world-famous Blackbird Studio in Nashville, Tenn. — and get VIP tickets to one of her upcoming concerts.
One lucky baseball enthusiast will have the chance to play catch with Ripken and to tour the Ripken Youth Baseball Academy with the “Iron Man” of baseball himself. In addition, the winner will throw out the first pitch at the Cal Ripken World Series and sit in Ripken’s reserved seats at a professional Baltimore baseball game.
For a chance to win exclusive access to McBride and Ripken, Cheerios lovers must submit a 150 to 250 word original story and photo. The story and photo must showcase what the applicant loves to do and how he or she takes care of him or herself so he or she can continue to do it. The Cheerios “Do What You Love” contest opens Monday and runs through July 23 at Cheerios.com/love. Winners will be notified the week of Aug.10.
“Martina McBride and Cal Ripken Jr. value the importance of heart health so they can continue to do what they love,” said Jeff Hingher, brand marketing manager for Cheerios. “Through partnering with them on this contest, we hope to inspire Americans to become better caretakers of their hearts so they too can do more of what they love each day.”
Clif Crunch makes retail debut
BERKELEY, Calif. Clif Bar's newest line of granola bars offer the same great taste but with a lighter-textured crunch.
Clif Crunch bars are 70% organic and made with all-natural ingredients. Each two-bar packet delivers a full serving of organic whole grains and 4 to 5 g of protein, and is a good source of fiber. Available in chocolate chip, honey oat, peanut butter and white chocolate macadamia nut flavors, the Clif Crunch line carries a suggested retail price of $3.99 per 10-bar box.
“Clif Crunch brings exciting new variety to the crunchy granola bar category,” said Carly Lutz, brand director at Clif Bar. “The Clif Kitchen loves a challenge, and we have successfully found new ways to bake crunchy granola bars that allow us to mix creamy chips and nuts into the bars.”