Snackeez travel cup makes debut on retail shelves in stores
NEW YORK — The makers of Flipeez and Stompeeze have announced the introduction of Snackeez, an all-in-one drinking and snacking cup. The product features a 4-oz., flip-top lid snack bowl that screws into the base cup, which holds 16 ounces of liquid.
Snackeez features four color combinations — blue, pink, green and orange — each with a contrasting grip around the cup. Snackeez are spill-resistant and BPA free.
Snackeez is now available at Bed Bath & Beyond, CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens and Walmart for $9.99.
Jubilant Life Sciences announces generic Aldacone, Namenda
UTTAR PRADESH, India — Jubilant Life Sciences, an integrated pharmaceuticals and life sciences company, last week announced that it received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for spironolactone tablets, 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg, which is the generic version of Aldactone. The drug is used to treat fluid retention caused by congestive heart failure and cirrhosis of the liver.
The market size for spironolactone tablets is $87 million per annum, according to IMS data. The company said it expects to launch the product in first quarter 2015.
The company also received FDA approval for memantine tablets, 5 mg and 10 mg, the generic form of Namenda from Forest Labs. Memantine tablets are used for the treatment of moderate-to-severe Alzheimer’s disease. The drug is expected to launch after the patent expiry in 2015, the company said.
SodaStream unveils new line of syrup concentrates
AIRPORT CITY, Israel — SodaStream, a manufacturer and distributor of home beverage carbonation systems, last week announced SodaStream Free, a range of fruit-flavored syrup concentrates that allows consumers to make beverages at home. These syrups contain a fraction of the calories and sugar content of regular soft drinks, the company said.
"Today, people want to live a better life, and there is a clear trend toward drinking lightly sweetened sparkling drinks. SodaStream is all about enabling people to create better-for-you drinks the way they like them. SodaStream Free is the perfect way to enjoy homemade, lightly sweetened sparkling drinks made with natural ingredients," said Daniel Birnbaum, CEO of SodaStream.
Consumers can choose from Kiwi-Pear, Passion-Mango, Cranberry-Raspberry, Apple-Peach, Lychee-Green Tea and Fresh Bitter Lemon. The products have been launched as part of a co-branding partnership with Cooking Light, an epicurean brand with a focus on food and health.