Teatime in America
DALLAS Dean Foods kicks off summer with the introduction of the all natural Swiss Premium Tea.
The new tea is a healthy alternative to sugary sodas and juices because it lacks high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors and preservatives. It supports overall good health and is a natural source of antioxidants that may help increase the body’s protection against free radical damage.
According to Rick Zuroweste, SVP for Dean Foods, owners of the Swiss Premium Tea brand, “Tea consumption has doubled nationally over the past decade. For these reasons, we see tremendous growth and refreshment opportunities by introducing the Swiss Premium Tea brand to a national audience.”
Shareholders re-elect Pepsi Bottling Group directors
SOMERS, N.Y. The Pepsi Bottling Group announced that shareholders have re-elected 10 directors and approved Deloitte and Touche LLP as the company’s registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2009 at Wednesday’s annual shareholders meeting.
The re-election further solidifies PBG’s rejection of a proposal made earlier this month by PepsiCo to buy out PBG.
PBG is the largest manufacturer, seller and distributor of Pepsi-Cola beverages. It is located in seven countries, and the company’s annual sales are of nearly $14 billion.
Kellogg’s introduces weight-loss management protein shake
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. Kellogg’s Special K brand is introducing the brand’s first weight-management protein shake featuring great taste, protein, fiber and a reclosable plastic bottle.
“The Special K brand is excited to introduce new Special K Protein Shakes to give weight-managers yet another simple, all-day, weight-management solution that doesn’t sacrifice great taste,” said LaKesha Hatch, Special K brand manager at Kellogg’s.
Each meal replacement shake contains 10 g of protein and 5 g of fiber. While french vanilla and strawberry flavors contain 180 calories, and milk chocolate contains 190 calories, all of the flavors feature vitamins A, C, D and E and such nutrients as calcium.
Additionally, as Kellogg increases production of the new Special K Protein Shakes, the Special K brand is offering a coupon at www.specialkcoupon.com that consumers can redeem as the new shakes become available in their local markets.