Angell touts first-ever Fair Trade-certified bars
SOLANA BEACH, Calif. — A new line of organic and Fair Trade-certified chocolate bars has hit the market.
Jungell’s Angell bars are chocolate bars that are available in Angell Crisp, Snow Angell, Dark Angell and Classic Angell (coming soon), and range from 170 to 190 calories per bar. Each candy bar contains only organic ingredients and made its debut at the Natural Products Expo West 2011, held in Anaheim, Calif.
Angell bars are available at natural food stores and on Amazon.com.
Report: Necco off sales block
BOSTON — The confectioner behind Sweethearts candies is no longer for sale, according to published reports.
The New England Confectionary Co., also known as Necco, announced that it tapped New York-based investment firm Sawaya Segalas this past November to help the former explore the possible sale. Now, the company has suspended its plans, according the Boston Herald.
In November 2010, Necco COO Dave Smith said the company was "confident that [it] will be recognized for the value it can bring the right partner."
Necco has been in operation since 1847.
Smucker’s introduces new Snack’n Waffles
ORRVILLE, Ohio — Smucker’s has introduced an on-the-go, heat-and-eat breakfast treat.
New Smucker’s Snack’n Waffles are microwavable waffles that are ready to eat after 15 seconds in the microwave, and already have sweetness baked right in. The waffles are available in blueberry, maple, cinnamon and chocolate chip.
"Although mornings are busier than ever for moms and dads, it doesn’t mean they can’t be fun," said Maribeth Badertscher, VP corporate communications at J.M. Smucker Co. "We know every second counts and are thrilled to offer a fun ‘all-in-one, on-the-run’ solution for parents to provide their kids with a delicious, wholesome and portable breakfast or snack they are sure to love."