Bolthouse Farms gives salad dressings a makeover
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Bolthouse Farms has overhauled its salad dressing line to include less calories and fat, as well as two new flavors.
The company said its premium refrigerated salad dressings now contain at least 55% fewer calories and 75% less fat than the leading brand, making each serving of the dressings 45 calories or less.
In line with these changes, the company has added zesty french and salsa ranch salad dressings to its lineup.
In addition to its changes to the premium refrigerated salad dressings, Bolthouse Farms also revamped its vinaigrette line, which are made with extra virgin olive oil, flaxseed oil and canola oil.
Bolthouse Farms zesty french and salsa ranch dressings now are available nationwide for a suggested retail price of $3.49 per 14-oz. bottle.
Jelly Belly gets ready for its close-up in music video
FAIRFIELD, Calif. — Jelly Belly recently was thrust into the spotlight as part of a stop-motion music video, which featured more than a quarter of a million of the brand’s jelly beans.
The music video was for singer/songwriter Kina Grannis’ new single, “In Your Arms.” The video included 47 different flavors of Jelly Belly beans (288,000 jelly beans in all), which were placed by hand, the company said.
To view the music video, a behind-the scenes look at its making and an exclusive video of Grannis’ tour of the Jelly Belly candy factory in Fairfield, Calif., visit the Jelly Belly Facebook page.
Starbucks officially debuts K-Cup portion packs at retail
SEATTLE — Starbucks has launched its K-Cup portion packs at major food, drug, mass, club, specialty and department store retailers nationwide.
Starbucks coffee K-Cup portion packs are available in Starbucks’ most popular coffee varieties, including: Breakfast Blend, Pike Place roast, house blend, Sumatra and French roast. In addition, two selections of Tazo tea also are be available, including Tazo tea Awake and Tazo tea Zen.
“We are excited to elevate the more than $3 billion dollar single-cup coffee category with the introduction of Starbucks coffee K-Cup packs,” Starbucks channel development president Jeff Hansberry said. “We have seen tremendous success in the premium single-cup category with Starbucks Via Ready Brew and look forward to expanding our portfolio in this high-growth segment by offering our customers another way to enjoy a perfect cup of coffee at home.”
Starbucks coffee K-Cup portion packs will be available in 10-count, 16-count and 54-count packs, while Tazo tea K-Cup portion packs will be available in 10-count and 16-count packs.