Bossa Nova introduces reduced-calorie fruit beverages
BLUE ASH, Ohio — Bossa Nova has introduced new organic superfruit beverages.
The new juices touts 90 calories per 10-oz. bottle, the company said. The reduced-calorie juices will be available in organic acai original, organic acai blueberry, organic acai pomegranate and all-natural acerola red peach.
"Our antioxidant-rich, organically certified superfruit beverages, now available with fewer calories and less sugar, represent a winning combination for consumers wanting more wholesome beverage choices," said David Zellen, head of Bossa Nova marketing. "Additionally, we follow sustainable harvesting methods and use an eco-sensitive production process and 100% recyclable bottles."
MorningStar Farms teams up with Meatless Mondays campaign
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — MorningStar Farms is looking to help consumers improve their eating habits.
The company has launched two new better-for-you meat alternatives, including Meal Starters veggie meatballs and reintroducing Veggie Dogs. What’s more, the brand also is teaming up with the Meatless Monday campaign to help consumers make better decisions when it comes to their diet. To support the partnership, MorningStar Farms will engage customers with weekly promotions, contests and giveaways through its "MorningStar Farms Monday Button" on MorningStarFarms.com, which provides consumers with a weekly challenge and gives them the chance to collect prizes, such as a year’s supply of product and a kitchen makeover.
"We’re happy to welcome MorningStar Farms to the Meatless Monday movement, which is embraced by hundreds of thousands of people including nationally known chefs, schools, restaurants and whole communities in 21 countries around the world," said Peggy Neu, president of the Meatless Monday campaign. "Going meatless just one day a week is a simple, easy change that can have a big impact on your personal health and the health of the planet."
For more information about MorningStar Farms and the campaign, visit MorningStarFarms.com, Facebook.com/MorningStarFarms or follow @MorningstrFarms on Twitter. For more information about Meatless Mondays, visit MeatlessMonday.com.
YoCrunch goes Greek
CHICAGO — YoCrunch has expanded its portfolio with new Greek Parfait cups of yogurt that can serve as an on-the-go breakfast or snack.
New YoCrunch Greek Parfaits combined toasted almonds with such flavors as blueberry and acai, rapsberry and acai, and pomegranate. Each flavor contains 190 calories, including the toppings, in a 6-oz. serving.
"The Greek Parfait line is a healthy treat for yogurt lovers looking for the benefits of lean proteins and antioxidants in one delicious, convenient serving," YoCrunch SVP marketing Ralph Tschantz said. "With whole pieces of fruit, unique flavors and crunchy toasted almonds, our Greek Parfaits are a far cry from a basic boring yogurt cup. We’ve put the ‘good’ back into good for you."
Suggested retail price for a 6-oz. YoCrunch Greek Parfait is $1.19 to $1.49.