Chex boasts gluten-free cereals
MINNEAPOLIS — Chex is looking to reach more cereal lovers by saying "so long" to gluten.
The cereal brand now touts gluten-free products — including honey nut, chocolate, cinnamon, rice and corn — which is called out on the packaging.
“We are thrilled to offer a wide variety of gluten-free family-favorite cereals,” said Liz Mascolo, marketing manager for Chex cereals. “For more than 50 years, Chex has been known and trusted for its great taste and wholesome crunch — and now, we’re also a familiar gluten-free choice.”
The five gluten-free Chex cereals are available for an approximate retail price of $2.99 to $3.29.
P&G opens new plant for family care business
CINCINNATI — Procter & Gamble announced the grand opening of its new plant in Box Elder, Utah, marking the first plant the company has built in four decades.
P&G said the plant, which also features an on-site distribution center, will handle the company’s family care business of brands, which includes the Bounty, Charmin and Puffs brands. The Box Elder plant has more than 600,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space, plus 400,000 sq. ft. for its on-site distribution center, which opened last spring to ship a number of P&G products.
"We are proud to celebrate the grand opening of our new Box Elder family care plant in Utah [today] in order to enable us to better serve more consumers, more completely, across the [United States] and Canada," said Bob McDonald, P&G chairman, president and CEO. "This is just one more way we are continuing to better serve consumers through outstanding innovation and value in both developing and developed markets."
Nice-Pak expanding wet wipe distribution facilities, manufacturing plants
ORANGEBURG, N.Y. — Wet wipes manufacturer Nice-Pak announced it is expanding its distribution facilities and manufacturing plants.
Nice-Pak said the move will further the company’s leadership position and significantly enhance its global sustainability platform.
Nice-Pak produces more than 125 billion premoistened products in the baby, beauty wipes, personal care, hand wipes and household wipes categories.