Coca-Cola’s 1.25-liter bottle a nod to 125th anniversary
ATLANTA — Coca-Cola is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a new 1.25-liter package.
The new package for the iconic soft drink is hitting store shelves across the Southeast, with additional rollouts planned across the United States this summer. Additionally, a variety of other brands, including Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Sprite and Fanta, also will be available in the new 1.25-liter bottle.
The 1.25-liter bottle will retail for less than $1, Coca-Cola said.
Rice Krispies takes step into gluten-free market
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Consumers with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity now can add a popular cereal brand to their diet.
Kellogg’s said that its Rice Krispies brand will tout a gluten-free version, which will hit store shelves in June, carrying the same suggested retail price as original Rice Krispies. Each serving of the new gluten-free cereal contains 120 calories, less than 1 g of sugar, 1 g each of fat and fiber, 3 g of protein and 190 mg of sodium.
The introduction marks Kellogg’s first-ever gluten-free cereal.
Kellogg’s Rice Krispies gluten-free cereal will be produced in a separate facility, the company said, where each batch of cereal will be tested to ensure its gluten-free status, as will the production line.
Alouette introduces light spinach & artichoke spreadable cheese
NEW HOLLAND, Pa. — Alouette is lightening up its spreadable cheese that pairs spinach and artichoke.
The company said that its latest spreadable cheese touts a low glycemic index, 50% less fat and 30% less calories than regular spreadable cheese and is gluten-free.
Alouette’s all-nautral light spinach and artichoke spreadable cheese retails for $5.49 and is available nationwide.