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Country Time chew candy makes retail debut

BY Allison Cerra

TREVOSE, Pa. — A new addition has joined Sorbee’s line of Country Time lemonade-flavored candy.

New Country Time chew candy will be available in an assortment of flavors, including lemonade, pink lemonade, peach lemonade and raspberry lemonade. Sorbee said its latest product combines the great tasting flavors designed its product development team and the strength of the Country Time brand, which is owned by Kraft Foods.

Sorbee will market Country Time chewy candy to grocery stores, mass merchandisers, drug stores, convenience stores nationwide. The candy will be available 7-oz. peg bags, which carry a suggested retail price range of $1.99 to $2.49, as well as in bulk.

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Sharkies offers organic and nutritious snacks for kids

BY Melissa Valliant

Parents are always looking for healthy, portable snacks for their kids, and Sharkies’ new Organic Fruit Chews and Omega 3 Smart Twists offer just that.

Both new snacks contain 100% of vitamin C and are free of high-fructose corn syrup, wheat, gluten, nuts and fat. The Organic Fruit Chews come in fun shark shapes, are certified organic — they contain no artificial dyes or flavors — and are available in Berry Bites and Fruit Splash flavors.

Omega 3 Smart Twists are twisted into a rope shape and provide omega-3s (both EPA and DHA). The Twists are equivalent to one serving of fruit and are available in Berry Surf and Tropical Wave flavors.

Sharkies’ snacks are sold in select supermarkets and natural and specialty retailers, including Whole Foods, the Mid-Atlantic and West Coast regions of Sam’s Club and Babies “R” Us. They’re also sold online at Amazon.com and SharkiesInc.com and have a suggested retail price of $3.99.

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S.LEWIS says:
May-21-2013 10:04 am

Brilliant post that is offering kids-friendly and also healthy snacks ideas for kids.These organic and nutritious snacks are best ideas for school launches and can be helpful to maintain a balance nutritious level by consuming in appropriate rate.Great details about the ingredients contained by Sharkies’ new snacks .I am always looking for healthy food ideas and your new review may be helpful to give tasteful with fully nutrition snacks ideas to my kids.organic orchid food

R.JENNING says:
Jun-19-2012 03:24 am

Healthy Snacks is really a relief for the parents as they are always worried about their children who are more into junk Food. This Snack will have Vitamins in it and also will be healthy and nutritious.

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Morton Salt names new CEO

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CHICAGO — Morton Salt, part of the K+S Group, has announced that Christian Herrmann, currently head of investor relations for K+S, will succeed Mark Roberts as CEO of Morton Salt. Roberts has been appointed as a member of the board of executive eirectors of K+S, effective Oct. 1, 2012.

"It has been a privilege to serve the passionate people of Morton Salt, as well as the iconic business and brands they represent," Roberts said. "While I may be taking on a new role, I will remain involved with Morton Salt as I focus on building the broader global salt business for K+S."

Norbert Steiner, chairman of the board of executive directors of K+S Group, noted, "As we look ahead to the transition, Morton Salt will remain in very capable hands. Christian’s global business insights and strategic thinking will deliver significant value for the future of Morton Salt."

Herrmann, 38, joined K+S in 2002 as manager in the investor relations department, becoming head of that department in 2005, and has been credited with having shaped K+S’ reputation and perception among international investors and analysts.

"Morton Salt has a long, rich history in the marketplace and I am honored to have been appointed as its CEO," Herrmann said. "I am thrilled about joining the team in Chicago and working together to inspire and maintain the company’s legacy of success."

Roberts, 48, has been a part of K+S for more than 20 years. He was named CEO of Morton Salt in October 2009, following K+S’ acquisition of the company. In his new role, Roberts will be responsible for K+S’ global salt business segment with operations in North America, South America and Europe.

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