Folgers introduces new gourmet-inspired coffee flavors
ORRVILLE, Ohio – Folgers Coffee has debuted bagged coffee and K-Cup packs in its new Gourmet Selections flavors.
"Inspired by an exceptional cup of coffee, Folgers is excited to share a wide variety of coffee experiences, whether you like big, bright aromas or more robust roasts," said Maribeth Badertscher, VP corporate communications for the J.M. Smucker Co.
Folgers Gourmet Selections bagged coffee is available in five roasts and six flavors, including Baked Berry Cobbler, Coconut Cream Pie, Toasted Hazelnut, Mocha Swirl and Deliciously Dark. Folgers Gourmet Selections K-Cup packs are available in five roasts and two flavor options, including Morning Cafe Light Roast and Vanilla Biscotti.
Alliance Boots partners with British food personality on launch of fresh lunch options
LONDON — According to published reports, Alliance Boots earlier this week partnered with Jamie Oliver, British chef and media personality known worldwide, to launch a "deli-inspired" lunchtime range of food called Jamie Does Lunch.
"[This] marks the first time the celebrity chef and former Sainsbury’s brand ambassador has launched an ‘on-the-go’ range with a high street retailer," reported Marketing Magazine, which is based here. Like Walgreens in the United States, the U.K. retailer is looking to expand its "fresh" footprint.
The range includes 21 offerings of sandwiches, wraps, salads and dips.
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Ocean Spray introduces two new cranberry cocktail drinks
MIDDLEBORO-LAKEVILLE, Mass. — Ocean Spray has expanded its line of cranberry cocktail products to include the new Low Tart Cranberry Juice Cocktail and 2/3 Less Sugar Cranberry Juice Cocktail.
The Low Tart Cranberry Juice Cocktail combines cranberry juice and CranEssence, a natural cranberry extract made from sun-ripened cranberries; and the 2/3 Less Sugar Cranberry Juice Cocktail has the same crisp cranberry taste consumers love in Ocean Spray’s Original Cranberry Juice Cocktail, only this new drink eliminated two-thirds of the sugar and is only 35 calories.
Both of the new 8-oz. beverages provide 100% of a person’s recommended daily vitamin C intake, and are being exclusively sold at Walmart and Kroger stores, as well as banners across the United States.
"Products like Cranberry Juice Cocktail offer dense nutrients, as well as many well-documented health benefits that set them apart from other sweetened beverages, and now we’re pleased to offer a reduced-sugar line for individuals interested in limiting their sugar intake," said Ken Romanzi, COO for Ocean Spray North America.