The Greek Gods taps Dean Karnazes as spokesman
MELVILLE, N.Y. — Yogurt brand The Greek Gods announced that it has brought on a new spokesman.
"Ultra-marathon man" Dean Karnazes will represent the brand and promote its wellness benefits and great taste, the company said. Karnazes, an athlete, best-selling author and one of Time magazine’s "Top 100 Most Influential People in the World," said he is a big fan of the whole-milk yogurt’s "taste, texture and nutritional benefits."
"We’re delighted to welcome Dean Karnazes as our spokesperson," The Greek Gods brand manager Basel Nassar said. "Dean very publicly shares his enthusiasm for The Greek Gods Yogurt with athletes and those who aspire to fitness and health through good nutrition; he’s a natural fit."
The Greek Gods yogurt is a brand of the Hain Celestial Group.
Hostess adds indulgent devil’s food flavor to Donettes line
IRVING, Texas — Hostess has added a chocolate-frosted treat to its Donettes line.
New frosted devil’s food cake Donettes are mini donuts that are dipped in a chocolate-flavored coating and now are available at stores nationwide.
Hostess said its latest Donettes treats can be enjoyed in four convenient sizes, including 10.5-oz. Dunkie bags, 11.25-oz. Dunkie bags, 12.2-oz. Sweet Sixteen Dunkie bags and 3-oz. single-serve sleeves.
Run for the ‘Smart Stuff’
HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — Mars Chocolate North America introduced the Marathon Smart Stuff bar, a snacking solution that contains such healthful ingredients as dried fruits and nuts, and is fortified with a blend of eight essential vitamins and minerals.
The bars contain 140 calories or less per serving and 5 g of whole grains. Marathon bars don’t contain high-fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors, colors or sweeteners.
The Marathon Smart Stuff bar will be available in four flavors: Crunchy Multi Grain, Crunchy Chocolate Crisp, Crunchy Honey Graham and Crunchy Trail Mix. Suggested retail price is 89 cents for 1.23-oz. single bars and $6.99 for an eight-count multipack.