Hain Celestial gears up to launch new products
MELVILLE, N.Y. — Hain Celestial is set to roll out 40 new products.
The products, which were on display at the Natural Products Expo West earlier this month, include additions to the company’s Arrowhead Mills, Celestial Seasonings, Earth’s Best, Health Valley, Imagine, MaraNatha and Spectrum Essentials brands.
Highlights of Hain Celestial’s product offerings included:
From Arrowhead Mills: organic gluten-free sprouted corn flakes made with sprouted corn, brown rice and sorghum; gluten-free quinoa Rice & Shine hot cereal made with a unique combination of quinoa flakes blended with organic brown rice grits; and Arrowhead Mills sweet potato pancake and waffle mix;
From Celestial Seasonings: Sleepytime Kids Goodnight Grape herbal tea; Sleepytime Peach herbal tea; Jammin’ Lemon Ginger herbal tea; and Sweet Harvest Pumpkin black tea;
From Earth’s Best: Earth’s Best organic fruit and grain puree pouches in pear apricot barley, apple peach oatmeal, banana raspberry brown rice and plum apple kamut; Earth’s Best organic Greek yogurt smoothie in banana, cherry and apple flavors; Earth’s Best organic wholesome grains jarred baby food in banana apricot barley yogurt, blueberry banana brown rice yogurt and apple peach oatmeal yogurt; Earth’s Best Crunchin’ Crackers and Crunchin Crackers Veggie and Earth’s Best organic Happy Snax in apple cinnamon and graham flavors and Happy Snax whole grain cereal snacks;
Health Valley: the brand’s gluten-free cafe line has introduced three new soup additions — beef noodle, vegetable quinoa and creamy chicken orzo — to its existing line of four soups;
Imagine: Natural Creations organic chunky style soup in seven new flavors — Italian-Style wedding, loaded baked potato, tomato bisque, savory black bean, chicken corn tortilla, hearty beef barley and chicken noodle.
MaraNatha: all-natural coconut butter; and
Spectrum Essentials: ground chia seed.
Special K granola bars make retail debut
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Kellogg’s has expanded its Special K line to include granola bars.
Available in dark chocolate and chocolatey peanut butter, new Special K granola bars offer consumers managing their weight to enjoy a snack that offers great taste and nutritional benefits. Each bar touts 110 calories, 3g of fat, 4g of fiber and 4g of protein.
"Getting ready for spring and summer shouldn’t be a chore," said Mary Bush, brand director for Kellogg Wholesome Snacks. "With these new granola bars, we’re making it easier for our consumers to choose a delicious, on-the-go option that will support their weight management goals."
Special K granola bars are available at stores nationwide.
Dentyne debuts new flavor, Split2Fit pack
NEW YORK — Dentyne is boosting its gum portfolio with the introduction of a new flavor and new packaging.
Dentyne said its Ice Mint Frost flavor brings a unique profile to the Dentyne lineup of intense breath-freshening gums. The company noted the new flavor is supported by the new Split2Fit pack, which designed to hold one-third more pieces of gum by holding 16 pieces of gum (versus the 12-piece pack) and can be split into two smaller, sleeker and easier-to-carry packs.
All Dentyne sugarless gum products can be found in convenience, mass merchandise, drug stores, grocery stores and other retail outlets.