Happy Family brings new items to store shelves
NEW YORK — Happy Family’s latest Happy Creamies and Happy Baby Starting Solids pouches are making their way to store shelves.
Dairy-free and gluten-free, Happy Creamies snacks are made with coconut milk and are available in three flavors for babies and toddlers: Strawberry, raspberry and carrot; carrot, mango and orange; and apple, spinach, pea and kiwi, all containing 50% vegetable ingredients. Happy Creamies are available for a suggested retail price of $3.59 per 1-oz. bag.
Happy Baby Starting Solids S1 pouches are single-ingredient vegetable pouches, available in four, 100% vegetable varieties: Mixed carrots, green beans, winter squash and sweet potato. The products are sold for $1.79 per 3.5-oz. pouch.
"Our mission is to encourage healthy eating and provide the very best nutrition from birth through childhood and beyond, and our new Happy Creamies deliver on both fronts. These melt-in-your-mouth snacks encourage self-feeding, boasting an ingredient list of 50% veggies, with just the right amount of sweetness and probiotics from the coconut milk, with no added sugar," Happy Family founder and CEO Shazi Visram said. "Then, we set our sights on all-vegetable Happy Baby Starting Solids pouches. By perfecting the packaging process, we are now able to offer these vibrant pureed, premium organic vegetable pouches for babies, locking in all the nutrients by processing the freshest ingredients as minimally as possible."
Dean Foods explores sale of Morningstar business
DALLAS — In an effort to maximize shareholder value, Dean Foods announced its decision to explore a transaction that may result in the sale of the company’s Morningstar business.
The company said it only intends to sell Morningstar Foods — a leading warehouse delivery dairy business that produces and sells traditional and specialty items, including cultured dairy products, ice cream mixes, coffee creamers, aerosol whipped toppings, traditional and value-added milks, and blended iced beverages to retailers and foodservice providers nationwide — if it can do so in a transaction that "maximizes shareholder value and helps ensure the future success of the business."
Dean Foods also noted, however, that it has not yet identified a buyer for Morningstar.
Dr. Reddy’s launches generic asthma, allergy, bronchospasm drug
HYDERABAD, India — Dr. Reddy’s Labs has launched a generic drug for treating asthma and allergies, and preventing bronchospasm during exercise, the company said.
The Indian company announced the launch of montelukast sodium oral granules in the 4-mg strength in unit-dose cartons of 30 packets.
The drug is a version of Merck’s Singulair oral granules, which had sales of about $61 million during the 12-month period ended in July, according to IMS Health.