Holiday Wheat Thins to hit store shelves nationwide
EAST HANOVER, N.J. — Nabisco’s Wheat Thins Holiday will hit store shelves nationwide this week.
The limited-edition snack has the same 100% toasted whole grain, but will feature festive imprints — a snowflake, gingerbread man, bell and candy cane — that will provide additional holiday cheer.
The suggested retail price is $3.69 for a 8.5-oz. box.
Activate Drinks expands distribution to Stop & Shop, Shaw’s
LOS ANGELES — Activate Drinks will expand distribution of its line of nutrient-enhanced waters to East Coast grocery retailers Stop & Shop and Shaw’s, the company announced on Monday.
Beginning in November 2013, 400 Stop & Shop locations will carry six varieties within the Activate portfolio, which includes Activate Beauty: Exotic Berry, Activate Defy: Pomegranate Blue, Activate Defend: Orange, Activate Charged: Grape and Lemon Lime and Activate Balance: Fruit Punch.
148 Shaw’s grocery stores throughout the Northeast also will carry the product. Activate has already been available to shoppers at Market Basket in the New England region for the past year.
“Activate Drinks has seen great success on the East Coast since its debut in January, and the expansion into Stop & Shop, Shaw’s and Market Basket is an amazing next step for the brand,” Reza Mirza, President of Activate Drinks said. “This new distribution will certainly increase our efforts to make Activate Drinks a household name, and we look forward to the brand’s continued expansion throughout the country.”
Spangler Candy Co. introduces new holiday offerings
BRYAN, Ohio, — This holiday season Spangler Candy Co. will launch limited-edition, holiday flavors in two of its most iconic brands: Dum Dums Holiday Pops and Peppermint Marshmallow Circus Peanuts, the company announced.
Dum Dums Holiday Pops will feature eight flavors plus the Mystery Flavor. Sweet-toothed fans will find comfort in a Hot Chocolate or Sugar Cookie flavor, while those who like the more non-traditional flavors will enjoy Polar Punch and Green Apple Grinch. With an SRP of $2.49, Dum Dums Holiday Pops are available in 10.4-oz. bags and packed 12 per display case.
Peppermint flavored Circus Peanuts will be available in 8-oz. bags, packed 12 per display case with an SRP of $2.29.