Kashi heating up frozen food aisle
LA JOLLA, Calif. — Kashi has added an entree and pizza to its line of all-natural frozen foods.
The new spicy black bean enchilada single-serve entree features red skin potatoes, roasted red peppers, corn and spinach, all wrapped in a seven whole grain and corn tortilla, which is topped with a vibrant tomatillo, cilantro and jalapeno salsa. The entree also includes a side of Kashi seven whole grain pilaf. The entree will retail for $4.09, the company said.
Kashi also launched its basil pesto pizza, which layers a savory basil pesto sauce with sweet roma tomatoes, caramelized onions, mozzarella and feta cheese on a wood-fired thin and crispy crust made with Kashi’s signature seven whole grains and sesame, the company said. Kashi’s basil pesto pizza will retail for $5.99.
Indie Candy gears up for Easter with allergen-free options
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Indie Candy is taking on Easter with its new allergen-free Easter candy line.
Indie Candy’s 2011 Easter line includes Easter bunnies, Easter eggs, spring flowers and carrots collections.
For its Easter bunnies line, Indie Candy has introduced such varieties as gummies in key lime, watermelon and pineapple flavors; a chocolate Funny Bunny face lollipop; a chocolate Peter Rabbit full-body bunny lollipop; and a solid chocolate free-standing bunny in a gold box.
The Easter eggs collection includes gummies in key lime, watermelon and pineapple flavors, as well as hard-candy lollipops in mango, key lime and watermelon flavors.
The spring flowers collection features hard-candy lollipops in pineapple, key lime and watermelon flavors, and the carrots variety includes an orange-flavored hard-candy lollipop.
Indie Candy’s products can be purchased online and at Whole Foods locations throughout the Southeast.
Maxwell House Haggadah gets makeover in time for Passover
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. — The Maxwell House Haggadah is sprucing up its appearance.
The Haggadah is a sacred text used during the Seder, a sacred holiday meal celebrated by Jewish families during the Passover holiday. The coffee brand noted that the English and Hebrew texts no longer are on opposing columns of the same page, but now are on opposite pages, allowing for easier and clearer reading in both languages.
Passover is celebrating during the month of April.
"Consumers have been inviting Maxwell House to their Seder tables for nearly 80 years," said Becky McAninch, senior brand manager of Maxwell House coffee. "As a brand, it’s a relationship we cherish. It’s our hope this new Haggadah will become as much an integral part of the holiday as the previous editions have been."
The new Maxwell House Haggadah now is available at select supermarkets throughout the United States and, as always, is free with the purchase of any Maxwell House coffee product.