Lance rolls out Cracker Creations
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Lance is getting creative with its sandwich crackers.
New Cracker Creations feature vegetables, cheese or herbs baked right into the cracker and currently are available in garden vegetable and parmesan herb varieties. The crackers also tout a real cream cheese filling, Lance said.
Cracker Creations are available at major grocery retailers and Walmart with a suggested retail of $2.99.
Grapico, Diet Grapico undergo design overhaul
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A grape soda brand has gotten a makeover.
Buffalo Rock Bottling, a privately held PepsiCo bottler, said that its Grapico and Diet Grapico cans now feature a multi-hued purple emblem, product wording in a signature Southern block script and a cluster of purple grapes at the top.
The packaging redesign applies to all versions of the soft drink, including the 2-liters, 20-oz. single-serving bottles, 12-oz. cans and 12-pack cartons.
Grapico is a well-known staple in the South and made its debut in New Orleans in 1914.
Miso & Easy hits retail
NEW YORK — Marukome has introduced an easy-to-use miso product.
New Miso & Easy is an all-natural liquid that comes in an unbreakable squeeze bottle and is available in original and ginger-tomato flavors. Miso is a seasoning made with soybeans and rice or barley and is cultured or fermented for a period of time.
Formerly only available in Asian markets, Marukome Miso & Easy now is available at such retailers as Ralph’s, Safeway and Fairway.