New V8 juice flavor to hit shelves nationwide
CAMDEN, N.J. V8 juices, owned by the Campbell Soup Co., this week announced the release of a new blend of fruit juice featuring Acai berry.
V8 V-Fusion Acai Mixed Berry juice is similar to original V8, boasting a nutritional value of a full serving of vegetables. But one 8-ounce serving of V8 V-Fusion Acai Mixed Berry also has the nutrition value of a full serving of fruit, plus vitamins A, C and E, according to the company.
Acai Mixed Berry blend is the eighth flavor to join the line, which includes Peach Mango, Pomegranate Blueberry and Strawberry Banana among others.
V8 V-Fusion juice is now available at most U.S. grocery stores. Suggested retail price is $1.69 to $3.99, depending on size.
LIV Natural to appear on Whole Foods, Kings Super Markets shelves
PRINCETON, N.J. More East Coast retailers will carry LIV Natural, an all-natural energy and sports drink, the company said today.
Ritorna Natural, the maker of LIV Natural, announced that several more grocery store chains, including D’Agostino, Kings Super Markets and Whole Foods, will carry the fruit-flavored sports beverage.
LIV Natural was already stocked in about half a dozen other grocery chains in the Northeast.
LIV Natural is available in berry, citrus passion, lemon and orange flavors. All four flavors are offered in 12 ounces and 20 ounces. LIV Natural retails for about $1.29 to $1.99 for the 20-ounce bottle.
Nestle announces plans to expand frozen foods plant
SOLON, Ohio Nestle Prepared Foods Co. announced today plans to expand its frozen foods manufacturing plant in Jonesboro, Ark.
The proposed expansion will cost more than $60 million and bring about 200 news jobs to Jonesboro.
A 50,000-square-foot addition to the frozen food facility will allow enough space for the installation of a new production line and new bakery to produce Stouffer’s and Lean Cuisine brand frozen pizzas.
Executives at Nestle said the current growth of the company is largely due to the successes of the Stouffer’s and Lean Cuisine brands—sales leaders in the frozen foods industry.