Ocean Spray bolsters 100% juice offerings
LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass. — Ocean Spray has introduced two drinks that blend its classic cranberry juice with other berry flavors.
New to the Ocean Spray lineup are Ocean Spray 100% juice cranberry, pomegranate, cherry and 100% juice cranberry, blueberry, blackberry. One glass provides 100% of the daily requirement of vitamin C and two servings of fruit, Ocean Spray said.
“We’re always looking for fresh ways for people to enjoy the uniquely tart flavor and healthy goodness of the cranberry,” said Larry Martin, VP marketing at Ocean Spray. “With these new 100% juice varieties, Ocean Spray adds natural sweetness and a pop of juicy flavor to the cranberry with its delicious berry cousins — the pomegranate, cherry, blueberry and blackberry.”
Dip Creations hit store shelves
PLANO, Texas — Consumers looking for a quick way to create great-tasting meals and snacks now have new options.
New Tostitos and Lay’s Dip Creations dry seasoning mixes are available in freshly made guacamole, from Tostitos, and garden onion and country ranch from Lay’s. They can be used as dips or to add a twist to an array of meals and snacks, including hot wings, potato wedges, meatballs, enchiladas, salads and more.
New Dip Creations dry seasoning mixes are available for a suggested retail price of $1.59 each.
Pepsi develops PET bottle
PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo said it significantly is reducing its carbon footprint through its development of a plant-based bottle.
The company said its "green" PET bottle, made of such bio-based raw materials as switch grass, pine bark and corn husks, is 100% recyclable.
The announcement followed the company’s rollout of "quieter" compostable bags for its SunChips brand.
PepsiCo will pilot production of the new bottle in 2012.