Oscar Mayer launches Premium Beef Franks
MADISON, Wis. Oscar Mayer has enlisted Broadway actor Mario Lopez to promote its new Premium Beef Franks. Lopez appeared Tuesday with Oscar Mayer’s Wienermobile in New York’s Times Square to offer samples of the new hot dogs.
Oscar Mayer makes the hot dogs with high-quality cuts of beef, as well as spices. They have no artificial flavors, colors, fillers or byproducts.
In honor of the brand’s 125th anniversary, it is giving $100,000 to America’s Second Harvest. Following the presentation in New York, the Wienermobile will travel across the country to introduce the new hot dogs and collect donations for America’s Second Harvest chapters in the communities it visits.
Oscar Mayer is a brand of Kraft Foods.
Decas releases ‘super-charged’ fruit snacks for summer
CARVER, Mass. Decas has released its Fruitaceuticals line of premium, all-natural, fruit snacks for children, “super-charged” with antioxidants.
“Parents who are looking for ways to help their kids develop healthy eating habits can get a big boost with Fruitaceuticals,” director of sales and marketing of Decas Botanical Synergies [maker of Fruitaceuticals], Dan Souza, said. “They help kids start to eat more fruits on a regular basis, and improve their daily nutritional intake as well.”
Fruitaceuticals are dried Cape Cod cranberries enriched with antioxidant-rich pomegranates or omega oils. They come in two varieties: PomaCrans, cranberries with pomegranate juice; and OmegaCrans, cranberries enhanced with cranberry seed oil and a uniquely balanced blend of omegas 3,6 and 9.
Fruitaceuticals can be eaten out of the bag, mixed into cereal or yogurt, or used as a topping on salads or ingredient in trail mixes.
Sun Shower creates fruit, yogurt smoothies
ORLANDO, Fla. Sun Shower, maker of juices and superfood smoothies has added Fruit ‘N Yogurt Smoothies to its lineup of drinks.
New Fruit ‘N Yogurt Smoothies are made with yogurt and Sun Shower fruit juices with the added benefits of Lifeguard Protection a supplement with amino acids, electrolytes and herbs in addition to essential vitamins and nutrients.
“Our all natural Fruit ‘N Yogurt Smoothies are unique to the health beverage market,” Chris New, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of NBI Juiceworks said. “By combining Sun Shower 100 percent juice with non-fat yogurt and Lifeguard Protection, our exclusive blend of nutrients and great taste is a one-of-a-kind healthy snack in a bottle. They are perfect for on-the-go consumers looking for a tide-me-over snack.”
Sun Shower Fruit ‘N Yogurt smoothies contain about 100 calories per eight-ounce serving. They come in four flavors: berry blast, orange passion, pina colada and strawberry banana.