Pepperidge Farm adds new graham cracker flavor to mix
NORWALK, Conn. — Pepperidge Farm has expanded its Goldfish brand portfolio with the introduction of a new sweet treat.
Goldfish Grahams cookies and cream joins the s’mores, vanilla cupcake and fudge brownie graham cracker varieties, the company said. The new flavor is available at major supermarkets, grocery stores and mass merchandisers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $2.39.
In addition to the new product launch, Pepperidge Farm said it is utilizing its Goldfish brand to launch a parenting-focused website called GoldfishSmiles.com, which is designed to provide parents with a collection of ideas and advice — including tips for mealtime, suggestions for getting active as a family, playful activities and ideas — the company said. Parents may also take part in the conversation by posting questions and comments, as well as sharing their own stories with the brand on Twitter and on Facebook. The site builds on the company’s Fishful Thinking initiative, which launched in 2009 to as a resource for parenting positive kids.
"We are so excited to share the news of the launch of GoldfishSmiles.com with all parents and fans of Goldfish," Pepperidge Farm VP crackers Stephen White said. "We broadened our Fishful Thinking initiative that focused on helping parents instill optimism, emotional awareness, goal setting, resilience and empowerment in their children to include new partnerships with our parent contributors. We are confident that we’ll be able to help spread more smiles to families everywhere."
SpyRu to make market debut
CINCINNATI — SpyRu is set to launch this month its new line of high-protein, low-calorie beverages.
The SpyRu line, which the company calls "the uberwater," is 45 calories per 8-oz. serving and features 20 g of protein, as well as vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Targeted towards health and fitness conscious adults and athletes, SpyRu comes in lemon-lime, orange and fruit punch flavors and is packaged in 16.9-oz. recyclable bottles. The brand’s formula naturally derives from spirulina, a blue-green fresh water algae composed of nearly 70% pure protein, the company said.
Marketing efforts initially will be focused on in the United States and Canada. For more information, visit Spyru.com.
Ciao Bella officially debuts Adonia line
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Ciao Bella officially has rolled out its line of frozen Greek yogurt to retailers nationwide.
Adonia’s line of naturally better-for-you desserts includes a variety to Ciao Bella’s signature flavors, the company said. The line includes 14-oz. containers (in blueberry, espresso, key lime, mango, peach, raspberry and vanilla flavors) and yogurt bars (in blueberry and vanilla and peach and vanilla flavor combinations). All products are under 130 calories, fat free and contain 9 g of protein per serving.
The gelato and sorbet brand first announced the debut of Adonia in late January.