Pepperidge Farm marks anniversary with new products
NORWALK, Conn. — Pepperidge Farm is celebrating its 75-year anniversary by launching new product innovations this fall.
The following items will hit store shelves from Pepperidge Farm:
Pepperidge Farm Simply Natural breads in soft and smooth-textured honey wheat and honey oat varieties;
Goldfish bread: Soft, made with whole grain and no high-fructose corn syrup, will be available in brown sugar and cinnamon varieties;
Pepperidge Farm Caramel Apple Swirl bread, a limited-edition seasonal treat;
Pepperidge Farm Jingos! snack crackers, available in three unique varieties, including lime and sweet chili, parmesan garlic and fiesta cheddar;
Pepperidge Farm Milano Slices salted pretzel cookies;
Pepperidge Farm Milano Melts vanilla crème, a crispy, chocolaty cookie with a velvety crème filling;
Pepperidge Farm Soft Baked cookies, which will be available in such flavors as pumpkin cheesecake;
Pepperidge Farm Milano Cookie Cake, a two-layer vanilla cake with real chocolate buttercream icing and filling, sprinkled with Milano cookie pieces; and
Chocolate Chunk Cookie Cake, a two-layer moist cake with real chocolate chunks and rich chocolate icing and topped with chocolate chunk cookie pieces, deliver a premium frozen dessert experience.
The brand, which is owned by Campbell’s, recently appointed a new leader, Irene Change Britt.
"[Pepperidge Farm founder] Margaret Rudkin was famous for asking employees ‘what’s next?’ to make sure the business was always moving ahead, and that is still our philosophy today," Britt said. "We’re committed to keep introducing products that hold a unique place in people’s lives — from Goldfish crackers and the special connection they foster between moms and kids, to Milano cookies and the treasured moments of enjoyment they create. We will continue to build on the company’s sustained success."
Bounty, Puffs partner with TeacherLists.com
CINCINNATI — Bounty paper towels and Puffs facial tissues have teamed up with TeacherLists.com to help parents with the "back-to-school shopping scramble."
TeacherLists.com, provided by School Family Media, is an interactive website where families and teachers can connect on classroom supplies throughout the year. Bounty and Puffs have partnered with the website to provide a more seamless way for parents to stay up to date on teacher needs. Additionally, Bounty and Puffs also will be showing support for educators and school volunteers throughout the school year via their respective Facebook and Twitter pages. What’s more, for a limited time, Puffs has specially designed boxes in classroom creature designs for a fun way to celebrate the back-to-school season.
"Just as Bounty and Puffs have been trusted brands in the home for years, these teacher-trusted brands help provide a clean learning environment and a touch of home for kids in classrooms all across the country," P&G brand manager Dave Lee said. "We’re proud to sponsor TeacherLists.com and are dedicated to helping the nation’s classrooms remain environments where creativity and imagination can thrive."
U.S. women’s gymnastics team to be featured on limited-edition Corn Flakes boxes
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Kellogg’s is honoring the U.S. women’s gymnastics team by debuting limited-edition boxes of Corn Flakes this fall.
The box will feature team members Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, Kyla Ross and Jordyn Wieber, who collectively won the gold medal in the women’s team competition at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Kellogg’s, an official sponsor of the United States Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics, said the limited-edition boxes will hit retail shelves this fall.
Kellogg’s announced last week that a limited-edition box featuring team member Gabby Douglas also will be rolled out this fall.