Quaker Oats invites consumers to crunch on new breakfast item
CHICAGO — Quaker Oats, a brand from PepsiCo, announced the introduction of Warm & Crunchy Granola, a hot cereal that delivers Quaker Oatmeal and the crunch of multigrain granola. The product maintains its crunch even after being heated with milk, the company said.
“Serving a breakfast of Warm & Crunchy Granola helps your family start summer mornings off right — it’s delicious, plus delivers a unique texture and satisfying crunch the whole family is sure to enjoy before heading to summertime activities,” said Joe Silverman, senior marketing director for Quaker Foods North America. “Quaker is committed to continuing to find new ways to provide busy families with breakfast options to help power them through their fast-paced lives.”
Warm & Crunchy Granola is available in three varieties, all of which contain 4 g of fiber and 32 g of whole grains. Consumers can choose from honey almond, apple cinnamon and cranberry almond. Each box contains eight packages of the granola and has a suggested retail price of $3.99.
Old Orchard launches two different tastes for summer
SPARTA, Mich. — Old Orchard Brands announced the launch of two new naturally sweetened lemonades that evoke the quality of a lemonade stand, according to the company. Strawberry Lemonade and Country Style Lemonade are available in the ready-to-drink juice aisle in grocery stores across the country in both 32-oz. and 64-oz. containers, priced at $1.29 and $2.29 respectively.
In addition to the launch of its new beverages, the company also announced the #StayCool Summer contest, which asks for consumer-submitted videos that capture what it means to stay cool. Prizes range from free Old Orchard Brand juices to a chance to win a summer vacation.
Consumers can find out more about the contest at OldOrchard.com/StayCool. The contest continues through July 31.
Onco360 names executive director, clinical oncology management services
NEW YORK — Onco360, an independent provider of oncology pharmacy services, on Thursday announced the appointment of Kirby Eng to the position of executive director, clinical oncology management services. In this role, Eng will lead and support teams responsible for helping the organization’s patients and physicians, as well as help its hospital, payer and manufacturer partners navigate the complexities of optimizing Oncology Pharmacy care outcomes.
"Kirby Eng is a welcome addition to our team, and we look forward to working with him as we expand our national footprint of oncology pharmacy and clinical support services," stated Burt Zweigenhaft, Onco360 vice chairman.
Eng brings to Onco360 more than 16 years of oncology experience and thought leadership. He most recently worked for CVS Caremark Specialty, where he led and supported oncology drug management initiatives for payer clients. Eng is a registered pharmacist and received his B.S. in pharmacy from the Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy at Long Island University.