Report: Molson Coors to launch Coors Light Iced T, other new items
NEW YORK — Molson Coors is slated to launch new beers in 2012, according to published reports.
Coors Light Iced T will go on sale first in Canada ahead of a possible rollout in the United States, according to Reuters. In 2011, Coors Light became the nation’s second-biggest beer brand, surpassing Budweiser for the first time ever, according to MillerCoors CEO Tom Long. What’s more, the company also will launch Carling Zest, a limited-time-only beer with citrus flavors, as well as an autumn-inspired Leinenkugels beer.
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Lifeway Foods brings frozen treats to stores nationwide
MORTON GROVE, Ill. — Lifeway Foods is set to launch a trio of cultured frozen dairy treats.
The lineup includes push-up frozen dairy pops, a new frozen push-up version of Lifeway’s ProBugs probiotic beverages for children; new flavors of Lifeway Frozen Kefir in pumpkin, chocolate and dulce de leche flavors; and Greek-style Fro-Yo in blood orange swirl, chocolate swirl and honey swirl flavors.
The first products will hit retail stores, including Whole Foods, Wegmans, Sunflower and Sprouts Markets in May.
Jelly Belly to introduce Gummi Pet Cockroach candy
FAIRFIELD, Calif. — Jelly Belly has expanded its Gummi Pet line with a new addition.
Gummi Pet Cockroach will join Pet Rat, Pet Gator, Pet Dinosaur and Pet Tarantula this June. The candy is created with two different flavors: one for the "legs" and the other for the "body." The Gummi Pet Cockroach candies will be available in blackberry and cherry, grape and lime, and orange and blackberry.
“The Jelly Belly Gummi Pet line is popular among kids, but also enjoyed by the young at heart,” Jelly Belly VP marketing Rob Swaigen said. “These types of novelty items sell well when placed at counter height.”