Shock Top rolls out Lemon Shandy seasonal beer
ST. LOUIS — Shock Top Belgian Wheat has rolled out its latest seasonal beer.
Shock Top Lemon Shandy, a wheat beer complemented by spices and natural lemonade flavor with 4.2% alcohol by volume, will be available nationwide in six- and 12-packs of bottles and 12-packs of cans through July, the company said.
The introduction of Lemon Shandy marks the first seasonal rollout for the Shock Top family in 2012. Last year, Shock Top rolled out its first year-round line extension with Shock Top Raspberry Wheat, and its first seasonal with Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat. Year-round offering Shock Top Wheat IPA was introduced last month.
Mom Made Foods brings lineup to Duane Reade
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Mom Made Foods, a maker of frozen prepared meals, snacks and meal starters for kids, is extending its reach to the Big Apple.
The company, a U.S. Department of Agriculture-organic certified producer of frozen foods for children, announced that its three product lines — Mom Made Meals, Mom Made Munchies and Mom Made Bites — will make their way to Duane Reade. The products currently are available at a variety of grocery retailers, including A&P, Hannaford, Shaw’s and Waldbaums.
"With the addition of the Duane Reade stores, Mom Made will be well within reach of busy consumers in the New York metro area," Mom Made Foods company founder Heather Stouffer said. "A convenient, healthy and satisfying option is steps away from bus and train stops for New York family nutrition."
Report: General Mills revamps Trix yogurt
MINNEAPOLIS — Trix yogurt has become healthier, according to published reports.
The General Mills’ yogurt brand for kids, which is marketed under the company’s Yoplait yogurt portfolio, said, "moms will love that there’s no artificial color, artificial flavor or high-fructose corn syrup." According to a report published by the Pioneer Press, "[Trix yogurt’s package] says that Trix yogurt contains ‘natural flavor,’ but gives no additional detail And the carton prominently touts that Trix yogurt has "no artificial colors, flavors or sweeteners." The report also added that as of January, the yogurt is colored with "vegetable juice, beta carotene and tumeric extract."
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