Tribe Mediterranean Foods’ hummus earns recognition from Cooking Light
TAUNTON, Mass. Tribe Mediterranean Foods is getting recognition for its all-natural hummus.
Editors at Cooking Light magazine named Tribe’s hummus the grand prize winner for its nutritional benefits and taste. Tribe features a full line of all-natural hummus, including a combination of 14 delicious flavors and four organic varieties. Tribe Origins, the new all-natural, smooth and creamy style hummus, is available in four unique flavors: classic, spicy red pepper, tomato and veggie, and zesty spice and garlic.
"At Tribe, we believe that healthy, nutritious food can and should also be delicious," said Carlos Canals, president of Tribe Mediterranean Foods. "To receive recognition from a well-respected and trusted publication, such as Cooking Light, is a great validator in what we’re passionate about — you don’t have to sacrifice great flavor when you’re eating healthy."
Tribe hummus is available at major grocers nationwide, as well as at most natural food stores.
Wasa gets flat, crispy
CHICAGO Wasa is expanding with a line of thin, whole-grain crackers.
Wasa’s new thin and crispy flatbreads are available in original, rosemary and sesame, making them ideal for entertaining or as a wholesome snack.
"At Wasa, we take pride in offering healthy products made only with simple, all-natural ingredients that help people in their quest to eat well and live better," said Kirk Trofholz, president of Wasa North America. "We believe the new Wasa thin and crispy flatbreads will appeal to a broad audience and offer unlimited options for healthy snacks and alternative meal accompaniments."
The new line is available next month in stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $2.99.
CandyCrate.com lists top Halloween treats among kids
HESPERIA, Calif. CandyCrate.com found that kids enjoy traditional candy for the trick-or-treating season, and also found that such specialty candies as wax lips and candy necklaces have gained momentum.
Just in time for Halloween, CandyCrate.com unveiled the top treats among children, with 84% of kids saying that candy and gum are their favorites. The top 10 traditional Halloween candy list included:
- Tootsie rolls/pops
- “Fun-size” chocolates (with Reese’s peanut butter cups as the favorite)
- Pixy Stix
- Caramel candy
- Candy corn
Specialty candies that made the top 10 were:
- Wax lips/fangs
- Candy necklaces
- Chocolate or gummy body parts
- Cry Babies sour gum
- Pop Rocks Pumpkin Patch orange
- Caramel apple pops
- Candy eyeballs
- Zotz Fizz candy
- Harry Potter Droobles best blowing cotton candy bubblegum
- Peanut butter Kisses