V8 V-Fusion launches carbonated beverages
CAMDEN, N.J. — Campbell’s is making its V8 V-Fusion line bubbly.
New V8 V-Fusion Sparkling juice drinks are carbonated beverages that tout 50 calories per serving and provide a combined serving of fruits and vegetables without any added sugar, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives, the company said.
"We know that people love the refreshing taste of soft drinks, but they’re looking for healthier options. That’s why sparkling juices have enjoyed an unprecedented boom," V8 Beverages VP Dale Clemiss said. "V8 V-Fusion Sparkling is the perfect choice — it has the sweetness and refreshing bubbles people crave, plus the nutrition they want and need."
V8 V-Fusion Sparkling is available in tangerine raspberry, black cherry pomegranate and strawberry lemonade varieties.
YoCrunch adds Chips Ahoy! mix-in topping
CHICAGO — YoCrunch has launched its latest yogurt that features a mix-in topping.
The company said its low-fat vanilla yogurt now is available with a Chips Ahoy! cookie pieces topping.
"The addition of Chips Ahoy! topping to the YoCrunch line of yogurts offers crunchy mix-ins in a portable yogurt package, and delivers on our promise of ‘great yogurt. Real fun!,’" YoCrunch SVP marketing Ralph Tschantz said.
YoCrunch yogurt with Chips Ahoy! cookie pieces carries a suggested retail price for of 79 cents to 89 cents per 6-oz. cup. This summer, YoCrunch will introduce a multipack of four, 4-oz. cups for a suggested retail price of $2.99.
Nestlé Crunch teams up with Girl Scouts of the USA for limited-edition candy bar line
LOS ANGELES — Nestlé Crunch has launched Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout candy bars.
The limited-edition line, produced under license from Girl Scouts of the USA, is inspired by the three most popular flavors of Girl Scout cookies: Thin Mints, peanut butter crème and caramel and coconut flavors. The launch is in line with the organization’s 100th anniversary
Nestlé Crunch and Girl Scout Cookie fans can log online to purchase the candy bars through a special, limited supply pre-sale program at Facebook.com/NestleCrunch, while supplies last. After the pre-sale, the Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout candy bars will be available as limited edition candy bars this summer at participating retail stores nationwide, beginning June 1 through September.
"We’re pleased that with the help of a great brand like Nestlé Crunch, our iconic Girl Scouts brand can reach the public in new and unexpected places," said Barry Horowitz, VP and general manager of Girl Scout merchandise at Girl Scouts of the USA. "During our 100th anniversary, we hope the Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars raise awareness of the Girl Scout Cookie Program and all the business and financial literacy skills girls learn from participating in this annual leadership activity."