Wheaties honors Phelps, May-Treanor with limited-edition boxes
MINNEAPOLIS — Wheaties is saluting two Olympic gold medalists by touting them on limited-edition boxes of the cereal.
The brand officially unveiled the boxes featuring swimmer Michael Phelps and professional beach volleyball player Misty May-Treanor.
"Michael Phelps and Misty May-Treanor have inspired others to get out and achieve their own personal best," said Jim Wilson, Wheaties marketing. "Wheaties is proud to honor them and to fuel athletes everywhere."
Yoplait introduces smoothies
MINNEAPOLIS — Yoplait is expanding its portfolio with a new on-the-go item.
The brand has introduced Yoplait Smoothies, which feature frozen fruit, fruit juice and real Yoplait Greek yogurt. The smoothies can be made by adding 3/4 cup of skim milk and blending. Each 4.5-oz. freezer package yields a single 12-oz. serving, Yoplait said.
"For consumers trying to get more protein in their diets, it’s not always easy to find an on-the-go protein breakfast item or snack that tastes great," Yoplait Smoothie marketing manager Maija Aittola said. "Not only are Yoplait Smoothies made with Greek Yogurt easy to make and take, but each smoothie provides 10 grams of protein when prepared with milk and are sweetened with all-natural stevia."
Available in mixed berry and strawberry banana orange flavors, Yoplait Smoothies carry a suggested retail price of $2.99.
Navarro Discount Pharmacy approved for ACHC accreditation renewal
MIAMI — Regional player Navarro Discount Pharmacy, which operates 31 store locations, has been approved by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care for renewal accreditation, the pharmacy retailer announced on Wednesday.
"The commitment that Navarro Discount Pharmacy has illustrated in meeting ACHC standards is indicative of the world-class organization that it is. Navarro continues to employ the highest level of compliance, care and customer service and we are grateful to have them as our customer," said Matt Hughes, business development manager for ACHC.
Added Albert Garcia, EVP of Navarro Discount Pharmacy and president of Navarro Health Services, "Navarro Discount Pharmacy has operated in South Florida for over 50 years. The reaccreditation process was efficient and easy to follow with the guidance of Navarro’s staff. With this accreditation, Navarro can continue to serve its patients with the highest degree of customer service. We are proud to be re-accredited by ACHC."
ACHC is a not-for-profit organization that has stood as a symbol of quality and excellence since 1986. Accreditation by ACHC reflects an organization’s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level of performance and patient care.