Jelly Belly, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts expand collab
After a successful partnership, Jelly Belly Candy and Krispy Kreme Doughnuts are back at it again.
The two companies announced that an additional two products would be added to their previous collaboration, which brought the flavors of Krispy Kreme’s popular doughnuts to jelly bean form.
Beginning in September, consumers will be able to purchase a 1-oz. Krispy Kreme tin, which features a lid that is inspired by the chocolate iced with sprinkles doughnut, and an 8.75-oz. pouch bag that is adorned with the doughnut company’s iconic branding.
Featured jelly bean flavors found inside each packaging include original glazed, chocolate iced with sprinkles, cinnamon apple filled, glazed blueberry cake and strawberry iced.
Other available packaging includes a 1-oz. bag, 2.8-oz. grab and go bags, 7.5-oz. gift bags, 4.25-oz. gift boxes and a 10 lb. bulk case.
Further information on the collaboration and products can be found on Jelly Belly’s website.
Ready Pac Foods’ limited-edition barbecue salad makes its return
Ready Pac Foods is bringing several summertime barbecue flavors to salad form.
The Irwindale, Calif.-based company announced that it would be bringing back its Limited-Edition Bistro Corn Salad with Pulled Pork and BBQ Drizzle.
Each salad contains fire-roasted corn, poblano peppers, seasoned pulled pork, romaine and iceberg lettuces, chili lime dressing, cheese cornbread croutons and a barbecue sauce drizzle, the company said.
“The Limited Edition Bistro Roasted Corn Salad with Pulled Pork and BBQ Drizzle was born out of a desire to offer consumers the opportunity to indulge in delicious summer BBQ flavors without having to break out the grill or sacrifice healthy eating,” Ready Pac Foods vice president of portfolio marketing Priscila Stanton, said. “While we pride ourselves on bringing new recipes to consumers, the popularity of the summer salad was undeniable. After seeing how positively consumers reacted to this salad last summer, we had to bring it back for a second year.”
Ready Pac Foods’ Limited-Edition Bistro Corn Salad with Pulled Pork and BBQ Drizzle salad will be available until mid-September in the produce aisle at such retailers as Walmart, Amazon Fresh, Albertsons, Safeway, Wegmans, Publix, Raley’s and Starter Brothers, among others for the suggested retail price of $3.99.
Welch’s fruit snacks add a superfruit mix
Welch’s is looking to give the snack aisle a bit of revamp, thanks to its new superfruit mix.
The Allendale, N.J.-based company’s new line of fruit snacks contains an assortment of such superfruit flavor blends as pomegranate-passionfruit, starfruit-kiwi, dragonfruit-blackberry, acai-blueberry and goji-apricot.
“With over ten varieties available in our Welch’s fruit snacks line, we take pride in continuing to offer innovative fruit snacks choices for our consumers,” Josh Shapiro, senior vice president of marketing for The Promotion In Motion Companies, saod. “With the launch of Welch’s fruit snacks superfruit mix, we’re thrilled to treat parents and kids of all ages with a flavor exploration and unmatched multisensory experience with this new and tasty variety.”
Welch’s fruit snacks superfruit mix is gluten-free, fat-free, and does not contain preservatives or color from artificial sources. The snacks are available in a 10-ct box with 0.8-oz. pouches that retail for $2.99, 22ct box with 0.8-oz. pouches for $5.49, a 5-oz. bag for $1.99 and 2.25-oz. bag for $1.00.
Further information on the product can be found on the company’s website.