PURCHASE, N.Y. — PepsiCo, Inc. is decking the store shelves with limited-edition snacks, cereals and sips for the 2018 holiday season. This year, the seasonal spread includes three new beverages: Mtn Dew Merry Mash-Up, Mtn Dew Ice Cherry and Pure Leaf Apple Cider Flavored Iced Tea.
Returning holiday beverages in the lineup include products from PepsiCo’s Tropicana and Starbucks brands:
- Tropicana Coco Blends, available in pineapple with coconut water and peach passion fruit with coconut water varieties, are ideal for mixing into Christmas cocktails, the company said.
- Starbucks Peppermint Mocha Iced Espresso Classics features Starbucks espresso and milk combined with peppermint and chocolate.
- Starbucks Peppermint Mocha Ready-to-Drink Iced Latte features espresso and milk with chocolate and peppermint flavors.
PepsiCo also is bringing back breakfast offerings from years past:
- The Quaker Gingerbread Spice Instant Oatmeal features a blend of 100% whole grain oats with the taste of gingerbread spices.
- The Quaker Gingerbread Spice Life Cereal is a multigrain cereal made with oats, wheat and rice and sweetened with gingerbread spices.
- Cap’n Crunch’s Christmas Crunch cereal is a sweetened corn and oat cereal with red and green pieces shaped like stars, snowmen, Santa hats and other holiday shapes.
Seasonal snacks adorning shelves again this year come from PepsiCo’s Rold Gold and Cracker Jack brands:
- Rold Gold Dipped Pretzels are available in Classic Chocolate-Dipped Tiny Twists and Peppermint-Dipped Snowflake varieties.
- Rold Gold Holiday Rings are pretzel circles designed to be the base for holiday creations, Pepsico said.
- Rold Gold Festive Shapes, exclusively offered at Walmart, are pretzels shaped like snowflakes, trees, candy canes and bells.
- Cracker Jack Holiday Sugar Cookie Popcorn combines candy-coated popcorn with green and red sprinkles.
“Whether you’re entertaining family and friends, or looking for a seasonal treat, PepsiCo has a variety of products that will satisfy everyone,” PepsiCo said. “From cheerful snacks and drinks to make your gatherings more festive, to fun and exciting products ideal for stocking stuffers, PepsiCo has you covered this holiday season.”