KANSAS CITY — Recent launches feature unexpected flavor combinations.  

Frito-Lay North America, a division of PepsiCo, Inc., has teamed with professional basketball player LeBron James to launch Ruffles Flamin’ Hot Cheddar & Sour Cream flavored potato chips. The mashup puts a spicy spin on the brand’s most popular flavor and marks the latest addition to Frito-Lay’s Flamin’ Hot family.

Copper Cow Coffee, a specialty Vietnamese coffee brand, is introducing a rose pour-over set for a limited time. The product combines Vietnamese coffee with organic rose powder in individual pour-over filters and is packaged with single-serve packets of sweetened condensed milk.

Morinaga America, Inc. is adding to its Hi-Chew candy lineup. The new Fantasy Mix features rainbow sherbet, Blue Hawaii and blue raspberry flavored candies, representing the most requested flavors among Hi-Chew consumers, according to the company.

“The new Fantasy Mix and its unique blend of flavors is a dream come true for our brand fans,” said Teruhiro Kawabe, president and chief executive officer of Morinaga America, Inc. “We’ve taken our innovation to the next level with these flavor profiles, expanding beyond our fruit-forward offerings to provide a product that will truly stand out at retail. We’re excited for consumers to get to experience Fantasy Mix.” 

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