KANSAS CITY — Unlikely combinations are cropping up in new product launches, from cinnamon-flavored soda to barbecue-flavored candy bars to coffee-infused hummus.
PepsiCo, Inc. is splicing spice and soda with its new limited-edition beverage, Pepsi Fire. The carbonated drink is a cola with a cinnamon flavored twist.
The Hershey Co. is launching an entire line of peculiar pairings. The company’s Flavors of America lineup includes such offerings as barbecue-flavored PayDay bars, strawberry-flavored Kit Kat bars and Hershey’s Cherry Cheesecake Flavored Chocolate Bars.
Coffee combines with hummus in a new dip from The Campbell Soup Co.’s Garden Fresh Gourmet Brand. New Lentil Mocha Mole Hummus features coffee and cacao blended with lentils and topped with red chili flakes and a hazelnut sprinkle.