The latest launches from Rhythm Superfoods, Ferrara Candy Co. and more.
Rhythm Superfoods is unveiling organic Cauliflower Bites in sea salt, buffalo ranch and vegan white cheddar varieties. The snacks are crisped at a low heat to preserve crunch and flavor and contain 3 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber per serving.
The newest launch from American Licorice Co. combines sweet, heat and sour. Sour Punch is expanding with a new spicy bites assortment, featuring cantaloupe, pineapple, mango and watermelon flavors kicked up with a touch of chili.
Just Born Quality Confections, the maker of Peeps marshmallow chicks, is launching jelly beans inspired by the brand. Peeps Jelly Beans feature strawberry, lemon, blueberry and marshmallow flavors.
From Ford Gum & Machine Co., Inc. comes a new line of Jelly Belly sugar-free gum through a licensing agreement with Jelly Belly Candy Co. Inspired by the iconic jelly bean brand, the tablet gum is packaged in 12-count blister packs. Flavors include berry, cherry, island punch and watermelon.
Alter Eco Foods is expanding its Superdark chocolate lineup. The Superdark Crisp Mint Bar combines 90% dark chocolate with a hint of peppermint crisp and Madagascar bourbon vanilla bean. Double Chocolate Coconut Clusters feature toasted coconut flakes layered with 85% dark chocolate. The products are organic and contain 6 grams of sugar or less.
The Ferrara Candy Co., a subsidiary of the Ferrero Group, is introducing Brach’s Milk Chocolate Double Dipped Hazelnuts, along with a new chocolate recipe across its collection of chocolate products.The product features whole hazelnuts that are twice coated in milk chocolate.
Brach’s collaborated with Barry Callebaut to reformulate its milk and dark chocolate recipes, which now feature an improved cocoa flavor, increased caramelization and creamy notes, according to the company.
ChocXO Chocolatier is introducing a pair of products featuring ruby, a cocoa bean-derived ingredient developed by Swiss supplier Barry Callebaut. Billed as “the fourth type of chocolate” following milk, dark and white, ruby has a pink hue and berry taste with no added colors or flavors.
ChocXO is launching Ruby Snaps, which are infused with crunchy quinoa and raspberry pieces, and PB & Ruby peanut butter filled cups.
RW Garcia is adding Cheesy Crackers to its line of better-for-you, gluten-free snacks. Made with corn, cheddar cheese and cassava, the crackers contain no added sugar and are lower in sodium, fat and calories than traditional cheese crackers, according to the company.
Lily's Sweets is launching peanut butter cups that are sweetened with stevia. Available in milk and dark chocolate varieties, the peanut butter cups contain less than 1 gram of sugar and 130 calories per two-cup serving.
Oberto Snacks is revamping its portfolio of specialty meats with recipe enhancements. The Oberto Original Beef Jerky now features a natural wood smoke flavor and is tenderized for improved taste, according to the company. The products has 27% less sugar and no artificial ingredients. Oberto Smoked Sausages are smoked six times and slow-dried for three to five days.
Hershey's Gold Kisses contain caramel creme with pretzel bits.
New from Jack Link's Protein Snacks is a zero-sugar beef jerky made with lean-meat beef and no preservatives or added nitrates. Each bag contains more than 30 grams of protein.