CPG innovation pays tribute to popular video games, TV shows, movies and musicians.
Serendipity Brands has partnered with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to launch a line of four new ice cream pints inspired by TV series and movies. The first to be released is the “Friends” flavor, Central Perk Almond Fudge, which features coffee ice cream with dark chocolate covered almonds and fudge swirls.
“The Goonies” pint, Sloth and Chunk Rocky Rooooaad?, features chocolate ice cream with marshmallows and almonds.
Set to launch later this year, the “Caddyshack” ice cream, Gopher Traxs, features vanilla ice cream with mini peanut butter cups and a salted caramel swirl.
Planned to debut around the holidays, the “A Christmas Story” flavor, Oh Fudge! Peppermint Cookie Fudge Sundae, features mint ice cream with red and green candy and chocolate cookie swirl.
Central Perk Almond Fudge is a permanent fixture in the flavor lineup, while The Goonies, CaddyShack, and A Christmas Story offering will be limited-time releases. All flavors will be available for the suggested retail price of $5.99.
Mars, Inc. is adding two new flavors to its M&M’s Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich lineup: mint and classic.
M&M’s Mint Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches feature mint-flavored ice cream between two chocolate cookies with milk chocolate M&M’s minis.
M&M’s Classic Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches feature vanilla ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate cookies with milk chocolate M&M’s baked in.
New from the Coca-Cola Co., Smartwater+ is a line of infused hydration beverages tailored with specific functional benefits. Each of the three options contains 10 calories.
Smartwater+ Clarity includes ginseng and green tea extracts and is designed for mental focus.
Smartwater+ Tranquility contains ashwagandha and tangerine extracts to promote emotional calm, the company said.
Smartwater+ Renew is formulated with dandelion and lemon extracts to enhance revitalization, Coca-Cola said.
Nonni’s Foods is launching three new products for spring.
Nonni’s Cinnamon Streusel Biscotti features cinnamon with an oatmeal streusel topping dipped and drizzled with white icing. Each serving contains 110 calories and is individually wrapped.
Nonni’s Limoncello Biscotti is a lemon biscotti cookie dipped and drizzled in white icing. The individually-wrapped cookies contain 110 calories each.
Nonni’s Lemon Blueberry THINAddictives are lemon almond thin cookies filled with blueberries and almonds.
MadeGood Foods is building out its snack bar portfolio with new Chocolate Drizzled Granola Bars, available in three flavors: Cookie Crumble, Birthday Cake, and vanilla. The gluten-free, organic bars contain no peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, egg, soy, sesame or shellfish and retail for $4.99 per box of five bars.
HumanCo’s Coconut Bliss plant-based frozen dessert brand is rolling out two new treats. The offerings are USDA certified organic, gluten-free, vegan and Non-GMO Project verified.
The new Legendary Cookie Dough pint has a vanilla coconut milk base with cookie dough, fudge ribbons and chocolate confetti.
Cups of Joy, the brand’s first single-serve offerings, are plant-based frozen desserts available in dark chocolate and Madagascan vanilla bean flavors.