Products flavored like comfort foods and beverages dominate seasonal launches.
The Kellogg Co.’s RXBAR business is rolling out its limited-edition seasonal products, including the new RXBAR Snickerdoodle. Inspired by the classic cookie, the bar is made with dates, egg whites, almonds, cashews and a hint of cinnamon. Each bar contains 210 calories, 12 grams of protein and no added sugars.
Think!, a subsidiary of Glanbia PLC, is debuting two limited-edition seasonal protein bar flavors: pumpkin spice latte and chocolate peppermint. Both are gluten-free and non-GMO.
The Pumpkin Spice Latte Protein Bar features pumpkin and cinnamon flavor and contains 150 calories, 10 grams of protein, 6 grams of fiber and 5 grams of sugar.
The Chocolate Peppermint Protein Bar is made with cocoa, unsweetened chocolate and natural flavors. Each bar contains 150 calories, 10 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber and 5 grams of sugar.
Justin’s is doubling down on dark chocolate with its two new Super Dark Chocolate Nut Butter Cups: Super Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup and Super Dark Chocolate Espresso Almond Butter Cup. Made with 80% cocoa that is Rainforest Alliance certified, the confectionery contains 5 grams of sugar with no added stevia or sugar alcohols. The cups are USDA certified organic, Non-GMO Project verified and certified gluten-free.
HARIBO is expanding its portfolio of gummies with two new varieties: Rainbow Worms and Z!NG Sour Kicks.
HARIBO Rainbow Worms feature a five-color rainbow effect and three flavors: black currant, lemon and strawberry.
HARIBO Z!NG Sour Kicks are undusted sour gummies shaped like sneakers that come in five flavors: orange, grape, raspberry, strawberry and lemon.
Mother Raw is rolling out five new plant-based dips and three new plant-based quesos. The products all feature a base of cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil, apple cider vinegar, hemp seeds, white chia seeds and grey sea salt.
The French onion dip is made with roasted minced onion and coconut sugar.
The ranch dip combines coconut sugar, minced garlic, minced onion, dill, red bell pepper, green banana flour, parsley and black pepper.
The spinach dip blends coconut sugar, minced garlic, spinach and roasted minced onion.
The roasted garlic dip contains coconut sugar and roasted minced garlic.
The everything bagel dip features coconut sugar, roasted minced onion, minced garlic, sesame seeds, poppyseeds and black sesame seeds.
The original queso combines minced garlic, minced onion, diced tomatoes, green banana flour, paprika, cumin and cayenne pepper.
The spicy queso is made with minced onion, minced garlic, diced tomatoes, green banana flour, paprika and habanero pepper.
The nacho queso blends tomato paste, green banana flour, minced onion, minced garlic, sundried tomatoes, jalapeño pepper, red bell pepper, paprika, beet root powder and cumin.
Food and beverage formulators zero in on immune health.
Chicken is featured in recent launches.