I have a former boss who used to say that whatever food a consumer liked, chances are they would like it even more if it were topped with cheese. Considering all of its dairy splendor, it’s no wonder that cheese is big business.
Cheez Doodles, the fun, irreverent cheese-flavored snack, has been an east coast favorite since its debut in the 1950’s. Now, Wise Foods is expanding the appeal with new flavors, product innovation, and a complete refresh of its packaging.
This year, the Utz holiday snack offerings include legendary, melt-in-your-mouth White Cheddar Cheese Snowballs; delicately baked, bite-sized Holiday Shaped Pretzels; and the always popular Chocolate Covered Specials Pretzels.
Today’s market for better-for-you extruded snacks is skyrocketing, with products like veggie straws and other puffed/expanded products finding appeal among shoppers seeking alternatives to traditional offerings.
Private label has come a long way from its “generic” years. Today, focuses are on premium, national-brand-better (NBB) offerings and clean eating—snack and bakery products that are part of the better-for-you category, including those that are gluten-free.
Sensible Portions Garden Veggie Snacks, a Hain Celestial snack brand, is entering the colorful, wondrous world of "Trolls" as part of a nationwide licensing deal for DreamWorks Animation's new animated film.
Inventure Foods, Inc. is encouraging consumers to step out of the kitchen and into the party with the introduction of TGI Fridays Party Bites, a line of ready-to-eat snacks inspired by classic Fridays favorites like Buffalo Wings and Mac and Cheese.