Sara Lee Premium Heart Healthy Plus 100% Multi-Grain Bread Made with Honey
Company: Sara Lee Bakery Group, Inc., St. Louis, Mo.
Introduced: December
Distribution: National
Suggested Retail: $2.49-$2.69 for a 20-oz. loaf and $2.69-$2.89 for a 24-oz. loaf
Ingredients: Stone ground whole wheat flour, water, high-fructose corn syrup, wheat gluten, yeast, cellulose, wheat, oats. Contains 2% or less of each of the following: brown sugar, inulin, vegetable oil (soybean and/or cottonseed oils), calcium sulfate, salt, honey, dough conditioners (may contain one or more of the following: mono- and diglycerides, ethoxylated mono- and diglycerides), vinegar, rye, milo, barley, corn grits, calcium propionate (preservative), yeast nutrients (monocalcium phosphate, calcium sulfate, ammonium sulfate), white wheat flakes, wheat bran, flaxmeal, millet, cornstarch, vitamin D3, folic acid, soy lecithin. Contains wheat.
FYI: All the goodness of Sara Lee is in its selection of homestyle delicious bakery bread. Each loaf is baked from stone-ground whole-wheat flour, oats, barley and whole grains for a distinctive taste. The finest ingredients are used with no trans fat, artificial flavors or artificial colors. Two slices contain 20% of the daily recommended intake for Vitamin D and folic acid, 35% fiber and 30% calcium. Sara Lee bread is naturally low in saturated fat, and each hearty slice is soft and full of flavor. 100% Multi-Grain Traditional and 100% Whole Wheat Traditional 20-oz. loaves are also available.
King’s Hawaiian Honey Wheat and Sweet Sandwich Rolls
Company: King’s Hawaiian, Torrance, Calif.
Introduced: October
Distribution: National
Suggested Retail: $2.79-$2.99 for a 24-oz. bag of 8 sliced rolls
Ingredients: (Honey Wheat): Wheat, flour (malted barley flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), water, sugar, whole wheat flour, whole egg solids, high-fructose corn syrup, margarine (partially hydrogenated cottonseed and/or soybean oil, water, salt, whey, lecithin mono and diglycerides, sodium benzoate [to preserve flavor], artificial flavors, beta carotene, vitamin A palmitate), yeast, dry honey, butter, wheat bran, potato flour, whey. Contains 2% or less of the following: salt, wheat starch, lecithin, non-fat dry milk, vital wheat gluten, soy flour, corn flour, calcium sulfate, ethoxylated mono-diglycerides, monocalcium phosphate, ammonium sulfate, azodicarbonimide, sodium stearoyl lactylate, stearic acid, monodiglycerides, L-cysteine hydrochloride, ascorbic acid, citric acid, calcium stearate, enzymes.
FYI: Perk up your sandwich with King’s Hawaiian sandwich rolls at lunchtime! The taste of the nation’s top selling Honey Wheat dinner rolls is now available as a delicious lunchtime treat. King’s Hawaiian is currently shipping out its new 8-Pack sandwich rolls in both Honey Wheat and Hawaiian Sweet varieties — sure to bring a taste of the islands to lunches across the country.
Barry’s French Bakery Twists
Company: Barry’s Bakery, San Diego, Calif.
Introduced: November
Distribution: National
Suggested Retail: $2.59 for a 4.5-oz. bag
Ingredients: (Café Mocha): High gluten wheat flour, vegetable shortening (partially hydrogenated soybean oil, beta carotene as natural color), beet sugar, cinnamon, salt and calcium carbonate, natural chocolate and coffee flavor.
FYI: French Twists have arrived on the health scene and are designed to fit into almost any eating plan. Made up of layers of puff pastry and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar, these hand-twisted, baked treats come in varieties such as Original, Chocolate Chip, Maple French Toast, Almond, Café Mocha, Wild Raspberry and Key lime. They contain 60 calories and no dairy, butter or eggs. They also are Kosher parve and make a great sweet treat for any time of day.
Snyder’s of Hanover Pretzel Sandwiches and Sticks
Company: Snyder’s of Hanover, Hanover, Pa.
Introduced: January
Distribution: National
Suggested Retail: $3.49 for an 8-oz. bag of pretzel sandwiches, $2.29 for a 9-oz. bag of sticks
Ingredients: (Cheddar Cheese Pretzel Sandwiches): Pretzels: Unbleached wheat flour, water, malt, canola oil, salt, yeast, soda. Cheese filling: palm oil, whey powder, Cheddar cheese (milk, cheese culture, salt, enzymes), butter, buttermilk powder, annatto (color), salt. Allergen alert: processed on equipment that processes peanut butter.
FYI: Snyder’s of Hanover introduces its new innovative line of Pretzel Sandwiches, filled with creamy goodness, to rave reviews. These snazzy new sandwiches are part of Snyder’s “better for you” snack products and come in two taste bud-tempting flavors — creamy peanut butter and tangy Cheddar cheese, sandwiched between two pretzel snaps. Delicious! Made with all-natural ingredients, Pretzel Sandwiches have 0 gm. of trans fat and are a nutritious snack, perfect for on-the-go kids and busy adults. Also new on the scene are Snyder’s Pumpernickel & Onion Sticks and 12 Multi-Grain Sticks — both have no trans fat and only 2 gm. of fat per serving. What could be better?
Pepperidge Farm Flavor Blasted Color Changing Goldfish
Company: Pepperidge Farm, Norwalk, Conn.
Introduced: September
Distribution: National
Suggested Retail: $1.99 for a 6.6-oz. bag
Ingredients: (Xtra Cheddar): Unbleached enriched wheat flour [flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), folic acid], vegetable oils (canola, sunflower and/or soybean), Cheddar cheese [pasteurized milk, cheese culture, salt, enzymes), water, salt], salt, contains 2% or less of: yeast, sugar, whey, yeast extract, yellow corn flour, buttermilk, autolyzed yeast, spices, onion powder, Blue 1, Blue 2, calcium lactate, citric acid, disodium phosphate, extractives of paprika (color), garlic powder, lactic acid, natural butter flavor (maltodextrin, natural flavor, butter oil), Red 40, spice extract and monocalcium phosphate.
FYI: Try these fish of a different color! Pepperidge Farm’s popular Flavor Blasted Goldfish crackers now magically change color in your mouth! Each fish turns your tongue a wild shade of red or blue, sure to shock more conservative snackers. Each serving has 0 gm. of trans fat and the Xtra Cheddar flavor is intense!
Frito-Lay Baked! Cheetos
Company: Frito-Lay
Introduced: November
Distribution: National
Suggested Retail: $3.49 for a 12-oz. bag
Ingredients: Enriched corn meal (corn meal, ferrous sulfate, niacin, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, and folic acid), vegetable oil (contains one or more of the following: corn, soybean or sunflower oil), whey, Cheddar cheese, (cultured milk, salt, enzymes), salt, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, maltodextrin, natural flavor, dextrose, malic acid, disodium phosphate, sour cream (cultured cream, nonfat milk), artificial flavor, beta-carotene, monosodium glutamate, lactic acid, artificial coloring (including Yellow 6) and citric acid. Contains milk ingredients.
FYI: Ease into a healthier lifestyle with help from Frito-Lay’s Baked! line of products. Lower in fat because they’re baked, not fried, these snacks have no trans fat per serving and are jam-packed with delicious cheesy flavor, just like the original. Grab a bag and dig in!
Edward & Sons Rice Snaps
Company: Edward & Sons Trading Company, Inc., Carpinteria, Calif.
Introduced: January
Distribution: National
Suggested Retail: $2.99-$3.79 for a 3.5-oz. package
Ingredients: (Black Sesame): Organic brown rice flour, organic white rice flour, black sesame seeds, organic tamari (water, organic soybeans, salt), sesame seeds, organic evaporated cane juice, organic potato starch.
FYI: Edward & Sons introduces two new tasty varieties to its top-selling line of wheat-free, whole grain crackers — Salsa Brown Rice Snaps and Black Sesame Brown Rice Snaps. Salsa Brown Rice Snaps are a delicious alternative to chips and feature savory tomato and cilantro flavors, packing a Mexican-style punch into every bite. Black Sesame snaps are baked thin for extra crispness and combine Asian flavors — brown rice and brewed tamari soy sauce with rich nutty roasted black sesame seeds — for an exotic snack. Both varieties are made with organic brown rice that has been milled, steamed and baked into each cracker. Try them with dips, spreads or alone for a delectable treat anytime!