May 1, 2005
Pepperidge Farm Whims Crispy Waves and Crunchy Clusters
Company: Pepperidge Farm, Norwalk, Conn.
Suggested Retail: $3.49 for a 5.3- to 5.6-oz. canister
Ingredients: (Crispy Waves Chocolate Chip Cookies): Unbleached wheat flour [flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate (vitamin B1), riboflavin (vitamin B2), folic acid], sugar, semi sweet chocolate (sugar, chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, soy lecithin added as an emulsifier, vanilla extract), partially hydrogenated vegetable shortening (soybean and cottonseed oils), nonfat milk, invert sugar, butter, contains 2% or less of: Cornstarch, egg whites, salt, baking soda and natural flavors.
FYI: Looking for a fun, convenient, poppable snack? Try new Whims Crispy Waves and Whims Crunchy Clusters from Pepperidge Farm. Crispy Waves are curved snacks with rich chocolate and toffee baked into every bite. Crunchy Clusters feature tasty cookie combinations such as chocolate and nuts rolled into sweet bite-sized clusters. Whims come in six scrumptious flavors, including Chocolate Chip, Mint Chocolate Chip and Toffee Chip for the Crispy Waves, and Chocolate Chocolate, Chocolate Cashew and White Chocolate Pecan for the Crunchy Clusters.
Red Baron Thin Crust Pizza
Company: Schwan’s Consumer Brands North America, Inc., a division of The Schwan Food Company, Minneapolis
Suggested Retail: $5.49 for a 19- to 20-oz. pizza
Ingredients: (Supreme): Toppings: Tomato puree (water, tomato paste), low-moisture part skim mozzarella cheese (cultured pasteurized part skim milk, salt, enzymes), smoke flavored provolone cheese (pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes and natural smoke flavor), Italian sausage (pork and beef, salt, spices, water, sugar, garlic powder), tomato sauce (tomato puree, salt, spices and citric acid), pepperoni (pork, beef, salt, water, paprika, dextrose, natural spices, smoke flavoring, lactic acid and starter culture, sodium ascorbate [vitamin C], flavoring, garlic powder, sodium nitrate, BHA, BHT, with citric acid added to help protect flavor), red and green peppers, onion, yellow peppers, red wine vinegar (grape wine vinegar, water), modified food starch, salt, dextrose, corn oil, spices, sugar, dehydrated onion, dehydrated Romano cheese (made from sheep’s and cow’s milk), cheese cultures, salt, enzymes), garlic powder, paprika, citric acid. Crust: Enriched flour (wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), water, soybean oil, cornmeal, yeast, cheese blend (granular cheese [milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes], Parmesan cheese [milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes], Romano cheese [milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes], cheese whey, salt), salt, dough conditioner (wheat starch, L-cysteine hydrochloride, ammonium sulfate, soy oil), malt (malted barley, wheat flour, dextrose). (Contains 15% Italian sausage and pepperoni). Contains milk and wheat.
FYI: Pizza lovers have another reason to rejoice with the new Red Baron Thin Crust premium quality pizzas under its Gold Edition brand — the latest frozen taste sensation to join the freezer aisle. Picture a golden, crispy crust that tastes like fresh-baked, brimming with savory meats, flavorful cheeses and delicious Italian spices. Drooling yet? Pop one in the oven and savor the delicious flavors of six new tasty varieties — Ultimate Pepperoni, Five Cheese, Italian Sausage & Pepperoni, Meat Trio, Mozzarella, Tomato & Basil and Supreme.
Poore Brothers Cinnabon Cookies
Company: Poore Brothers, Inc., Goodyear, Ariz.
Distribution: Select mass merchandisers and grocery retailers
Suggested Retail: $2.99 for a 7-oz. box
Ingredients: (Cinnamon Roll Soft Cookies): Enriched bleached wheat flour (niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), sugar, brown sugar, vegetable margarine (partially hydrogenated soybean oil, water, salt, soy lecithin, mono- and diglycerides, natural flavor, artificial coloring [beta carotene], vitamin A palmitate), corn syrup, whole eggs, crystalline fructose, invert sugar syrup, modified corn starch, high-fructose corn syrup, vegetable glycerine, whey powder (milk), natural and artificial flavors (contains milk), powdered cellulose, mono- and diglycerides, corn starch, Makara cinnamon, salt, leavening (sodium bicarbonate, sodium acid pyrophosphate, corn starch, monocalcium phosphate), oat flour, fish gelatin, cream of tartar, pectin, locust bean gum, rolled wheat.
FYI: It’s a match made in heaven when the luscious flavors of Cinnabon cinnamon rolls meet bakery cookies. Poore Brothers introduces new Cinnabon brand cookies in three tempting varieties — Cinnamon Roll Soft cookies with rich cinnamon filling and velvety cream cheese-flavored frosting; Cinnamon Sandwich cookies, filled with cream cheese-flavored frosting; and bite-sized Cinnamon Swirl Crisp cookies, sprinkled with a blend of real Cinnabon cinnamon and sugar.
Company: Fabe’s All Natural Bakery, San Rafael, Calif.
Distribution: National in health food markets
Suggested Retail: $5-$5.50 for a 6-oz. package
Ingredients: (Raspberry Rugula): Organic unbleached wheat flour, non hydrogenated margarine (palm and canola oils, water, salt, lecithin, natural flavors, citric acid, beta carotene, vitamin A), raspberries, sour cream, chicory syrup, white grape juice, cornstarch, egg whites, xanthan gum, guar gum and locust bean gum.
FYI: Fabe’s introduces its new all-natural rugula. Each tender, flaky bite envelops one of three delicious fruit fillings — apple, apricot or raspberry. Rugula can be enjoyed for breakfast, as an accompaniment for lunch or dinner, or as a snack.
California Pizza Kitchen Crispy Thin Crust Pizza
Company: Kraft Foods Inc., Northfield, Ill.
Distribution: National major metropolitan markets
Suggested Retail: $5.19 for an 11.9- to 12.7-oz. pizza
Ingredients: (White Pizza): Wheat flour, water, spinach, shredded reduced fat reduced sodium mozzarella cheese (pasteurized part-skim milk, nonfat milk, modified food starch*, cheese cultures, salt, potassium chloride*, natural flavors, annatto [color], vitamin A palmitate, enzymes [*ingredients not in regular mozzarella cheese]), shredded mozzarella cheese (pasteurized milk, nonfat milk, cultures, salt, enzymes), shredded Fontina cheese (pasteurized milk, cheese culture, salt, enzymes), grated Parmesan cheese (part-skim milk, cheese culture, salt, enzymes), grated Romano cheese made from cow’s milk (part-skim milk, cheese culture, salt, enzymes), modified food starch, contains less than 2% of garlic, partially hydrogenated soybean and cottonseed oil, soybean oil, white cornmeal, salt, sugar, yeast, artificial flavor, soy lecithin, natural flavor, beta carotene (color).
FYI: New Neapolitan-style California Pizza Kitchen Crispy Thin Crust pizza’s three varieties — Margherita, Sicilian Recipe and White — will please every pizza connoisseur. Each pizza boasts a thin, crispy crust, flavorful toppings and a unique blend of real Italian cheeses.
New Baker’s Inn Bread Varieties
Company: Interstate Bakeries Corp., Kansas City, Mo.
Suggested Retail: $2.99 for a 28-oz. loaf
Ingredients: (Stone Ground Whole Wheat with Extra Fiber): Whole wheat, flour, water, wheat gluten, soy fiber, brown sugar, molasses. Contains 2% of less of: Calcium sulfate, soybean oil, honey, yeast, salt, dough conditioners (datem, sodium stearoyl, lactylate, mono and diglycerides, calcium dioxide), wheat bran, yeast nutrient (monocalcium phosphate), enrichment (ferrous sulfate (iron), zinc oxide, niacin, calcium sulfate, vitamin D, pyridoxine hydrochloride (B6), riboflavin (B2), folic acid, thiamine mononitrate (B1), vitamin B12, soy flour, enzymes, vinegar, calcium propionate (to retain freshness), soy lecithin. Contains wheat and soybeans.
FYI: Interstate Bakeries introduced four new varieties of Baker’s Inn bread, including Nine Grain, Stone Ground Whole Wheat with Extra Fiber, Crunchy Honey Oat and Cinnamon Wheat. The new varieties join Baker’s Inn popular premium line, giving consumers 11 healthy choices to chew on.
Dancing Deer Mango Coconut Macadamia Cookies
Company: Dancing Deer Baking Co., Inc., Boston
Distribution: National to specialty retailers
Suggested Retail: $3.99-$4.99 for a 10.5-oz. 9-pack of cookies
Ingredients: Unbleached unbromated wheat flour, cane sugar, canola oil, eggs, dried mango, flaked coconut, Brazil nuts, macadamia nuts, baking soda, natural coconut and mango flavors, butter, Kosher salt.
FYI: Celebrate “Cinco de Mango” with a taste of the tropics. New Mango Coconut Macadamia cookies are chewy, tropical and full of wild flavor. The cookies have the rich taste of mango chunks, crunchy macadamia nuts and refreshing coconut bits. They’re made with canola oil and are all-natural and kosher.
Herr’s Bacon & Horseradish Potato Chips
Company: Herr’s Foods Inc., Nottingham, Pa.
Suggested Retail: $1.99 for a 6.5-oz. bag
Ingredients: Choice potatoes cooked in vegetable oil (contains one or more of the following: Corn, cottonseed, soybean), salt and seasoning added. No preservatives added. Seasoning: Salt, dextrose, maltodextrin, horseradish powder, hydrolyzed vegetable protein (corn, soy and wheat), monosodium glutamate, sugar, torula yeast, onion powder, buttermilk, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, sour cream (cream, nonfat milk, cultures), cultured nonfat milk, natural and artificial flavor, garlic powder, mustard flour, corn syrup solids, autolyzed yeast extract, lactic acid, citric acid, malic acid, sodium caseinate, disodium inosinate and guanylate, spice, modified corn starch, molasses, soy flour, thiamine hydrochloride, mono and diglycerides, disodium phosphate, with not more than 2% silicon dioxide added as a processing aid.
FYI: Bring home the bacon with Herr’s Bacon & Horseradish Potato Chips. The tangy chips are infused with the flavors of bacon and bold horseradish for a unique taste that’s sure to please.
Pennant Cinnamon Rolls
Company: Pennant Foods, a division of Chef Solutions, Inc., Schaumburg, Ill.
Suggested Retail: $2.69 for a 2-pack of 6-oz. rolls
Ingredients: Dough and filling: Enriched flour (Wheat flour, barley, malt, niacin, iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), margarine (liquid and partially hydrogenated soybean oil, water, salt, whey, soy lecithin, vegetable mono and diglycerides, sodium benzoate [to protect quality], citric acid, vitamin A palmitate added, beta carotene [for color], artificial flavor), water, high-fructose corn syrup, eggs, yeast, brown sugar, sugar, contains 2% or less of: whey solids, sodium caseinate, nonfat dry milk, cinnamon, salt, natural flavor, egg whites, partially hydrogenated soybean and cottonseed oils, powdered cellulose, mono and diglycerides, carboxymethylcellulose, xanthan gum, calcium propionate (preservatives), dextrose, fungal enzyme, xanthan gum, caramel color, enzymes. Icing: Sugar, water, partially hydrogenated soybean and cottonseed oil, maltodextrin, whey, cream cheese (pasteurized milk and cream, cheese culture, salt, carob bean gum), contains 2% or less of: Natural flavor, salt, mono and diglycerides, titanium dioxide, citric acid, agar, locust bean gum, soybean oil, stabilizer (corn starch, dextrose, sugar, guar and cellulose gums, agar), carrageenan, polysorbate 60, potassium sorbate (preservative), vegetable color (beta carotene, soybean oil).
FYI: New cinnamon rolls from Pennant Foods are made with buttery dough, a Korintji cinnamon blend and topped with real cream cheese icing. The rolls are available as proof-and-bake frozen dough and in a fully baked frozen thaw-n-sell format.
Mrs Baird’s Harvest Selects 100% Whole Grain Bread
Company: Mrs Baird’s Bakeries, a division of Bimbo Bakeries, Fort Worth, Texas
Suggested Retail: $2.09 for a 24-oz. round-top loaf
Ingredients: Whole wheat flour, water, yeast, wheat gluten, high-fructose corn syrup. Less than 2% of the following: soybean oil, honey, salt, tricalcium phosphate, molasses, wheat bran, maltodextrin, monoglycerides, calcium sulfate, datem, calcium propionate (to preserver freshness), nonfat milk, corn starch, vitamin A palmitate, niacin, reduced iron, pyroxidine HCL, riboflavin, thiamine, folic acid, vitamin B12, soy lecithin, ascorbic acid (dough conditioner).
FYI: Harvest Selects 100% Whole Grain bread is the latest addition to a line of hand-twisted multigrain breads offered by Mrs Baird’s. Each loaf offers premium, hearty flavor, along with the health benefits of 100% whole grains, fiber, calcium and eight essential vitamins and minerals. In addition to the new 100% Whole Grain bread, the line includes Honey Nut N’ Oat, Wholesome Multi Grain and Honey 7 Grain Recipe.
Beth’s Organic Raw Bar
Company: Beth’s Fine Desserts, Inc., San Rafael, Calif.
Distribution: National gourmet and food specialty shops and upscale grocery chains
Suggested Retail: $1 for a 1.5-oz. bar
Ingredients: (Raisin’ the Bar): Organic raisins and organic raw cashews.
FYI: Beth’s Fine Desserts is upping the ante with its innovative organic Raw Bar — an entirely new snack that combines the sweet treat of a cookie with the pick-me-up value of an energy bar. Each bar is a blend of organic raw cashews and either organic raisins or dates, and comes in two delicious varieties — Raisin’ the Bar and How ’bout a Date? The bars are non-dairy, wheat free and vegan.
John Wm. Macy’s Sesame Gruyere CheeseCrisps
Company: John Wm. Macy CheeseSticks, Elmwood Park, N.J.
Distribution: National gourmet, natural and specialty food stores, supermarket chains
Suggested Retail: $2.99-$3.99 for a 4.5-oz. package
Ingredients: Enriched flour (wheat flour, malted barley flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), Swiss and Gruyere cheeses (milk, salt, cheese cultures, enzymes), unsalted butter, grained Dijon mustard, sesame seeds, sugar, yeast, salt, mixed tocopherols (vitamin E).
FYI: All-natural Sesame Gruyere CheeseCrisps are a delicious way to entertain in style. Each savory, bite-sized snack is made with layers of sourdough and rich, aged Swiss and Gruyere cheeses, accented with butter and sesame seeds. The premium-quality crisps are hand-rolled, cut into squares, and twice baked for a one-of-a-kind snack with great crunch.
Late July Organic Peanut Butter and Cheddar Cheese Classic Rich Sandwich Crackers
Company: Late July Organic Snacks, a division of Late July Snacks, Hyannis, Mass.
Distribution: National in natural products stores, gourmet stores and supermarkets
Suggested Retail: $0.99 for 1.75-oz. individual bags, $3.79 for 6-oz. boxes and $5.49 for 6/1.75-oz. snack pack trays of Organic Peanut Butter and Classic Rich Sandwich Crackers and Organic Cheddar Cheese and Classic Rich Sandwich Crackers
Ingredients: (Late July Organic Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers): Organic wheat flour, organic peanut butter (dry roasted organic peanuts, organic palm oil, organic sugar, salt), organic oleic safflower oil and/or organic oleic sunflower oil, organic evaporated cane juice, organic palm oil, sea salt, leavening (baking soda, ammonium bicarbonate, cream of tartar), soy lecithin (and emulsifier).
FYI: Going organic is fun with new sandwich crackers from Late July. Get ready for creamy, organic peanut butter made from Valencia peanuts and aged organic Cheddar cheese from select dairy farms, sandwiched between flaky, buttery Organic Classic Rich Crackers. The snacks are USDA-certified organic and contain no artificial flavors, colors, preservatives, highly refined sweeteners, hydrogenated oils or trans fats, and both snacks are kosher dairy.
Herr’s Jalapeño Tortilla Chips
Company: Herr’s Foods Inc., Nottingham, Pa.
Suggested Retail: $3.19 for a 13-oz. bag
Ingredients: Corn, vegetable oil (Contains one or more of the following: Corn, cottonseed, partially hydrogenated soy bean), seasoning, vegetable fiber. Seasoning: Maltodextrin, whey powder, sugar, dextrose, salt, spices, onion powder, garlic powder, garlic powder, monosodium glutamate, green bell pepper powder, torula yeast, modified tapioca starch, sodium diacetate, Chipotle pepper, dried parsley, citric acid, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, modified food starch, disodium inosinate and disodium guanylate, spice extracts, paprika extract, natural and artificial flavors. Contains a milk ingredient.
FYI: It’s a flavor fiesta with new Jalapeño Tortilla Chips from Herr’s. Savory, toasted ground corn comes together with the bold spice of fresh jalapeños for a flavor combination sure to have your taste buds living la vida loca.
Oh Mama! Nutrition Bars
Company: Vincent Foods, LLC, Baltimore
Distribution: East Coast
Suggested Retail: $2.25-$2.50 for a 1.76-oz. bar
Ingredients: (Chocolate Peanut Butter bar): Brown rice syrup, chocolate confectionary coating (sugar, fractionated palm kernel oil, cocoa powder, whey powder, nonfat milk powder, soy lecithin added as an emulsifier and natural vanilla flavor), soy crisps (isolated soy protein, rice flour, malt and salt), peanut butter (peanuts and salt), rolled oats, inulin, soy protein, palm oil, glycerin, natural flavors, DHA algal oil, lecithin, caramel color, salt. Vitamins and minerals: Vitamin E acetate, folic acid, niacinamide, thiamine mononitrate, cyanocobalamin, riboflavin, pyridoxine hydrochloride, ascorbic acid, phytonadione, dicalcium phosphate, potassium iodide, ferrous fumarate, magnesium oxide.
FYI: Pregnant women often have trouble finding the satisfying, nutritious snacks they need. The solution? Oh Mama! low-fat, low-calorie, high-protein nutrition bars from Vincent Foods are packed with DHA (an Omega-3 fatty acid) and 14 vitamins and minerals to keep expectant moms and developing babies happy and healthy. Indulge in three varieties, including chocolate peanut butter, frosted white raspberry and yogurt honey.
Snyder’s of Hanover Pretzel Pieces
Company: Snyder’s of Hanover, Hanover, Pa.
Suggested Retail: $2.49 for a 10-oz. bag
Ingredients: (New York Deli Style): Unbleached wheat flour, palm oil, water, maltodextrin, salt, onion powder, sugar, rye flour, spices, autolyzed yeast extract, garlic powder, vinegar, modified corn starch, yeast, monosodium glutamate, hydrolyzed corn, soy and wheat protein, mustard flour, citric acid, lactic acid, canola oil, natural flavors, extractives of turmeric, soda.
FYI: Since 1909, Snyder’s of Hanover has offered consumers innovative flavors in its slow-baked sourdough pretzels. Its new New York Deli Style and Hot Buffalo Wing pretzel pieces are bursting with unique flavor combinations such as the deli-inspired flavors of rye bread and tangy mustard, and the five-alarm flavors of hot sauce and cayenne peppers. Each bag is jam-packed with bite-sized pieces sure to give serious snackers a reason to munch.