Mrs. Smith’s Cinnabon Apple Crumb pie
Company: Schwan’s Bakery, Inc., Suwannee, Ga.
Suggested Retail: $5.99-$6.99 for a 43-oz. pie including frosting packet
Ingredients: Sliced apples, flour, water, vegetable shortening (palm oil, soybean oil), sugar, brown sugar, contains less than 2% of each of the following: margarine (palm oil, water, soybean oil, salt, vegetable mono- and diglycerides, soy lecithin, sodium benzoate (a preservative), citric acid, natural and artificial flavor, beta carotene (color), Vitamin A palmitate added), corn syrup, food starch modified, bleached flour with malted barley, salt, spice, dextrose, yeast, malic acid, ascorbic acid, citric acid, baking soda, preserved with sodium benzoate and potassium sorbate. Cream cheese frosting (sugar, cream cheese [pasteurized milk and cream, cheese cultures, salt, stabilizers (carob bean gum and/or xanthan gum and/or guar gum)], margarine [liquid and partially hydrogenated soybean and cottonseed oil, water, salt mono- and diglycerides, soy lecithin, whey solids, sodium benzoate (preservative), artificial butter flavor, beta carotene, Vitamin A palmitate added], water, artificial flavor, lactic acid, potassium sorbate [preservative], natural flavor, yellow 5).
FYI: When Cinnabon cinnamon meets homestyle Mrs. Smith’s apple pie, you get a combination of legendary proportions — Mrs. Smith’s Cinnabon Apple Crumb Pie! Grab a fork and tempt your taste buds with the mouth-watering flavors of fresh-baked apples laced with rich, decadent cinnamon.
PIM’s Lemon Mousse Cookies
Company: LU Biscuits, Great Brands of Europe, Inc., White Plains, N.Y.
Suggested Retail: $2.79 for a 4.8-oz. package
Ingredients: Lemon mousse (glucose syrup, condensed sweetened skim milk, sugar, hydrogenated palm oil, sorbitol, lemon juice concentrate, citric acid, mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids, potassium sorbate: a preservative, guar gum, natural lemon flavor, beta carotene: a color, ascorbic acid), sweet chocolate and vegetable fat coating [sugar, chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, vegetable oil shortening (contains one of more of the following: illipe oil, palm oil, shea oil), soy lecithin, artificial vanillin flavor], wheat flour, sugar, eggs, glucose syrup, vegetable oil shortening (canola oil, soybean oil), leavening (ammonium bicarbonate, sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate, salt).
FYI: PIM’s premium Lemon Mousse biscuits are an irresistibly unique combination of luscious lemon mousse filling, a soft biscuit and rich coating of pure European chocolate. The newest variety joins LU’s other top-selling PIM’s favorites such as PIM’s raspberry, orange and chocolate mousse cookies.
Country Choice Organic Oatmeal Squares
Company: Country Choice Organic, Eden Prairie, Minn.
Distribution: West Coast, Northeast, Southeast, Midwest
Suggested Retail: $4.29 for an 11.8-oz. box of 6 individually wrapped squares
Ingredients: (Oatmeal Raisin): Organic whole grain rolled oats, organic raisins, organic brown rice syrup, organic whole grain oat flour, organic cane syrup, vegetable glycerin, organic oat syrup solids, organic crisp rice (organic rice flour, organic malt extract, organic sugar, sea salt and organic rice extract), organic high oleic sunflower oil, organic vanilla extract, baking soda, sea salt, calcium carbonate, carrageenan, soy lecithin, organic cinnamon, natural flavors, citric acid, organic malted barley extract.
FYI: Just think, a snack that delivers the nutrition of a bowl of instant oatmeal in a whole-grain, soft-baked organic bar with no trans fat and three times the fiber of the average breakfast bar! Country Choice Organic Oatmeal Squares take convenient nutrition and delicious to a whole new level. Try each variety: Oatmeal Raisin, Maple and Apple Cinnamon.
Wholly Wholesome Dairy-Free Pumpkin Pie
Company: Wholly Wholesome, Morristown, N.J.
Distribution: National natural food specialty retailers and natural foods areas within supermarkets
Suggested Retail: $6.99 for a 25.5-oz. pie
Ingredients: Pumpkin, water, organic evaporated cane juice, organic wheat flour, organic non-hydrogenated palm fruit shortening, organic tapioca starch, soy flour, rice flour, sea salt, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, calcium sulfate.
FYI: Pumpkin pie is a traditional dessert, and a favorite around the holidays. Now those consumers who need to avoid dairy products can join in on the fun with Wholly Wholesome’s new dairy-free pumpkin pie. Ingredients such as milk and eggs have been eliminated, also making it suitable for vegans. What’s more, the pie is 100% natural so everyone can have their pie and eat it too!
Chef Pierre Flavor Fusion Pies
Company: Sara Lee Foodservice, Rolling Meadows, Ill.
Suggested Retail: $2.50-$3.00 per slice
Ingredients: (Orchard Fruit Hi Pie with Buttery Vanilla Crust): Enriched flour (wheat flour, niacin, iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), apricots, peaches, sugar, cherries, partially hydrogenated vegetable oil (soybean and/or cottonseed oils), water. Contains 2% or less of each of the following: Modified corn starch, butter (cream, salt), vegetable oil (soybean and/or cottonseed oils), natural flavors, salt, citric acid, high fructose corn syrup, ascorbic acid, malic acid, caramel color, soy flour.
FYI: Familiar pies get a new twist with Chef Pierre Flavor Fusion Pies. Marrying flavor combinations like country apples with a maple crust or iced mocha with an amaretto crust give consumers a new way to eat their favorite comfort food. Flavor Fusion Pies contain no artificial flavors or preservatives and come in the following five unique flavors: Wild Berry Blast Hi Pie with Lemon Crust, Country Apple Hi Pie with Maple Crust, Orchard Fruit Hi Pie with Buttery Vanilla Crust, Iced Mocha Layer Cream Pie with Amaretto Crust and Nuts About Fudge Pie with Chocolate Crust. Pie will never be the same!
Snyder’s of Hanover Pretzel Lunch Packs
Company: Snyder’s of Hanover, Hanover, Pa.
Suggested Retail: $5.00 for 12 1-oz. bags of Pretzel Sandwiches and $3.49 for 8 1-oz. bags of other pretzel varieties
Ingredients: (Cheese Filled Pretzel Sandwiches): Pretzels: Unbleached wheat flour, water, malt, canola oil, yeast, soda. Cheese filling: Palm oil, whey powder, Cheddar cheese (milk, cheese culture, salt, enzymes), butter buttermilk powder, annatto (color), salt.
FYI: Snyder’s of Hanover makes lunch-packing a snap with its new pretzel lunch packs. Each snack size lunch pack is convenient, healthy, and best of all — a kid pleaser! Containing 40% less fat than chips, all lunch packs are trans fat-free. Varieties include Lunch Pack Minis — fat-free, bite-sized pretzel minis — Lunch Pack Sticks — fun, easy-to-eat pretzel sticks perfect for dipping — and a Lunch Pack Variety — perfect for the child who wants something different every day, including pretzel minis, pretzel sticks, pretzel nuggets and Honey Mustard and Onion pretzel pieces. Brand new to the group are Peanut Butter Pretzel Sandwiches Lunch Packs and Cheese Pretzel Sandwiches Lunch Packs, which are sure to please even the pickiest snacker.
Nutrilicious Gluten-Free Donuts
Company: Nutrilicious Natural Bakery, Countryside, Ill.
Distribution: National in health food stores and online
Suggested Retail: $1.59 for a 2-oz. donut
Ingredients: (Wheat-Free Cinnamon Donut with Glaze): Rice flour, canola oil, organic evaporated cane juice, concentrated apple juice, natural powder sugar, soybean oil, organic palm fruit oil, cinnamon, soy flour, soy yogurt powder, sodium acid pyrophosphate, sodium bicarbonate, corn starch, salt, agar, natural flavors, monocalcium phosphate, nutmeg, beta carotene, lecithin, xanthan gum, guar gum.
FYI: Americans with gluten-intolerance and celiac disease have a sweet snacking option when it comes to Nutrilicious Natural Bakery’s line of gluten-free donuts. The donuts come in two sweet flavors: Soy Yogurt Glazed Cake and Cinnamon with Soy Yogurt Glaze. Both flavors are 100% vegan and delicious!
Martin’s Kettle Gold Potato Chips
Company: Martin’s Potato Chips, Thomasville, Pa.
Suggested Retail: $0.99 for a 2-oz. bag and $2.99 for a 9-oz. bag
Ingredients: Potatoes, sunflower oil, sea salt.
FYI: Martin’s Potato Chips announces new Martin’s Kettle Gold Potato Chips. The chips are hand-cooked in 100% sunflower oil, offering an all-natural, trans fat-free alternative to other snacks. Even better, the chips contain only 1 gm. of saturated fat per serving and taste great!
Baked Chex Mix for Kids
Company: General Mills Sales, Inc., Minneapolis
Suggested Retail: $2.50 for an 8-oz. bag
Ingredients: (Castle Adventure Pizza flavor): Enriched flour (wheat flour, niacin, iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), degermed yellow corn meal, vegetable oil (palm, fractionated palm, soybean, rice bran and/or canola), sugar, salt, contains 2% or less of: partially hydrogenated soybean oil, whey, monosodium glutamate, leavening (sodium bicarbonate, sodium acid pyrophosphate, monocalcium phosphate), onion powder, tomato powder, buttermilk, high fructose corn syrup, malt syrup, dried Cheddar cheese (milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes), barley malt extract, malted barley flour, nonfat milk, distilled monoglycerides, citric acid, yellow corn flour, natural flavor, color (red 40 lake, yellow 5&6 and other color added), soy protein, yeast, sodium phosphate, dough conditioner (calcium sulfate, sodium sulfite, enzymes), peanut flour, almond flour, freshness preserved by BHT.
FYI: Playing with your food is totally allowed with new Baked Chex Mix for Kids. Each variety — Castle Adventure Pizza Flavor, Crazy Creatures Cheddar and Funny Faces Triple Cheese — is a combination of Corn Chex cereal, pretzels and crackers in fun, kid-pleasing shapes. Make knights, sorcerers, silly faces or whimsical creatures for fun in every bite!
Mac’s Baked! Pork Rinds
Company: Evans Food Group, Chicago
Suggested Retail: $0.89-$0.99 for a 1.7-oz. bag and $1.19-$1.39 for a 2.5-oz. bag
Ingredients: (Original): Pork rinds, rendered pork fat, and salt.
FYI: Get ready for some serious snacking with baked pork rinds from Evans that have only half the fat per serving of their fried counterparts with all the flavor and crunch of the originals. The snacks also have 11 gm. of protein, 2 gm. of total fat and zero trans fat. Munch on something that’s better for you!
Krunchers! Sweet Hawaiian Style Onion Potato Chips
Company: Ubiquity Brands, Chicago
Suggested Retail: $0.25 for a 1-oz. bag, $0.99 for a 2.75-oz. bag and $3.29 for an 11-oz. bag
Ingredients: Potatoes, onion, garlic, salt and other spices.
FYI: Jays Potato Chips has launched four new products under its Krunchers! and Jays lines. Two new Krunchers! products are making snack time tasty with Sweet Hawaiian Style Onion and Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper varieties, along with two new Jays chip products — Guacamole and Touch of Lime — that are revving up taste buds. Dive into a bag of these finger-licking flavors!