1.Cheez-It Fiesta Baked Snack Crackers
Company: Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, Mich.
Introduced: October
Distribution: National
Suggested Retail: $3.95 for a 14-oz. box
Product Snapshot: Looking for a snack that packs a spicy South-of-the-Border punch? Get a box of new Cheez-It Fiesta triangular-shaped crackers, in zesty flavors such as Cheesy Taco and Cheddar Nacho. Each crunchy bite-sized cracker is made with a touch of stone-ground corn that will have your tastebuds doing the Mexican Hat Dance!
Ingredients: (Cheesy Taco): Enriched flour (wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate [Vitamin B1], riboflavin [Vitamin B2], folic acid), vegetable oil (canola, cottonseed, palm, sunflower and/or partially hydrogenated soybean oil with TBHQ for freshness), stone-ground corn masa (corn, lime), skim milk cheese (skim milk, whey protein, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes, annatto extract for color), contains 2% or less of salt, paprika, spices, buttermilk solids, tomato, monosodium glutamate, onion, whey, artificial colors (paprika, yellow #5 lake, yellow #6, tumeric extract, red #40, yellow #5, color added, blue #1), maltodextrin, Cheddar cheese (milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes), autolyzed yeast, yeast, modified corn starch, corn flour, corn syrup solids, cornstarch, natural and artificial flavor, dextrose, jalapeño pepper, garlic, citric acid, sodium caseinate, lactic acid, sodium citrate, dipotassium phosphate, carrageenan, disodium phosphate, acetic acid, soy lecithin.
2.Pepperidge Farm Chocolate Dipped Cookies
Company: Pepperidge Farm, Norwalk, Conn.
Introduced: October
Distribution: National
Suggested Retail: $3.49 for a 8.5-oz. bag of cookies (package size depends on variety)
Product Snapshot: Chocoholics everywhere are rejoicing over Pepperidge Farm’s latest introduction — Chocolate Dipped cookies — a sweet treat that’s the ultimate in indulgence. The new cookies come in three varieties sure to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth, including Chocolate Dipped Chocolate Chunk, crispy cookies filled with dark chocolate chunks and dipped in smooth, luxurious chocolate; Chocolate Dipped Chessmen, a combination of rich, buttery cookies bottomed in silky chocolate; and Chocolate Dipped Soft Baked Dark Chocolate Brownie, soft, chewy chocolate cookies full of rich chocolate chunks and then dipped in more chocolate.
Ingredients: (Chocolate Dipped Chessmen): Unbleached enriched wheat flour [flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate (Vitamin B1), riboflavin (Vitamin B2), folic acid], semi-sweet chocolate [sugar, chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, chocolate liquor processed with alkali (dutched), milk fat, soy lecithin added as an emulsifier, vanilla extract], butter, sugar, corn starch, whole eggs, contains 2% or less of: dextrose, nonfat milk and leavening (baking soda, cream of tartar).