A slew of new cereals land on shelves.
Utz Brands, Inc. has joined forces with Monogram Foods to bring four of its snack flavors to the frozen appetizer segment.
Utz Cheese-Filled Cheese Balls were designed to mimic Utz Cheese Balls puffed snacks in color and flavor and are filled with cheese.
Zapp’s Boudin Balls are fritter balls coated with Cajun Crawtator seasoning and stuffed with Cajun-style andouille sausage and rice.
Zapp’s Fried Pickles are thick crinkle-cut pickles battered with Zapp’s Voodoo seasoning and packaged with an extra packet of Voodoo seasoning.
Zapp’s Pimento Cheese Stuffed Jalapeño Peppers are made with premium Palmetto pimento cheese and coated with Hotter N’ Hot jalapeño seasoning.
Simply 7 Snacks is expanding its snack portfolio with two new better-for-you options that are Non-GMO Project verified, certified gluten-free, kosher and vegetarian.
The Sea Salt Veggie Straws are made with potato and a dehydrated blend of cauliflower, broccoli, carrots spinach and beetroot, providing 1/3-cup of vegetables per 1-oz serving. Each serving contains 140 calories, 1 gram of protein and 1 gram of fiber.
The Fiery Pepper Lentil Chips are made with lentil flour, potato starch, cheddar cheese, beets, onions, paprika, annatto, turmeric and a blend of cayenne pepper, chili pepper and hot pepper extract. Each 1-oz serving contains 140 calories, 3 grams of protein and 1 gram of fiber.
The Sea Salt Veggie Straws come in a 6-oz bag, and the Fiery Pepper Lentil Chips come in a 4-oz bag. Both products are available nationwide and have a suggested retail price of $3.99.
Purple Carrot, an e-commerce company offering subscription plant-based meal kits, has partnered with Conagra Brands, Inc. to enter the retail market. The company is launching a line of plant-based, single-serve frozen meals that feature the same flavor profiles and nutritional philosophies that are core to its meal kit offerings, Purple Carrot said.
Developed in collaboration with Conagra Brands, the meals are available in four varieties: Plant-Based Meatball Marinara made with Gardein meatless meatballs, Maple Chipotle Veggie Bowl, Sweet Corn Elote Bowl, and Fiesta Pepper Bowl made with Gardein beefless ground.
Purple Carrot retail meals are available nationwide at Whole Foods Market stores for a suggested retail price of $5.29.
The ingredient appeared in numerous new products throughout the year