Companies are embracing nostalgic flavors to create fresh takes on classic snacks.
Hometown Food Co., which owns the rights to Pillsbury’s shelf-stable baking products, is expanding the Funfetti flavor to include a line of donut mixes.
The Funfetti Cake Donut Mixes will debut in three flavors: Unicorn pink vanilla, chocolate cake and cake.
Kellogg Co. is taking its Cheez-It crackers a new direction with the launch of Cheez-It Puff’d, a product the company describes as “cheesy, airy and puffy.”
Cheez-It Puff’d are available in three varieties: double cheese, white cheddar and Scorchin’ hot cheddar.
Nestlé Toll House is introducing ready-to-bake brownies and Kitchen Sink Morsels for home bakers.
The ready-to-bake brownies come in an oven-friendly baking pan and do not require any additional ingredients. The new morsels feature semi-sweet chocolate, butter caramel pieces and pretzel sticks, and may be used to add a boost of flavor and texture to cupcakes, ice cream, yogurt and more.
King’s Hawaiian is now offering Original Hawaiian Sweet pretzel hamburger and slider buns.
According to King’s Hawaiian the new buns deliver “the perfect balance of sweet and salty” thanks to a classic pretzel exterior and soft and sweet King’s Hawaiian bread center.
The Hershey Co. is kicking off 2022 with new additions to its growing lineup of
Kit Kat Duos and Kit Kat Thins.
Kit Kat Duos Strawberry + Dark chocolate combines the sweet taste of strawberry with rich dark chocolate.
Kit Kat Thins Chocolate Hazelnut joins the existing Kit Kat Thins lineup, which slims down the classic wafer into a thinner treat.
Pepperidge Farm, Inc., a subsidiary of The Campbell Soup Co., has expanded its Goldfish snacks lineup with the launch of Goldfish Mega Bites.
Described by Campbell Soup as “a bigger, bolder, cheesier reboot” of classic Goldfish, the crackers are geared toward adults. The new snacks are 50% larger than regular Goldfish and are available in two varieties: sharp cheddar and cheddar jalapeño.
Nabisco Oreo Cakesters, a product featuring a smooth creme filling paired between two soft, chocolate-flavored snack cakes, is making a comeback after being discontinued a decade ago.
In addition to the original Oreo Cakesters, Mondelez is offering Nutter Butter Cakesters, which feature a smooth creme filling paired between two soft, peanut butter-flavored snack cakes.
Ferrara, a related company of the Ferrero Group, is innovating within its Keebler brand with the launch of Fudge Stripes Dip’mmms. The new snack features bite-size versions of Keebler’s Fudge Stripes cookies in a single-serve portable tray, along with marshmallow dipping frosting.