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DEC 2016

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DECEMBER 2016 / / 11 M&M'S CARAMEL CHOCOLATE CANDIES The M&M'S brand will enter the soft and chewy category with the launch of M&M'S Caramel Chocolate Candies. The treat features a creamy caramel center that's covered in milk chocolate and enclosed in a colorful candy shell. M&M'S Caramel will be available in 1.41-ounce singles packaging for a suggested retail price of $1.09 to $1.39, varying by market. According to maker Mars Chocolate North America, M&M'S Caramel will appeal to all age groups as nostalgic and comforting because caramel is both traditional and trendy. A major consumer marketing campaign will support the May 2017 launch, including television, radio and print ads; digital/social; e-coupons; sampling; and in-store displays. Mars Chocolate North America Hackettstown, N.J. (908) 852-1000 For more new products, visit our website at the company will add this summer's limited-edition Red Bull Summer Edition Kiwi Twist as a permanent SKU called the Red Bull Green Edition. The energy drink features the taste of kiwi apple. Red Bull North America Santa Monica, Calif. (310) 393-4647 [email protected] SMIRNOFF SPIKED SPARKLING SELTZER Diageo's Smirnoff brand introduces Smirnoff Spiked Sparkling Seltzer to the malt beverages category. The product has a 4.5 percent alcohol by volume content and comes in three fruit flavors: Orange Mango, Cranberry Lime, and Watermelon. Each variety contains 90 calories per can and just 1 gram of carbohydrates. The beverages do not contain any sugar or artificial sweeteners. Smirnoff Spiked Sparkling Seltzer is available in six-packs of 12-ounce cans for a suggested retail price of $8.99 per pack. Diageo North America New York (203) 229-2100 CORNER MARKET TURN-KEY BAKERY PROGRAM The Corner Market Turn-Key Bak- ery Program, a new offering from Rich's, will enable convenience store operators to develop a customized baked goods section. The program offers three different solutions to best meet an operator's needs, starting with a simple bakery case. The next solution includes two or more large bakery cases, a decorative patterned wallpaper background, colorful signage and pendant lighting. With the third option, c-store opera- tors can choose a signage style and color combination that complements their own store merchandising. The Corner Market Turn-Key Bakery Program will launch in early 2017. Rich Products Corp. Buffalo, N.Y. (800) 356-7094 JOHNSONVILLE SAUSAGE, EGG & CHEESE BISCUIT Johnsonville Sausage introduces the Sausage, Egg & Cheese Biscuit to its handheld sand- wiches line, designed for grab- and-go convenience. The tender buttermilk biscuit is stuffed with real scrambled eggs, Johnsonville sausage and mild cheddar cheese. Individually packaged, Johnsonville's line of handheld sandwiches are ready to heat from the refrigerator or freezer, taking only 50 seconds in the microwave. They are ideal for breakfast, snacking and combo meals, according to the company. The biscuit maintains its tender texture for up to four hours in a warmer. Other varieties in the line include: Sausage & Gravy Stuffed Biscuit; Smokey Cheddar Sausage in Soft Baked Roll; Smoked Brat in Soft Baked Roll; Spicy Sun- rise Sausage in Soft Baked Roll; and Sweet n' Smokey Sausage in Soft Baked Roll. Johnsonville Sausage LLC Sheboygan, Wis. (920) 453-4848 RED BULL SUGARFREE EDITIONS Red Bull will launch two sugarfree options in January: Red Bull Purple Edition Sugarfree, which features the taste of acai berry, and Red Bull Lime Edition Sugarfree, which tastes like limeade. The introduc- tion of these sugarfree bever- ages provides consumers with the choice of sugar vs. no sugar con- tent, especially for those looking for flavor and low-sugar offerings, Red Bull stated. Also in January,

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