Jan. 10 was a busy day for packaged food rivals The Kellogg Co. and General Mills as both unveiled their product portfolio plans for the new year. New products, new varieties and new takes on old favorites featured heavily in both companies' portfolios, as did an emphasis on snacking.
General Mills' upcoming product rollouts span several of the company’s brands and include Annie’s organic popcorn, Yoplait Custard, Nature Valley Granola Cups. The full line includes:
Meanwhile, the Kellogg Co. will launch more than 50 new products in 2017. The products include Special K Nourish granola, Pop-Tarts coffee-inspired toaster pastries, Cheez-it Duoz Bacon & Cheddar crackers and Eggo waffles and breakfast sandwiches made without artificial flavors and colors. The full line up includes:
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Chris focuses on fresh, canned and frozen fruit and fresh and dried vegetables for the Food Institute Report. In addition, he assists in compiling data for various Food Institute publications throughout the year. He is a proud Rutgers University alumnus with a degree in English, and has a background in web writing for a variety of industries, including legal, foodservice and small-to-medium sized businesses. In his downtime you can find him watching New York Yankees baseball, hiking, enjoying live music and spending time with his dog Kaiden. He invites you to contact him via email at email@example.com to talk about anything food-related.
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