10 Things You Need to Know May Edition

May 9, 2024
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1. Panera Bread Bowl Hat In anticipation of the Kentucky Derby, and to promote its new menu, Panera released a “bread bowl” hat that features a 3D-printed bread bowl surrounded by colorful ostrich feathers. The $21 limited-edition hat sold out and came with a Panera gift card to try new menu items. | Eater

2. Sour Oreos Oreo is collaborating with Sour Patch Kids to create a sweet and sour version of their popular cookie. The cookie will resemble the Golden Oreo with the well-known flavor profiles of Sour Patch Kids like watermelon and strawberry and a colored filling. | Food Dive  

3. Velveeta Queso Velveeta is launching their Velveeta Queso line in Queso Con Salsa, Queso Blanco, and Jalapeno varieties. This is the brands first ready-to-eat format that will be available at retailers nationwide this month. | Food Business News 

4. POWERADE SOUR POWERADE announced the launch of its newest sports drink – POWERADE SOUR. The beverages come in three great-tasting flavors including Blue Razz, Watermelon Lime, and Green Apple. The beverages are available for a limited time only throughout the summer while supplies last. | BevNet

5. Totino’s Breakfast Snack Bites Frozen snack brand Totino’s, known for their Pizza Rolls, are launching breakfast snack bites. The microwaveable snacks come in three flavors: pork shoulder bacon and cheese scramble, sausage and cheese scramble, and cheesy chorizo scramble. | Meat & Poultry  

6. Gluten Free Chips Ahoy!  Mondelēz International is launching its first gluten-free Chips Ahoy! cookie. The brand said it created more than 40 recipes over 3,000 hours before landing on the final version reaching store shelves. | Food Dive

7. Spritz Society x Claussen Pickle Following the current pickle hype, pickle-flavored spritz is back. The LTO was introduced last year and sold out in record time. It is now available in a larger 12 oz. can at 6% ABV and is available for $50 per 8-pack. | BevNet

8. Starbucks Oatmilk Frappuccino The bottled Starbucks Frappuccino® Chilled Coffee Drink are now available featuring oatmilk. The beverage is offered in two new flavors: Caramel Waffle Cookie and Dark Chocolate Brownie. | Starbucks

9. Oscar Mayer Stuffed Dogs Just in time for grilling season, Kraft Heinz brand, Oscar Mayer released new Stuffed dogs. The new product line features three flavors – Cheese, Jalapeño Cheddar and Chili Cheese. | Kraft Heinz Company

10. Walmart bettergood Private Brand As part of Walmart’s mission to make quality, great tasting food accessible for customers, the retailer announced its latest private brand innovation, bettergoods: a new elevated experience that delivers quality, unique, chef-inspired food at an incredible value. This is Walmart’s largest private brand food launch in 20 years. | Walmart


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