Kraft Heinz Co. Ramps Up Clean-Label Luncheon Meats

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Yoplait’s Oui Yogurt is a A Nod to Tradition

General Mills invites Americans to slow down and savor Oui by Yoplait, a new thick, creamy offering inspired by a traditional French recipe, which until now was only available in France. Sold in a French-made 5-oz. glass pot, this unique yogurt is made with simple ingredients, such as whole milk, pure cane sugar and real pieces of fruit. It contains no artificial preservatives, no artificial flavors and no colors from artificial sources. It’s an artisanal yogurt made by pouring ingredients into individual glass pots that set after eight hours, creating a unique texture. It is designed to be spoon cut slowly, not stirred, in order to preserve its thick, subtly sweet, fresh taste.

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Kellogg to Acquire RXBAR for $600 Million

Kellogg Co., Battle Creek, Mich., has agreed to acquire Chicago Bar Co., LLC, maker of RXBAR clean-label protein bars, for $600 million. RXBAR will continue to operate independently as a standalone business, leveraging Kellogg’s scale and resources to continue driving its growth, according to Kellogg’s website press release.

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Folgers releases 6 new flavored coffees

Folgers, a brand of Orrville, Ohio-based J.M. Smucker Co., announced the release of Folgers Simply Gourmet flavored coffees. Folgers Simply Gourmet coffee gives coffee lovers the opportunity to enjoy delicious, natural flavored coffee, and to recreate their favorite fall coffee recipes with no artificial flavors, it says. Made with 100 percent premium Arabica beans, the coffees are perfectly paired and balanced with natural flavors to create six flavored coffees: Natural Vanilla, Natural Cinnamon, Natural Chocolate, Natural Caramel, Natural Chocolate Raspberry and Natural Mint.

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