Yoplait Ultra Low-Carb Yogurt
Company: General Mills Inc., Minneapolis.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: 89 cents per 6-ounce cup.
Ingredients: (Strawberry Crème) Cultured pasteurized reduced-lactose nonfat milk (water, ultra-filtered nonfat milk), cream, fructose, modified corn starch, whey protein concentrate, kosher gelatin, nonfat milk, tricalcium phosphate, natural and artificial flavor, potassium sorbate added to maintain freshness, sucralose (Splenda® brand), acesulfame potassium, Red 40, vitamin A acetate, vitamin B2 (riboflavin), vitamin D3, Blue 1
Nutrition Information: (6 ounces) Calories 90, fat calories 20, total fat 2.5g, saturated fat 1.5g, cholesterol 15mg, sodium 45mg, potassium 95mg, total carbohydrate 8g, sugars 5g, protein 8g, vitamin A 15 percent RDV, vitamin D 20 percent RDV, calcium 20 percent RDV, riboflavin 15 percent RDV.
Varieties: Strawberry Crème, Peach Crème, Blueberry Crème and Raspberry Crème.
More Details: To satisfy the increasing demand for flavorful products that fit a low-carbohydrate lifestyle, Yoplait Ultra serves up a creamy, fruity option with 70 percent less carbs and sugar than regular low-fat yogurt.
Eskimo Pie® Premium Extruded Ice Cream Bars
Company: CoolBrands International Inc., Ronkonkoma, N.Y.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: $3.69 to $4.19 per box of six bars.
Ingredients: (Strawberry Shortcake) Ice cream: Milkfat and nonfat milk, sugar, corn syrup, whey, whey protein concentrate, microcrystalline cellulose, natural and artificial flavors, mono- and diglycerides, guar gum, cellulose gum, polysorbate 80, calcium, carrageenan. Strawberry swirl: Water, sugar, dextrose, adipic acid, artificial flavor, carob bean gum, guar gum, propylene glycol alginate, Red 40. Coating: Cake crunch (enriched wheat flour [bleached flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid], sugar, vegetable shortening [partially hydrogenated soybean and cottonseed oils], Red 3, salt, sodium bicarbonate, soy lecithin, vanillin), soybean oil, coconut oil, sugar, nonfat dry milk, soy lecithin, salt, vanillin.
Nutrition Information: (One bar) Calories 220, fat calories 110, total fat 12g, saturated fat 5g, cholesterol 15mg, sodium 70mg, total carbohydrate 26g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 18g, protein 3g, vitamin A 2 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 4 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
Varieties: King-Size Strawberry Shortcake Bar, King-Size Toasted Almond Bar, King-Size Chocolate Éclair Bar and King-Size Vanilla Milk Bar.
More Details: The Eskimo Pie ice cream bar was the first ice cream novelty invented more than 80 years ago and has been a staple of the segment ever since. CoolBrands International is bringing new excitement to the category by being the first company to produce great American classic flavor varieties in a premium extruded form.
Horsefeathers Gourmet Cheese Spread and Purple Moon Cabernet Cheddar
Company: Fiscalini Cheese Co., Modesto, Calif.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: Horsefeathers: $6 per 8-ounce tub; Purple Moon: $12 per pound and $6 per 1/2 pound.
Ingredients: Horsefeathers: Cheddar cheese, sour cream, horseradish; Purple Moon: Young cheddar cheese (raw milk, salt, enzymes), California Cabernet Sauvignon.
More Details: Horsefeathers is a balanced blend of smooth San Joaquin cheddar, sour cream and horseradish that is zesty yet mellow. Purple Moon is a young cheddar cheese aged no more than 60 days and soaked for 24 hours in a California Cabernet Sauvignon. Based on 300 years of Swiss dairy tradition — three generations in the United States — Fiscalini Farms became a producer of quality farmstead cheese in 2000.
Friendly®’s Ice Cream Party Roll
Company: Friendly Ice Cream Corp., Wilbraham, Mass.
Distribution: Friendly’s Restaurants, supermarkets and other retail locations throughout the Northeast.
Suggested Retail: $6.49 per ice cream roll.
Ingredients: Milk, cream, sugar skim milk, corn syrup, whey protein concentrate, vegetable oil (coconut, partially hydrogenated palm kernel, hydrogenated soybean and/or cottenseed oils), enriched wheat flour (wheat flour, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid), cocoa processed with alkali, vanilla extract, chocolate liquor, titanium dioxide, high fructose corn syrup, butterfat, soy lecithin, salt, bleached wheat flour, guar gum, dextrose, sodium bicarbonate, vegetable oil shortening with lecithin (partially hydrogenated palm kernel, soybean and cottonseed oils), corn flour, Red 40, mono- and diglycerides (derived from soy), Red 40 Lake, xanthan gum, Yellow 5 Lake, cocoa butter, Blue 1 Lake, Yellow 6 Lake, caramel (for color), cocoa, carrageenan, natural flavor, Blue Lake 2, artificial flavor, confectioners glaze, phosphoric acid, gum arabic, carnauba wax. Allergen Information: Contains milk, soy and wheat; chocolaty crunchies are manufactured on equipment that processes peanut products.
Nutrition Information: (1/12 roll or 74g) Calories 170, fat calories 80, total fat 9g, saturated fat 6g, cholesterol 30mg, sodium 55mg, total carbohydrate 20g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 16g, protein 3g, calcium 8 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, vitamin A 6 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
More Details: This party roll starts with rich chocolate ice cream in the center surrounded by creamy vanilla ice cream with chocolate-coated “crunchies.” It is topped by more chocolaty crunchies, a blue vanilla ice cream ribbon, rainbow chocolate chips and drizzled fudge. The company says the ice cream roll meets consumers’ growing demand for foods that taste delicious, look wonderful and are easy to serve.
Slender® Low-Fat Ice Cream Sandwiches
Company: Pierre’s French Ice Cream Co., Cleveland, Ohio.
Distribution: Ohio.
Suggested Retail: $4.59 to $4.99 per package of six 4-ounce sandwiches.
Ingredients: (Chocolate) No-sugar-added lowfat ice cream: Skim milk, maltodextrin, polydextrose, sorbitol, cocoa processed with alkali, cream, stabilizer-emulsifier combination to maintain smoothness (guar gum, mono- and diglycerides, xanthan gum, polysorbate 80, carrageenan), sucralose (Splenda® brand), vitamin A. No-sugar-added chocolate wafer: Bleached wheat flour, isomalt, sorbitol, vegetable shortening (partially hydrogenated soybean and cottonseed oils), caramel color, corn flour, cocoa, modified corn starch, salt, baking soda, natural flavor, sucralose (Splenda brand), soy lecithin.
Nutrition Information: (One sandwich) Calories 130, fat calories 20, total fat 2.5g, saturated fat 1g, cholesterol 0mg, sodium 150mg, total carbohydrate 29g, dietary fiber 3g, sugars 5g, sugar alcohol 5g, protein 5g, vitamin A 6 percent RDV, vitamin C 2 percent RDV, calcium 10 percent RDV, iron 2 percent RDV.
Varieties: Vanilla and Chocolate.
More Details: Sweetened with Splenda, Pierre’s Slender Ice Cream Sandwiches feature lowfat ice cream with no added sugar. Each 4-ounce sandwich has 2.5 grams of fat, offering consumers a delicious dessert solution without the guilt.
Perry’s Carb Delite™ Ice Cream
Company: Perry’s Ice Cream Co., Akron, N.Y.
Distribution: New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New Jersey, Vermont, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Suggested Retail: $5.29 per 1.75-quart container (56 ounces), $2.99 per pint.
Ingredients: (Chocolate) Milk, maltitol, cream, buttermilk, skim milk, whey protein concentrate, whey, sorbitol, milkfat, cocoa processed with alkali, monoglycerides, cellulose gel, cellulose gum, guar gum, locust bean gum, carrageenan, dextrose.
Nutrition Information: (1/2 cup) Calories 130, fat calories 70, total fat 8g, saturated fat 5g, cholesterol 30mg, sodium 35mg, total carbohydrate 18g, dietary fiber 1g, sugars 3g, sugar alcohol 13g, protein 2g, vitamin A 6 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 8 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
Varieties: Vanilla, Chocolate, Mint Chip and Butter Pecan.
More Details: Carb Delite is a new line from Perry’s designed for low-carbohydrate diets. Appealing to the latest eating trend, the ice cream has 3 to 4 grams of net carbs per serving.
Champignon De Luxe Pfeffer
Company: Champignon North America Inc., Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: $12 per pound.
Ingredients: Milk, cream, green peppercorns, salt, enzymes, cheese culture, penicillium candydum.
Nutrition Information: (1 ounce) Calories 110, fat calories 90, total fat 10g, saturated fat 7g, cholesterol 35mg, sodium 180mg, total carbohydrate 0g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 0g, protein 4g, vitamin A 6 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 5 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
More Details: Produced by Käserei Champignon, Bavaria, Germany, Champignon De Luxe Pfeffer is a double-cream soft ripened cheese studded with tangy green Madagascar peppercorns. This is a sophisticated specialty product developed for gourmets and enthusiasts who enjoy cheese with a spicy under note.

New Product Ticker
Category Number of
Reports
Number of
SKUs
Ice Cream, Novelties and Frozen Yogurt 76 206
Cheese 66 183
Margarine, Butter and Spreads 6 12
Dairycase Foods 12 18
Yogurt and Yogurt Imitations 11 49
Milk, Non-dairy Milk and Yogurt Drinks 41 107
Total Introductions* 212 575
*Year-to-date new stock keeping units (SKUs) as of May 21, 2004.
Source: Productscan Online (www.productscan.com), Naples, N.Y.