Palapa Azul Sweet Corn Ice Cream
Company: Palapa Azul Inc., Los Angeles.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: $3.99 per pint.
Ingredients: Pasteurized homogenized milk, cream, corn, cane sugar, milk solids, locust bean gum, guar gum, carrageenan.
Nutrition Information: (1/2 cup) Calories 160, fat calories 80, total fat 9g, saturated fat 5g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 25mg, sodium 45mg, total carbohydrate 19g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 12g, protein 3g, vitamin A 6 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 8 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
Other Varieties: Mexican Chocolate Ice Cream, Flan Ice Cream and Goat’s Milk Caramel (Cajeta) Ice Cream.  
More Details: Palapa Azul’s Mexican-style ice creams join the company’s unique line of frozen desserts inspired by traditional ethnic flavors.
La Crème® Rich and Creamy Yogurt with Chocolate Pieces
Company: The Dannon Co. Inc., White Plains, N.Y.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: $2.19 per 15-ounce container.
Ingredients: (Vanilla with Chocolate Pieces) Cultured grade A skim milk and cream, sugar, fructose syrup, chocolate pieces (cocoa butter, chocolate liquor, sugar), modified corn starch, contains less than 1 percent of fructose, whey protein concentrate, natural vanilla flavor, kosher gelatin, carrageenan, potassium sorbate (to maintain freshness), citric acid sodium citrate.  Contains active yogurt cultures.
Nutrition Information: (4 ounces) Calories 170, fat calories 60, total fat 7g, saturated fat 3g, cholesterol 15mg, sodium 70mg, total carbohydrate 22g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 20g, protein 5g, vitamin A 2 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, thiamin (vitamin B1) 4 percent RDV, riboflavin 15 percent RDV, vitamin B6 2 percent RDV, vitamin B12 10 percent RDV, biotin 0 percent, iron 0 percent RDV, vitamin D 4 percent RDV, calcium 15 percent RDV, phosphorus 10 percent RDV, magnesium 4 percent RDV, pantothenic acid 4 percent RDV, zinc 4 percent RDV, selenium 0 percent RDV.  
Varieties: Vanilla with Chocolate Pieces, Strawberry with Chocolate Pieces and Cherry with Chocolate Pieces.
More Details: With rich chocolate pieces in every mouthful, Dannon® la Crème Rich and Creamy Yogurt is now more indulgent than ever. Pieces of premium chocolate are mixed together with smooth and creamy la Crème, satisfying sweet cravings while providing the goodness of yogurt.
Stringles® Organic Cheese Sticks
Company: Organic Valley Family of Farms, La Farge, Wis.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: $4.49 per package of 8 sticks.
Ingredients: (Colby Jack) Organic cultured pasteurized part skim milk, salt, annatto, microbial enzymes.
Nutrition Information: (1 stick) Calories 80, fat calories 80, total fat 7g, saturated fat 3.6g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 20mg, sodium 125mg, total carbohydrate 1g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 0g, protein 6g, vitamin A 4 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 15 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
Varieties: Organic Colby Jack, Organic Mozzarella and Organic Cheddar.
More Details: Featured on every pack package of Organic Valley’s Cheese Stringles is Ovie the earthworm, the cooperative’s mascot for kids. Organic Valley says Ovie’s job is to help kids learn more about where food comes from, including the healthy soil, plants and animals that enjoy life on an organic farm. Pictured on a skateboard, playing soccer or mountain biking, Ovie encourages kids to get in on the fun and games in the Organic Valley Kids Club at
New Product Ticker
Category Number of Reports Number of SKUs
Ice Cream, Novelties and Frozen Yogurt 114 321
Cheese 48 109
Margarine, Butter and Spreads 14 21
Dairycase Foods 18 34
Yogurt and Yogurt Imitations 23 100
Milk, Non-dairy Milk and Yogurt Drinks 43 122
Total Introductions* 260 707
*Year-to-date new stock keeping units (SKUs) as of June 30, 2005.
SOURCE: Productscan Online (, Naples, N.Y.
Bear Foot® BrownieIce Cream
Company: Velvet Ice Cream Co. Inc., Utica, Ohio.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: $5.39 to $5.59 per carton.
Ingredients: Milk, cream, high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, sugar, nonfat milk, whey, buttermilk powder, Bear Foot Fudge® (powdered sugar [sugar, cornstarch], peanut oil, cocoa [processed with alkali], nonfat milk, whey, salt, soy lecithin, artificial flavor, soybean oil flavor), brownie bits (sugar, vegetable shortening [partially hydrogenated soybean oil], eggs, wheat flour, cocoa [processed with alkali], water, high fructose corn syrup, cornstarch, salt, natural flavor, soy lecithin), guar gum, mono- and diglycerides, calcium sulfate, polysorbate 80, cellulose gum, carrageenan, vanilla, natural flavor.
Nutrition Information: (1/2 cup) Calories 170, fat calories 90, total fat 11g, saturated fat 6g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 30mg, sodium 60mg, total carbohydrate 10g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 16g, protein 3g.
More Details: Velvet’s latest flavor consists of vanilla ice cream loaded with chewy brownie bits and swirled with Bear Foot Fudge. Velvet is the first company in its market area to license Bear Foot Brownie from Denali Flavors Inc., which also licenses Moose Tracks® and Chocolate Moose Tracks® to this ice cream maker.  
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