Sweet Freedom® Supremes™ Raspberry Cheesecake Bar
Company: Wells’ Dairy Inc., Le Mars, Iowa.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: $3.79 to $4.19 per box of six bars.
Ingredients: Reduced-fat ice cream (milk fat and nonfat milk, raspberry swirl [sorbitol, red raspberry puree, water, maltodextrin, natural flavors, citric acid, sucralose, sodium citrate, potassium sorbate and sodium benzoate as preservatives, acesulfame potassium, Red 40, Blue 1], cheesecake pieces [wheat flour, cream cheese (pasteurized milk and cream, cheese culture, salt, carob bean gum), lactitol, sorbitol, dried cream cheese [cream cheese (pasteurized cream, cheese culture, salt, carob bean gum, guar gum), sodium phosphate], shortening (partially hydrogenated soybean and cottonseed oils), pasteurized eggs, soybean oil, food starch-modified, natural and artificial flavors, salt, xanthan gum, sucralose], maltodextrin, sorbitol, polydextrose, whey protein concentrate, glycerine, artificial flavors, carob bean gum, cellulose gum, mono- and diglycerides, guar gum, corn starch, polysorbate 80, carrageenan, sucralose, acesulfame potassium, annatto (for color), vitamin A palmitate], coating [coconut oil, lactitol, chocolate liquor, soybean oil, cocoa processed with akali, butter oil, soy lecithin, artificial flavors, sucralose]).
Nutrition Information: (1 bar) Calories 150, fat calories 90, total fat 10g, saturated fat 7g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 10mg, sodium 55mg, potassium 70mg, total carbohydrate 15g, dietary fiber 2g, sugars 2g, sugar alcohol 7g, protein 2g, vitamin A 2 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 6 percent RDV, iron 2 percent RDV, riboflavin 4 percent RDV, Vitamin B12 2 percent RDV, phosphorus 4 percent RDV.
Other Varieties: Peanut Butter Cup Bar and Turtle Bar.
More Details: Supremes are the latest addition to Wells’ Blue Bunny® Sweet Freedom line of novelties. The Sweet Freedom Supremes Raspberry Cheesecake Bar was created with the sweet-conscious cheesecake lover in mind. No-sugar-added, reduced-fat cheesecake ice cream is infused with cheesecake pieces and raspberry swirl, then dipped in smooth dark chocolate.
Whitney’s® Yo on the Go™ Smoothie
Company: Whitney’s Foods Inc., Jamaica, N.Y.
Distribution: Sold exclusively at Costco stores.
Suggested Retail: Varies per market.
Ingredients: Lowfat yogurt (cultured grade A reduced fat milk, sugar), fat-free milk, water, strawberry juice concentrate, modified food starch, natural flavors, pectin, whey protein concentrate, locust bean gum, carrageenan, citric acid, Red 40, vitamin C (ascorbic acid), niacin, calcium pantothenate, vitamin B6, vitamin A, vitamin B2, folic acid, biotin, vitamin D3, vitamin B12.
Nutrition Information: (1 container) Calories 180, fat calories 30, total fat 3g, saturated fat 2g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 10mg, sodium 80mg, potassium 240mg, total carbohydrate 31g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 29g, protein 6g, vitamin A 30 percent RDV, vitamin C 30 percent RDV, vitamin D 30 percent RDV, niacin 30 percent RDV, folic acid 30 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV, biotin 30 percent RDV, riboflavin 30 percent RDV, vitamin B6 30 percent RDV, vitamin B12 30 percent RDV, calcium 20 percent RDV, pantothenic acid 30 percent RDV.
More Details: Family-owned Steuben Foods Inc. established Whitney’s Foods Inc. to market its new line of aseptic, single-serve smoothies. Packaged in 8.25-ounce cartons, 15 to a case, the strawberry smoothies are marketed as a nutritious blend of lowfat yogurt and fruit that is portable and convenient.
NEW Products Ticker
Category Number of Reports Number of SKUs
Ice Cream, Novelties and Frozen Yogurt 26 68
Cheese 8 12
Dairycase Foods 2 3
Yogurt and Yogurt Imitations 3 10
Milk, Non-dairy Milk and Yogurt Drinks 7 41
Total Introductions* 46 134
*Year-to-date new stock keeping units (SKUs) as of January 31, 2006.
SOURCE: Productscan Online (www.productscan.com), Naples, N.Y.
Yarnell’s® Home Churned Light Ice Cream
Company: Yarnell Ice Cream Co., Searcy, Ark.
Distribution: Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.
Suggested Retail: $5.29 per 56-ounce container.
Ingredients: (Caramel Turtle Fudge) Milk, skim milk solids, caramel ribbon (corn syrup, sugar, water, evaporated milk, butter, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, nonfat milk, modified corn starch, pectin, salt, caramel color, sodium citrate, potassium sorbate, food acids [phosphoric, citric, malic, tartaric]), sucrose, cream, caramel turtles (sugar, coconut oil, alkalized cocoa, nonfat milk, milk, hydrogenated palm oil, soy lecithin, natural flavors, corn syrup, sweetened condensed skim milk, cream, butter, salt, natural and artificial flavor, potassium sorbate), chocolate fudge (powdered sugar, peanut oil, cocoa processed with alkali, whey, salt, soy lecithin), corn syrup, egg yolks, maltodextrin, propylene glycol monoester, mono- and diglycerides, locust bean gum, guar gum, natural and artificial flavors.
Nutrition Information: (4-ounce serving) Calories 140, fat calories 45, total fat 5g, saturated fat 3g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 20mg, sodium 60mg, total carbohydrate 22g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 17g, protein 3g, vitamin A 2 percent RDV, vitamin C 2 percent RDV, calcium 10 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
Other Varieties: Caramel Turtle Fudge, Butter Pecan, Praline Pecan and French Vanilla.
More Details: Arkansas’ only ice cream manufacturer meets consumer demand with a light option in ice cream. The company’s Home Churned Light Ice Cream boasts half the fat and a third fewer calories than regular ice cream.  
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