Blue Bunny® Swirl Sensations™ yogurt
Company: Wells’ Dairy Inc., Le Mars, Iowa.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: 79 cents per 6-ounce container.
Ingredients: (New York Cherry Cheesecake™) Milk and nonfat milk, flavor base (water, sugar, fructose, food starch-modified, natural and artificial flavors, pectin, citric acid, malic acid, sodium citrate, potassium sorbate as preservative, calcium lactate, Yellow 5, Red 40), revel (water, sugar, fructose, cherry puree concentrate, food starch-modified, natural flavors, pectin, sodium citrate, calcium lactate, citric acid, malic acid, potassium sorbate as preservative, Red 40, Blue 1), sugar, food starch-modified, kosher gelatin, cultures. Contains the following active cultures: L. acidophilus and L. bulgaricus, bifidobacterium longum and S. thermophilus.
Nutrition Information: (1 container) Calories 240, fat calories 45, total fat 5g, saturated fat 3g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 20mg, sodium 105mg, potassium 290mg, total carbohydrate 44g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 38g, protein 6g, vitamin A 4 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 20 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV, riboflavin 15 percent RDV, vitamin B12 10 percent RDV, phosphorus 15 percent RDV, thiamin 4 percent RDV.
Varieties: New York Cherry Cheesecake, Strawberry Shortcake, Peach Cobbler, Autumn Caramel Apple, Bananas Foster and Southern Pecan Cheesecake.
More Details: Decadently rich dessert flavors mingle with thick swirls of real fruit filling or caramel to create this latest offering from Blue Bunny.

Tampico Plus™ Juice Drink
Company: Tampico Beverages, Chicago.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: $1.29 to $1.79 per 1/2-gallon container.
Ingredients: (Kiwi Strawberry) Water, high fructose corn syrup, less than 1% white grape and strawberry juice from concentrate, kiwi and guava puree, citric acid, Sol-U-Cal (calcium fumarate tri hydrate), food starch-modified, corn oil, potassium citrate, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), xanthan gum, acesulfame potassium, tocopheryl acetate (vitamin E acetate), natural and artificial flavors, EDTA (to preserve freshness), vitamin A palmitate (vitamin A), potassium benzoate (preservative), Yellow 5, Blue 1, caramel color, cholecalciferol (vitamin D3), neotame, BHT (preservative).
Nutrition Information: (8 ounces) Calories 70, total fat 0g, sodium 60mg, total carbohydrate 16g, sugars 13g, protein 0g, vitamin A 20 percent RDV, vitamin C 100 percent RDV, vitamin D 25 percent RDV, vitamin E 20 percent RDV, calcium 10 percent RDV.
Varieties: Kiwi Strawberry, Citrus, Mango and Tropical.
More Details: Tampico Plus is the first national brand of refrigerated juice drink on the market that features vitamins A, C, D and E, calcium and 50 percent less sugar. Each 8-ounce serving contains 25 percent of the recommended daily allowance — the same as in a glass of milk.

Velvet® Churned™ Light Ice Cream
Company: Velvet Ice Cream Co. Inc., Utica, Ohio.
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: $5.69 to $5.79 per 56-ounce container.
Ingredients: (Caramel Latte Chip) Milk, cream, high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, sugar, nonfat milk, whey, buttermilk, coffee, caramel sauce (high fructose corn syrup, buttermilk, sugar, milk, butter, modified food starch, natural and artificial flavors, mono-and diglycerides, salt, potassium sorbate, sodium citrate, sodium bicarbonate), chocolate chips (sugar, coconut oil, cocoa processed with alkali, partially hydrogenated coconut oil, cocoa, salt, soy lecithin, natural flavor), cellulose gel, monoglycerides, cellulose gum, carrageenan.
Nutrition Information: (1/2 cup) Calories 120, fat calories 40, total fat 4.5g, saturated fat 2.5g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 20mg, sodium 50mg, total carbohydrate 18g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 13g, protein 3g, vitamin A 6 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 6 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
Varieties: Caramel Latte Chip, Original Vanilla, Vanilla Bean, Butter Pecan and Cashews, Burgundy Cherry, Dutch Chocolate, Fresh Strawberry and Buckeye Classic.
More Details: The company says it was both consumer taste preferences and demand for a lower-fat alternative that spurred the development of Velvet Churned. The new light line offers unique flavors with less fat and calories than regular ice cream.

New Product Ticker
Category Number of Reports Number of SKUs
Ice Cream, Novelties and Frozen Yogurt 99 331
Cheese 60 158
Margarine, Butter and Spreads 4 6
Dairycase Foods 17 35
Yogurt and Yogurt Imitations 14 57
Milk, Non-dairy Milk and Yogurt Drinks 27 97
Total Introductions* 221 684
*Year-to-date new stock keeping units (SKUs) as of April 30, 2006.
SOURCE: Productscan Online (, Naples, N.Y.

Hershey’s® Moose Tracks® Cake
Company: Hershey Creamery Co., Harrisburg, Pa.
Distribution: East Coast and parts of the South and Midwest.
Suggested Retail: $12.99 per cake.
Ingredients: Ice cream Ingredients: cream, nonfat milk, fudge sauce (sugar, peanut oil, cocoa [processed with alkali], whey, salt, lecithin), corn syrup, sugar, high fructose corn syrup, peanut butter cups (peanut butter [peanuts and salt], sugar, coconut oil, partially defatted peanut flour, partially hydrogenated palm oil, salt, palm kernel oil, soy lecithin), color added (including Red 40 lake, Yellow 5 lake, Blue 1 lake), natural flavor, mono- and diglycerides, guar gum and polysorbate 60, modified cellulose, natural and artificial flavors, sorbitan monostearate, sodium stearoyl lactylate, salt, soy lecithin, sodium citrate, xanthan gum, annatto color.
Nutrition Information: (1/8 cake or 113g) Calories 370, fat calories 220, total fat 24g, saturated fat 11g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 35mg, sodium 135mg, total carbohydrate 37g, dietary fiber 2g, sugars 33g, protein 5g, vitamin A 6 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 10 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
More Details: Partnering with Denali Flavors, Hershey’s Ice Cream has launched its very own Moose Tracks Cake. It’s packed with Hershey’s vanilla ice cream, rich Moose Tracks fudge and peanut butter cups.
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