Ruggles® churned Light ice Cream
Company: Smith Dairy Products Co., Orrville, Ohio.
Distribution: Ohio.
Suggested Retail: $5.29 to $5.79 per 1.75-quart container.
Ingredients: (Vanilla) Milk, sugar, corn syrup, cream, nonfat milk, whey, stabilizer (mono- and diglycerides, cellulose gum, guar gum, carrageenan, dextrose, silicon dioxide to prevent caking), vanilla, annatto for color.
Nutrition Information: (1/2 cup) Calories 100, fat calories 30, total fat 3.5g, saturated fat 2g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 15mg, sodium 70mg, total carbohydrate 17g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 13g, protein 3g, vitamin A 2 percent RDV, vitamin C 2 percent RDV, calcium 10 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
Other Varieties: Butter Pecan, Cookies ‘N Cream, Strawberry, Cherry Vanilla, French Silk, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk and Caramel Fudge.
More Details: Ruggles Churned Light Ice Cream ice cream line has all the flavor and texture of Ruggles ice cream but with 50 percent less fat and 1/3 fewer calories.
Shamrockers™ Lowfat Milk
Company: Shamrock Foods Co., Phoenix.
Distribution: Arizona; school vending machines nationwide.
Suggested Retail: Varies per market.
Ingredients: (Strawberry) Lowfat milk, nonfat milk, fructose, natural and artificial flavor, carrageenan, guar gum, dipotassium phosphate, citric acid, Red 40, vitamins A and D.
Nutrition Information: (1 bottle) Calories 260, fat calories 30g, total fat 3.5g, saturated fat 2g, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 20mg, sodium 240mg, total carbohydrate 44g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 41g, protein 16g, vitamin A 15 percent RDV, vitamin C 8 percent RDV, vitamin D 40 percent RDV, calcium 60 percent RDV, iron 0 percent RDV.
Other Varieties: Chocolate and Vanilla.
More Details: Shamrockers teen-approved packaging features brightly hued, graffiti-inspired backgrounds and company spokescow Roxie sporting a beanie or sunglasses and holding an iPod, skateboard or chocolate syrup bottle guitar.
Rachel’s® Pomegranate Açaí Yogurt
Company: WhiteWave Foods, Broomfield, Colo. 
Distribution: National.
Suggested Retail: 99 cents per 6-ounce container.  
Ingredients: Grade A pasteurized nonfat milk, evaporated cane juice, pomegranate juice (from concentrate), cream, açai, whey protein concentrate, fructan (NutraFlora®, a natural dietary fiber), natural flavors, pectin, agar, DHA algal oil, vitamin A palmitate, vitamin D3, live and active cultures: L. bulgaricus, S. thermophilus, L. acidophilus, Bifidobacterium lactis and L. casei.
Nutrition Information: (1 container) Calories 170, fat calories 25, total fat 2.5g, saturated fat 1.5g, trans fat 0g, polyunsaturated fat 0g, monounsaturated fat 0.5g, cholesterol 10mg, sodium 125mg, total carbohydrate 29g, dietary fiber 2g, sugars 27g, protein 8g, vitamin A 10 percent RDV, vitamin C 8 percent RDV, vitamin D 25 percent RDV, calcium 25 percent RDV, iron 2 percent RDV.
Other Varieties: Peach Green Tea with Ginseng, Berry Jasmine with Zinc, Vanilla Chai and Plum Honey Lavender.
More Details: Rachel’s Pomegranate Açaí Yogurt is the perfect combination of style and nutrition for the health-conscious consumer.
New Product ticker
Category Number
of Products
Milk 48
Cheese 166
Ice Cream and Frozen Novelties 328
Yogurt and Probiotic Drinks 113
Butter and Spreads 15
Cream and Creamers 16
Chilled Desserts 33
Total Introductions* 719
*Number of new products introduced in North America, January-May 2007.
SOURCE: Mintel’s Global New Products Database
Velvet® Kids Dinosaur Crunch
Company: Velvet Ice Cream, Utica, Ohio.
Distribution: Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia.
Suggested Retail: $5.59 per 1.75-quart container.
Ingredients: Milk, cream, high fructose corn syrup, corn syrup, sugar, nonfat milk, whey, buttermilk powder, pure vanilla, vanillin, chocolate fudge (high fructose corn syrup, water, corn syrup, sugar, cocoa (processed with alkali), cocoa, modified corn starch, chocolate liquor, salt, natural flavor, potassium sorbate), malt balls (malted milk center: corn syrup, malted milk powder [wheat flour, malted barley extract], milk, salt, sodium bicarbonate, sugar malt extract, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, modified corn starch, salt, artificial flavor, coating: sugar, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils [palm kernel, cottonseed, soybean], whey powder, lecithin, salt, vanilla), guar gum, mono- and diglycerides, calcium sulfate, polysorbate 80, cellulose gum, carrageenan, natural flavor.
Nutrition Information: (1/2 cup) Calories 230, calories from fat 80, total fat 11, saturated fat 6, trans fat 0g, cholesterol 30mg, sodium 60, total carbohydrate 10g, dietary fiber 0g, sugars 16g, protein 3g, vitamin A 2 percent RDV, vitamin C 0 percent RDV, calcium 4 percent RDV, iron 10 percent RDV.
More Details: Velvet Kids Dinosaur Crunch blends crunchy malted milk eggs and blue vanilla ice cream with luxurious ribbons of rich chocolate fudge.
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