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Pink Cookies Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Otis Spunkmeyer is ready to offer its limited-edition Pink Cookie to consumers this August through October, which helps draw attention to breast cancer awarness. The company has donated more than $200,000 since 2010 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure to support the fight against breast cancer through the sales of its Pink Cookies. The

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Driving Snacks Sales

While private label products are improving, quality and value remain critical components for all snacking options. By Howard Riell, Associate Editor “Yes, but…” That’s the all-too-common answer to the question of whether or not price promotions can drive snack sales in convenience stores. Yes, in a lousy economy people look for and respond to savings.

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Sweet Rewards

Stores looking for a way to raise the bar in their cookie section have a sweet new option with Betty Crocker Sweet Rewards bars. The latest product innovation from General Mills Convenience, the Betty Crocker Sweet Rewards bars are the first ready-to-eat treat from Betty Crocker. The bars, with a suggested retail price of $1.39,

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Jumbo Fudge Sticks

New from those innovative Keebler Elves and on behalf of the Kellogg Convenience Store Team comes Keebler Fudge Shoppe Jumbo Fudge Sticks. The Jumbo Fudge Sticks offer classic Keebler fudge-covered vanilla wafers in a new jumbo-sized shape. Available in Original and Peanut Butter varieties, these individually wrapped bars will bring excitement to the category, satisfying

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Wilson Farms Launches Cookie Contest

Customers are encouraged to name the Wilson Farms cookie line for a chance to win a free ipad. Wilson Farms is introducing a new line of cookies and is reaching out to customers for their help in naming the new offering. The cookies are made locally in Western New York and at a giant four-ounces

Sweet Success

There’s little doubt that bakeries are big. Bakeries, pastry shops and bagel sellers are growing at a rate of 5%, according to AnythingResearch.com. When launching a bakery program, convenience store retailers are urged to start with an in-depth market study that profiles the target customer base, current sales in the market area for the product

Cookie Carnival

Otis Spunkmeyer launches its limited-time Holiday Carnival cookie dough, loaded with brightly colored red and green coated chocolate candies. Holiday Carnival cookie dough offers bakery fresh taste and appeal and preportioned cookie dough saves time and labor—no thawing, scooping or mixing. Grab attention and drive additional cookie sales all season long with free point-of-sale kits

Sweet Treats Sweeter

Drive incremental cookie sales with new Otis Spunkmeyer Warm Wishes packaging. Consumers will pay more for cookies wrapped in convenient take-home gift packaging every case of cooking packaging translates to 600 additional cookies sold in your location. Otis Spunkmeyer offers five uniquely shaped sizes to use when packaging your cookies. Use Warm Wishes packaging to

Cookie Crumbles

Combine passion for chocolate with the premium reputation of Otis Spunkmeyer and its newest flavors in the Sweet Discovery cookie dough line—Chocolate Obsession and Double Chocolate Brownie. Made with rich and distinctive Barry Callebaut chocolate, both flavors have a dark chocolate cookie dough base. Chocolate Obsession is loaded with 70% cacao chocolate chunks for a

Dunk This

Cookies do not have to be high in fats, carbs and sugar to be delicious! For carb-watching cookie lovers, Otis Spunkmeyer has a new line of fresh-baked cookies that have only seven net carbs per cookie, no sugar added and zero trans fats. The new line appeals not only to the carb-counting consumer, but also

Guilt-Free Cookie Flavors

  Luna, the whole nutrition bar for women, introduces three new cookie flavors—-Peanut Butter Cookie, Cookies ‘n Cream Delight and Iced Oatmeal Raisin—-giving women the delicious taste of cookies in an all-natural bar they can eat without the guilt. Iced Oatmeal Raisin combines the sweet taste of oatmeal, plump organic whole raisins, a touch of

Cookie Crumbles

Yogurt Raisin Sensation cookie dough, the newest addition to Otis Spunkmeyer’s Sweet Discovery line, contains zero trans fat and is loaded with the wholesome goodness of oatmeal and yogurt-covered raisins. Yogurt and dried fruit sales are on the rise. When consumers see “yogurt,” they think healthy. And when they taste the new Yogurt Raisin Sensation

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TOP PERFORMERS Sara Lee Foodservice Bon Appetite Prairie City Bakery HONORABLE MENTIONS Rich Products Mrs. Freshley’s Convenience retailers across the board are rolling out innovative approaches to boost their foodservice sales, and many are looking to the trusted breakfast daypart as a proving grounds for new ideas to lure new customers. This means plenty of

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