Green Burrito Puts More Crunch Into Lunch (and Every Meal) with Arrival of Chicken Taquitos at Carl’s Jr.

Chicken Taquitos at Carl's Jr.

Chicken Taquitos at Carl’s Jr.

Crispy Mexican Favorite Rolls Into Dual-branded Carl’s Jr./Green Burrito Restaurants

Today snacking gets a little noisier – and a lot more delicious – thanks to the addition of crispy Chicken Taquitos to the Green Burrito menu at Carl’s Jr. The crunchy Mexican favorite features flavorful, charbroiled chicken rolled into a tortilla and fried crisp, topped with creamy avocado-cilantro sauce and shredded cheddar-jack cheese. Chicken Taquitos are available today at all dual-branded Carl’s Jr./Green Burrito restaurants.  Read more...

Ancient Mayan Prophecy Prompts Butterfinger to Seek One Last Worthy Candy Bar Spokesperson for the End of Time

Jaime Pressly & ButterfingerAs BARmageddon Draws Near, Actress Jaime Pressly to Lead Last Spokesperson Search at Comic-Con Int’l, FREE Special Edition Butterfinger BARmageddon Bar for Fans

With less than 200 days remaining until the end of the world, BUTTERFINGER today announced its search for one last spokesperson. Taking the beloved brand into the end of time, the winning pitchperson for the world’s favorite crispety, crunchety, peanut-buttery candy bar will become Butterfinger’s last spokesperson until December 21, 2012, when the world will end, according to the ancient Mayan Prophecy.  Read more...

Lay’s Celebrates Summer with Two New Kettle Cooked Potato Chips with Full Flavor and Less Fat

Lay's Celebrates Summer with Two New Kettle Cooked Potato Chips that Offer Full Flavor with Less FatNew Applewood Smoked BBQ and Sun-Dried Tomato and Parmesan Flavors Made with 40 Percent Less Fat than Regular Potato Chips

Catering to the growing demand for snack options that pack a rich flavor experience with less fat than traditional potato chips, Lay’s Kettle Cooked – one of the brands of PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division – today introduced two new potato chip flavors with 40 percent less fat than regular potato chips: Lay’s Kettle Cooked Applewood Smoked BBQ and Lay’s Kettle Cooked Sun-Dried Tomato and Parmesan.  Read more...

Limited Edition Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars Now Available Nationwide

Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Candy BarsFirst Edition Set of Three Candy Bars Sold for $650 at Beverly Hills Charity Auction

After months of online rumors, consumer pleas, and rave reviews from TIME.com, The Huffington Post, and Entertainment Weekly, and a historic Facebook pre-sale online program that sold out inventory in less than 24 hours, Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars have at last hit retail stores nationwide.  Read more...

Who Says You Can’t Eat Ice Cream on a Diet?

Good Humor-Breyers is First to Bring 100 Calorie Options to Ice Cream CategoryGood Humor-Breyers is First to Bring 100 Calorie Options to Ice Cream Category

Just because something isn’t full of calories, doesn’t mean it can’t be BIG on taste! Good Humor-Breyers proves once again that the company is on track with one of the hottest trends to hit the grocery store shelves with the introduction of new, 100 Calorie ice cream products that are guaranteed to satisfy any type of craving without all of the guilt.  Read more...

M&M’S Announced “Promise Blend” to Benefit Susan G. Komen for The Cure

M&M'S Announced "Promise Blend" to Benefit Susan G. Komen for The CureCustomers can create their own personalized messages of support

MY M&M’S announced today the introduction of a special “Promise Blend” to benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The brand will donate 10 percent of the proceeds from the sale of the new product to support the cause.

The pink and white M&M’S Milk Chocolate Candies, available at http://www.mymms.com/ , are pre-printed with the new Susan G. Komen for the Cure “Ribbon” logo and a “for the CURE” message. Consumers also can express their emotions and feelings by creating their own personalized messages of support for friends, family and loved ones.  Read more...

Ready, Set, Hot Dog!

New Oscar Mayer Fast Franks Speed Into SummerNew Oscar Mayer Fast Franks Speed Into Summer

It’s mouthwatering to imagine — a tasty, hot and juicy Oscar Mayer hot dog wrapped inside a soft and warm bakery-fresh bun. And now imagine only having to wait thirty-five seconds for that first delicious bite.

The great taste and convenience of hot dogs in a bun come together with Oscar Mayer Fast Franks. Each individually wrapped Oscar Mayer Fast Frank tastes great thanks to a specially designed microwavable paper tray that heats the bun just right — so it’s soft and warm right out of the microwave.  Read more...

American Dairy Association Unveils Full-Size Car Made Entirely of Cheese

American Dairy Association Unveils Full-Size Car Made Entirely of Cheese“World’s Cheesiest Car” was carved from 3,500 pounds of yellow Cheddar cheese

The American Dairy Association (ADA) unveiled the first ever to-scale car made entirely out of cheese at Richmond International Raceway. The “World’s Cheesiest Car,” an authentic replica of Terry Labonte’s #5 Chevrolet, was carved from 3,500 pounds of yellow Cheddar cheese provided by Cabot Creamery. The carving is the first of its kind, weighing nearly 3,000 pounds and standing 5 feet tall, 12 feet long and 6 feet wide.  Read more...

Happy 71st Birthday to Twinkies!

Happy 71st Birthday to Twinkies!From the Great Depression to the New Millennium, Hostess Twinkies have done more than satisfy America’s sweet tooth. They’ve become an American icon.

Twinkie turns 71 years old this month. A Chicago bakery manager named Jimmy Dewar invented the Twinkie in 1930. He named the first creme-filled golden snack cake after a billboard advertising the Twinkle Toe Shoe. Twinkies soon became a cultural legend. During the past 71 years, they have inspired a cartoon character, several offbeat science experiments and countless mentions in books, movies and TV shows.  Read more...

M&M’S Announces a Big New Addition to the Family

M&M'S Announces a Big New Addition to the FamilyNew Mega M&M’S are on average 55 percent bigger than the originals and give chocolate lovers more chocolate and peanut in every bite.

Anything more would have been too big and anything less too small, which is why America’s favorite M&M’S Brand Chocolate Candies is introducing a perfectly big treat made especially for adults.

Mega M&M’S, a new version of the iconic color-coated candies, are on average 55 percent bigger in size than original M&M’S and come in six new hues that appeal to adults: maroon, teal, blue-gray, beige, gold and brown.  Read more...