Twix and Taco Bell Release New Summer Treats

The summer quarterly season has arrived & even during the novel coronavirus pandemic; delicacy manufacturers are releasing their anticipated products. Consumers can thrive life into these products via online retailers, or in retail stores where still permitted. Two manufacturers announced their products for the 2020 summer season. One was expected with the other shocking product analysts.

Mars Incorporated made the shocking announcement that the “Twix Cookies & Crème Ice Cream Bars” were returning to store shelves. This follows after a notable disappearance from retail stores since the 1990s. These delicious frozen treats are mimicked after the “Twix Cookies & Crème Bar”. Inside is creamy vanilla ice cream, broken down chocolate chip cookies, and caramel. The combination of flavours is identical to its candy bar counterpart, with an extra boost that makes it that much more desired by consumers. Those wanting to purchase the Twix Cookies & Crème Ice Crème bars can find them in national grocery chains across North America, which are being sold in Six-Packs for $3.50.

The Taco Bell Slushie

Product analysts weren’t surprised when Taco Bell announced new flavours for their summer slushies, which has been a seasonal marketing campaign for the fast-food chain since 2014. The latest flavours consumers can purchase includes “Pineapple Freeze” and “Pineapple Whip Freeze”. It should be noted that the traditional flavours consumers are accustomed to are returning. There’ll even be a secretive slushie that die-hard Taco Bell supporters can select, with the fast-food giant releasing the mixture over Instagram.

It’ll be named the Tie-Dye Freeze & won’t be shown on the regular menu. Those entering the Drive-Thru or selected indoor retail locations can request the Tie-Dye Freeze. It will include a combination of Wild Strawberry Freeze, Pineapple Whip Freeze, and Mountain Dew Baja Blast Freeze. Those wanting to make a trip down to their local Taco Ball should know these slushies are available for a limited time. It’s also up to the franchisee if these slushies will be supported at their respective location. Check the online location menu to find out if the Taco Bell Freezes are supported.

Frozen Lemonades for Summer 2020

North America & the European Union are starting to see weather patterns improve, which is a clear indication that summer is arriving shortly. This is prompting retail companies worldwide to release new products, hoping to obtain a percentage of the “Summer Marketspace” in 2020. Two of those companies include Moosehead Breweries and the Coco-Cola Company. Coke is releasing the Minute Maid Slushies through thousands of McDonald’s retail locations in Europe & North America. Moosehead Breweries announced on May 11th that they’re releasing an Alcohol-infused version of Twisted Tea. Down below are additional details on both those particular products.

The McDonald’s Minute Maid Slushies

Minute Maid Slushies have been introduced yearly by McDonald’s & the Coca-Cola Company since 2018, with it quickly being adopted by consumers. They became widely known for having unique flavour profiles that were sweet and fruity. 2020 marked the introduction of Cokes latest Minute Maid Slushie, with their collectively announcing with McDonald’s the newly introduced Pink Lemonade. It should be noted that the Blue Raspberry Minute Maid Slushie is still being sold, with the Sweet Peach Slushie terminated. These flavourful slushies can be purchased in Small, Medium, or Large.

Some Twisted Tea

Iced Tea has become a staple with summertime in North America and the European Union. Every year multiple beverage manufacturers release products or re-advertise popular items from the year prior. Twisted Tea from Moosehead Breweries is exceeding expectations by announcing three new flavours, which have all been doused with 5ml of vodka. Now you can get a little buzzed while at the beach with your favourite cold Tea.

The new flavours include Passion Fruit, Black Cherry, and Peach. May 25th will mark the date when Passion Fruit & Black Cherry are released internationally. Twisted Tea Peach is available today at retailers like Walgreens, Target, Walmart, Marks & Spencer’s, and Aldi Markets. Those wanting to purchase these beverages can select from multiple package sizes. Those include Six Packs, Twelve Packs, and Twenty-Four Packs. It should be mentioned that these iced teas are packaged in both bottles and cans. Prices will range from $5.99 to $29.99, depending on the size of bottles or cans selected.

Hershey Releases Four New Chocolate Bars

Retail corporations worldwide are using their creative talents towards the invention of new products, supporting unique flavour profiles that’ll draw consumers back multiple times for more. Chocolate manufacturers like the Hersey’s Company operate internationally, releasing products that differ depending on which nation is selected. Their most popular chocolate bars include the Hershey’s Cookies n’ Cream, Hershey’s Almond, and Hershey’s Peanut. Those chocolate bars could be defeated with the introduction of four new products from Hershey’s. Three of them are for Canadians, with the remaining chocolate bar exclusive to Americans.

The Hershey’s Company announced three chocolate bars for Canada that resemble the flavour profiles associate to Ice Cream. This is the 1st time any chocolate manufacturer has implemented such a unique set of flavours, which are only available until the end of Summer. Considering that Canadians like Ontario or British Columbia have been hoarding speciality snacks, we recommend our readers obtain quantities quickly.

PR Representatives with the Hershey’s Company confirmed that these chocolate bars could be purchased online or in-store with all national grocery chains in Canada. These chocolate bars will make consumers feel like their licking ice cream on a sandy beach with the ocean waves heard in the background, or so Hershey’s claims with marketing advertisements.

The three flavours associated with these newly introduced chocolate bars include Cookies n’ Mint, Strawberries n’ Crème, and Birthday Cake. The most popular will most likely be Birthday Cake, which will entertain children with its Funfetti Cake design. Hershey’s latest chocolate bars are being sold with Walmart for $1.00 per item. Additional retailers include Target, Kmart, and Whole Foods.

The 4th of July

When it applies to Americans, the Hershey’s Company released a themed chocolate bar for the 4th of July. It’ll be the conventional Cookies n” Crème Bar that Hershey’s is known for, with an additional twist on the packaging. It’ll support a patriotic theme with Golden Stars and a Stripped Banner. The colour scheme of Red, White, and Blue is seen across the entire packaging. It’ll be a minor but fun way to consume your Hershey’s candy bar.

Minute Maid Vs Mikes Hard Lemonades New Products

The novel coronavirus has forced retail manufacturers into declining profits, with each respective company eagerly awaiting when markets will return to normal. Market valuations are anticipated to resume by June 2020, with these manufacturers preparing themselves for the influx of customer activity. This is being accomplished with exciting new products like Minute Maid’s Smoothies, or Mike’s Hard Pineapple Mandarin Lemonade. These are the latest products from these companies, who typically compete for market share during the summer months.

Minute Maid previously released their makeable smoothies in 2019, which required consumers to add ice and start blending merely. Product designers with Minute Maid wanted this process to be more straightforward, with consumers now having to add water to drink a “Minute Maid Super Smoothie”. Those that purchase this new product receive boxes with 8 to 24 pouches, which have 240ml listing. This is the perfect size for fast-paced smoothies that can fit into standard glasses. Bags are also sold as individual packets, allowing for flavours like Tropical Mango and Strawberry Banana to be purchased exclusively. Purchases the boxes will see consumers get all three flavours, with the additional Orange Pineapple.

Advertisements for Minute Maid’s Super Smoothies state that “Retail consumers can receive limited sugar intakes, increase their protein, and enhance vitamin intakes. This is all accomplished with our great tasting smoothies.

Pineapple Mandarin Lemonade

Minute Maid’s main competitors have become Mike’s Hard Lemonade, which has similar flavour profiles with the addition of alcohol. It’s the adult version of Minute Maid that gives consumers a little something extra. Their latest flavour profile is Pineapple Mandarin, which returns every twelve months for the summer season. It’s a malt beverage which combines pineapple, mandarin, lemonade, and citrus to create a delicious flavour profile. Whenever Mike’s Hard Lemonade releases this limited-time product, sales increase by an average of 11.3%.

Those wanting to purchase Mike’s Hard Pineapple Mandarin Lemonade can buy limited stock through retails like Walmart, Target, Walgreens, Costco, and Kroger. It should be mentioned that both these new products will be available through Amazon as well. Retailer consumers can purchase Mike’s Hard Pineapple Mandarin Lemonade for $8.99 at Walmart in Six-Packs today.

General Mills Releases Two New Cereals

Entering the grocery retail space throughout North America is considered one of the most significant challenges in business. Standard brands like Kellogg’s, Froot Loops, Frosted Flakes, Honeycomb, and Cheerios have priority control over this marketspace. These brands occasionally release new products to entire their customers with new flavours. General Mills, the manufacturers of Cheerios, announced the Gluten-Free Cinnamon Cheerios Cereal. It’ll combine whole grain oats with apple cinnamon, which is then topped with powdered sugarcane. General Mills iterated that their latest product doesn’t resemble Cheerios Oat Crunch Cinnamon, as those include gluten.

The Gluten-Free Cinnamon Cheerios enter select retail stores starting on April 30th, 2020. General Mills won’t release this product nationwide until June 2020. Prices suggest that standard sizes will cost $4.80, with the Family-Size box costing $5.99. It should be mentioned that this isn’t the exclusive product announced by General Mills throughout April. Banana Nut Cheerios were also confirmed, which are available for a select period until May 2020. Flavour profiles include banana puree with cinnamon and sugar. It’s purchasable via Amazon and retail supplies like Walmart for $3.99. PR Representatives with General Mills expressed that the popularity behind Banana Nut Cheerios could see this product become an annual release between April to May.

New Coco Puffs

General Mills is the largest supplier of cereal products to North America. They’re continuously working towards creating new flavours that can entice millions across the United States and Canada. Cheerios isn’t the exclusive brand operated by General Mills. This significant supplier also manufactures Total Cereal, Wheaties, Trix, Count Chocula, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Lucky Charms, Fibre One, and Chex.

One of their older brands that was discounted in the early 2000s is returning this quarter. It was announced that Cocoa Puffs would re-emit itself into retail markets. This confirmation was held through a social media gathering, with PR Representatives showcasing the box. It revealed the “Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch Cereal”. It’ll be released on May 5th and cost $4.99 for the Mid-Range Box. Consumers wanting the Family-Size model will pay $7.99 for these Cocoa Puffs. It should be mentioned this is a limited-time offering to test the market conditions for Cocoa Puffs.