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Now take your ice cream fix on the go! Planters has just released three new flavors of mixes: Banana Sundae, Oatmeal Raisin Cookie and Turtle Sundae. All of these new flavors are made with honey and are a great option to satisfy a sweet tooth and quell a snack craving.

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Cracking a New Trend Thursday, June 25th, 2015

 

Market research from Packaged Facts’ “Crackers: U.S. Market Trends” report reveals that the cracker movement is gaining steam. Brands are trying to overhaul old cracker products with new flavors and healthier ingredients to encourage consumers to snack on them.

Although the cracker market is being transformed, the traditional cracker brands still have a significant foothold. About 40% of households still use saltines, and 23% continue to use graham crackers, according to Packaged Facts.

As marketers are transforming crackers into snacks, the boundaries between crackers, crisps and chips are blurring, according to the Packaged Facts report. Breakfast biscuits are one of the newest innovations taking off in the cracker industry.

Check out these delicious cracker products that use honey.

Post’s Honey Bunches of Oats Breakfast Biscuits are made with 100% whole grain and wildflower honey to mimic the taste of the classic breakfast cereal.

Ritz Crackers Originals Honey Wheat are just like the original flaky crackers, but are baked with whole wheat and honey.

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Honey Bee Fun Facts Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

 

Honey bees are amazing insects, responsible for not only pollinating so many crops we rely on for food, but also for making delicious honey!

Did you also know…

There are 10,000 species of bees. Only one species produces honey.

15 mph is the top speed of some honey bees.

Honey bees can flap their wings 12,000 times per minute.

A worker bee visits 50 to 100 flowers during a collection trip.

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