Packaged Food What's New

Special K’s New Cereal Packs 100% Daily Value of 10 Vitamins & Minerals

There’s a growing contingent of folks that are looking for more palatable ways to keep their nutrition in check. I’m sure finding it in a bowl of a sweet breakfast cereal would be highly unexpected.

However, thanks to Kellogg’s new Special K Brown Sugar Cinnamon, each serving packs 100% daily value of 10 key vitamins and minerals like Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin E, Iron, and more, a first for the brand.

Warm cinnamon and sweet brown sugar are definitely enough enticement to sway folks to some proper nourishment without having to sacrifice flavor. New Special K Brown Sugar Cinnamon will be hitting shelves at your local retailer later this month.

Grocery Packaged Food

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Spotted at Costco

Bacon-wrapped anything more often than not is a banger. A savory, salty robe of pork belly is usually the answer to plussing up any food, and applying it to chicken that’s stuffed with melty cheese is pretty much an ideal.

That’s why Costco customers are loving Real Good Foods’ Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken. It comes in two varieties, Three Cheese and Pepper Jack, and could be a must for fans of this delicious trio combining as one formidable target for their cravings.

Real Good Foods’ Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Chicken is now available in the frozen foods section of participating Costco locations.

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New Instacart Report Reveals The Most Popular Hot Sauces in America

Ahead of National Hot Sauce Day on January 22, Instacart has just shared an extensive new report highlighting America’s spicy behavior, revealing the country’s favorite hot sauces.

Beyond just the top 10 list of popular hot sauces, the Instacart survey, entitled “Hot Take on America’s Favorite Hot Sauces,” also dishes on the most popular hot sauce in each state and which states purchase and consume the most hot sauce (spoiler: North Dakota leads the pack).

If you’re looking to dive right into the spicy findings, make sure to check out Instacart’s “Hot Take on America’s Favorite Hot Sauces.”

Packaged Food Snacks Sweets What's New

Keebler Reveals Bite-Sized Fudge Stripes Called Dip’mmms

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Keebler has just dropped some snack time innovation with new Fudge Stripe Dip’mms, which are essentially miniature versions of their iconic Fudge Stripe cookies.

The Dip’mms come in portable packs that pair the cookies up with a marshmallow frosting for dipping and are now available at retailers nationwide in single packs for a suggested price of $1.79 to $2.29 and 4-count multipacks for a suggested price of $6.99.

Ten-year old me would have gone crazy for these, but then again my grown self can’t wait to try them, too.

Celebrity Grub Packaged Food Sweets

Jeni’s Ice Cream Revives Fan-Favorite Strawberry Pretzel Pie Flavor Collab With Dolly Parton

Cult favorite Jeni’s Ice Cream is once again tapping in with country music icon Dolly Parton to bring back the uber popular Strawberry Pretzel Pie flavor for a limited time.

The flavor collab was in such high demand when it first debuted in 2020 that it sold out in mere minutes. This time around the release of Parton’s Strawberry Pretzel Pie celebrates her upcoming book and companion album – Run, Rose, Run  – with a bonus track available exclusively on

Take note and act quick: pre-orders of the book and pints of the Strawberry Pretzel Pie start today.

Packaged Food What's New

Grillo’s Pickle Bouquet is Perfect for Your Pickle-Loving Valentine

If you’re of the lot that considers flowers and chocolate too predictable and boring for Valentine’s Day, might I suggest this Pickle Bouquet from Grillo’s Pickles?

For any pickle-lovin’ Valentine, this sure would be the perfect gift to make them swoon. Grillo’s make-your-own Pickle Bouquet goes for $20 and will be available starting January 18.

The customizable Pickle Bouquet comes with a Grillo’s “free jar” coupon (so you can make more bouquets), 15 wooden skewers, a card and card holder, tissue paper and filler, custom Valentine’s Day label for a 32oz Grillo’s container and more. Delicious add ons can be cherry tomatoes, cheese cubes, and dill.

All kits can be purchased on while supplies last.

Packaged Food Sweets What's New

Duncan Hines Debuts Valentine’s-Themed Epic Cookie Kit

Whether you’re a fan of Valentine’s Day or dodge Cupid’s arrow like Neo in The Matrix, we can all agree that a decadent dessert is always welcome. Which is why Duncan Hines’ new EPIC Chocolate Sandwich Cookie Kit makes sense whether you’re a lover, hater or anything else in between.

The kit is certainly epic, yet simple enough for baking skills of all levels, with only 4 steps to bake the cookie sandwiches. It also comes with heart-shaped sprinkles to make you feel like a sweetheart with each bite.

Suggested retail price of the EPIC Chocolate Sandwich Cookie Kit is $4.99 and is now hitting retailers and grocers nationwide like Walmart. 

Packaged Food Sweets

Ben & Jerry’s Debuts Two New Non-Dairy Flavors

Ben & Jerry’s is known for their extensive lineup of certified vegan, non-dairy choices. To usher in the new year, two new flavors will be joining that considerable crew: Bananas Foster and Boom Chocolatta.

Bananas Foster features decadent details like a banana and cinnamon base with almond toffee pieces and a luscious salted caramel core. Boom Chocolatta, on the other hand, is a mocha and caramel frenzy that employs fudge flakes, gluten-free chocolate cookies, and a gluten-free chocolate cookie core.

Both new flavors will be available soon on store shelves for a suggested price of $4.99-5.69.