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New ‘Tailgate’ Candy Corn Features Hot Dog and Hamburger Flavors

Brach’s has dabbled in the past with wild flavors for their candies, with their ‘Taco Truck’ Jelly Beans that featured beef taco and horchata flavors debuting earlier this year. This time around they’re channeling big football energy with their new ‘Tailgate’ Candy Corn.

The Tailgate Candy Corn boasts the following flavors: Fruit Punch, Vanilla Ice Cream, Hot Dog, Hamburger and Popcorn. We know that candy corn already is polarizing treat, but to trot them out in those flavors are sure to be a lighting rod for differing opinions. Not gonna lie, I can see myself knocking back a combo of Vanilla Ice Cream and Popcorn candy corn with some confidence that the duo would make a flavorful union.

If you’re looking to add something new to your summer bbq, Brach’s Tailgate Candy Corn are now available exclusively at Walgreens participating locations.

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Doritos Drops New Tangy Tamarind Flavor

Doritos is hoping to introduce to the marjor US market a new flavor that draws influences from Asian, Hispanic and Indian cuisines. Enter Tangy Tamarind, the latest flavor from Doritos that is a bold mix of zesty citrus and heat.

The introduction of Doritos Tangy Tamarind marks the first time a tamarind flavor is available from a major salty snack brand in the U.S. 

New Doritos Tangy Tamarind will be around for a limited time only at select retailers for now and in retailers nationwide starting August 15. 

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Coffee Mate Toll House Brown Butter Cookie Creamer is Giving Your Morning Coffee an Upgrade

Is it fall yet? Because we’re dreaming of that crisp air, crinkled orange colored leaves, cool temperatures and the smell of pumpkin spice. While we’re still tanning our way through summer, Coffee Mate is getting us ready for the a cozy end of the year with the introduction of their seasonal creamer flavors.

Popular creamer favorites like Pumpkin Spice and Peppermint Mocha will be making a return this year, but for the first time ever, you’ll be able to get your hands on Toll House Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie creamer. It’s like adding a soft baked chocolate chip cookie to your coffee. What’s not to like?  

The indulgent new offering will elevate your seasonal celebrations sip by sip, with notes of semi-sweet chocolate and buttery, caramelized brown sugar.

For a third year, the brands teamed up to create this limited-edition treat in response to fan love for its previous collaboration, Coffee Mate Cookies ‘n Cocoa.

The new Toll House Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie creamer will appear on shelves starting in August at grocery stores nationwide at an SRP of $4.39. The classic favorites like Pumpkin Spice (which happens to be the #1 pumpkin spice-flavored creamer in the category) and Peppermint Mocha will also be on shelves next month.

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The History of Gushers, Fruit Roll-Ups and Fruit by the Foot

Going down memory lane, nothing is quite like the 90s with our favorite fruit snacks like Gushers, Fruit by the Foot and Fruit Roll-Ups. Have you ever wondered how snacks like that even became a thing? Well, fun fact, they actually started as a fruit filling for cakes in 1975. 

General Mills fruit snacks have delighted consumers for decades. In 1975, General Mills’ Research and Development team developed the filling for a cake mix which eventually, after tests and revisions, debuted as Fruit Roll-Ups in 1979. Do you remember when these had tattoos for your tongue?

In 1992, Gushers arrived and became the innovative fruit snack because of its juicy liquid center surprise with every bite. The fandom grew when advertisements left an iconic stamp on the minds of adults and youth alike, particularly the iconic advert where heads turned into fruit. 

Throughout the 90s, Gushers made its way into pop culture through partnerships with Jurassic Park, Nickelodeon, the Goosebumps series and more. I remember my sister loved Gushers as a kid and I simply couldn’t understand where the red juicy center was coming from.

Fruit by the Foot also made its debut in the 90s and was a hit for its long rolls of wild flavors and colors. I literally used to eat these while sitting in front of the television after school, separating the fruit snack and the paper, bite by bite.

Today, General Mills is the largest manufacturer in the fruit snacks category and continues to lead category growth. The brand’s fruit snack portfolio includes Annie’s, Fruit Roll-Ups, Fruit by the Foot, Mott’s, Kid Equity Shapes and Gushers.  

Now, nearly three decades later, General Mills is ushering in a new era of fruit snacks… in the Metaverse. Gushers recently dropped a limited-edition designer sneaker — available exclusively in the metaverse.  

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Chobani Debuts Oat Milk Horchata and Greek Yogurt with Popping Candy

Chobani is debuting two limited-batch products that are sure to punch up the flavors in your fridge this summer: Chobani Oat Horchata and Chobani Flip Red, White & Poppin’.

The Oat Horchata is a non-dairy, nut-free and gluten-free oatmilk that boasts cinnamon goodness with every sip. Chobani’s Flip Red, White & Poppin’ is a new lemon low-fat Greek yogurt that has red, white and blue popping candy pieces inside. The fireworks of flavors are sure to get your palate in the spirit of 4th of July.

Red, White & Poppin’

Both Chobani Oat Horchata and Flip Red, White & Poppin’ are now available at retailers for $4.99 and $1.79, respectively.

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Lucky Charms Introduces Limited-Edition Magic Gems Cereal

Lucky the Leprechaun is known for his delicious collection of magical charms, which are obviously the best part of Lucky Charms cereal. This summer, Lucky is adding a bright, new and limited-edition Magic Gem charm to your next bowl.

The backstory for the Magic Gems goes as such: “Magic Gems have been stowed away in the goblin den for centuries and hold the power of rainbow vision to see in the dark, helping whoever finds them navigate their way through the darkest of places.”

Perhaps this is a metaphor for delicious Lucky Charms being a beacon of light in the darkness of bleak breakfast cereals — or maybe I just waked and baked again.

Limited edition Lucky Charms with Magic Gems is available now at your local retailer nationwide.

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DiGiorno Introduces Croissant Ice Cream Cones

Earlier this year, DiGiorno debuted Breakfast Croissant Crust Pizza, further cementing the notion that pizza for breakfast is always a good idea. Riding that wave, DiGiorno has now introduced Croissant Crust Ice Cream Cones.

On paper, it’s a curious item, but if you think about it, the buttery goodness of a croissant would be the perfect vessel to hold the cold deliciousness of ice cream. To help celebrate this snacking innovation, DiGiorno has also collaborated with a Cleveland-based ice cream shop to create two savory flavors — Strawberry Tomato Basil and Parmesan Cheese.

If you’re here for this buttery Croissant Crust Ice Cream Cone from DiGiorno, know that it can only be had through a special online sweepstakes from July 7 to July 17. To enter, visit this link and follow the directions on-screen for a chance to win.

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Halo Top Has Created the Most Expensive Pint of Birthday Cake Ice Cream

Halo Top is celebrating its 10th birthday in a baller way by creating the world’s most expensive pint of birthday cake ice cream.

The opulent pint is worth $10,000 and is filled with Halo Top’s finest signature Birthday Cake ice cream and is covered in $10,000 worth of diamonds, rhinestones, rubies, sapphires and emeralds. True luxury that rightfully marks the brand’s decade anniversary.

Although the pint’s dollar amount can bring about some understandable sticker shock, fans can rest easy knowing that it won’t be for sale and will only be available through a unique Halo Top giveaway.

To secure a pint Halo Top fans can help celebrate the brand’s birthday by posting a creative photo or short video wearing a Halo Top pint as a birthday hat with the hashtags #HaloTopBirthdayHat and #contest while following and tagging @halotop_us on TikTok or @halotopcreamery on Instagram.

The Halo Top Diamond Pint is up for grabs until July 14.