KANSAS CITY — Sweets and treats are trending in C.P.G. innovation.
Nestle S.A. is bringing its Hot Pockets brand to the sweet side with new Hot Pockets Sweet Treats. The frozen desserts come in two varieties: cinnamon roll, featuring sweet cream cheese and cinnamon filling wrapped in a cinnamon crust, and apple cinnamon, featuring an apple cinnamon filling in a cinnamon crust. The 10-oz boxes of treats contain four sticks. Each cinnamon roll stick contains 230 calories, and each apple cinnamon stick contains 160 calories.
Hostess Brands, Inc. is releasing a new Twinkies variety for the holidays: Mint Chocolate Twinkies. The snack cakes feature chocolate sponge cake with mint cream filling.
Two new cookies from Pepperidge Farm feature the flavors of popular holiday beverages.
The Campbell Soup Co. subsidiary is introducing caramel macchiato and Irish cream Milano cookies. The treats feature milk chocolate sandwiched between two crispy flavored cookies. Both varieties contain 130 calories and 9 grams of sugar per two-cookie serving.