Del Monte Introduces new Carb Clever Fruits!
November 1 — NEW PRODUCT:
Del Monte Foods announced sweet news for the millions of Americans who are
forgoing the tremendous health benefits of fruit while following a low-carbohydrate diet.
Del Monte Foods has developed the Del Monte Carb Clever brand, a new line of canned fruit
that provides the same nutritional benefits of regular canned fruit, but has 50 to 70 percent
Scheduled to hit shelves in November, Del Monte Carb Clever will give consumers a new way to enjoy
the goodness and sweetness of fruit, while eating smart. Rather than packing the fruit in heavy syrup or
natural fruit juices, Del Monte Carb Clever is packed in water and sweetened with Splenda.
The result is great tasting, ready-to-eat fruit that's lower in carbs and calories, while retaining a
natural, sweet taste.
The complete line includes the following five products:
Low Carb Luxury is tops on the list to receive these new fruits and will be reviewing them at our site soon.
- 14.5 oz. sliced peaches
- 14.5 oz. fruit cocktail
- 14.5 oz. sliced pears
- 8.25 oz. pear chunks
- 8.25 oz. peach chunks
Bacardi Silver Low Carb Green Apple debuts:
October 27 — NEW PRODUCT:
As expected, Anheuser-Busch has officially announced Bacardi Silver Low Carb Green Apple, a new
flavor of its malt beverage for carb watchers. The new beverage, which contains only 4.5 grams of
carbohydrates and 94 calories per 12-ounce serving, provides "a fresh taste with a slightly tart
and clean finish."
Bacardi Silver Low Carb Green Apple and Bacardi Silver Low Carb Black Cherry, which was introduced
in June, are the two lowest-carb and calorie spirit-branded flavored malt beverages available. The
new drink, which is 4 percent alcohol by volume, will be available in six-packs of 12-oz. bottles.
Diet Sprite rebadged as Diet Sprite Zero:
October 11 — NEW PRODUCT:
In an apparent attempt to cash in on the low-carb craze, Coca-Cola has relaunched Diet Sprite as
Diet Sprite Zero. Like the original, Diet Sprite Zero contains no sugar, no carbs and no caffeine.
While the lemon-lime beverage's formula is unchanged, Diet Sprite Zero is packaged in a clear
version of Sprite's signature, 20-oz. "dimple" bottle with a metallic label featuring the brand's
green and blue colors with yellow accents.
Radisson rolls out new low-carb menu:
October 4 — PRODUCT NEWS:
Radisson Hotels & Resorts has joined forces with Mission Foods and the New England Culinary
Institute to create a low-carb menu, which will debut this month at all of its
Radisson-managed properties throughout the U.S. and the Caribbean.
Guests will soon be able to choose from a list of low-carb options including Poached Eggs with
Chile Hollandaise, Smoked Duck Quesadilla or Crab Crispitos, all made with Mission Low Carb
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