PepsiCo Canada, a unit of
) recently introduced Quaker branded Harvest Crunch Quinoa
Granola Bars to serve as a wholesome snacking option.
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Quaker offers several healthy food products like Quaker Instant
Oatmeal, Quick Quaker Oats and Quaker Chewy granola bars.
Quaker's new product, the sweet and salty Harvest Crunch Quinoa
Granola Bars contain real ingredients like quinoa, 100% Canadian
oats, wheat, brown rice, almonds, sunflower seeds, peanuts and
milk chocolate. Harvest Crunch Quinoa Bars contain 9 grams of
whole grains per serving and comes in chocolate Nut Medley
With growing health consciousness, snacking at regular intervals
is gaining importance. The latest addition to the product line is
expected to appeal to the health conscious Canadian consumers.
Product innovation plays a huge role in the company's success.
PepsiCo regularly creates new flavors of existing products as
well as maintains a robust pipeline of new products.
PepsiCo intends to grow its nutrition business through brands
like Quaker, Tropicana and Gatorade to reap benefits from
shifting consumer preference toward good-for-you and health and
wellness products. The company is also exploring new categories
like dairy with the Wimm-Bill-Dann acquisition in Russia, the
joint venture with Almarai in the Middle East and Muller Quaker
Dairy joint venture in the U.S.
PepsiCo carries a Zacks Rank # 3 (Hold).
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