Top 4 of the Quarter (October 2016)

1. PLANTERS TURTLE SUNDAE MIX

Planters Turtle Sundae Mix

KRAFT HEINZ

Inspired by a favorite ice-cream dessert, Planters Turtle Sundae Mix is an on-trend blend of salty and sweet flavors, made with chocolate-covered caramel bits, vanilla-yogurt-covered peanuts, pecans, salted-caramel-flavored peanuts and chocolate candies. Other varieties in the line include Banana Split Mix and Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Mix.

2. TROLLI SOUR BRITE BLASTS

Trolli Sour Brite Blasts

FERRARA CANDY CO.

Trolli Sour Brite Blasts are juice-filled, sour, cubed-shaped candies. Flavors in the bag include strawberry mango, apple watermelon, cherry lime and blue raspberry lemon. The candy comes in a 4.25-ounce peg bag.

3. EPIC BISON CRANBERRY BAR

Epic bison bar

GENERAL MILLS

This meat bar from Minneapolis-based General Mills was also the second-most-popular product across America last quarter. The Epic Bar is a 100% grass-fed, animal-based protein bar available in nine varieties, including this quarter’s most popular, the Bison Bacon Cranberry, as well as Beef Apple Bacon, Turkey Almond Cranberry and Pulled Pork Pineapple.

4. THE LAUGHING COW CHEESE DIPPERS

Laughing Cow cheese dippers

BEL BRANDS USA

This new product pairs creamy Swiss cheese with crunchy breadsticks. It is available in single-serve, ­1.23-ounce packages. Ideal for on-the-go snacking with a healthy, protein-rich twist, these new products also come with tomato and herb breadsticks.


Source: McLane Co.; Products were isolated as top consumer velocity items