Flavor of the months


It would take a year to list all of 2006’s odd flavor additions and line extensions, but here’s a quick sampling, without details: Kettle Brand Tuscan three-cheese potato chips, salsa-flavor Jolly Time microwave popcorn, Meow-Berry flavor Hello Kitty Pop-Tarts, amaretto-flavor and black-and-white Milanos, LifeSavers five-flavor sherbet, Nestle Stixx filled wafer cylinders (Butterfinger, Nestle Crunch and Nestle Crunch Dark), Oreo Dunkers (ovals), Nabisco ChocoStix chocolate-covered wafer sticks (Nutter Butter, Chips Ahoy! and Oreo), Quaker Instant Oatmeal Crunch, a fifth sodium-level version of Campbell’s cream of mushroom soup, more kinds of Ritz crackers and Triscuits, a new shape of Town House crackers “designed to simplify your topping experience” and Hamburger Helper Microwave Singles.