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Top 100 Food Product Ideas in October

From Single-Serve Muesli Packets to Microwavable Quinoa Cups

— October 30, 2016 — Lifestyle
Whether it is breakfast, lunch or a quick snack, the October 2016 food product trends reveal that consumers are eager for office-friendly forms of sustenance.

In terms of breakfast, a growing number of consumers are trading their morning meal at home for something that can be prepared post-commute. As a result, many brands have created products that combine the satisfying taste of homemade breakfast with the convenience of a prepared dish. Some of these products include single-serve muesli packets, 3D breakfast biscuits and ancient grain granola bars.

In addition to eating breakfast at the office, many consumers are also looking for desk-friendly meals that are faster and less expensive than eating out. These new lunchtime products go beyond froze entrees to include flavorful options such as microwavable quinoa cups, pumpkin spice salad kits and vegetable-based pasta dishes.
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Allergy-Friendly Seed Bars
Allergy-Friendly Seed Bars
Enjoy Life's Bars are an Allergy-Free Alternative to Peanut Butter Cups
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99
Buffalo Meat Snack Bars
Buffalo Meat Snack Bars
Onnit's Warrior Bar Blends Buffalo Meat with Berries and Spicy Pepper
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98
Spicy Squash-Flavored Salsas
Spicy Squash-Flavored Salsas
Mrs. Renfro's Pumpkin Salsa Puts a Seasonal Twist on a Familiar Dip
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97
Energizing Snack Bars
Energizing Snack Bars
The CLIF MOJO Bars are Comprised With Organic Sweet and Salty Ingredients
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96
Brunch-Flavored Candies
Brunch-Flavored Candies
The Brach's Fall Brunch Favorites Are Sweets With Breakfast Food Tastes
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95
DIY Chicken Kits
DIY Chicken Kits
The Gold'n Plump SHAKERS Put a DIY Twist on Breaded Chicken Strips
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94
Curry-Flavored Corn Chips
Curry-Flavored Corn Chips
These Spicy Curry Doritos are Available for a Limited-Time in Japan
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93
Kid-Friendly Superfood Patties
Kid-Friendly Superfood Patties
The Dr. Prager's Kale Littles Make Healthy Breakfasts Easier
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92
Hybrid Corn Fries
Hybrid Corn Fries
The 'Baked Fries' Recreate the Fast Food Side With a Corn and Potato Blend
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91
Spicy Caramel Chocolates
Spicy Caramel Chocolates
Montezuma's Chocolate Balls are Enriched with Chilli and Peppercorns
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90
Nutty Breakfast Cereals
Nutty Breakfast Cereals
This Wholesome Cereal is Infused with Nuts and Dried Fruits
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89
Vegetable-Based Pasta Entrees
Vegetable-Based Pasta Entrees
Kirsty's Newest Frozen Meal Features a Gluten-Free Pasta Alternative
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88
Frozen Quinoa Burgers
Frozen Quinoa Burgers
The Dr. Praeger's Vegetarian Patties Contain Protein from Black Beans
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87
Fruit Kernel Snacks
Fruit Kernel Snacks
Creative Nature's Apricot Kernels are a Nutritious Raw Snack
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86
Sophisticated Herb Chips
Sophisticated Herb Chips
These Pipers Crisps Boast Upscale Mediterranean Herb Ingredients
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85
Sake-Flavored Crackers
Sake-Flavored Crackers
This Collaborative Cracker Flavor Tastes Like the Famous Dassai Sake
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84
Kid-Friendly Spelt Cereals
Kid-Friendly Spelt Cereals
Rude Health's Cereal for Children is Made with Ancient Grains
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83
Rock Salt Popcorn Snacks
Rock Salt Popcorn Snacks
This Popcorn Now Comes in an Exotic Himalayan Pink Salt Flavor
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82
Fitness-Focused Muesli Branding
Fitness-Focused Muesli Branding
Evoke Brands Its Organic Healthy Muesli as 'Athlete Fuel'
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81
Nostalgic Hot Dog Snacks
Nostalgic Hot Dog Snacks
The New Bagel Bites Mini Bagel Dogs Serve as a Convenient Snack Option
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80
Cocoa-Dusted Coconut Bites
Cocoa-Dusted Coconut Bites
Eat Nakd's Coconut Bliss Nibbles Serve as a Healthy Snack Alternative
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79
Convenient Lunch Snack Packaging
Convenient Lunch Snack Packaging
The New Ryvita Lunch Packs are Focused on Being Quick to Eat
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78
Protein-Infused Wheat Products
Protein-Infused Wheat Products
Warburton's Baked Foods are Made from Dried Seeds and Wholemeal
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77
3D Breakfast Biscuits
3D Breakfast Biscuits
Cadbury Bournvita is Now Available as a Chocolate Breakfast Cookie
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76
Meat-Filled Noodle Cups
Meat-Filled Noodle Cups
Nissin's Special Cup Noodle Featues Ten Times the Meat Cubes Than Normal
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75
Nutritious Noodle Cups
Nutritious Noodle Cups
NutriPot's Healthy Noodles Provide Essential Vitamins and Minerals
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74
Free-From Prepackaged Spices
Free-From Prepackaged Spices
The New Knorr Naturally Tasty Dry Recipe Mixes are Easy to Use
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73
Savory Potato-Based Waffles
Savory Potato-Based Waffles
These New Potato Waffles Offer a Healthy Alternative to Hash Browns
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72
Tea-Based Snack Bars
Tea-Based Snack Bars
This Raw Bar from Creative Nature Boasts a Yerba Mate Base
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71
Single-Serve Muesli Packets
Single-Serve Muesli Packets
Evoke's Grab-and-Go Muesli is Made for Eating on the Run
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70
Reformatted Noodle Cups
Reformatted Noodle Cups
Nissin's Cup Noodles Now Boast a Healthier Formula
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69
Microwavable Asian Dumplings
Microwavable Asian Dumplings
Bibigo's Fully Cooked Dumplings and Wontons Reduce Prep Time
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68
Stackable Pumpkin Chips
Stackable Pumpkin Chips
The Pumpkin Spice Pringles Offer a Salty and Sweet Festive Flavor
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67
Rebranded Frozen Pizza Snacks
Rebranded Frozen Pizza Snacks
McCain is Rebranding Its Pizza Pockets as Marché Pizza Pockets
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66
Pumpkin Spice Salad Kits
Pumpkin Spice Salad Kits
This Ready Pac Bistro Bowl Takes Inspiration from Seasonal Flavors
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65
Cake-Flavored Chocolates
Cake-Flavored Chocolates
The New Birthday Cake Hershey's Kisses Celebrate the Brand's Anniversary
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64
BBQ-Flavored Snack Bars
BBQ-Flavored Snack Bars
Go Natural is Now Offering a Range of Savory Nut Bars
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63
Rice Flour Tortilla Chips
Rice Flour Tortilla Chips
The Organic Black Bean & Rice Tortillas Serve as a Healthy Chip Option
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62
Grilled Cheese-Inspired Snacks
Grilled Cheese-Inspired Snacks
Snikiddy's Baked Grilled Cheese Puffs are a Savory Snack Option
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61
Ketosis-Inducing Meals
Ketosis-Inducing Meals
The New Quest Keto Meals are Designed to Help Consumers Burn Fat
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60
Savory Barbecue Bars
Savory Barbecue Bars
This Go Natural Nut and Seed Snack Bar Comes in a Smokey BBQ Flavor
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59
Tea-Inspired Popcorn
Tea-Inspired Popcorn
This Flavored Popcorn Snack from Morinaga Tastes Like Lemon Tea
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58
Zesty Caramel Chocolates
Zesty Caramel Chocolates
These 'Zesty Caramel Bombes' Combine Citrus, Caramel and Chocolate
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57
Smoked Vegan Chocolates
Smoked Vegan Chocolates
The Zimt Maple Smoked Salt and Rosemary Cacao Bars are Raw and Vegan
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56
Cheese-Paired Sausage Snacks
Cheese-Paired Sausage Snacks
McSweeney's New Pep' N Cheddies Serve as a Balanced Snack Option
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55
Sprouted Nut Snacks
Sprouted Nut Snacks
The Sprouted Pili Nuts Serve as a Low-Carb Nut Snack
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54
Ancient Grain Breakfast Bars
Ancient Grain Breakfast Bars
KIND's Breakfast Snacks are Loaded with Superfoods and Whole Grains
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53
Organic Baked Coconut Chips
Organic Baked Coconut Chips
Bare Snacks' New Coconut Chips are Available in Exotic Flavor Options
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52
Immune-Boosting Yogurts
Immune-Boosting Yogurts
Imunia's Yogurt for Health is Designed to Strengthen One's Immunity
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51
Sandwich-Inspired Potato Chips
Sandwich-Inspired Potato Chips
Walkers' Potato Chip Snack Line Takes Inspiration from Sandwiches
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50
Street Food-Inspired Tacos
Street Food-Inspired Tacos
These Frozen Evol Dinners Take Flavor Cues from Street Food Tacos
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49
Artisan Chicken Nuggets
Artisan Chicken Nuggets
Hip Chick Farms Produces All-Natural Poultry Products for Kids
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48
Pumpkin-Spiced Crackers
Pumpkin-Spiced Crackers
The New Pumpkin & Spice Triscuits Play on a Popular Fall Ingedient
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47
Flavored Whipped Creams
Flavored Whipped Creams
Cool Whip Will Soon Be Available in a Tantalizing New Flavor
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46
Exotic Organic Coconut Jams
Exotic Organic Coconut Jams
The New Buko Foods Fruit Jams Blend Unexpected Flavor Profiles
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45
Savory Tomato Popcorn
Savory Tomato Popcorn
NOM Makes Savory Popcorn in a 'Tomato Pesto' Flavor
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44
Squeezable Snack Pouches
Squeezable Snack Pouches
Sprout Organic SMASH is a New Line of Kid-Friendly Pureed Snacks
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43
Bite-Sized Dessert Snacks
Bite-Sized Dessert Snacks
This Larabar Product Offers Bite-Bized Snacks in a Resealable Bag
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42
Spicy Mango Yogurts
Spicy Mango Yogurts
Noosa's New Mango Sweet Chili Flavor Packs a Fiery Punch
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41
Frozen Yogurt-Inspired Gummies
Frozen Yogurt-Inspired Gummies
These Gummy Treats from Squish Candies Take Cues from Froyo
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40
Jerky Protein Snack Packs
Jerky Protein Snack Packs
These Flavored Snacks Contain a Variety of Wholesome Ingredients
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39
Plant-Based Breakfast Sausages
Plant-Based Breakfast Sausages
Hilary's New Frozen Veggie Breakfast Sausages are Vegan-Friendly
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38
Microwavable Quinoa Cups
Microwavable Quinoa Cups
'Q Cups' Make It Easy to Prepare Organic Quinoa in a Cup in Five Minutes
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37
Remixed Frozen Vegetable Dishes
Remixed Frozen Vegetable Dishes
The New Green Giant Dishes Put a Healthy Twist on Familiar Foods
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36
Diverse Cuisine Meal Bowls
Diverse Cuisine Meal Bowls
'Bol' Offers Food from a Wide Variety of Regions
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35
Simplistic Oat Bars
Simplistic Oat Bars
NOM's 'Original Oat Bar' Emphasizes Clean, Organic and Gluten-Free Ingredients
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34
Pizza Brand Ready Meals
Pizza Brand Ready Meals
The PizzaExpress Brand Now Includes Frozen Pizzas and Other Ready Meals
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33
Portion-Controlled Chocolate Packets
Portion-Controlled Chocolate Packets
The 'Daily Dose of Dark' Single Servings Monitor Indulgence
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32
Fiber-Rich Noodle Cups
Fiber-Rich Noodle Cups
The Single-Serve NutriPots are a Nutritious Ramen Alternative
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31
Fiber-Filled Snack Bar Concepts
Fiber-Filled Snack Bar Concepts
These Fruity Snack Bars Were Designed to Improve Health
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30
Microwaveable Legume Bowls
Microwaveable Legume Bowls
Vana Life Foods is Making Flavorful Entrees Out of Green Chickpeas
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29
100-Calorie Dessert Pints
100-Calorie Dessert Pints
Wink Frozen Desserts' Ice Cream Pints are Diet- and Allergy-Friendly
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28
Marshmallow Dessert Kits
Marshmallow Dessert Kits
Felissimo's Cat-Inspired Marshmallow Desserts are Served Like Sandwiches
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27
Low-Calorie Lentil Chips
Low-Calorie Lentil Chips
Fairfields Farm's Lentil Lites Serve as a Healthy Alternative to Chips
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26
Sprouted Grain Granolas
Sprouted Grain Granolas
Bakery On Main's New Granolas are Made with Sprouted Ancient Grains
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25
Microwavable Pasta Pouches
Microwavable Pasta Pouches
The Prego Ready Meals Serve as a Tasty and Convenient Meal Solution
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24
Caffeinated Adult Popsicles
Caffeinated Adult Popsicles
The Brewla Ice Pops are Made Using Organic Milk and Cold Brew Coffee
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23
Baked Cheese Snacks
Baked Cheese Snacks
Snikiddy's Cheese Snacks are Inspired by Cheese-Based Meals
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22
Healthy Halal Infant Food
Healthy Halal Infant Food
The 'For Aisha' Stage-Three Baby Food Pouches are Vibrantly Branded
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21
Sparkling Wine Gummies
Sparkling Wine Gummies
Sugar Sin Makes Regular and Fizzy Wine Candy Sweets
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20
Sustainably Sourced Honeys
Sustainably Sourced Honeys
The Honey Brand Hayberya Packages Celebrates Independent Beekeepers
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19
Organic Quinoa Chips
Organic Quinoa Chips
These Healthy Snacks are Made from a Popular Superfood
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18
Handcrafted Superfood Cookies
Handcrafted Superfood Cookies
The New Sustainable Indulgence Biscuits are Healthy and Eco-Friendly
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17
Probiotic Breakfast Cereals
Probiotic Breakfast Cereals
This Cereal Breakfast from Ketologie is Branded as 'Noat-Meal'
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16
Portioned Kids' Meals
Portioned Kids' Meals
'Little Dish' Offers Healthy Small Meals for Children
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15
All-Natural Protein Cookies
All-Natural Protein Cookies
Buff Bake's High-Protein Cookies are Loaded with Flavor and Nutrients
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14
Microwavable Vegetable Pouches
Microwavable Vegetable Pouches
Libby's Uses a Self-Venting System for Its Steamed Vegetables
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13
Chicken Sauce-Flavored Chips
Chicken Sauce-Flavored Chips
The New Lay's Potato Chips Feature the Taste of Swiss Chalet Sauce
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12
Luxurious Frozen Baked Goods
Luxurious Frozen Baked Goods
These Desserts Look Like They Were Made and Served Fresh
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11
Rustic Frozen Meals
Rustic Frozen Meals
These Healthy Frozen Foods Offer a Range of Cuisines
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10
Luxury Vegan Chocolates
Luxury Vegan Chocolates
This Luxury Chocolate Offers a Wide Range of Flavors
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9
Shelf-Stable Hummus Cups
Shelf-Stable Hummus Cups
Hummustir's Hummus in a Cup Preserves Freshness with Ready-to-Mix Pouches
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8
Fiery Single-Serving Chips
Fiery Single-Serving Chips
The 'Carolina Reaper Madness' Chips are Sold One at a Time
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7
American-Inspired Frozen Meals
American-Inspired Frozen Meals
The Shack is Now Offering Ready-Made American Meals for Foodies
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6
Superfood Baking Mixes
Superfood Baking Mixes
ALOHA's Superfood Banana Donuts are a Healthy Treat That Tastes Homemade
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5
Plant-Based Protein Bars
Plant-Based Protein Bars
The Organic Superfood Bars Serve as a Vegan Energy Bar Option
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4
Purist Infant Food Pouches
Purist Infant Food Pouches
These Bubs Organic Baby Food Pouches Spotlight Simple Ingredients
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3
Textured Fruit Chocolates
Textured Fruit Chocolates
The Newest Kit Kat Chocolates are Topped with Fruits and Nuts
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2
Scrumptious Healthy Dessert Snacks
Scrumptious Healthy Dessert Snacks
Real Handful Snack Packs are Filled with Fiber-Rich Ingredients
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1
Branded Mooncake Desserts
Branded Mooncake Desserts
Starbucks Japan is Offering a Mooncake Box for the Mid-Autumn Festival
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