Jul 10, 2017 • By

New foods add to summer fun

Whether you’re having a pool party, hitting the wooded trails, or packing for a picnic, chances are that food will be at the center of these midsummer moments.


For those moments, General Mills is launching a summer line-up of great-tasting food made with simple ingredients, from snack bars to cereal to yogurt and ice cream.

We aim to serve the world by making food people love. And there’s a lot to love in our summer launches.

So bring us along.

In the U.S., we’re rolling out our new French-style yogurt, Oui by Yoplait. It’s cultured in the glass container that you’ll hold in your hand.


For breakfast and snacking, there’s Apple Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Blueberry Chex, the latter of which is gluten free.

Quick meals?

Organic Progresso soups, and ‘out-of-the-can’ Pillsbury pizza dough makes less work of meal time.

In Canada, we’re introducing Liberté Greek yogurt with crunchy toppings and Old El Paso tortilla chips.

In Europe, we’re launching Häagen-Dazs mini ice cream stick bars for guilt-free indulgence, Old El Paso Mini Stand ‘n Stuff taco kits, and fruity Yoplait desserts.


And in Asia, we’re unveiling Wanchai Ferry Cucumber Shrimp Dumplings and Yoplait Perle de Lait in a drinkable bottle.

Here’s more about our newest products:

Annie’s Organic Cheese Puffs

Organic baked corn puffs in Cheddar Cheesy and White Cheddar Bunny Tail.

Apple Cinnamon Toast Crunch

The newest member of the Cinnamon Toast Crunch family made with a delicious combination of real apples and cinnamon. No artificial colors or flavors.

Barbecue Bugles (Convenience Stores)

Bugles in a bold new barbecue flavor for summer. 

Betty Crocker Original Recipe Scratch Cake Mix

Betty is back to the basics. As rich and delicious today as in her original cookbook, Betty Crocker’s Original Recipe Scratch Cake Mix has only recognizable (no artificial) ingredients you’d find in your pantry, like sugar, flour, and cocoa. Available in Golden Yellow, Chocolate Joy, and German Chocolate Delight.

Blueberry Chex

Delivers the great fruit flavor of Blueberry, expanding the gluten-free lineup of Chex cereal we first brought to your pantry in 2008.

Cascadian Farm Vanilla Chia Crunch

Vanilla Chia Crunch is a certified organic blend of hearty flakes with chia seeds baked in, plus tasty granola clusters. Vanilla Chia Crunch is an excellent source of ALA Omega-3 and a good source of fiber to start your day.

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Bites

Cinnamon Toast Crunch is now available in a warm, delicious snack. Cinnamon Toast Crunch Bites are available in your grocer’s freezer section and are ready from the microwave in just 30 seconds.

Cocoa Puffs Scoops (Limited edition)

Get it while it lasts. Neapolitan ice cream-flavored Cocoa Puffs cereal.

Fiber One Protein Nut Bars

A deliciously chewy high protein bar with 10 grams of protein and only five grams of sugar to keep you full from mid-morning until lunch. No colors from artificial sources, artificial flavors or artificial sweeteners. Comes in Chocolate Pretzel Nut and Sweet & Salty Roasted Nut.

Gushers King Size Pouches

Now twice the size.

Häagen-Dazs Frozen Yogurt Collection (France and Spain)

Creamy yet refreshing. Comes in plain, strawberry and macadamia nut available in pints and mini-cups. 

Häagen-Dazs Mini-Stick bars (Europe, Australia, Asia)

Häagen-Dazs ice cream stick bars, but miniature for guilt-free indulgence. Available in Salted Caramel, Vanilla Caramel Almond, and Chocolate Almond flavors.

Häagen-Dazs Stick Bar in Caramel Biscuit and Cream speculoos (Europe)

‘Cookie butter,’ but as an ice cream stick. Delicious white chocolate, speculoos ice cream and biscuit crumbles.

LÄRABAR Nut & Seed Crunchy Bars

A first-of-its-kind bar that combines sprouted chia seeds with honey and maple to create a lightly crunchy texture. Contains 10 ingredients or fewer, Non-GMO Project verified, gluten-free, soy-free and kosher. Flavors: Maple Cinnamon, Honey Almond Cranberry, and Dark Chocolate Almond.

LÄRABAR Bites (new flavors)

Last year, LÄRABAR brought its real food recipe to indulgent truffle-like bites, now available in Caramel Sea Salt and Chocolate Hazelnut Bites. Made from a few simple ingredients, rolled together and dusted with coconut flour.

Liberté Greek Crunch (Canada)

Two percent milkfat Greek yogurt with premium crunchy inclusions in Greek Coconut with Dark Chocolate & Honey Roasted Almonds; Greek Sweetened Plain with Salted Cashews, Praline Pecans & Salted Almonds; Greek Vanilla Bean with Caramel, and Dark Chocolate & Salted Almonds.

Nature Valley Biscuits in Coconut Butter

Sandwiching the goodness of coconut butter, each biscuit has 13 grams of whole grain. Each deliciously crispy biscuit is made with 100 percent natural whole grain oats and real toasted coconut.

Nature Valley XL Protein Chewy Bars

XL Protein Chewy Bars are made with 15 grams of protein to help you stay fuller longer. Available in Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate and Mixed Nut. Gluten Free.

Nature Valley Almond Butter Double Chocolate Granola Cups

A new decadent granola cup flavor. Almond butter and cocoa combine with the wholesome goodness of whole grain oats and nut to create a new kind of indulgence.

Old El Paso Tortilla Bowl Kit (Canada)

Tortilla Bowl Kit. Now the easy-to-fill tortilla bowls are available in a kit. Perfect for family taco night.

Old El Paso Mini Stand ‘N Stuff Taco Kits (France and UK)

Easy-to-fill soft taco kits are perfect for bite-size appetizers and for kids. Comes in two combos: Extra Mild Super Tasty and Sweet Chile & Garlic.

Old El Paso Thick Cut Tortilla Chips (Canada)

Thick Cut Tortilla Chips. The ultimate dipping chip: thick cut to hold up against your thickest dips.

Old El Paso Blue Corn Tortilla

Bring fun new variety – and color – to taco night. Made with only three ingredients.

Progresso Organic

Progresso is now offering organic options including Organic Chicken Noodle, Organic Chicken and Wild Rice, Organic Tomato Basil, Organic Southwest Style Black Bean, Organic Savory Lentil, and Organic Classic Minestrone.

Pillsbury’s Best Pizza Dough

Pillsbury is taking its pizza dough out of the can. The new dough is individually rolled in clear parchment paper to make it easy to unroll, top and bake. Available in Classic and Thin Crust.

Pillsbury Mini Cookies (Convenience stores only)

New flavor of our mini, soft-baked cookies that builds on our existing Pillsbury Mini Chocolate Chip cookie. Available in convenience stores only.

Totino’s Mac and Cheese Pizza Rolls

Delicious Macaroni and Cheese with Bacon in an easier to eat golden crispy crust – all the cheesy flavor with less mess.

Wanchai Ferry Sea Cucumber Shrimp Dumpling (China)

This seafood dumpling is one of the super-premium products in our shrimp dumpling series.

Oui by Yoplait

Oui by Yoplait is inspired by our traditional French recipe. Simple, non-GMO ingredients like whole milk and real fruit are poured and set within each glass pot. Detailed craftsmanship results in a deliciously thick yogurt with a subtly sweet, fresh taste.

Yoplait Mix-Ins

Yoplait Mix-Ins offers six craveable flavors combining creamy, traditional-style yogurt and textured crunch: Coconut Chocolate Almond, Key Lime Crunch, Salted Caramel Pretzel, Very Berry Crisp, Cherry Chocolate Almond, and Mint Chocolate Delight. No artificial flavors. Contains live and active cultures.

Yoplait Perle de Lait drinkable (China)

This new yogurt drink brings the smooth and creamy taste of Yoplait Perle de Lait into a bottle format. Made from 100 percent fresh milk, free from gelatin or other thickeners. Bottled Perle de Lait comes in three varieties: Plain, Strawberry, and Pomegranate.

Yoplait Triple Sensation and Champs de Fruit (France)

A premium yogurt dessert with half-candied fruit layered on top of creamy Yoplait yogurt.

Comes in large triple-layered format with two fruit flavors (Passion/Mango, Strawberry/Raspberry, Blackcurrent/Blueberry, or Pear/Apple) or smaller Champs de Fruit containers with fruit on the top (Strawberry, Mango, Passionfruit and Blueberry).

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