Saturday, March 25, 2017

Waffle day celebrated

To conduct the International Waffle Day Survey, the researchers at National Today []—America's favorite online destination to commemorate quirky and fun holidays—asked 1,000 Americans about their favorite breakfast foods. *** NATIONALTODAY.COM INTERNATIONAL WAFFLE DAY SURVEY ***(survey of 1,000 Americans, conducted on March 20, 2017) >> THE VAST MAJORITY OF AMERICANS LOVE MAPLE SYRUP ON THEIR WAFFLES 62% of Americans say that maple syrup is their favorite waffle topping. That's more than 6x the second-place winner—butter, which is the favorite waffle topping of just 10% of Americans. >> BUT GIVEN THE CHOICE, MOST AMERICANS WILL TAKE BUTTER, TOO Although most Americans would choose maple syrup over butter if they were forced to choose only one topping, 65% of Americans love butter on their waffles. The good news? Most of us don't have to choose—we can have both. >> RANKING OF THE TOP 10 WAFFLE TOPPINGS #1: Maple Syrup (62%) #2: Butter (10%) #3: Fresh Fruit (8%) #4: Peanut butter (4%) #5: Fruit sauce (4%) #6: Nutella (4%) #7: Chocolate syrup (3%) #8: Honey (2%) #9: Jelly/jam (2%) #10: Apple butter (2%) To learn more about International Waffle Day, you can visit []. While there, you can also read about other fun holidays, including National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day []and National Beer Day [].

Friday, March 10, 2017

Reese’s Crunchy Cookie Cup to launch

HERSHEY, Pa., March 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After rumors swirled on social media last week, Reese’s brand confirmed today that it is launching a new product – Reese’s Crunchy Cookie Cup. It’s a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup stuffed with crunchy, chocolate cookie bits. The confirmation brings an end to the online #Cupspiracy that started two weeks earlier, driving excitement and anticipation for the newest item. “You could say this combination is ‘cuptivating,’” said Ryan Riess, Senior Brand Manager, Reese’s Brand. “Reese’s fanatics are one-of-a-kind. They have a love and devotion to the brand that is unlike anything I have ever seen, and have been buzzing at the potential thought of a new innovation from the brand. We’re excited to finally let the secret out of the bag and end the #Cupspiracy - announcing the new Reese’s Crunchy Cookie Cup. You could say we crushed it!” The new product will be available on shelves nationwide starting in May in both standard two-cup size 1.4-oz. (SRP $1.09) and king two-cup Big Cup size 2.68-oz. (SRP $1.79). • Official Product Name: Reese’s Crunchy Cookie Cup • Size: Standard two-cup size 1.4-oz. (SRP $1.09), and in king two-cup Big Cup size 2.68-oz. (SRP $1.79). • Availability: The product will be available on shelves nationwide starting in May • Image: (Expires March 18)

McAlister's celebrating like the Irish

McAlister’s is celebrating like the Irish with two fun and festive offerings: • Wear Green, Get Green – Participating McAlister’s locations are offering free Green Tea to all guests wearing green on March 17 • Reuben Spud – The Reuben Spud is an oven-baked spud topped with corned beef, sauerkraut, Thousand Island and Swiss. Your own Pot(ato) of gold! The limited time only, Irish-inspired Reuben Spud can be found at participating McAlister’s locations from March 13-17