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Fresh Cuts: Product launches for the week to 26 November

26th November 2021 By Staff Reporter | | @foodtickernz

Check what’s new to the market for the week to 26 November 2021.

This week, Corn Thins go mini, Nestlé Scorched Almonds go salty, and dedicated Australian non-alcoholic brewery Big Drop puts its signature beers on sale in New Zealand.

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Three flavours of Minis have hit shelves.

Real Foods’ has launched the next generation of Corn Thins with its new Minis product entering in the snacking category.

Minis are gluten-free, non-GMO, no added MSG, and have 40%-50% less fat than the best-selling corn chips, and also come in soft recyclable plastic packaging.

Available in three flavours – original, sour cream & chives, and cheddar cheese – Corn Thins Minis have an RRP of $3.00 for an 80g share pack and are now on sale in the biscuit aisle of all major supermarkets nationwide.

The latest spin on the Kiwi classic that started life in the 1930s.

Not only a Kiwi but also a Christmas classic, Nestlé has added a new iteration to its Scorched Almonds lineup, namely Salted Caramel.

Alongside the traditional dark and milk chocolate varieties, the confectionery comprises a whole almond coated in salted caramel and milk chocolate.

The 240g packs are available now alongside the rest of the Scorched Almonds range in supermarkets and conveniences stores nationwide with RRP $6.49.

Australian non-alcoholic beer brewery Big Drop Brewing Co enters NZ

Australian non-alcoholic brewery Big Drop Brewing Co is launching four of its beers in New Zealand.

Pine Trail Pale Ale, Galactic Milk Stout, Uptown Craft Lager and Paradiso IPA – are all 0.5% ABV and will be available to purchase in 4-packs for RRP $18.99.

Big Drop is starting with online retailers The Beer Library, Beerjerk,, The Merchant, and Fresh Beer, and expects to add more outlets over time.



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