Mederer Expands Herbert’s Best, Efrutti Lines 


Mederer of North America, Inc. adds three new items to its Herbert’s Best line. Ocean Pack features gummies in the shapes of underwater creatures. Each bag has an assortment of blueberry, pineapple, raspberry, strawberry, orange and apple candies. 

Baker Bears gummies come in dessert-inspired flavors — Beary Cobbler, Key lime pie, lemon meringue, orange creamsicle, strawbeary shortcake and pineapple upside-down cake. Each bear has a vanilla-flavored chef’s hat.

Criss Crawlers are sour and sweet crisscrossed worms made with natural flavors and colors in an assortment of strawberry/lemon, blueberry/lime and orange/pineapple flavors. 

All of the items are made with natural flavors and colors and ship in display-ready cases. They are available in three sizes: 3.5-ounce peg bags and 17.6-ounce standup bags, as well as seven-ounce standup peg bags with an SRP of $3.49, that ship in 10-ct cases.

From its efrutti brand, Mederer is introducing apple trio rings. Available in three flavors — Red Delicious, Granny Smith and Honey Crisp — the rings are vegan. Each 3.5-ounce bag has an SRP of $1.49 and ships in 12-ct displays.