LATEST INNOVATIONS FROM LEADERS IN BREAKFAST HELP FUEL BUSY DAYS

New Products from Quaker® Oats Provide Families with Good Energy They Want to Help Do More of What Matters

/ PRNewswire / — Today’s fast-paced lifestyle can leave people drained and in moments of weakness, they can fall into the trap of making poor choices to replenish themselves. The Quaker Oats Company, a subsidiary of PepsiCo, Inc., can be a helpful aid in this struggle, introducing a range of innovative products that help provide the good energy families want to do more of what matters.
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Bringing families a variety of choices that can meet their preferences and lifestyles, three new and delicious oat-based innovations include Quaker Warm & Crunchy Granola, Quaker Instant Oatmeal Cups and Quaker Real Medleys Cereal.

  • Taste the crunchy side of oatmeal with new Quaker Warm & Crunchy Granola, a first-of-its-kind hot cereal that delivers both the warm, wholesome goodness of Quaker Oatmeal and the satisfying crunch of multigrain granola. Quaker Warm & Crunchy Granola comes in three delicious varieties including Apple Cinnamon, Honey Almond and Cranberry Almond, all of which are meant to be made with milk and offer at least as much fiber and whole grains as a serving of Original Quaker Instant Oatmeal.
  • At 190 calories and 7 grams of protein, Quaker Instant Oatmeal Cups in Apple & Cranberries and Honey & Almonds offer great taste and nutrition to help give families a smart start to the day. The wholesome oatmeal people love and trust in a convenient cup , they also serve as an excellent source of fiber (5 grams) and are low in saturated fat (contain 2-4 grams total fat per serving).
  • The new ready-to-eat Quaker Real Medleys Cereal provides a delicious breakfast experience with a medley of real ingredients you can see and taste – multigrains, real fruit, nuts and crunchy granola clusters in two unique flavors: Cherry Pecan Almond and Peach Apple Walnut. Quaker Real Medleys Cereal is an extension of Quaker Real Medleys Oatmeal + and Quaker Real Medleys Bars, providing the ultimate on-the-go breakfast and snack experience made with premium ingredients.

“We’re focused on driving innovations that excite consumers while providing the wholesome goodness of Quaker Oats,” said Justin Lambeth, Chief Marketing Officer for Quaker Oats. “Whether it’s a craving for a satisfying crunch, the need for a wholesome and comforting on-the-go option, or the desire for a flavorful medley of real ingredients, these new innovations aim to meet the many needs of families today.”

Available on shelves nationwide in 2014, these new products help provide the good energy families want, anytime, anywhere. For more information on Quaker Warm & Crunchy Granola, Quaker Instant Oatmeal Cups and Quaker Real Medleys Cereal please visit www.quakeroats.com or www.Facebook.com/Quaker.

About The Quaker Oats Company
The Quaker Oats Company, headquartered in Chicago, is a unit of PepsiCo, Inc., one of the world's largest consumer packaged goods companies. For more than 130 years, Quaker's brands have served as symbols of quality, great taste and nutrition. Holding leadership positions in their respective categories, Quaker® Oats, Quaker® Rice Cakes and Quaker Chewy® Granola Bars are consumer favorites. For more information, please visit www.QuakerOats.com, www.Facebook.com/Quaker or follow us on Twitter @Quaker.

About PepsiCo
PepsiCo is a global food and beverage leader with net revenues of more than $65 billion and a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that generate more than $1 billion each in annual retail sales. Our main businesses – Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Cola – make hundreds of enjoyable foods and beverages that are loved throughout the world. PepsiCo’s people are united by our unique commitment to sustainable growth by investing in a healthier future for people and our planet, which we believe also means a more successful future for PepsiCo. We call this commitment Performance with Purpose: PepsiCo’s promise to provide a wide range of foods and beverages from treats to healthy eats; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment by conserving energy and water and reducing packaging volume; to provide a great workplace for our associates; and to respect, support and invest in the local communities where we operate. For more information, please visit www.pepsico.com.

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