Yosicle Pops With Yogurt Added To Popsicle Line

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Lots of unexpected combinations become winning success stories, like chocolate and peanut butter, bacon and dates, or blue cheese and steak. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.-based Unilever North America adds Popsicle brand's Yosicle pops, which combine the classic taste of Popsicle pops with the creamy deliciousness of yogurt, to the list. 

Available in four fun varieties and three unique shapes, Yosicle pops contain 10% nonfat yogurt and are an excellent source of calcium per two-pop serving. Varieties include: Yosicle Torpedo! pops, featuring three flavors in one pop -- Purple Berry, Watermelon and Vanilla; Yosicle Layerz! pops in two flavors -- Cotton Candy & Vanilla or Orange & Vanilla and flavored ice on the top of the low-fat pop; Yosicle Duos! Pops, creamy on the inside with flavored ice on the outside have two flavors on each stick and are available in two variety boxes: Watermelon-Vanilla and Cotton Candy-Vanilla or Purple Berry-Vanilla and Cherry-Vanilla.

"We're always searching for exciting new flavors to present to our Popsicle fans," says Brian Critz, senior brand manager for Popsicle. "We know families enjoy the tastes of yogurt and Popsicle, so we combined the two flavors to create a unique Popsicle experience that they can share together."

In addition to the new Yosicle line, the Popsicle brand partners with Kraft Foods's classic candy brand Sour Patch Kids. Popsicle Sour Patch Kids ice pops are designed to replicate the unique sour then sweet taste combination for which Sour Patch Kids candy is known. Each ice pop has a sour ice shell and a sweet ice center, and is available in three flavors -- Lime, Raspberry and Orange.

Suggested retail price is $3.99.

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