9 Snacks You Must Try That Are Only Here for the Summer
With the arrival of summer, it’s a great time to enjoy a variety of light and tasty snacks with your family and friends. Major brands in the United States have introduced unique products only available this summer that are certain to get your mouth watering. Regardless if you’re looking for refreshing drinks from Jamba Juice or a unique sandwich from McDonald’s, a variety of options exist for the season. Here are nine snacks to enjoy this summer and where you can find them:
Oreo Pina Colada Thins
Nabisco introduced a new product based on one of the latest fan-made flavors stemming from the "My Oreo Creation" contest. Transcending the traditional black and white approach, the Oreo Pina Colada Thins cross coconut-flavored creme with pineapple placed in between golden wafer cookies. Perfect for a snack on a warm summer day, the creation offers a tropical take on your grandfather’s Oreo.
Starbucks - Ultra Caramel Frappuccino and Triple Mocha Frappuccino
Starbucks always like to celebrate the summer with scrumptious drinks. Inspired by the season, the brand offers two new Frappuccino® blended beverages. The Ultra Caramel Frappuccino ® includes dark caramel sauce and sweet cold brew whipped cream. The beverages is layered with a dark caramel coffee Frappuccino prepared with a dark caramel sauce, milk, Frappuccino ® Roast coffee and then blended with ice. Finally, the handmade drink is topped with another layer of cold brew whipped cream as well as a swirl of smoky dark caramel drizzle. Likewise, the Triple Mocha Frappuccino ® starts with a sweet layer of cold brew whipped cream and is then topped with a layer of dark mocha sauce. Frappuccino ® Roast coffee and milk are then blended with ice and finished off with the addition of a subsequent layer of sweet cold brew whipped cream and a dreamy swirl of dark mocha drizzle.
Trader Joe’s Spring Sodas
Echoing the new drinks offered by Starbucks, Trader Joe's offers a new range of sodas to help enjoy the summer. Each beverage product features fizzy bubbles accompanied by sweetened natural fruit juice . The drinks can be enjoyed on their own or combinedwith spirits to make refreshing summer cocktails to enjoy with friends at outdoor dinner parties and barbecues.
McDonald’s Lobster Roll
For lobster lovers, McDonald’s reintroduces its delicious New England-style lobster roll. After its successful debut in 2015, the brand has brought back the product this summer. The tasty sandwich features North Atlantic lobster sourced locally from wild lobster fisherman. The lobster is topped with mayonnaise and shredded lettuce, and served on a toasted roll. The sandwich is a tremendous value priced at only $8.99!
Sugarfina and Corona Collaboration
Sugarfina and Corona have collaborated on a gift set that offers a sweet treat with a cold beer. Enjoy the summer vibes by the sea or at a picnic with a gift set that includes a bottle of tasty Corona beer and tart lime slice gummies. The gift set comes in attractive packaging making it a nice present as a token of appreciation.
New Whole Foods Gelato Flavors
To celebrate the season, Whole Foods has introduced a range of summer-inspired gelato offerings. Every gelato flavor features lavender and all-natural honey flavoring. Each portion is handcrafted and sold in small containers to offer a unique and personalized experience. This unique gelato experience give you a taste of Italy from the comfort of home in the United States.
Ben & Jerry's Glampfire Ice Cream
Like Whole Foods, Ben & Jerry’s seizes the summer moment by introducing a new ice cream flavor certain to cool you off with a sweet and delicious experience. The brand presents a new rich and fun take on the traditional summer s’mores snack. The food product abounds with a chocolate ice cream base, marshmallow swirls, crunchy pretzel and almonds covered in fudge.
Califia Farms - Meyer Lemonade and Ginger Limeade
To celebrate the summer months, Califia Farms introduces two non-dairy beverages. Meyer Lemonade and Ginger Limeade juices products are great for refreshment consumed by themselves. But, they can also be mixed with spirits to make tasty cocktails, especially spritzers, when entertaining friends and colleagues during the season!
Jamba Juice's Island Getaway Smoothies
The beverage company capitalizes on the summer months to roll out a range of tasty fruit smoothies. Each option is available in two island flavors rich in Vitamin C and featuring at minimum 2.5 servings of fresh fruit. The Gotta Guava™ option features an exotic blend of peaches, sherbet with pineapple, guava juice and strawberries. The Tropical Sunburst™ drink offers a delicious blend of fresh pineapple juice, pineapples, orange juice and sherbet with pineapple.
Time flies during the fun summer months so be sure to enjoy these tasty snacks during the limited time they are available. They are certain to add something both unique and delicious this summer season!