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New Quaker Real Medleys Take Oatmeal To The Next Level

  4/24/2012

CHICAGO, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From the people who have created delicious oatmeal for more than a century, The Quaker Oats Company, a division of PepsiCo, is proud to introduce new Quaker Real Medleys, pairing beloved Quaker Oats with real chunks of plump fruit or crunchy nuts for the ultimate oatmeal experience. Perfectly portable and portion-controlled in a handy cup, Quaker Real Medleys are a mouthwatering take on a classic breakfast favorite.

"Today, women are busier than ever before, and in the morning time crunch, a nourishing breakfast is either skipped or sacrificed for food that's convenient, but maybe not as desirable," said Andrew Sutherland, Senior Director of Marketing, Quaker Foods & Snacks North America. "New Quaker Real Medleys are perfect for women who want to start their mornings with a wholesome and delicious oatmeal breakfast that adds a little extra flavor and fun in a convenient, portable cup."

Quaker Real Medleys come in four combinations – Apple Walnut, Summer Berry, Peach Almond and Cherry Pistachio – and are made with multi-grains, including hearty rolled oats, plus real pieces of apples, peaches, cherries, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, cranberries or crunchy nuts. Just add hot water or microwave with water for a uniquely satisfying meal at your fingertips, ready to enjoy in minutes and take on-the-go.   

Available in grocery stores nationwide at a suggested retail price of $1.79 per cup, every serving of Real Medleys offers more than one serving of whole grains. Each flavor is also a good source of fiber (containing 3-8 grams total fat per serving). For more information on Quaker Real Medleys, 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 No. 1 positions in their respective categories, Quaker Oats, Quaker Rice Cakes and Quaker Chewy Granola Bars are consumer favorites. For more information, please visit

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About PepsiCo
PepsiCo offers the world's largest portfolio of billion-dollar food and beverage brands, including 22 different product lines that generate more than $1 billion in annual retail sales each. Our main businesses -- Quaker, Tropicana, Gatorade, Frito-Lay, and Pepsi Cola -- also make hundreds of other enjoyable foods and beverages that are respected household names throughout the world. With net revenues of approximately $60 billion, 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 for local tastes; to find innovative ways to minimize our impact on the environment, including by conserving energy and water usage, 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.

 

Contact:

Jody Menaker

Amy Detmer

Quaker Foods and Snacks

Edelman

312.821.3264

312.552.1142

Jody.Menaker@pepsico.com  

Amy.Detmer@edelman.com

SOURCE The Quaker Oats Company

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