October 1/Lynnfield, Mass. -- Hood is releasing a new limited edition Caramel EggNog just in time for the 2012 holiday season. According to recent research, caramel was projected as one of the top 10 flavors in both the "Sweet Flavors" and "Beverage Flavors" categories, foreseeing that consumers will be drawn to the familiarity and comfort that the flavor provides. 

"Caramel has long been a popular flavor in foods and beverages, and we are thrilled to introduce it into our EggNog line," said Lynne Bohan, spokesperson for HP Hood LLC. "Hood Golden EggNog has been a family favorite for generations, and Caramel seemed like the perfect flavor to continue the tradition."