SAN ANTONIO -- H.E. Butt Grocery here will soon be adding a new character to its popular H-E-Buddy private-label line for kids via an election process that puts its young customers in charge.
Now through Sept. 26, kids are being asked to select from three dog breeds that are popular in Texas: the black Labrador, beagle and golden retriever. The winner will become the new companion of the H-E-Buddy character. Kids must also select from a list of 10 popular dog names.