Coinstar

Coinstar’s prepaid solutions are designed to create a destination, with no upfront inventory costs. From the right prepaid products and technology to merchandising and support, our approach is easy to implement, yet provides maximum results. Coinstar will also showcase Redbox self service DVD rental and Coin counting kiosks. NACS Booth 1616.www.coinstar.com  

CDCC Products

A more powerful yet Eco-friendly Cleaning System. Under development for 3 years, impressive field test results were reported by one of CDCC’s national accounts after 6 months of field testing. The reformulation achieved benefits of Eco-friendly, 100% Biodegradable, Phosphate Free and Superior Cleaning Power. And, it will be available to all segments by early August.

Calico Brands

Scripto® introduces the new SpectraTM lighters to it’s everyday line of popular disposable cigarette lighters. The new SpectraTM lighters feature visible fuel supply through clear lighter barrels. The array of fuel colors are available in purple, sapphire, green, blue and red. SpectraTM lighters will begin shipping in January 2010. They are available in 50-ct. display-a-tray,

Broaster

Broaster will exhibit its three no-fee licensed food programs: Genuine Broaster Chicken®, Broaster® Recipe Express, and Broaster® To Go Authentic Pizza. The firm also manufactures pressure fryers, ventless fryers, and other foodservice equipment; blends a complete line of marinades and breadings; and markets an expanding variety of quality frozen foods. For details visit www.broaster.com or

Anheuser-Busch

 Bud Light Golden Wheat is a premium light, unfiltered wheat beer brewed with wheat malt, coriander and citrus peels – for the superior drinkability of Bud Light.  A medium-bodied brew available Oct. 5, Bud Light Golden Wheat is slightly sweet on first sip which gives way to a refreshingly tart, citrus finish. Bud Light Golden

Smokeless Sales Stay Strong

Sorting through all of the dynamics at work in the smokeless tobacco category is proving a complex calculation for convenience store operators and consumers alike. For example: retail prices rose with the April 1 passage of an increase to the Federal Excise Tobacco (FET) tax to fund an expansion of SCHIP, the State Children’s Health

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