Sports Sparking

Scripto introduces a new line of C-thru, texture grip lighters for the sports enthusiast. The new sports-themed lighters feature a clear-wrap design, combined with a raised texture, creating the ultimate 3-D effect and feel. The five-piece collection features football, baseball, basketball, golf and soccer designs. This unique line is offered with a choice of sports themed

Self-Assembled Storage

  Walls + Forms Inc. offers a ready-to-assemble commercial grade counter. With no bolts or screws needed, even a novice can assemble these units; the only tool needed is a rubber mallet, which is provided with the counter. Thanks to its slot-fit design, each panel has tabs that fit snuggly into the base, deck and

Light Up Lives

Modular Dispensing Systems’ Modu-Light self-illuminating cup dispensing cabinets are like nothing retailers have ever seen before. No electrical power is needed to turn the lightweight, yet sturdy and durable panels into glowing custom décor accents. The cabinets are constructed of black ABS plastic and are available with or without condiment compartments. Shipped complete with three

Ice Capacities

  Hoshizaki’s Air-cooled Cubelet Ice and Water Dispenser is a hands-free operational unit producing up to 288 pounds of ice within 24 hours. The self-contained design reduces opportunities for cross contamination and the exclusive Clean Cycle 12 design performs a 15-minute flush every 12 hours, which washes away impurities andleads to longer machine life and cleaner

Promotional Playtime

Give customers a chance to win the world’s largest toy-filled Halloween treat this fall. This complete month-long contest will help retailers gather an important mailing list and serve as a giant 6′ or 8′ tall display for the entire month of October—at a cost of about $3 per day. For under $100, retailers get the

Cooking on a Tilt

  Cleveland Range Inc. introduces new ultra-efficient tilting skillets to its Short Series line, which combines powerful yet energy-saving cooking with low-height convenience. With a 35″ rim height, 10 degree  tilt feature and open base, the T-1 Short Series tilting skillets allow easy access for both cooking and cleaning. Exclusive value-added features include an ultra-efficient

Citrus Selection

The Meridian Beverage Co. introduces a new flavor in its Aqua Cal line of naturally flavored purified water fortified with calcium and vitamin C. The new flavor, Navel Orange, is bursting with taste. Along with all other flavors (Strawberry, Lemon Zest, Raspberry, Lemon Lime, Peach Mango, Concord Grape and Black Cherry), Navel Orange is available

Being Bad Tastes Good

Autofry, the top-selling line of ventless and automated deep-frying systems, introduces its ventless burger and french fry program. Retailers can now prepare delicious burgers and fries in seconds without the need of a hood or grill thanks to Autofry’s Bad Boy Burgers branded concept. For more information from Autofry, 800-348-2976 x 146 gsantos@autofry.com www.autofry.com  

Superb Soft-Serve

  Unilever Ice Cream enters the $5.7 billion soft serve market with the launch of Breyers Swirls! Available in chocolate and naturally flavored vanilla, it is the first soft serve mix from Breyers, the category leader in packaged ice cream. Packaged in shelf-stable aseptic pouches, the new Breyers Swirls! have an extended shelf-life of up

Important changes

  Newcastle Brown Ale, one of America’s fastest growing imported beers, has a redesigned label and packaging materials. The eye-catching design makes the product easier to recognize on the shelf while telling some of the great stories that surround the beer. By making the iconic blue star bigger, the brand name easier to readand de-emphasizing

Deli Casing

  Federal Industries released its new Refrigerated Maxi Deli Merchandiser Line. The new state-of-the-art refrigerated deli case comes in two different styles—High Volume Refrigerated Maxi Deli and Curved Glass Refrigerated Maxi Deli—and can be used to stand alone or for continuous lineup. The High Volume Refrigerated Maxi Deli features straight glass with the added benefitof

Sports-Minded Beverage

Cytomax is the world’s most scientifically advanced complex carbohydrate, electrolyte performance sport drink. For the last decade, it has been available only in a powder formula via specialized retail locations and sports stores. The same benefits are now available in a convenient RTD formula to fuel the weekend warrior, recreational ball player and every athlete in

Satisfying Snacks

Sugar Foods Corp. launches the fifth new flavor in its Super Snax line of better-for-you snacks. Super Snax brand Blazin’ Hot Pretzel Poppers are available in both 1.5-ounce and 1-ounce bags—perfect for younger children and appetites requiring reduced serving sizes. The Super Snax line also comes in Wild Thing, lightly sweetened animal shaped cookies; Cinnamon

Rolling Along

Introducing the newest addition to The World’s Most Wanted Blunts— Kingpin’s VSOP Cognac from HBI. In the tradition of only the finest liquors, Kingpins have added VSOP (Very Special Old Pale) Cognac flavor to the popular line of blunt wrappers. Kingpins are available in eight flavors: Big Apple, Paradise Peach, Chocolate Mint, Cherry BonBon, Maple

Espresso Yourself

  Concordia Coffee Systems introduces the Concordia Self-Serve Espresso Bar, the first turnkey kiosk that provides a genuine caf experience right out of the box. The contemporary kiosk with cherry cabinetry features Concordia’s Acorto Model 2500i automatic espresso machine, which produces lattes and cappuccinos at the touch of a button. Users make their beverage selection

Light Up The Night

Happy Hour Fluid Motion lighters are the newest design addition to Calico Brands’ very successful 3D lighter line. The Happy Hour 3D lighters feature popular drinks that appear to be the real thing as the liquid butane of the lighter shows through each glass. Calico Brands’ marketing department put in hours of research for field

Hands-Free Convenience

  KZCO adds the I-OpenR to its automated product line. KZCO’s patented I-OpenR allows for hands-free disposal through an automated swinging door available for installation in a wide variety of trash bins. The I-OpenR provides retailers with a cleaner, more efficient facility by reducing embarrassing spills and subsequent cleanup. The I-OpenR includes a LED trash level

The Curtain Reveals…

  Hatco Corp.’s Flav-R-Savor Heated Air Curtain Cabinet utilizes a patent-pending heated air curtain in lieu of a door, allowing for fast access to food products. Available in two-and three-pan models, with and without humidity, the Heated Air Curtain Cabinet effectively and safely keeps food hot. Nozzles at the top of the cabinet opening force

Sugar Free Energy

On the heels of the successful launch of its Full Throttle energy drink in late 2004, Coca-Cola North America is expanding its growth in the energy drink category with Sugar Free Full Throttle. Sugar Free Full Throttle will hit shelves nationwide in mid-August, in 16-ounce singles and four-can multi-packs. In addition, the “Deal Me In

Smooth-ie Talker

Yoplait Go-GURT, the leading kid yogurt brand, makes its Go-GURT Smoothie available nationally, following a successful introduction in 19 states earlier this year. New Yoplait Go-GURT Smoothie provides a fun way for parents to give their kids the benefits of yogurt in a great-tasting snack. Packaged in 5-ounce bottles, go-GURT Smoothie is an excellent source

Chill Out

  Master-Bilt introduces the Master-Chill MCR series, a new roll-in blast chiller. The MCRSeries blast chiller features two sizes: the MCR-200 accommodates a single pan rack; and the MCR-400 accommodates two pan racks. Both units are offered a seither roll-in or pass-through. In addition, the blast chiller now offers afield-reversible door, which in addition to being

Tailgating Treats

This fall—from Sept. 1 through Oct. 31—an exciting Milwaukee’s Best promotion is giving one lucky guy the chance to win “the mother of all tailgating trucks.” Exciting POS materials feature tailgate truck visuals and messaging on how beer drinkers can enter for the chance to win the tailgate truck. Men love great beer and tailgating

Generating Confidence

  Generac Power Systems introduces its new line of automatic standby generators. Thenew QT Series models, ranging in output from 15 to 150 kilowatts, have been designed specifically for commercial applications. All QT models feature sound attenuated enclosures to ensure quiet operation, as well as interior cooling fans and air passageways for maximum cooling effectiveness

Frosty Profits

Gold Medal Products’ Sno Master Sno-Kone Machine features a new design that fixes the ice hopper directly to the motor. This gives the shaver head more stability, so it does not twist or bend. The unit also features hinged doors, a lighted cabinet and bold, attention getting graphics. The footprint of the Sno Masteris 15″

Athletic Support

Jelly Belly Candy Co. set its sights on today’s active adults with its Sport Beans—a first-of-its-kind jelly bean formulated to energize the body during exercise. Sport Beans, made in Lemon Lime and Orange flavors, are larger, traditional-shaped jelly beans with something extra. Each 1-ounce serving contains 25 grams of carbohydrates, 20% of the RDA for vitamins

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