Tea Time

Brazil Gourmet expanded its product line with four new nectar-flavored teas that combine the flavor of paradise with the healthy lift of iced tea. Available in 16-ounce textured glass bottles with colorful new labels that feature photos of the exotic fruits contained inside, the teas come in four tropical flavors—mango, guava, passion fruit and mango-passion

Pretty Pickle

Pucker up because here is the newest addition to the Van Holten’s Pickle Family: Sour Sis, which has enough pucker to satisfy with a tart and tangy taste. She joins other character pickles such as Big Papa, Hot Mama, Garlic Gus and Little Pepe. All are individually packaged in a take-and-go pouch, and come packed

Gourmet To-Go

MarketFare Foods introduces new Bistro-To-Go Gourmet Deli Wraps. Premium ingredients, hearty portions of tender, seasoned meats and upscale packaging combine to provide a satisfying experience. These appetizing wraps are available in three mouthwatering flavors—Chicken Chipotle, Beef Steak Fajita and Philly Cheese Steak—individually wrapped in colorful packaging with enticing graphics and taste-tempting text. For more information

Dynamic Display

Alto-Shaam Inc.’s SC-36/2 Heated Countertop Display Unit is a free-standing, hot food merchandiser designed for the high visibility of hot packaged foods. Its compact design is just 36″ wide, fitting easily in most countertop layouts. Thermal-kinetic glass technology provides two evenly heated display surfaces, holding packaged foods at safe temperatures to offer quality holding on

High-End Sweet Treats

Excite customers’ palates with Gelato! This Italian treat is not simply ice cream; Gelato is made fresh, which separates it from other frozen desserts and dramatically influences the rich flavor. The creamy texture is silkier, and the flavors are more intense than traditional ice cream. Taylor introduces the C119 batch freezer manufactured by Frigomat in

Guilt-Free Snacking

  LesserEvil Snack Co. introduces its new line of all-natural better-for-you kettle corn snacks. This new collection of gourmet kettle corn is naturally sweetened with brown rice syrup and evaporated cane juice, and comes in four tantalizing flavors: KettleCorn, slightly sweet, slightly salty gourmet popcorn; SinNamon, kettle corn that’s been hit with a cinnamon stick;

Coffee Coup

As temperatures surge, Boyds Coffee iced coffees offer customers cool, thirst-quenching alternatives. The full line of iced coffee recipes includes: Thai Iced Coffee, a rich and creamy caramel blend; Mexican Iced Coffee, a delicious combination of caramel and cinnamon; French Vanilla Iced Coffee, the perfect hint of Bourbon Vanilla and cream; Almond Roca Iced Coffee,

Rye Times

General Mills launches Gardetto’s Roasted Garlic Rye Chips, a one-of-a-kind salty snack double-baked and seasoned with Gardetto’s signature recipe flavor to deliver indulgent garlic taste in every handful. This introduction expands General Mills salty snack portfolio, which also includes Chex Mix, Gardetto’s and Bugles. Gardetto’s Roasted Garlic Rye Chips come in 4.75-ounce pouches and have

Kong-Like Candies

Taste of Nature Inc. debuts two Kong Candies that will be available for sale several months before Universal Pictures releases the blockbuster movie KONG on December 14. The 2.5-ounce KONG Cotton Candy has a nine-month shelf life and has three flavors inside—-pina colada, circus pink and blue raspberry. The product comes in a 24-count case and

Hot Doggin’

Travelin’ Dog Inc. enters the c-store market with YiPPEE STiCKS and YiPPEE BiTES. Whether it’s a quick trip to the convenience store or a seven-day vacation, millions of dogs are hitting the streets with their owners every day. To keep those dogs and their owners happy Travelin’ Dog Inc. offers two types of premium, individually

Three-Way Car Cleaning

  D& S Car Wash Equipment Co. introduces a new Tri Gloss showerhead application system for its line of D & S 5000 touchless automatic carwash systems. The new application system provides an extremely foamy, sudsy lather with greater consistency and with better air and chemical utilization. Tri Gloss, designed to maintain and preserve clear-coat

Perfecting Nutrition

  ZonePerfect’s all-natural, great-tasting nutrition bars and shakes offer balanced nutrition based on a 40/30/30 ratio of carbohydrates to protein to fat, without compromising taste or convenience. The bars reflect the current culinary trends of “indulgent” with new flavors like Chocolate Coconut Crunch, Peanut Toffee and “tropical/fruity”with Orange Cranberry Crunch, Mango Orange Delight and Peach Apricot

Cookie Crumbles

Yogurt Raisin Sensation cookie dough, the newest addition to Otis Spunkmeyer’s Sweet Discovery line, contains zero trans fat and is loaded with the wholesome goodness of oatmeal and yogurt-covered raisins. Yogurt and dried fruit sales are on the rise. When consumers see “yogurt,” they think healthy. And when they taste the new Yogurt Raisin Sensation

Hot Beverages Go Urban

  International Paper delivers a cool new look for hot beverages with the exclusive Metro cup design. With its stainless steel appeal and patented KX2 technology, the Metro cup will delight on-the-go customers and add flair to beverage centers. Form meets function in the new Metro cup to please both operators and customers alike. The

Frosty Beverages

  Taylor is excited to introduce the Model C903, a totally automatic, two-flavor, frozen beverage system. Simply add ready-to-use, concentrated liquid mix or bag-in-box product and this completely self contained unit automatically fills the visual bowls from a lower refrigerated cabinet. The C903 is capable of handling a wide variety of dairy and non-dairy products: frozen

Cooking On-The-Go

  Eagle Foodservice announces a full line of Panco transport holding cabinets for heating, proofing and heating/proofing processes. These NSF-, UL- and CUL- approved cabinets feature durable all-aluminum construction and accommodate full-or half-sizesheet pans. An optional combo slide accommodates 12″ x 20″ food pans.Features include a digital display, adjustable thermostatic temperature control with an adjustable

Vending Dollars

Protocol offers appealing dispensers that provide an important service to the public, while creating additional profit opportunities for retailers. Protocol Vending Machines hold large varieties of product that ensure customers’ needs are met through a trouble-free operation. The machines are low maintenance and feature colorful, eye-catching product decals. And Protocol has unmatched accountability with its industry

Redefining ‘Chipped Beef’

OhBoy! Oberto Beef Jerky Crisps are a first-of-its-kind snack designed to bridge between beef jerky and traditional snack chips—providing the best of both. Oh Boy! Oberto Jerky Crisps combine the great taste of seasoned, oven-roasted lean beef snacks with the thin crispy, crunchy texture of a traditional snack chip. The 2.2-ounce package, available in delicious

Cool Customer

NESTEA introduces its newest ready-to-drink iced tea product—-NESTEAICE— that delivers an instantly refreshing cooling sensation from the inside out. Available in two flavors—-Lime Iced Tea and Lemon Green Tea—-NESTEAICE will be offered in 20 ounce single bottles. In addition to creating NESTEAICE, the company also has plans for Diet NESTEA, a new calorie-free tea. Formerly

Symphony Of Service

  Follett’s Symphony 110 series ice and water dispensers can add a second source of ice and eliminate bottlenecks at the servery ice machine. The dispenser includes Follett’s dependable Maestro icemaker that produces 400 pounds (181 kilograms) of Chewbletice in a 24-hour period. With 90 pounds of storage capacity, Symphony 110 models will support up

Silent Serenity

Serenity Series Cubelet Ice Machine produces up to 1,000 pounds of ice 24 hours and is designed to save space. The condenser and compressor stationed outside the kitchen and away from customers, therefore producing heat and noise. Service ability is easy due to convenient access from or back of the ice machine, plus there are

Guilt-Free Cookie Flavors

  Luna, the whole nutrition bar for women, introduces three new cookie flavors—-Peanut Butter Cookie, Cookies ‘n Cream Delight and Iced Oatmeal Raisin—-giving women the delicious taste of cookies in an all-natural bar they can eat without the guilt. Iced Oatmeal Raisin combines the sweet taste of oatmeal, plump organic whole raisins, a touch of

Baking Breakthrough

Rich’s Exact Bake rolls are the latest breakthrough in dough technology. Exact Bake enables operators to meet the growing demand for fresh-baked, quality products without the complex, and time-consuming step of proofing. It’s simple: Just pan, retard, finish and bake. From kaiser and hoagie rolls, to French hamburger and a great variety of dinner rolls,

Wawa’s Cigar Sales Flourish With Middleton Partnership

“John Middleton has some very strong sellers in our stores, but the new merchandiser they developed with us has been an overall improvement to the [cigar] category.” John Middleton Inc. has been operating in the Philadelphia area since 1856, beginning with a retail tobacco shop. More than a hundred years later, John Middleton divested its

Flash Foods Finds A New View With FKI

Until recently, spending hours scanning through poor-quality videotapes was the only way Flash Foods could investigate “questionable” transactions in its stores. The company wanted to maintain a “presence” at the point-of-sale to deter internal theft, but it needed something that met the needs of its time-pressed managers. “The system we had in place was archaic,

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