IrishCreme

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

General Foods International (GFI) introduces Irish Creme cappuccino. With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, it’s time to update your hot beverage offerings and energize your sales with this exciting limited time flavor. GFI Irish Creme cappuccino has a refreshing flavor that evokes the mists of Ireland. Seasonality plays a part in consumers’ flavor

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Redefining Smoking

Ploom, developers of pioneering new tobacco technology products, announced the new modelTwo vaporizer. The compact pocket-sized device heats Ploom’s whole-leaf tobacco pods, creating satisfying, rich vapor instead of smoke. Each pod contains a perfect single serving of a signature Ploom blend tobacco ready to load and enjoy. No hassle. No mess. Perfect every time. Ploom

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Hard Cider In 16-ounce Cans

Woodchuck Hard Cider is introducing 16-ounce cans of its flagship Amber cider to the market.  Woodchuck Amber has been crafted to the same recipe since 1991, and remains the top selling Woodchuck cider style nationwide. The 12-ounce Amber cans first rolled off the line in 2012.  That package has seen growth of 42% over the last

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Bacon & Cheddar Crinkle Fries

Inventure Foods Inc. has expanded its licensed Nathan’s Famous snack food line with the addition of Bacon & Cheddar Crunchy Crinkle Fries. The new flavor is currently available in vending, convenience and grocery stores nationwide in 1.125, 2.0 and 3.5-ounce bags with a suggested retail price of $1–$2.49 per package. Bacon & Cheddar Crunchy Crinkle

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Crown Collection

Phillies Krome and the company behind the award-winning brand— Commonwealth-Altadis Inc.—is introducing the new Crown Collection. The new Crown Collection will be offered in two top-selling variants, but is expanding to include two great new variants and a classic taste. All variants are available at an everyday pre-price of “three cigars for 99 cents” per

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Affordable Wine

Liberty Creek has introduced its new Tetra Pak series. With this new line extension, Liberty Creek is the fastest growing economy brand. Available in Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot varietal wines, the Tetra Pak package offers an appealing, portable alternative that is perfect for any occasion. Each Tetra Pak is made with renewable materials that

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New Personal Vaporizer

Mistic, maker of high quality, value-priced electronic cigarettes and vapor products, announced its Haus Personal Vaporizer will be sold nationwide this spring, offering current adult smokers even more choices to switch to a unique alternative that minimizes many of the negative effects of traditional tobacco. The product is soon to be available at over 15,000

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Island Madness

Swisher Sweets continues its limited edition cigarillo line with Swisher Sweets Island Madness. Catch the madness with its unique taste of watermelon rum. Now available for shipment to stores, Swisher Sweets Island Madness comes in a resealable two-count pouch with the “Sealed Fresh” guarantee. Island Madness will be available in “two for 99-cents”and “Save on 2” options.

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Affordable Lighting Control System

Cree Inc. has introduced SmartCast Technology, the first self-programming wireless lighting control system that reduces energy consumption by more than 70% compared to traditional fluorescent luminaires without SmartCast Technology—and at half the cost of traditional lighting controls. Intuitive and easy to use, luminaires enabled with Cree SmartCast Technology remove the initial and ongoing complexity associated

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Conserve Water

To coincide with the observance of World Water Day on March 22, Server Products is launching a new piece of equipment to help foodservice operators conserve water and save money. Server worked closely with a large national restaurant chain to develop a solution to replace the traditional dipper well perpetual-flow sink. Dipper wells are used

Cowberry

Cowberry Frozen Yogurt Introduces Franchise Opportunity

Frozen yogurt machines and display are ready to fit into any existing location and require less than 50 square feet of space. Cowberry Frozen Yogurt has announced the launch of its new Cashcow models, designed to fit into any existing convenience store location.  The turnkey package with a cutting-edge design, desirable brand, and a healthier

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HEINEKEN Debuts 8.5-Ounce Slim Can

HEINEKEN USA is introducing the first 8.5-ounce slim can format in the premium price segment. Beginning March 1, 2014, Heineken 8.5-ounce Slim Can 12-packs will roll out at retail outlets across the country just in time to capitalize on the spring/summer and on-the-go outdoor occasions. “The 8.0-8.9-ounce can size experienced explosive growth in 2012, growing

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Frozen Yogurt Solutions

Yumz Express offers any retail location a frozen yogurt solution to generate additional revenue. The self-serve franchise, Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt, has announced the launch of Yumz Express, a kiosk-sized version of a full-size Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt store. Yumz Express is designed to fit inside existing convenience stores. Yumz Express kiosks offer up to

MacNeil Quad Pak

Double Your Cleaning Power

MacNeil Wash Systems introduces the new Quad Pack RS701/RS400 Combo Wrap, a unique configuration that places MacNeil’s RS-400 Low Side Washer beneath the powerful Long-Arm RS-701 Superflex Wrap-Around brush. Easily installed into new or existing sites, this Quad Pack doubles the cleaning power into a smaller, more compact area saving operators valuable tunnel space. It

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Classic Connecticut

JM Tobacco has added the third selection in its recently-launched JM Dominican Classic brand: Classic Connecticut. Its wrapper, binder and filler are tailored to seasoned enthusiasts who prefer a full-bodied smoking experience. The Classic Connecticut’s blend is a study in balancing tobaccos for desired flavor and body profiles.  The wrapper is true Connecticut-grown shade leaf,

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Sugar-Free Cappuccino

Boyd’s Coffee, the oldest family-owned coffee company in the Pacific Northwest, introduces new Sugar-Free French Vanilla Cappuccino beverage mix for foodservice operators. Sugar-Free French Vanilla Cappuccino delivers the satisfying, popular taste of creamy French vanilla, without the guilt—it’s sugar-free as well as low fat. Today’s diet-conscious consumers want delicious hot beverage options, too. Sugar-Free French

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Wintergreen Moist Snuff

American Snuff Co.’s Grizzly, the No. 1 selling brand of moist snuff in the U.S., is continuing its momentum with Wide Cut Wintergreen, a style innovation for the brand that expanded nationwide in January. Grizzly Wide Cut Wintergreen is a unique product offering from Grizzly, with the individual strands of tobacco cut wider than a

Sweetleaf

Water Enhancers

SweetLeaf introduces SweetLeaf Sweet Drops water enhancers. Made with organic stevia extract and plant-based flavors, with zero calories, zero carbs, the water enhancers come in 1.5-ounce “droplet” bottles, in four flavors. Portable and convenient, the water enhancers add sweet flavor to the recommended daily glasses of water. Known for its award-winning taste, SweetLeaf made taste

Smuckers

Customer-Preferred Sweeteners

Smucker Foodservice now offers a variety of national brand sweeteners:  From the devoted followings of Sweet’N Low to the natural choices of Sugar In The Raw and Stevia In The Raw to the NatraTaste Blue and NatraTaste Gold choices for the great taste of sugar without the calories. With these top-ranking brands available, Smucker Foodservice

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CASE STUDY: General Mills Leverages External Partnerships To Grow Its Convenience Business Through Innovation

“Leveraging external partnerships to help us innovate effectively and efficiently is an inherent part of what makes us successful in the c-store channel,” says  a senior scientist for General Mills. Ever sunk your teeth into a moist, chewy Betty Crocker Caramel Brownie? If you crave this delectable, on-the-go treat, then you’re part of the growing

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Lens Wipes

Republic Tobacco has introduced new Kwik Kleer Lens Wipes. The individually packaged wipes have a clean, fresh scent. The perfectly moistened, non-abrasive sheet cleans eyeglasses, sun glasses, cell phone screens, computer screens and more with no streaks or scratches. Ten individual foil sealed packages are packed per box now for only 99 cents each. A

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BIGS Sunflower Seeds Announces New Promotion

BIGS Sunflower seeds and Jay Mohr Sports, the Premiere Networks/FOX Sports Radio nationally syndicated radio program, have joined together to create an advertising and promotional partnership intended to remind sports fans that “Everything’s Better with BIGS.” The campaign, which includes live reads, 60-second advertisements and social media contests, kicks off Jan. 27-31, 2014 when BIGS

datalogic

Precise Scanning

Datalogic presents the new QuickScan QD2400 2D imager, the solution for adopting area imaging technology at an affordable price without having to sacrifice quality. When using the QuickScan QD2400 2D imager, operators at the POS can count on snappiness, along with high motion tolerance and Datalogic’s patented ‘Green Spot’ technology for quick, precise and uninterrupted

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New Electronic Cigarette Machine

Republic Tobacco has launched the new PoweRoll Electric King Size Cigarette Machine by Top-O-Matic. One-touch automatic operation combined with the quality and durability of the No. 1 selling Top-O-Matic line will take consumer approval and sales to new levels. It comes in its own carrying case complete with tamper and cleaning tools, instructions and a

Curtis

Hot Water Dispenser

Hot water is an essential part of any foodservice operation, but space can be an issue. The Wilbur Curtis Co. has introduced the new G3 Five Gallon Narrow Hot Water Dispenser with Aeration. With its slender base and feature-packed design, this new dispenser can take its rightful place on even the most crowded foodservice counter.

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