Energy Shot with a Twist

Retailers looking to capitalize on swimsuit season through sales of diet products have a new stock option: a comprehensive energy shot with appeal to dieters, fitness enthusiasts and energy drink consumers alike. TRIM-U, a new innovation that bridges the gap between diet aids and energy supplements in one complete product, is one of the newest

Tyson Offers Menu Innovation

Foodservice operators are trying to keep food costs down and customer counts up in an economy where price increases outpace wage increases and where consumers are spending less because the basics are costing more. Tyson Food Service is committed to helping operators during these tough times with its Ideas @ the Heart of Values series,

Reduce Residential Crime

Extreme CCTV announces that its REG-X Close-Range License Plate Capture has helped reduce crime in Southern California residential communities. Installed at access points, such as fuel pumps and gas station canopies, REG-X captures plates of vehicles entering and exiting properties at speeds of up to 30mph, from a 15-to-25-foot range. Built-in infrared illumination enables plate

Bye Bye Birdie

Bird-B-Gone Inc. introduces Bird Spike 2001, a low-cost solution in bird control with lasting results. Bird Spike 2001 prevents birds from landing or roosting on rooflines, parapet walls, I-beams, window ledges and more. The no-gap design offers the best option to deter large birds at the lowest price available! Bird Spike 2001 comes in 3-,

Cape Cod Summer Chips

As Americans gear up for summer, Cape Cod Potato Chips announces three new gourmet potato chip flavors designed to spice up any picnic or barbeque. Cape Cod’s new flavor-packed lineup for summer includes an irresistible barbeque chip, Sweet Mesquite Barbeque, along with two mouthwatering flavor combinations, Buttermilk Ranch and Honey Dijon. Snacking has grown to

Profile of a Coffee Machine

Boyd Coffee Co. introduces a revolutionary brewing machine called The Coffee Profiler. As evidence of the ground-breaking nature of this piece of equipment, the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) automatically grants Golden Cup Award certification—the coffee industry’s standard for recognizing excellence in properly brewed coffee—to any purveyor that has The Coffee Profiler. The Coffee

Hot ‘n’ Ready Sandwiches

Pierre Foods is proud to introduce two new items into the Hot ‘n’ Ready line-up: the Meatloaf Sandwich with Ketchup and the Jalapeno Cheeseburger. These two new sandwiches will make perfect additions to the Hot ‘n’ Ready line for convenience stores. The Meatloaf Sandwich has a warming, homestyle taste that is sure to appeal to

Lite & Lean Protein

Water is essential for healthy living and plays a vital role in the proper functioning of the human body. Combine water with whey protein, dietary fiber and amazing natural flavors, and you have a winning formula. With in-depth product development and backed by extensive research, Designer Whey is launching its new line of nutritional Designer

Hot Pocket Sandwich Program

Nestle Professional is aiming to bring excitement to convenience store foodservice. Its Hot Pockets brand sandwiches limited-time-offer program gives retailers exciting new flavors each quarter designed to meet consumer demand for big, bold flavors. This quarter, entice customers with Chipotle BBQ Seasoned Chicken, stacked with juicy chunks of chicken breast with hot, smoky chipotle barbecue

Authentic Mexican Crunch

Fresh Gourmet Tortilla Strips from Sugar Foods add the perfect creative touch to a wide variety of Mexican, southwestern and border fare. The natural pebbly texture, corn flavor and crunchy appeal of these superb toppings deliver an authentic culinary adventure. Shelf-stable and ready-to-use straight out of their stay-fresh, 1-pound foil bags, Fresh Gourmet Tortilla Strips

Nutty About Snacks

PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay business unit is focusing its snack expertise and passion for innovation to break new ground in the nut aisle with TrueNorth, a contemporary line of 100% natural, great-tasting nut snacks that have 5 grams of protein in every 1-ounce serving. By elevating the "simple nut" into three unique nut snacks—nut clusters, nut crisps

Chocolate Treat

HP Hood, New England’s leading dairy company, has introduced its new Hood Moostruck Chocolate Lowfat Milk. Available in plastic quarts and half gallons, Moostruck provides young families with a new choice in chocolate milk. Like all Hood Milk products, Moostruck is produced without the use of artificial growth hormones. Moostruck also contains vitamins A, C

Seal in Flavor

Another innovation from CMS, Flavorseal Flavor Wraps Spice and Flavor Transfer Sheets mean no more labor-intensive, messy and inconsistent manual spice application. Apply spices faster and more uniformly with less waste. Apply flavors and glazes without messy liquids. Add images such as grill marks without expensive grilling equipment. Consistent, uniform spice coverage reduces leakers, enhances

Sign of the Times

Vision Marketing Inc. has introduced the Flexbow Banner System, which in a short period of time has captured the imagination and desire of the marketing world. Designed to gain the immediate attention of those passing by, these element-defying banners instantly offer a high visual impact twist to traditional signage. The Flexbow allows for unprecedented flexibility

Dispensing Dessert Treats

The Topping Caddy, the result of a joint collaboration between Server Products and Rich Products Corp., makes it safe and easy to dispense delicious Rich’s Whipped Topping. The Topping Caddy is a cone-shaped holder designed to fit into a standard six-quart bain-marie or any other ice bath. It accepts a pastry bag of Rich’s Whipped

Sugar Free Fruit Stripes

Farley’s & Sathers Candy Co.’s Fruit Stripe Gum is now available in sugar free. The nostalgic Fruit Stripe gum was first introduced in the early 1960s and is the only gum with painted-on stripes. Sugar Free Fruit Stripe gum wrappers still contain tattoos of Yipes, the Fruit Stripe Zebra, playing basketball, soccer, tennis, inline skating,

Ice Cream Any Time

Dibs ice cream snacks, a product of Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream, are now available in single-serving bags. Customers can now let loose and finish every last chocolaty frozen morsel without sharing a bite. They are easy to take on the road for anytime, anywhere enjoyment. "Today’s snackers lead fast paced lives. In this new portable

Premium Organic Green Tea

Iyemon Cha, a new premium organic bottled Japanese green tea, is now available for distribution in the U.S. A phenomenal bestseller in Japan, where the enjoyment of green tea is a national pastime, Iyemon Cha comes to America for the first time from two of the world’s leading food and beverage companies, Suntory Ltd. and

Toxic Waste Sour Candy

Candy Dynamics, a cutting edge marketer of popular sour candy products, announced that following on the success of its Toxic Waste Hazardously Sour Candy, the company will introduce the brand new Toxic Waste Hazardously Sour Candy and Bank in the third quarter of 2008. With the only double-action sour flavor on the planet, Toxic Waste

Dairy Chill

The sleek, attractive Dairy Chiller from Server Products features thermoelectric technology to keep milk safely chilled below 41 degrees indefinitely. The chiller will accept a hose directly from an espresso machine. Drawing just 1 amp, the Chiller assures maximum energy efficiency. There is no noisy compressor, messy ice or ice pack changeouts to worry about.

Gourmet Tortillas

Tumaro’s Gourmet Tortillas launched its new USDA-certified Organic Tortillas for foodservice distribution. Made with whole wheat and certified organic flour, these tasty tortillas are trans fat-free, cholesterol-free, low-fat and vegetarian. Tumaro’s Organic Tortillas are available in 10- and 12-inch versions and contain only the finest ingredients: organic whole wheat flour, water, organic soybean, canola or

Classic Fries

Give your customers another reason to frequent your operation by adding one of the three new My Fries cuts to your menu. My Fries from ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston deliver 100% on the French fry taste and texture consumers love. Customers will be amazed to learn that My Fries have 25% less fat than conventional

Go for the Gold

Gold Medal Products presents its new ribbon element fryers. The fryers use a ribbon element to cook as opposed to the traditional heat element. The ribbon fryers have the same footprint as the heat element fryers, but they have a deeper tank for more oil capacity and quicker recovery time while cooking. The rectangular shape

Lime Light

Anheuser-Busch, the leading American brewer, has launched Bud Light Lime, a crisp light lager beer that combines the superior drinkability of Bud Light with a splash of 100% natural lime flavor. Bud Light Lime tastes great ice cold or straight from the bottle, and pairs well with spicy, grilled meats and fresh fruits and vegetables.

On-the-Go Vitamins

 4C introduces the newest, most delicious way to take your vitamins, 4C Totally Light2Go Vitamin Stix. Packed with vitamins and full of flavor, these convenient on-the-go drink mixes are quickly becoming a staple for the on-the-go customer, specifically female consumers. Even those watching their waistlines can indulge as all three flavors of the 4C Totally

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