Brilliant Brews

  Brewing the richest, most consistently flavorful coffee just got easier thanks to Curtis’ Alpha G3 Automatic Coffee Brewing Systems. Equipped with exclusive Curtis Generation Three (G3) Technology, the revolutionary Alpha line of decanter brewing systems delivers greater precision, more advanced control, quality-enhancing features and profit potential than any other brewer on the market. The

Delightful Variety

The Sunny Delight Beverages Co. announces the introduction of a new 16-ounce offering available in orange, orange fused strawberry, orange fused peach, orange fused mango and fruit punch. Packaged in PET bottles, this new SunnyD line-up retains 180-day shelf-life at ambient or chilled temperatures. Expected convenience store retail price of $.99 – $1.19. Increase sales

Tea Made Easy

  The BUNN Tea Concentrate Dispensers, TCD-1 and TCD-2, offer an alternative to brewing fresh tea by dispensing iced tea from concentrate. Most commercially available tea concentrates will work with the TCD, which will accept either a 1-gallon jug or bag-in-box product. This non-electrical dispenser uses a venturi valveto create a siphon to pull product

Cool and Simple

  Hoshizaki KMD Modular Series Ice Makers fit on beverage dispensers producing crystal-clear, individual cubes on its patented stainless steel double-sided ice making surface, which will never chip, flake or peel, yielding more ice than competitive units. Its vertical position of the evaporator allows ice to form on both sides, doubling the ice production. The

Big Boy Beverage

Energy drinks are still high in sales at convenience stores, so store operators may wish to include some of Kronik Energy’s new beverages. Kronik Energy drink has added the 24-ounce FAT BOY to its current lineup of product offerings. FAT BOY offers consumers the option to purchase a larger version of the company’s flagship 16-ounce

Drinkable Start to the Day

  Bravo! Foods International has launched Bravo! Breakfast Blenders, a line of fortified milks targeted to busy consumers who are seeking nutritious and great-tasting milk drinks for their active lifestyles. The Blenders consist of 100% milk and a blend of breakfast fruits and flavors, and are fortified with vitamins and minerals. Chocolate Raspberry Breakfast Blenders

Blonde Beer

  Starting this summer, U.S. consumers can enjoy some of the French sophistication of premium beer Fischer, with the introduction of Fischer Blonde. Fischer Blonde’s subtle and fruity accents and rich aromatic palette is encased in a bright gold color. An embossed bottle with swing-top closing emphasizes the brand’s traditional character and makes for a

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

Water That Works

Propel Fitness Water introduces Propel Calcium, which has the same great taste profile as regular Propel Fitness Water. A full 700 milliliter bottle of Propel Calcium provides nearly the same amount of calcium as an 8-ounce glass of milk (300 milligrams),or approximately 30% of the daily recommended amount. Propel Calcium will be available nationwide in

Coffee Shot

Introducing STOK, a new concept in the world of coffee enhancement. Each individual serving delivers a 40 milligram pop of pure, invigorating caffeine, equivalent to adding a shot of espresso. Designed for people who like to work hard and play harder, STOK fills the void by providing aquick and easy way to hyper-caffeinate coffee on-the-fly.

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

Smart Brew

  FETCO introduces the newest addition to its innovative Extractor Coffee Brewer series, the CBS-2042. This sophisticated brewer is designed to brew directly into the one-gallon L3D model LUXUS Thermal Dispenser. It keeps coffee fresh and hot for hours with no heating source. The CBS-2042 is simple to use; the amount of coffee and customized brews

Enhanced Juices

Minute Maid announced a new line of 100% orange juice products with health benefits from added nutrients and functional ingredients. The Minute Maid Enhanced Juice line includes new Minute Maid Multi-Vitamin and Minute Maid Active as well as new packaging for the popular Minute Maid Heart Wise variety. Responding to the needs of the health-conscious

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,

Portable Packs

IZZE Beverage Co. has launched its newest package—-a 12-pack of 8.4-ounce cans. Available in a bright, easy-to-carry and simple-to-store package, thisnew 12-pack displays perfectly on shelves or end-caps. The new can 12-pack is available in Sparkling Blackberry, Sparkling Clementine and Sparkling Pomegranate. For more information from IZZE Beverage Co., www.izze.com  

‘Espresso’ yourself

‘Espresso’ yourself It just might be espresso. It’s estimated that over the next five years, authentic espresso could become the next high demand beverage in the channel. The problem with introducing this energy booster in the past was keeping labor under control while still producing a quality beverage. Boyd Coffee’s new 1-2-3 Espresso> machine, which

Sip Right

At a time when busy, health conscious moms want to encourage their kids to eat more nutritious foods, Jel Sert has found a way to make drinking milk more fun without adding a lot of excess sugar. The company introduces Sipahh milk flavoring straws as a fun and healthy treat that everyone can enjoy. The

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

PRILABS

PriLabs introduces two new energy drinks, Encore and Re5, onto the ever-growing market. For the young generation where music is the lifeline to everyday life, Encore is a refreshing multidimensional brand with an audio/visual identity based on music. The brand connects music and rhythm to an energy drink and its effects on the consumer, and

Follett keeps Rainy Lake on ice

Follett keeps Rainy Lake on ice One might think the last thing an operator in northern Minnesota would worry about is not having enough ice, but it’s a big concern for Steve Lindberg, co-owner of Rainy Lake One Stop (International Falls, MN). Seven years ago, he and his wife Nora purchased the existing store, which

Truthful Taste

Honest Tea is expanding its line with the addition of Pomegranate White Tea with Acai. Three antioxidant rich ingredients pomegranates,white tea and the acai berry are combined with less than three teaspoons of organic cane sugar to create a delicately flavored tea perfect for the tea-lover as wellthe health-conscious consumer. Aserving of Pomegranate White Tea

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

Xl Energy

  XL Energy Drink Corp. is introducing its international sellers XL Regular and Sugar Free energy drinks in the U.S. XL Energy Drinks have an excellent, lightly carbonated flavor and are carefully formulated for times when extended energy is needed for the best performance. The beverage will satisfy busy professionals, active students, athletes and anyone

Wawa brews up brand equity with Sara Lee

Wawa brews up brand equity with Sara Lee Wawa Inc. (Wawa, PA) has worked tirelessly to make its proprietary food brands a household name in the Northeast, but it couldn’t have done so without the help of suppliers like Sara Lee Coffee & Tea. The chain gave Sara Lee a trial run with the development

Water with Punch

Coca-Cola launches Dasani Plus vitamin enhanced flavored water beverages. The line, with zero calories per serving, comes in three varieties,Refresh + Revive: Kiwi Strawberry Flavor has 10%of the RDI per serving of vitamins B3, B6 and B12; Cleanse + Restore: Pomegranate Blackberry Flavorcontains 10% of the RDI per serving of vitamins E,B3, B6 and B12,

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