Lettieri’s Combats Brand War

Lettieri’s has launched a ‘Counter Intelligence’ initiative, partnering with retailers nation-wide to highlight branded foodservice. According to David Poplau, director of marketing and sales support at Lettieri’s, the company’s new Counter Intelligence program was created to convert drab unprofitable counter space into a highly visible and profitable food marketing magnet. “We want to grab the customer’s attention

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

Dispensing Deals

  To help merchandise and promote fountain beverages, Modular Dispensing Systems offers a “Custom Decal/Cup Dispenser Program.” This program includes custom decals and one modular cup dispenser per decal with all mounting hardware included. Modular’s Simpli-Flex cup dispensers are self-adjusting, accurate dispensers for paper, plastic and foam cups to 64-ounce. The Simpli-Flex gasket is designed

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

Premium brewing

Premium brewing The L3D, the third generation of Luxus Thermal Dispensers from Fetco Corp., offers several innovations including a freshness timer, which is a lighted gauge that indicates coffee freshness in 15-minute increments for up to four hours, and an easy-to-read, V-shaped volume indicator. Other improvements include a built-in drip tray that slides out for

All-In-One

  Master-Bilt unveils the new MRS series modular multi compressor refrigeration system to save energy and reduce in-store heat and noise. By remoting all refrigeration systems to a single MRS system in their stores, retailers can remove the heat producedby multiple refrigeration systems from their kitchen or store and reduce their air-conditioning load. This outside system,

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

Keeping in the Know

  OPW Fuel Management Systems introduces its new Mag Sump Sensor that provides immediate detection of the presence of hydrocarbons and/or water in a tank sump or dispenser sump. The new sensor uses magnetostrictive technology for accurate detection of liquid in containment sumps and pans, and has been proven to provide the fastestreaction times in

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

‘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

Space Savvy

Hoshizaki America Inc. introduces Tempguard Self-Contained Worktop Freezers. Tempguard Worktop Freezers have a high-efficiency cartridge-style refrigeration system designed with a large capacity condenser and evaporator resulting in lower overall power consumption. The cabinet door perimeter heater provides condensation controlin high-humidity environments and is equipped with a back-up heater in addition to the primary heater. The

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

Shure Thing

Shure Manufacturing Corp.’s Shuresafe Deal Trays are designed as an efficient pass-thru system when installed in a countertop with a wall below and a glass security window above. Model #670094 has a stationary base with a sliding stainless steel tray and features perfect economical security solution for cashier windows or other high-risk areas. Model #670100

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

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

Ready to Repair

Ready Products introduces the new Retract-A-Bit Mini Self-Storing Screwdriver System that features bits which can be changed with the push of a button. Because the bits are integral to the screwdriver, they can never be lost. Simply select the desired bit and slide its button into place. A locking collar ensures its stability during use;

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″

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

Free to Fry

Frymaster Dean continues to lead the industry with innovative designs that meet customers’ changing needs. The new Frymaster Application Series combines an open pot and tube fryer in the same cabinet and shares a common filter. Frymaster and Deancontinue to “Fit the Way You Fry” with high performance, low maintenance and innovative designs to lead

Built masterfully

Built masterfully Master-Bilt, a manufacturer of commercial refrigeration systems, introduces an innovative reverse-cycle process into its new and existing product lines. Adding a reverse-cycle valve to the condensing unit reverses the direction of refrigerant flow during defrosts when automatically activated by the Master Controller system. The process uses less energy than electric defrost heaters, resulting

Now You’re Cooking

Wisco Industries Inc. introduces the first major improvement in the “time tested” pizza oven that has been the standard for frozen pizza in the snack food industry. The new digital control with two temperature settings is especially designed to do “Original” crusts as well as the now popular rising dough crusts. A larger opening accommodates thicker-crust

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

Space Saver

  The Serenity Series Cubelet Ice Machine, FS-1001 MLH-C, produces up to 830-pounds of ice per 24 hours and exclusively features a space saving design. The pump down cycle allows for more efficient start up; it is environmentally friendly and is a low-cost service. Service ability is convenient because technicians can access the ice machine

Self-servicing stride

Building on a long tradition of manufacturing reliable, secure and trusted ATMs, Tranax Technologies Inc. has created the first in a new line of non-cash dispensing kiosks. Incorporating many of the features found on a standard retail ATM, the new Tranax kiosk delivers the functionality to support a wide range of applications, including bill payment,

Display Appeal

Federal Industries presents the new Counter Top Self-Serve Hot Display Case. Designed with impulse sales in mind, this specialty merchandiser features modern styling with easy access to a wide variety of products. The Counter Top Self-Serve Hot Display Case combines attractive curved glass, an adjustable shelf, removable sliding rear doors and a lighted display shelf

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