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Antioxidant Bars

Kellogg’s FiberPlus Antioxidant Bar Chocolatey Peanut Butter now joins Chocolatey Chip. The new bar boasts beneficial ingredients like whole grains, then adds velvety peanut butter morsels and a decadent chocolatey drizzle for a rich, satisfying taste. With 35% of daily fiber, five grams of fat per serving, and antioxidants, like Vitamin E and zinc, this

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Avocado Pulp Pack

Del Monte is now offering 100% Fresh Hass Avocado Pulp in a convenient four pack of two-ounce cups. The new value-added Hass avocado product is available for national distribution. As fresh avocado consumption continues to increase and as more consumers become familiar with its great taste and nutritional benefits, they are beginning to demand the

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Pocket-Sized Pain Relief

Introducing new Lil’ Drug Brand Vials: Lil’ Drug Brand now offers four popular pain relief formulas in a convenient, pocket-size vial, ideal for convenience store shoppers.  At only $2.99 for 10 pills, vials offer both value and convenience to on-the-go consumers, and easily fit into a pocket or purse.  For retailers, Lil’ Drug Brand Vials

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On-The-Road Exercise

Truckers, commuters and professional drivers spend countless hours in their vehicles. DFX Sports & Fitness’ wants to help long-distance drivers improve their health with the new Sports Pro Gyro exerciser. The gyro, about the size of a tennis ball, puts on 30 pounds of torque force when used. It helps with grip strength, coordination and

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Low Sodium Peanut Butter

Smucker’s, a trusted brand of jams, jellies and preserves, expands its line of peanut butter products to offer a low-sodium option. Smucker’s peanut butter is offered in convenient control packages, and now, guests at restaurants and c-stores can choose to use a low-sodium peanut butter package that has the same flavor and quality as regular

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Healthier Kind Of Fruit Snacks

  Promotion In Motion Inc., makers of America’s leading fruit snacks brands, launches JUICEFULS, the first and only fruit snacks made with real fruit and filled with 100% real fruit juices in the center. JUICEFULS will be available in three flavors: Fruit Wave, Berry Mania and Strawberry Blast! The better-for-you product contains 100% the recommended daily

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C-Stores Advertise Low-Sodium Snacks

Thirteen Topeka c-stores join to promote low-sodium snacks in the front of their stores. A handful of convenience stores in Topeka plan to cut back on their salty snack food offerings, and instead, sell more healthy snacks. Each store agreed to create a rack of healthy, low-sodium items. “When you go into convenience stores, you

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Single Serve Fruit Pack

Promotion In Motion Inc. debuts Welch’s Fruit Snacks 1.75 ounce single-serve packs to drive retail front-end growth. The product is expected to boost impulse sales at the front of the store among consumers who want more healthy snack options. The snack pouches come in three varieties: Mixed Fruit, Berries ‘N Cherries and Tangy Fruits. They

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Nutty Energy Bars

LÄRABAR über is now available from General Mills Convenience. The sweet and salty LÄRABAR über is filled with fruits, nuts and spices. The 1.42 ounce bar comes in an Apple Turnover or Roasted Nut Roll flavor for a suggested retail price of $2.05. The new energy bar category is growing in convenience stores. Recent reports

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Paw Wipes For Pets

Retailers looking to boost general merchandise sales have a new option to target pet owners. All American Pet Co. Inc. introduces PAWTIZER—an antibacterial paw wipe for dogs. Retailers and their distributors are currently sampling the eight-ounce spray, and 45-count and 100-count wipes. The alcohol-free PAWTIZER kills 99.9% of the germs on a dog’s paws to

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Raising the Bar on Breakfast Sales

The first sports and energy bars in the U.S. were marketed primarily to serious athletes, through alternative channels such as health food stores.                      These bars did not have wide appeal or distribution as recently as 1990, but over the past two decades these products have since gained mass appeal and distribution after greatly improving flavor

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Dill Pickle Lip Balm

Van Holten’s, the Waterloo, Wis.-based pickle-in-a-pouch manufacturer, is way out of the box with its new product offering: Big Papa Dill Pickle Lip Balm. Originally a quirky promotional giveaway, the response to the lip balm was so strong that the company has added it to its product line. Big Papa, Van Holten’s flagship pickle-in-a-pouch character,

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Del Monte Launches 500 Sneaker March

Promotion encourages customers to exercise and eat fresh fruits and vegetables. Del Monte Fresh Produce has launched its 500 Sneaker March promotion, which begins March 1 and runs through March 31. The promotion, hosted on the Del Monte Fresh Produce Facebook page, will randomly award 500 sneakers to 500 Del Monte Facebook fans who enter

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7-Eleven Offers Healthy Eating Resolution Advice

Customers on a diet can make better-for-you food choices at their local convenience store. 7-Eleven Inc. Corporate Dietitian Patsy Ross has advice for resolution makers who find themselves often falling short of their New Years goals, and how to make healthy eating choices at their local c-store. She noted some resolution-makers try such drastic changes,

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Taco Bell Tests Breakfast

Taco Bell tests a “first meal” option and an upscale “Cantina Bell” menu. Taco Bell, usually known as the go-to-place for a late night “fourth meal” craving for cheap tacos and gorditas, is rolling out “first meal” or breakfast, the Huffington Post reported. Following a five year test, Taco Bell is set to debut an

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Snack Fuel for Consumers

Consumers are increasingly craving better-for-you on-the-go snacks. Promotion In Motion Inc. (PIM) has the proven mix of snacks to make the sale. Better-for-you snacks include the new Juicefuls brand, Tuxedos Dark Chocolate Almonds and innovation from Welch’s Fruit Snacks. Juicefuls Juice-Filled Fruit Snacks are the first and only fruit snacks made with real fruit and

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Protein Boost

Convenience Valet has partnered with Pro Balance LLC to distribute Protein to Go, a protein shot that provides 28 grams of hydrolyzed whey protein with zero sugar and zero fat in each convenient, single serving 2.5-ounce bottle. Made with the finest whey protein available, Protein to Go is available in three varieties, including great tasting

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Sell the banana that’s full of profits. There is no banana like Chiquita To Go bananas. See how you can bring a fresh approach to counter-top profit building. Watch this video to learn more!

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Sell the banana that’s full of profits. There is no banana like Chiquita To Go bananas. See how you can bring a fresh approach to counter-top profit building. Watch this video to learn more!

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Relaxation Shot Eases Stress

iChill aims to relieve the stress that any traveler can have while traveling. Whether it’s a fear of flying—said to affect 25% of people—or other travel-related stress, iChill’s expertly formulated blend of Melatonin, Valerian Root, Rose Hips and B vitamins helps calm the body and mind before a flight or venture into an airport. Available

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Inspiring Impulse Sales

When stocking up on novelty items, thinking outside the box can help retailers drive big profits. By Erin Rigik, Associate Editor. Retailers are driving impulse purchases with unique novelty products, including big ticket items, seasonal displays and small ring products that make everyday life more convenient. Dallas-based 7-Eleven Inc., for example, is making packing easier

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Energy Boost

TSC Global LLC has introduced MPower Energy Tabs, chewable tablets that provide a natural energy boost that last up to six hours and come in four flavors including: Peppermint Blast, Tangerine TNT, Grape Explosion and Green Apple Grenade. Each tablet contains an all-natural blend of B-vitamins, ginseng, green tea, taurine and caffeine that provide the

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Traveling With 7-Eleven

 7-Eleven expands its line of travel-size products to help vacationers this season. In today’s world of baggage fees, long security lines and restrictions on what can be carried onto the airplane, few U.S. travelers would use the words “travel” and “convenience”  in the same sentence. But to make life on-the-go a little easier, 7-Eleven Inc.

NACS Showcases Cool New Products

The NACS Show’s Most Popular Cool New Products   The top new items viewed by retailers at the NACS Show include: • Disney Foodles and Crunch Pak Sliced Apples (Crunch Pak) • Ready Snax Fresh Fruit Parfaits (Ready Pac Foods) • International Delight Flavor Shots (WhiteWave Foods / Dean Foods) • f’real FRLB4 Frozen Beverage

BP’s ampm Adds Healthier Fountain Beverage

Parched consumers now have another low-calorie drink option at ampm stores: Emergen-C Splash, a fountain beverage that provides vitamins and other nutrients. BP’s ampm is the exclusive convenience store distributor for the orange-tangerine flavor of Emergen-C Splash from Sept. 1 through Nov. 30, so c-store customers can only find the beverage at ampm during that

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