Blast Off with Freshness

Cadbury Adams USA LLC, makers of Dentyne, is launching its newest innovation in enhanced breath freshening—Dentyne Blast. Dentyne Blast is the first liquid center chewing gum in the U.S. made with erythritol, an ingredient that delivers a strong cooling effect by drawing heat away from the mouth and lowering its temperature. Available in two flavors,

Treasure Trove

J&J Snack Foods has further extended the Mrs.GoodCookie product line with the addition of Mrs.GoodCookie Gourmet Treasures, gourmet cookies made from a 60% butterbased batter.  Mrs.GoodCookie Gourmet Treasures are available in seven unique flavors in 1.33-ounce. raw dough form—Toffee Almond, Triple Chocolate Chunk, Oatmeal Raisin Walnut, Peanut Butter, Chocolate Chunk, Butter Pecan and White Chocolate

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

The ‘Fries’ Have It

ConAgra Food Specialty Potato Products uses a proprietary process that thinly coats each fry with a virtually transparent batter made with potato starch. This exclusive coating cooks up crisp and golden, and insulates the fry to retain heat and flavor much longer than conventional fries. They are ideal for drive-thru and takeout applications where holding

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

The Calorie Burner

  Enviga, the sparkling green tea proven to burn calories, will make its national debut from Beverage Partners Worldwide, Nestle S.A. and The Coca-Cola Co. Enviga is designed to work with bodies to increase calorie burning, providing an optimum blend of green tea extracts (EGCG) and caffeine. Scientific studies have shown that EGCG and caffeine

Online Management

Dropcards announced it will become the first online marketer to offer clients a way to manage promotions on its site. Food and beverage brands of all sizes will be able to coordinate marketing efforts on the new Dropcards platform from inception to completion of its digital promotions. Dropcards bear aunique PIN number unlocking access to

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,

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

Satisfying Snacks

Sugar Foods Corp. launches the fifth new flavor in its Super Snax line of better-for-you snacks. Super Snax brand Blazin’ Hot Pretzel Poppers are available in both 1.5-ounce and 1-ounce bags—perfect for younger children and appetites requiring reduced serving sizes. The Super Snax line also comes in Wild Thing, lightly sweetened animal shaped cookies; Cinnamon

Perfect Fit

  Showcase menu items in the best light with Solo Highlights bowls and lids. Solo Highlightsare perfect for serving salads, fresh fruit, desserts or any cold menu item in-house or to-go. Highlights bowls and lids are available in black and clear options. Black-bottom bowls offer a premium, upscale look, while the clear bottoms display foods

Car Caring

  D&S Car Wash Equipment Co. introduces a new rollover, friction system, the Odyssey Soft Touch, the first entry for D&S in the friction category designed for self-service carwashes and convenience stores. The new system is constructed of lightweight, durable aluminum and features a pressure sensitive top foam brush and four side foam brushes that

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

Sweet Jewels

August marked the 30th anniversary of a jewel of a candy: the Ring Pop. Manufactured by Topps Confections since 1977, the candy ring was originally offered in two flavors: cherry and grape. Kids now choose from more than 10 different fruitand twisted flavors, as well as specialty seasonal tastes. Ring Pops enduring popularity has become

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

Perfecting Nutrition

  ZonePerfect’s all-natural, great-tasting nutrition bars and shakes offer balanced nutrition based on a 40/30/30 ratio of carbohydrates to protein to fat, without compromising taste or convenience. The bars reflect the current culinary trends of “indulgent” with new flavors like Chocolate Coconut Crunch, Peanut Toffee and “tropical/fruity”with Orange Cranberry Crunch, Mango Orange Delight and Peach Apricot

Sports Sparking

Scripto introduces a new line of C-thru, texture grip lighters for the sports enthusiast. The new sports-themed lighters feature a clear-wrap design, combined with a raised texture, creating the ultimate 3-D effect and feel. The five-piece collection features football, baseball, basketball, golf and soccer designs. This unique line is offered with a choice of sports themed

That’s the ticket

  Lottery Tools popular Lucky Ticket Scratcher, which makes scratching lottery tickets easier, is now available in five new colors: Tangerine Orange, Lemon Yellow,Plum Purple, Cherry Red and Lime Green. The lightweight compact tool prevents broken fingernails when scratching tickets and replaces awkward coins, clumsy car keys and dangerous blades. Lucky Ticket Scratcher has a

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

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

Impactful Concoctions

Impact Confections announces the launch of Mike and Ike Spray and Hot Tamales Spray through a licensing agreement with Just Born, and with Mike and Ikes sweet and Hot Tamales spicy flavors, they are expected to boost the growing spray category. In just 9 inches of shelf space, three different taste profiles are represented with

Muffin Bluffin’

To appeal to the estimated 32 million carb-watching consumers, Bake’n Joy has developed CarbSubtract 3.33-ounce Predeposited Frozen Muffin Batters. Now available as part of the FreshBakes freezer-to-oven line of predeposited frozen batters, these tasty muffins will be initially available in two delicious flavors—Almond and Blueberry Almond. Predeposited muffins are premeasured batter units deposited into paper-lined

Athletic Support

Jelly Belly Candy Co. set its sights on today’s active adults with its Sport Beans—a first-of-its-kind jelly bean formulated to energize the body during exercise. Sport Beans, made in Lemon Lime and Orange flavors, are larger, traditional-shaped jelly beans with something extra. Each 1-ounce serving contains 25 grams of carbohydrates, 20% of the RDA for vitamins

Go Full Tilt

  Anheuser-Busch is kicking off the nationwide launch of Tilt, a new, innovative malt beverage featuring an assorted blend of caffeine, guarana and ginseng. This 5 p.m. after-work drink, which offers a bold berry-flavor, is part of the emerging, flavored caffeinated malt beverage category and an ideal choice for those seeking something new to help

Hands-Free Convenience

  KZCO adds the I-OpenR to its automated product line. KZCO’s patented I-OpenR allows for hands-free disposal through an automated swinging door availablefor installation in a wide variety of trash bins. The I-OpenR provides retailers with a cleaner, more efficient facility by reducing embarrassing spills and subsequent cleanup. The I-OpenR includes an LED trash level “smart

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