Archives for July 2010

Otis Spunkmeyer

Otis Spunkmeyer The Otis Spunkmeyer O-riginals program lets retailers turn Otis Spunkmeyer cookie dough into custom creations with the cookies customers love. With hundreds of topping combinations possible through the use of colorful sprinkles, shapes and icing-boost incremental sales with these high-impulse items. Program support includes easy-to-make recipes, monthly promotional ideas, a sprinkles and toppings

Rexall Sundown

Rexall Sundown The latest edition to the Pure Protein line combines rich peanut butter and chewy marshmallow. The Pure Protein Peanut Marshmallow Eclipse bar carries 28 – 32 grams of high-quality protein and only 2 – 5 grams of net carbs each. The bars have been repackaged with attractive graphics and easy-to-read nutrition information on

Sunny Delight Beverages Co.

Sunny Delight Beverages Co. The Sunny Delight Beverages Co. announces the introduction of a new 16-oz. 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′

Fireking Security Group

Fireking Security Group FireKing Security Group announced availability of a new feature for the company’s flagship Image Vault DVR solution: License Plate Recognition. License Plate Recognition, another weapon for the c-store’s arsenal in the battle against gas drive-off theft, is an image processing technology that is used to identify vehicles by their license plate numbers.

Handy Wacks Corp.

Handy Wacks Corp. Handy Wacks Corp. a major manufacturer of plain and printed waxed deli and tissue products for the food service industry, has been servicing this arena for over 75 years. The company serves needs from basket liners to sandwich wrappers and can randomly print up to three colors. Handy Wacks Corp. 800-445-4434 siwik@handywacks.com

MIWE

MIWE MIWE’s efficient shop oven, the Gusto 3.43, is a flexible, real German baking oven with all the features you would expect from MIWE. The 3.43 holds three half sheet size pans and has a reversible fan in the bake chamber to assure an even bake. Standard programmable controls make it easy for the operator

Pierre Foods Inc.

Pierre Foods Inc. New from Pierre, a hand-made sandwich that brings true restaurant quality to the packaged food segment. Introducing the Breaded Chicken Breast Fillet with Ranch Sauce Sandwich—the first offering from the Pierre Select hand-Made Sandwich line. Featuring a marinated, whole chicken breast fillet covered in a lightly seasoned breading, zesty ranch sauce and

Ruiz Foods

Ruiz Foods The new line of El Monterey Butcher Wrapped Burritos uses quality meats and cheeses, flavorful spices and ingredients all rolled in freshly baked tortillas and hand-wrapped in butcher paper for that authentic, specially made presentation. Perfect for the "grab and go" c-store consumer, the four flavors (8-oz. each) are microwaveable in less than

U.s. Smokeless Tobacco Co.

U.s. Smokeless Tobacco Co. U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. (USSTC) will launch new and improved Skoal Bandits moist smokeless tobacco pouches. Replacing the existing Bandists line, the new Skoal Bandits will come in Mint and Wintergreen flavors and debut at retail on August 14. Every can of new and improved Skoal Bandits will contain 20 compact

Bic Usa Inc.

Bic Usa Inc. The new BIC® Gripper™ lighter and case has a style so fierce it will reach out and grab customers. As the market leader, BIC continues to give consumers new ways to Flick Your BIC®. BIC® Gripper™ is one of many new product introductions for BIC in 2006 and is available now. Its

Better Baked Foods

Better Baked Foods Better Baked Foods specializes in manufacturing consistently high quality, frozen bread based, hand held pizza and snack foods. With flexible manufacturing centers providing custom wrapping and packaging alternatives to the Product Development Support group, Better Baked Foods can provide a wide array of product capabilities and operationally efficient solutions. Products are engineered

Connectivity Counts

Connectivity Counts New Edge Networks is building a network of direct connections to various back-office online solutions providers including payment processors, payroll services, health benefits management companies, IT help desks, kiosks, digital video display or monitoring services and ATM network providers. By using direct connections to pre-determined suppliers, retailers avoid installing and paying for separate

Symphony of Sense

  The Symphony.rf represents Pinnacles fourth generation Radio Frequency product. With Pinnacle Oasis Manager Workstation, the Symphony.rf hand-held solution is practically plug and play. Install one application and point the browser to the Oasis workstation. Symphony.rf works where its needed—-on the store floor—to receive merchandise, count inventory, place orders or verify prices. To make it

Something to Smile About

  New and improved flavor profiles, complete packaging upgrade and great value are all included in the exciting re-launch of the Smiley’s brand sandwich line. Satisfy customer cravings all day, even during the breakfast daypart with the new Smiley’s Sausage Biscuit. The line also includes the top-selling Charbroil with Cheese, the all-American favorite BBQ Rib

Sweet / Salty Treat

Snyder’s of Hanover announces a special edition pretzel variety: Chocolate Dips made with Hershey’s brand Chocolate. The Pretzel Dips feature Snyder’s of Hanover Mini pretzels enrobed in Hershey’s Milk and White Chocolate. Snyder’s of Hanover Pretzel Dips add that sweet/salty variety to its traditional lineup of products, which include Pretzel Pieces and Pretzel Sticks. Pretzel

Front Facings

Drive traffic to profit centers with Benchmaster all-plastic display merchandisers. Quickly becoming the industry standard for store front merchandising, the Benchmaster three-tiered wall displays create a clean, fresh, professional look that will draw customers into stores to pay for their automotive fluids, and create opportunities for add-on sales. Rain, sleet or shine, Benchmaster outdoor fixtures

Finders Keepers

  International Paper’s (IP) Smart Packaging business has partnered with Cascade Corp. to offer RFID-Ready clamp truck solutions, offering customers the opportunity to achieve reliable product reads through IP’s RFID-ready trucks. The clamp attachments are installed with integrated RFID readers, antennae and respective cabling. IP Smart Packaging designs the specific RFID solution while the partnership

Holiday Hollow

The Marshmallow Peeps brand continued to grow in Easter 2006. Due to the overwhelming positive response last year to the new yellow Peeps chick inside a chocolate egg, manufacturer Just Born Inc. has hatched another egg in the Peeps family. This Easter, a pink Marshmallow Peeps chick will be nestled inside a crispymilk chocolate egg

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

Looking the Part

  TLM designs, manufactures and distributes image-enhancing uniforms with standard services such as same-day shipping, inventory management, custom manufacturing and a 100% satisfaction guarantee—making it a one-stop shop for all uniform needs. TLM provides uniforms for more than 600 companies across the U.S. and offers wholesale uniform specialties including: matching smocks and polos in stock

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

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

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  

The Heat Is On

  The Vollrath Co.’s new Cayenne Heat Strips boast remarkably even and precise heat dispersion thanks to the unique heating and reflector design. Cayenne Heat Strips offer low, medium and high wattage units to ensure maximum performance at the desired operating height. Heat Strips are available in three styles: Cord and Plug, Hard Wired or

Seamless Transition

  MEI plans to seamlessly transition retail customers to accept the soon-to-be-released U.S. $10 bill in kiosks, self-checkouts and other self-serve retail systems. The new $10 bills, set to be released in early 2006, incorporate state-of-the-art security features to combat counterfeiting. MEI will offer customers severaloptions to upgrade their bill acceptors. Most products can be easily

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