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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,

Yogurt and Then Some

YoCrunch yogurt introduces two new flavors to its core line offering healthy and decadent yogurt experiences. Smooth and creamy low-fat YoCrunchVanilla yogurt is paired with crunchy Butterfinger and Strawberry-Bananais joined by 100% natural low-fat granola. All of YoCrunch’s low-fat yogurt products contain live and active cultures perfect for digestion and replete with a mix of

Form and Function

Organize self-serve areas and eliminate countertop clutter and product waste with quality dispensing equipment forcups, lids, straws, napkins, condiments and ice cream cones from Modular Dispensing Systems. Combination Cabinet Dispensers are the newest line addition and are ideal for c-stores where counter space is limited, as they combine cup, lid, domed lid and straw dispensing

Supply Meets Demand

Follett Corp.’s newest Horizon icemaker, the Horizon 1400, can produce up to 1,400 pounds ofice per day. With the Ice Manager diverter valve system, one Horizon machine can now automatically fill two dispensers, sensing when ice is needed and diverting production to that location. All Horizon applications provide customer-preferred Chewblet ice, reduced energy and water

Earthy Jerky

Jack Link’s Beef Jerkyis giving health conscious consumers more of a good thing by introducing anew organic line of beef jerky products. Jack Link’s new Organic Beef Jerky offers consumers a flavorful and satisfying taste experience, while meeting their growing demand for organic, convenient snack foods. New flavors include: Original Organic Beef Jerky, Peppered Organic

Full-Flavor Enhancement

General Tobacco (GT) announced the launch of the new Vaquero Little Cigars 100’s box. The line extension is the latest addition to the GT catalog and will feature a variety of flavors to choose from including: Natural, Light, Vanilla, Menthol, Peach and Cherry. For More Information from General Tobacco 877-500-9595 www.generaltobacco.com  

TOPPS treats

When seasonal holidays come around, Topps Confections has low-calorie, fat-free interactive candies that are a treat for kids, tweens and teens. Give little ghouls and goblins the Halloween treat that leaves a lasting impression: Halloween Baby Bottle Pops, Halloween Ring Pop and multiple varieties of Bazooka Bubblegum. Deck the halls this year with Topps Christmas

Conceptual Design

  For merchants who need two merchandisers to accommodate refrigerated and non-refrigerated foods, but only have space for one, Structural Concepts innovative HOU model combination cases were the first in the industry to answer the call. The space saving combination cases feature refrigerated service above self-service, and each side of the upper service display can

Tornado of Flavor

El Monterey Tornados continue to be the consumers choice for foods that are convenient, flavorful and hot-to-go. Ruiz Foods introduces thenew 3-ounce El Monterey Tornado flavor—Firecracker Chicken—a hotwing style medley of tender chicken and Monterey Jack cheese melted to perfection in a crispy seasoned tortilla. It’s recommended that the product is prepared on the roller

One Good Product

The newest must have in any purse or beachbag is the new Kodak HQ Maximum Versatility Single Use Camera. With a smaller, simple, modern design and silver-colored body, the new HQ camera gives consumers a stylish way to get a photo when an expensive camera isn’t available. The new design, featuring a Kodak Ektanar Lens

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

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,

EZ as Pie

The new EZ-Fit Lid Dispenser from San Jamar is the simple, affordable way to protect beverage lids and keep counters clean and organized. The EZ-Fit Lid Dispenser dramatically improves the organization ofself-serve beverage counters by providing a simple, efficient solution. Two sizes are available to dispense most cold beverage cup lids. The design requires no

Flash Cooker

Smokaroma introduces the new Instant Burger cooker. Utilizing direct energy transfer, the Instant Burger cooks two hamburgers, chicken filets, sausage patties or hot dogs in 25 seconds. Produce sandwiches as fast as you can prep the buns. The meat temperature reaches over 180 degrees. No hood, venting oradditional labor needed. The product only uses energy

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