Whip it Up

Designed specifically for the culinary professional, the iSi Gourmet Whip is the innovative answer for presenting soups, light gravies, espuma foams, specialty whipped creams and trendy libations. Made from stainless steel, the iSi Gourmet Whip is available in 1-pint and 1-quart sizes and includes three decorator tips to maximize presentation options. Industrial dishwasher safe, the

Tank Testing Made Easy

Tanknology Inc. has developed and introduced a new system for the testing of pressure/vacuum vent caps. This new proprietary system, which is now available throughout the country, is designed specifically to meet the regulations recently enacted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as part of its expanded rules governing stage I vapor balancing. The high

Safety First

Ensuring that food and inventory storage temperatures in both refrigerators and freezers fully comply with regulatory requirements is now possible with the Dickson Alarm Thermometer. Featuring tamper-resistant audible and visual alarms, the Dickson Alarm Thermometer is also the most cost-effective tool available to worldwide grocery managers charged with safeguarding temperature-sensitive food product quality. At a

Calling All Kids

Farley’s & Sathers’ top-selling Kiddie Mix is now available in a big 36-ounce stand-up bag. This all-time favorite candy mix includes: Now and Later, Super Bubble, SweeTarts, Smarties, Tootsie Midgees, lollipops and jawbreakers. Farley’s & Sathers is a leading manufacturer and distributor of quality confectionery and gum products, offering full-line, full-service opportunities to all classes

Ultimate Flavor

The easiest way for operators to flavor up their menu is with new Johnsonville Fully-Cooked Ultimate Sausage Slices. These fully-cooked, pure pork slices are available in two seasoned varieties: Italian and Hot ‘N’ Spicy. In any menu part or any day part, you’ll be able to eliminate menu fatigue from chicken or beef while easily

Scan the Possibilities

Adesso Inc., a leading manufacturer of computer input peripherals, has announced the release of the NuScan 3200, an optical laser barcode scanner. Featuring technical advancements that eliminate internal vibrating mirrors and moving parts, Adesso’s latest barcode scanner ensures for better shock absorption, longevity, and durability. Offering best-in-class solutions for various applications, the NuScan 3200 is

Farm Fresh

Farmland Dairies, manufacturer of the Special Request Skim Plus line of fortified milk products, announced the launch of its new 14-ounce plastic single-serve whole white, chocolate and low-fat strawberry milk and orange juice products. An excellent source of calcium, phosphorus and vitamins A, D and B2, Farmland Dairies’ 14-ounce single-serve dairy products are made from

STARBURST® Sour GUMMIBURSTS™

In January 2009, consumers can “plug into the SOUR source” with new STARBURST® Sour GUMMIBURSTS™.  As the only liquid-filled gummi candy with an intense burst of sour flavor, STARBURST® Sour GUMMIBURSTS™ will be a hit, based on recent IRI data: Sour is a leading segment in the sugar category, and Gummi was the fastest growing

Benchmaster® Stock-Block™

Benchmaster® has done it again! After setting the standard for outdoor Convenience Store merchandising, Structural Plastics Corporation does it one better by introducing the Stock-Block™, a versatile indoor/outdoor display system. Visit www.stock-block.com for more details, and be sure to visit us at the show at booth #6825.

Sam’s Club

Visit Booth #263 and learn how Sam’s Club® helps c-store operators save money and boost the bottom line with a variety of products, support programs and tips developed just for c-stores.  

Living Essentials

5-Hour Energy: Why settle for anything less than the category leader, 5-Hour Energy? You get a complete line of energy shots including the original formula plus new Extra Strength and Decaf versions. We are in booth #1411.

Philip Morris USA

Philip Morris USA invites you to stop by booth #806. Discover the future of connecting with adult tobacco consumers, retailer insights and other tools to help drive store traffic.

Fiscal Systems

Managing data and identifying potential breaches in data security are core concerns for convenience retailers of all sizes. What makes PCI so difficult is that it is not a single solution, but rather a lengthy commitment to upgrading and managing network systems. If an organization doesn’t know that they need to be PCI compliant, or

The Slimline Countertop Holding Drawer

APW Wyott announces a new addition to its popular holding drawer line, the HDDS-Half, a slimline countertop half-size holding drawer. The HDDS-Half contains two half size slim drawers and is the perfect answer for doubling your holding capacity in a small amount of space. Thanks to its slim design, the HDDS-Half allows multiple products such

Frozen Goodness

Hoshizaki America Inc. manufactures complete lines of ice makers, dispensers, refrigerators/freezers and related accessories to help convenience store operators enhance their businesses. Our features include: The CycleSaver Design * Hoshizaki cubers produce the same quantity of ice in half as many cycles as competitive brands.  * Fewer cycles per day results in increased life &

World-Class Service and Support

Piccadilly Circus Pizza has been there from the beginning, bringing new and innovative food programs to the convenience store industry since 1977. Piccadilly has grown steadily from a few standalone restaurants to nearly 1,400 locations in convenience stores across the country. Our philosophy has always been to "Keep it Simple," while providing the highest quality

Hunt Brothers® Pizza

Hunt Brothers® Pizza is thelargest distributor of fresh dough pizza to the convenience store market, withover 6,000 locations in 27 states. Visit booth number #3150to learn more about our high profit concepts and our exciting NASCARsponsorship. 

R.J. Reynolds

  “Face the future – join themovement” – R.J. Reynolds campaign to transform the tobacco category through innovation will showcase bold new ideas at NACS 2008 – tomeet the changing needs of adult tobacco consumers.

Next Generation Organic Dairy

Next Generation Organic Dairy announces the addition of probiotic cheese sticks to their current line of dairy products.  The cheese is formulated with the immune boosting probiotic GanedenBC30 (Bacillus coagulans GBI30, 6086) which overcomes the shortcomings of other probiotics by withstanding food manufacturing, extreme temperatures, and product shelf life.   The cheese sticks are the

What’s your “WOW” Factor?

A retailer needs three elements to deliver great service: a warm welcome, a magic moment and a fond farewell. These elements are fundamental for companies like Ritz Carlton and Disney, as well as the growing chain of Waffle House restaurants. Disney, of course, has been a leader in customer service for decades, having more or less

Ready to Go

Shame it isn’t as simple as signing on the dotted line. "You’d think," said Lynn Mitchell, one of six owners at the new RediGo Food Mart chain in Lake County, Ohio, "that we could sit down, have a few beers and come up with a name." But then you’d be thinking like someone who never

When Grocery Meets Gas, Customers Swoon

Terry Johnson figured the Uppy’s convenience store chain was on to something good when folks started chatting to each other at the gas pumps. "Nobody does that, unless you know somebody else," said Johnson, vice president of marketing at the Richmond, Va.-based Uppy’s. "It’s kind of like when you’re in an elevator—you just don’t talk

Mapping Atlas’ Technology

Maher Najjar may be the new guy at Atlas Oil Co., but he leans on an old saying to illustrate the technological challenges he knows loom on the horizon for the c-store industry. "You have to know where you are before you know where you’re going," said Najjar, who after just three months at Taylor,

Prototypes with Plasticity

The successful development of a convenience store prototype is a bit like an exercise in finding one’s soul.  Half the soul-searching is done through scrupulous examination of all the internal components, while the rest is done by accounting for all the external forces that perpetually shape the inside. Sound spiritual and cryptic? Maybe just a

Tobacco’s Cloudy Future

Selling tobacco products at retail continues to get harder—this time because of H.R. 1108, the Family Smoking Prevention and Control Act, which passed overwhelmingly in the House on July 30 and would, if it becomes law, be the first time the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has regulatory authority over tobacco manufacturing and retailing.

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