New Brewing Technology

Wilbur Curtis Co. has developed new IntelliFresh Technology , which maintains coffee’s ideal freshness and temperature throughout the dispensing cycle by enveloping the satellite with pulses of gentle heat. IntelliFresh settings are locked in just by touching the brew button, and are kept until the next brewing cycle—even if the vessel is moved to a

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A Splash of Lemon

Monin Gourmet Flavorings, a global provider of premium syrups and flavoring products, is offering a variety of flavorings to increase beverage sales during the summer months. While familiar flavors like Strawberry Lemonade remain extremely popular, consumers are also requesting more adventurous choices, such as superfruit flavorings. With an average cost of only 15 cents per

French’s Launches Signature Creations

C-store retailers looking to incorporate extendibility and increased value into their menus, look no further than French’s Foodservice. From French’s Mustard to Cattlemen’s Master’s Reserve Barbecue Sauces to Frank’s Redhot Sauces, these products use only the finest ingredients to make savory sauces and flavorful dishes that save you time and money while growing your profits.

New Lagunas Premium Cigarettes

Kretek International Inc. has launched Lagunas brand premium imported cigarettes by Djarum in the U.S. The Lagunas blend was developed by an international team from Djarum and Kretek over a two-year period of blending and testing. Lagunas’ taste is characterized by a unique combination of tobaccos from the U. S., Brazil Indonesia, Turkey and Greece,

Hangable Clamshell Containers

Inline Plastics Corp. has introduced the new Hangables line of clamshell containers, the newest version of the company’s Safe-T-Fresh line of products, and ideal for c-store retailers. The new Hangables version of the product line has a molded-in hang-tab to enable merchandising on racks and pegboard displays throughout the store. When the clamshell is closed

Sparkling Fruit Juice

Nestlé Juicy Juice Sparkling Fruit Juice is made with 70% premium quality fruit juice and 30% water that is carbonated, with no added sugar. It is all natural, is an excellent source of vitamin C, and contains one serving of fruit in each can. Now available in Apple, Berry and Orange flavors in 8.4-fluid-ounce cans,

Adding Spice to the Morning Menu

Remember those great tasting skillet breakfasts we’ve all enjoyed? Lettieri’s new Breakfast Skillet Rounds brings back that experience with these hand-held, all-in-one morning treats. Totally enrobed in “bakery-fresh” bread, each filling is reminiscent of a particular breakfast skillet recipe. At four ounces each, varieties include: Cajun Style; Western Style Omelet; Cheesy Potato, Egg and Bacon;

Untipped Cigarillos

John Middleton’s Black & Mild is launching two premium untipped cigarillo products nationally: Classic and Sweets. Classic is for adult cigar smokers interested in a classic Black & Mild pipe tobacco taste, while Sweets is a more traditional cigarillo taste made from primarily air-cured tobaccos. Both products are available in five-packs and singles. During initial

Wake Up Your Menu With Folgers

Coffee consumption has come a long way recently, from being traditionally consumed with breakfast and dessert, to being requested during all dayparts. According to the National Coffee Association, 80% of Americans drink coffee, with more than half of the population drinking it every day. Available in a variety of flavors and foodservice-friendly packages, all Folgers

Kellogg Expands Cereal Line

Cereal aisles in the U.S. are about to get a little bit busier with the introduction of megabrand Kellogg’s Crunchy Nut cereal. After decades of success overseas, Kellogg’s Crunchy Nut cereal is being launched in the U.S. with a marketing campaign— “It’s Morning Somewhere”— giving consumers the perfect excuse to enjoy the great taste and

Doling Out Healthy Snacks

Dole Real Fruit Bites combine three healthy favorites—fruit, yogurt and whole grain oats—into one delicious taste. Each pouch has 90 or fewer calories making it the ideal portion-controlled, healthier treat. Additionally, Dole recently converted its Fruit Bowls line to all natural fruit in 100% juice. Each bowl offers a full serving of fruit in each

Five High ABV Products

Introducing a great-tasting high ABV progressive adult beverage in a 23.5-ounce can, mike’s HARDER PUNCH. Launched in the fall of 2010 in two 8% ABV great varieties, mike’s HARDER FRUIT PUNCH and mike’s HARDER MANGO PUNCH are hard-hitting flavors your customers will reach for in the cooler door. New mike’s HARDER MANGO PUNCH offers a

New and Improved JOOSE

A new year marks the beginning of a new era for expanding demographics, increasing retailer traffic, and adding to your bottom line. United Brands Co. has taken a giant leap forward to grow the flavored malt beverage (FMB) category by introducing JOOSE 12-ounce glass bottles. The user-friendly, 12-ounce bottle lineup, now with 8.5% alcohol by

Mosquito Repellent Wristbands

A children’s line of mosquito repellent wristbands has been introduced by Mosquitno LLC. The children’s line complements Mosquitno’s adult line of bands. Mosquitno bands are all-natural, DEET-free citronella-infused silicone bands that ward off mosquitoes and other summer bugs. The bands are effective for 150 hours after opening. Mosquitno was introduced to the U.S. market last

El Monterey Joins Stewart-Haas Racing

In an effort to promote its popular foodservice products, El Monterey, a brand of Ruiz Foods, announced a partnership with Stewart-Haas Racing. El Monterey, the No. 1 frozen Mexican food brand in the U.S., will adorn Tony Stewart’s No. 14 Chevrolet Impala as an associate sponsor for the entire 2011 Sprint Cup race series. Ruiz

Honey With A Touch of Vanilla

Honey Stinger, a manufacturer of honey-based nutritional products, announced a new twist on its critically acclaimed Stinger Waffle—vanilla. The original Stinger Waffle was suggested by Honey Stinger co-owner Lance Armstrong and quickly became a favorite among athletes and moms. The original and the new vanilla version both provide 160 calories of great-tasting, organic energy. Rather

Equipping for Food Sales

Equipex LLC offers an array of products to fit convenience store operators’ foodservice equipment needs. Products include stainless-steel electric fryers that are compact, portable and easy to disassemble for cleaning and removal, making small portion frying easy and clean. Two-shelf warming displays optimize the counter point-of-purchase (POP) locations for quick and easy impulse purchasing, and

Ticket to Ride Promotion

Ruiz Foods and Tornados have announced an on-pack consumer racing promotion featuring Tornados sponsored NASCAR Sprint Cup Series No. 39 Chevrolet driver Ryan Newman. Through the end of September, consumers can enter the code printed on the inside of limited-edition, specially-marked boxes of Tornados for a chance to win one of hundreds of prizes. Each

Milk Frother and Steam Wand Cleaner

As upscale coffee programs become available at more convenience stores, retailers need to ensure they have cleaning products they can trust, not only to protect their foodservice equipment investment, but to ensure customers are being served the best products possible. JC 7 Espresso Cleaner (Dairy) was developed to be a top performing cleaner. It was

E-Cig Starter Kits

Freedom Smokeless, a manufacturer of U.S.-made premium brand electronic cigarettes, recently introduced its Elite series rechargeable starter kits with new attractive packaging that is the size of a pack of cigarettes. This product was designed specifically for the convenience store industry, carries a full six-month factory warranty and is available in tobacco and menthol flavors.

Gluten-Free Chips

Beanitos are the first Always Corn-Free, gluten-free, low glycemic bean chips made from whole beans. Launched in 2010 the chips come in original flavors Black Bean and Pinto & Flax, as well as new flavors Chipotle BBQ Black Bean and Cheddar Cheese Pinto Bean. In over 5,000 stores nationally, including Whole Foods Beanitos Bean Chips

Boneless Wings

Tyson Food Service introduces Tyson Red Label Boneless Wings, a great addition to an appetizer menu or a cost-effective entrée option. Menuing boneless wings, along with their bone-in counterparts, can help operators increase total wing sales by as much as 30%, www.myfoodservicenews.com reported. Part of the Tyson Red Label value-added line of products, Tyson Red

Budweiser Barbeque Sauces

Vita Food Products introduces the Bud four-pack, a gift pack of sauces created in partnership with the brew masters of Anheuser-Busch. This gift pack aims to delight any Budweiser fan and deliver an exceptional taste experience. The pack includes four Budweiser Genuine Sauces: Original Barbecue Sauce, Mild & Tangy Wing Sauce, Smoked Barbecue Sauce and

All-Natural Beef Jerky

Oberto Brands’ signature Oh Boy, Oberto! beef jerky line is undergoing its first major jerky recipe overhaul in 12 years, as it realigns itself with its core customer demands. Oh Boy, Oberto! now offers an all-natural beef jerky line, which contains simple, all-natural ingredients resulting in a flavorful, hearty jerky that is seasoned, smoked and

Hard-Pack Little Cigars

Swisher International has introduced 84-millimeter hard-pack packaging for the company’s Swisher Sweets Little Cigars. While the traditional soft pack will remain available, the popular 84-millimeter length hard pack is designed to resist bending and crushing to preserve the product in its original condition. Today’s consumers have expressed a preference for more protective packaging, and now

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