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


Wm. Wrigley Jr Co.

Wm. Wrigley Jr Co. Doublemint fans have a new way to enjoy the simple pleasures in life with new Doublemint Twins mints. Doublemint Twins mints are the first new product introduction from the Doublemint brand in more than 90 years. With their unique blend of two flavors in one mint, new Doublemint Twins mints will


BRANDEDCUPS.COM Following up on the early success of its paper and plastic products, BrandedCups.com has recently added a line of foam cups to its offering. BrandedCups.com strives to answer of foodservice operators for custom printed disposable cups with reasonable minimum quantities. BrandedCups.com focuses on independent foodservice operators with a special emphasis on independent c-store operators

Pepsi-cola North America

Pepsi-cola North America Pepsi-Cola North America announces its expanding it beverage portfolio with Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash, a limited-time flavor extension available exclusively this holiday season. Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash is a crisp lemon-lime soft drink flavored with a hint of cranberry. It will be available for eight weeks, beginning in November, in packaging that

Clip Strip Corp.

Clip Strip Corp. Clip Strip Corp. (CSC) continues innovating with the release of Double-sided Metal Merchandising Strips. Attach them to steel shelving systems with a Price Channel Adapter (DSH-88) and expose merchandise to both directions of the selling aisle. At the same time, CSC’s Double-Sided Merchandise Strips double the capacity of conventional metal merchandising strips


PriLabs introduces two new energy drinks, Encore and Re5, onto the ever-growing market. For the young generation where music is the lifeline to everyday life, Encore is a refreshing multidimensional brand with an audio/visual identity based on music. The brand connects music and rhythm to an energy drink and its effects on the consumer, and

Tools for Buying

DTN announced important enhancements to DTN Fuel Buyer, a Web-based application that provides instant access to supplier price messaging from DTN DataConnect. Users can now leverage enhanced analysis tools in DTN Fuel Buyer to add contract prices and special prices based on a differential off-rack or index prices at multiple terminals, and can create product

Candy That Cares

  To help find a cure for breast cancer, dedicated packages of Fruit Punch flavor of Sport Beans jelly beans by Jelly Belly will benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. The new pink ribbon packaging includes a pledge todonate 5% of the sales of Sport Beans energizing jelly beans to the non-profit group. The campaign

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

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

Promotional Playtime

Give customers a chance to win the world’s largest toy-filled Halloween treat this fall. This complete month-long contest will help retailers gather an important mailing list and serve as a giant 6′ or 8′ tall display for the entire month of October—at a cost of about $3 per day. For under $100, retailers get the

Seed of Choice

Seeds latest addition is the Spitz To Go Cup— offering consumers a convenient disposal cup (with no added cost) while they Spitz—so they can Spitz anywhere. Spitz Sunflower Seeds have the difference that the consumer is looking for—larger seeds, bold new flavors and low cholesterol. And when a consumer gets what they want they keep

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

Presto Products Co.

Presto Products Co. Presto Products Co. introduces Press n Hold plastic sealable wrap-the first sealable plastic wrap for private label sales. Press n Hold complements the company’s two current plastic wrap products to further enhance merchandise mix while effectively sealing a variety of clean, dry surfaces such as glass, porcelain, stainless steel and ceramics. Retailers

Cleaning Systems Inc.

Cleaning Systems Inc. Booth #1608 Lustra Professional Car Care Products introduces its newest technological breakthrough—LustraShield-Total Surface Gloss. Utilizing the latest brightening polymers, LustraShield reflects otherwise unseen white light while working to bring back that original show room shine. As an online application the product requires no additional labor and just a little extra wash time.

Energy Drink

Energy Drink Kronik Energy drink has added the 24-oz. FAT BOY to its current lineup of product offerings. FAT BOY offers consumers the option to purchase a larger version of the company’s flagship 16-oz. Kronik Energy formulation. The words, ‘oversized energy supplement,’ appear just below the lip of the can and reinforce the drink’s upsized

U.s. Nutrition Inc.

U.s. Nutrition Inc. Pure Protein Peanut Marshmallow Eclipse bar has the great taste that reminds consumers why Pure Protein is the No. 1 protein bar brand in America. The flavor combination of rich peanut butter and chewy marshmallow is so delicious, and the bars have a whopping 28 to 32 grams of high quality protein

Clip Strip Corp.

Clip Strip Corp. Clip Strip Corp., a leading supplier to the POP and Display industries, introduces the Clever Clip Style Merchandising Strip-perfect for selling a broad range of bulky and difficult to display items. Display plush toys, snack bags, sponges, gloves, socks, mini travel kits-virtually anything looks great on this product. Combining the spring hinge

Follett Corp.

Follett Corp. Follett Corp.’s automatic ice begging and dispensing system, Ice Pro, with up to 1,000 lbs. of ice storage, automatically dispenses cube ice into bags, carts and other receptacles, eliminating the need to shovel or scoop ice from the bin. Ice Pro’s easy-to-read controls offer mode selection and variable dispense times. Pins securely hold


QwikStock.com Just in time for the upcoming winter and holidays, QwikStock.com introduces "Enchanted Snowman" a whimsical line of foam and clear plastic cups, and paper coffee insulating sleeves. These limited edition items will be only be available as long as supplies last. Perfect for c-store holiday promotions, this design also works throughout the winter months.

Fuel Rescue

Fuel Rescue Fuel Rescue is a revolutionary new product for the underground storage tank industry that saves gallons and gallons of otherwise lost fuel product while protecting the environment. Fuel Rescue slips tightly over a fuel tank measuring stick and as the stick is pulled out of the tank, Fuel Rescue squeegees the fuel away

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

Name Spreading

Keep up with the competition and increase sales while keeping advertising costs in line by imprinting logos or messages on cups from Printed Cup Co. Branding on cups helps develop loyalty patterns and gives the perception of value and quality. Let customers identify a business by putting the logo on the most profitable item in

Follett keeps Rainy Lake on ice

Follett keeps Rainy Lake on ice One might think the last thing an operator in northern Minnesota would worry about is not having enough ice, but it’s a big concern for Steve Lindberg, co-owner of Rainy Lake One Stop (International Falls, MN). Seven years ago, he and his wife Nora purchased the existing store, which

Dunk This

Cookies do not have to be high in fats, carbs and sugar to be delicious! For carb-watching cookie lovers, Otis Spunkmeyer has a new line of fresh-baked cookies that have only seven net carbs per cookie, no sugar added and zero trans fats. The new line appeals not only to the carb-counting consumer, but also