Lettieri’s Combats Brand War

Lettieri’s has launched a ‘Counter Intelligence’ initiative, partnering with retailers nation-wide to highlight branded foodservice. According to David Poplau, director of marketing and sales support at Lettieri’s, the company’s new Counter Intelligence program was created to convert drab unprofitable counter space into a highly visible and profitable food marketing magnet. “We want to grab the customer’s attention

High-Tech Brewing

High-Tech Brewing BUNNs new BrewWISE ThermoFresh coffee brewing system makes brewing coffee easy. The system provides simple control over the brewing process, consistency from location to location and thermal coffee holding with new unheated servers. The G9-2T DBC grinder reduces the potential for human error by communicating how much and which coffee was ground to

The Pour House

The Pour House Brew exceptional coffee anywhere, all the time, with the new Curtis Caf Pour-Over Systems. Available in four models that brew directly into a Curtis airpot, glass decanter or insulated server, the Caf Pour-Over Systems have a large, widemouth inlet with an attached flip-open lid for easy filling, and a precisely engineered spray

Premium brewing

Premium brewing The L3D, the third generation of Luxus Thermal Dispensers from Fetco Corp., offers several innovations including a freshness timer, which is a lighted gauge that indicates coffee freshness in 15-minute increments for up to four hours, and an easy-to-read, V-shaped volume indicator. Other improvements include a built-in drip tray that slides out for

‘Espresso’ yourself

‘Espresso’ yourself It just might be espresso. It’s estimated that over the next five years, authentic espresso could become the next high demand beverage in the channel. The problem with introducing this energy booster in the past was keeping labor under control while still producing a quality beverage. Boyd Coffee’s new 1-2-3 Espresso> machine, which

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

Built masterfully

Built masterfully Master-Bilt, a manufacturer of commercial refrigeration systems, introduces an innovative reverse-cycle process into its new and existing product lines. Adding a reverse-cycle valve to the condensing unit reverses the direction of refrigerant flow during defrosts when automatically activated by the Master Controller system. The process uses less energy than electric defrost heaters, resulting

Display Appeal

Federal Industries presents the new Counter Top Self-Serve Hot Display Case. Designed with impulse sales in mind, this specialty merchandiser features modern styling with easy access to a wide variety of products. The Counter Top Self-Serve Hot Display Case combines attractive curved glass, an adjustable shelf, removable sliding rear doors and a lighted display shelf

Savor The Flavor

There is an easy way to maintain food temperature in your c-store. Hatco Corp.offers the Flav-R-Savor Low Profile Holding Cabinet, built only 31-7/8″high to specifically fit beneath work counters. This easy-tomaneuver cabinetis versatile, accommodating up to six full-size sheet pans on 3″ centers,11 fullsize sheet pans on 1″ centers or 12 2″ deep food pans.

Small Package, Big Result

C-store operators are always encouraged to update their store furnishings. Often times, spending a little on maintenance updates can reduce costs in the long run. That is why operators may want to look into Taylor Co.’s new countertop product. Taylor Co. introduces the new Model C708 and C709 Crown Series countertop Heat Treatmentsoft-serve dispensing freezers

Steaming Off The Line

The Alto-ShaamCombitherm has further developed combination oven/steamer technology to provide complete smoking ability. Available in three electric boiler-free models, thispatented technology gives operators the unique ability to smoke any product,hot or cold, and follow it with a non-smoked item without any residual smokeflavor. Rich, smoke flavor offers menu diversification and even greater costsavings over smoked

Silent Serenity

Serenity Series Cubelet Ice Machine produces up to 1,000 pounds of ice 24 hours and is designed to save space. The condenser and compressor stationed outside the kitchen and away from customers, therefore producing heat and noise. Service ability is easy due to convenient access from or back of the ice machine, plus there are

Symphony Of Service

  Follett’s Symphony 110 series ice and water dispensers can add a second source of ice and eliminate bottlenecks at the servery ice machine. The dispenser includes Follett’s dependable Maestro icemaker that produces 400 pounds (181 kilograms) of Chewbletice in a 24-hour period. With 90 pounds of storage capacity, Symphony 110 models will support up

Vending Dollars

Protocol offers appealing dispensers that provide an important service to the public, while creating additional profit opportunities for retailers. Protocol Vending Machines hold large varieties of product that ensure customers’ needs are met through a trouble-free operation. The machines are low maintenance and feature colorful, eye-catching product decals. And Protocol has unmatched accountability with its industry

Cooking On-The-Go

  Eagle Foodservice announces a full line of Panco transport holding cabinets for heating, proofing and heating/proofing processes. These NSF-, UL- and CUL- approved cabinets feature durable all-aluminum construction and accommodate full-or half-sizesheet pans. An optional combo slide accommodates 12″ x 20″ food pans.Features include a digital display, adjustable thermostatic temperature control with an adjustable

Dynamic Display

Alto-Shaam Inc.’s SC-36/2 Heated Countertop Display Unit is a free-standing, hot food merchandiser designed for the high visibility of hot packaged foods. Its compact design is just 36″ wide, fitting easily in most countertop layouts. Thermal-kinetic glass technology provides two evenly heated display surfaces, holding packaged foods at safe temperatures to offer quality holding on

Frosty Profits

Gold Medal Products’ Sno Master Sno-Kone Machine features a new design that fixes the ice hopper directly to the motor. This gives the shaver head more stability, so it does not twist or bend. The unit also features hinged doors, a lighted cabinet and bold, attention getting graphics. The footprint of the Sno Masteris 15″

Generating Confidence

  Generac Power Systems introduces its new line of automatic standby generators. Thenew QT Series models, ranging in output from 15 to 150 kilowatts, have been designed specifically for commercial applications. All QT models feature sound attenuated enclosures to ensure quiet operation, as well as interior cooling fans and air passageways for maximum cooling effectiveness

Chill Out

  Master-Bilt introduces the Master-Chill MCR series, a new roll-in blast chiller. The MCRSeries blast chiller features two sizes: the MCR-200 accommodates a single pan rack; and the MCR-400 accommodates two pan racks. Both units are offered a seither roll-in or pass-through. In addition, the blast chiller now offers afield-reversible door, which in addition to being

The Curtain Reveals…

  Hatco Corp.’s Flav-R-Savor Heated Air Curtain Cabinet utilizes a patent-pending heated air curtain in lieu of a door, allowing for fast access to food products. Available in two-and three-pan models, with and without humidity, the Heated Air Curtain Cabinet effectively and safely keeps food hot. Nozzles at the top of the cabinet opening force

Hands-Free Convenience

  KZCO adds the I-OpenR to its automated product line. KZCO’s patented I-OpenR allows for hands-free disposal through an automated swinging door available for installation in a wide variety of trash bins. The I-OpenR provides retailers with a cleaner, more efficient facility by reducing embarrassing spills and subsequent cleanup. The I-OpenR includes a LED trash level

Espresso Yourself

  Concordia Coffee Systems introduces the Concordia Self-Serve Espresso Bar, the first turnkey kiosk that provides a genuine caf experience right out of the box. The contemporary kiosk with cherry cabinetry features Concordia’s Acorto Model 2500i automatic espresso machine, which produces lattes and cappuccinos at the touch of a button. Users make their beverage selection

Superb Soft-Serve

  Unilever Ice Cream enters the $5.7 billion soft serve market with the launch of Breyers Swirls! Available in chocolate and naturally flavored vanilla, it is the first soft serve mix from Breyers, the category leader in packaged ice cream. Packaged in shelf-stable aseptic pouches, the new Breyers Swirls! have an extended shelf-life of up

Cooking on a Tilt

  Cleveland Range Inc. introduces new ultra-efficient tilting skillets to its Short Series line, which combines powerful yet energy-saving cooking with low-height convenience. With a 35″ rim height, 10 degree  tilt feature and open base, the T-1 Short Series tilting skillets allow easy access for both cooking and cleaning. Exclusive value-added features include an ultra-efficient

Ice Capacities

  Hoshizaki’s Air-cooled Cubelet Ice and Water Dispenser is a hands-free operational unit producing up to 288 pounds of ice within 24 hours. The self-contained design reduces opportunities for cross contamination and the exclusive Clean Cycle 12 design performs a 15-minute flush every 12 hours, which washes away impurities andleads to longer machine life and cleaner

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