Lighter Libations

BIC launches its Special Edition Drink Series Lighters, which feature 12 popular adult beverage designs. The series images are bright, fun, expressive and reflect the lifestyle of the out and about customer. The suggested retail value of a BIC Special Edition Drink Series Lighter is $1.49. For More Information fromBIC203-783-2000 www.bicworldusa.com

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

Sweet Dreams

C-store operators can improve their dairy selections if they choose to include New Blue Bunny Carb Freedom Yogurt to their frozen foods section. New Blue Bunny Carb Freedom Yogurt is a way for carb counters to reap the nutritional benefits of yogurt while watching their waste lines. Carb Freedom’s four flavors—Strawberry, Raspberry, Peach and Vanilla

Rolling Along

Introducing the newest addition to The World’s Most Wanted Blunts— Kingpin’s VSOP Cognac from HBI. In the tradition of only the finest liquors, Kingpins have added VSOP (Very Special Old Pale) Cognac flavor to the popular line of blunt wrappers. Kingpins are available in eight flavors: Big Apple, Paradise Peach, Chocolate Mint, Cherry BonBon, Maple

People Machine

  Silver Creek Technologies has created its Sysdine People Resource Management software to help employers find the best-suited employees for their businesses. SysdineXL as part of Sysdine 8.0 arrives with a number of important new features, adding to its power and ease of use. In Values-Based Hiring, attitude survey results for each applicant are now

Looking the Part

  TLM designs, manufactures and distributes image-enhancing uniforms with standard services such as same-day shipping, inventory management, custom manufacturing and a 100% satisfaction guarantee—making it a one-stop shop for all uniform needs. TLM provides uniforms for more than 600 companies across the U.S. and offers wholesale uniform specialties including: matching smocks and polos in stock

Mall Variety

  Coinstar Inc. announced an agreement between Coinstar E-Payment Services Inc. and Charter One for Coinstar to distribute the universal Charter One MasterCard Gift Card through Coinstar gift card malls. The program offers consumers the convenience and flexibility of being able to usethis card at millions of locations where Debit MasterCard is accepted. The balanced

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

Cookie Crumbles

Yogurt Raisin Sensation cookie dough, the newest addition to Otis Spunkmeyer’s Sweet Discovery line, contains zero trans fat and is loaded with the wholesome goodness of oatmeal and yogurt-covered raisins. Yogurt and dried fruit sales are on the rise. When consumers see “yogurt,” they think healthy. And when they taste the new Yogurt Raisin Sensation

Self-Assembled Storage

  Walls + Forms Inc. offers a ready-to-assemble commercial grade counter. With no bolts or screws needed, even a novice can assemble these units; the only tool needed is a rubber mallet, which is provided with the counter. Thanks to its slot-fit design, each panel has tabs that fit snuggly into the base, deck and

Tea Made Easy

  The BUNN Tea Concentrate Dispensers, TCD-1 and TCD-2, offer an alternative to brewing fresh tea by dispensing iced tea from concentrate. Most commercially available tea concentrates will work with the TCD, which will accept either a 1-gallon jug or bag-in-box product. This non-electrical dispenser uses a venturi valveto create a siphon to pull product

Bake’n Joy Foods

Bake’n Joy Foods is expanding its line of PanFree Fresh Bakes with new Predeposited Cupcake Batters in yellow and chocolate 3-ounce cupcakes. The batters are deposited into decorative paper liners, so no muffin pans are needed; the paper pans are placed in plastic trays, 9 per layer, for easy handling and packed 36 to a

Potatoes with Pizzazz

Satisfy customers’ cravings for variety with the hearty goodness of Lamb Weston brand Oven Roasted Potatoes. Made from the finest redskin and russet potatoes, the Oven Roasted line is low in fat, big in taste and offers zero grams trans fat per serving. With a fresh, colorful appearance and unique roasted flavor, Oven Roasted Redskin

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,

Treasure Trove

J&J Snack Foods has further extended the Mrs.GoodCookie product line with the addition of Mrs.GoodCookie Gourmet Treasures, gourmet cookies made from a 60% butterbased batter.  Mrs.GoodCookie Gourmet Treasures are available in seven unique flavors in 1.33-ounce. raw dough form—Toffee Almond, Triple Chocolate Chunk, Oatmeal Raisin Walnut, Peanut Butter, Chocolate Chunk, Butter Pecan and White Chocolate

Tea Time

Brazil Gourmet expanded its product line with four new nectar-flavored teas that combine the flavor of paradise with the healthy lift of iced tea. Available in 16-ounce textured glass bottles with colorful new labels that feature photos of the exotic fruits contained inside, the teas come in four tropical flavors—mango, guava, passion fruit and mango-passion

The ‘Fries’ Have It

ConAgra Food Specialty Potato Products uses a proprietary process that thinly coats each fry with a virtually transparent batter made with potato starch. This exclusive coating cooks up crisp and golden, and insulates the fry to retain heat and flavor much longer than conventional fries. They are ideal for drive-thru and takeout applications where holding

Now You’re Cooking

Wisco Industries Inc. introduces the first major improvement in the “time tested” pizza oven that has been the standard for frozen pizza in the snack food industry. The new digital control with two temperature settings is especially designed to do “Original” crusts as well as the now popular rising dough crusts. A larger opening accommodates thicker-crust

The Calorie Burner

  Enviga, the sparkling green tea proven to burn calories, will make its national debut from Beverage Partners Worldwide, Nestle S.A. and The Coca-Cola Co. Enviga is designed to work with bodies to increase calorie burning, providing an optimum blend of green tea extracts (EGCG) and caffeine. Scientific studies have shown that EGCG and caffeine

Online Management

Dropcards announced it will become the first online marketer to offer clients a way to manage promotions on its site. Food and beverage brands of all sizes will be able to coordinate marketing efforts on the new Dropcards platform from inception to completion of its digital promotions. Dropcards bear aunique PIN number unlocking access to

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,

AriZona to the Rescue

AriZona Beverage Co. has launched RESCUE Water, a new line of enhanced waters filled with a proprietary blend of Twinlab vitamins and antioxidants. It comes in four flavors, each of which corresponds to a different function. Berry Blend helps the body to relax; Lemon-Lime assists in supplying energy; Orange Citrus supports liver function so the

Churro Fries

Looking for an innovative, versatile new product feature on your appetizer and dessert menus? J&J Snack Foods introduces TIO PEPE’S Churro Fries—authentic churros in a fun, new shape. Rolled in cinnamon sugar, TIO PEPE’S Churro Fries offer the perfect anytime item. Bite-size/mini offerings were ranked the No. 4 trend on the “What’s Hot” Chef’s Survey

War Games Lighters

DjEEP has introduced War Games, its newest full color design series, available now and throughout the balance of 2010. The new War Games lighters will replace the DjEEP Freedom Series, which has been in the market since 2003. The new designs are done in a more combat-oriented color pallet to reflect the reality of America’s

Impulse Buy Books

“Thin Threads—Real Stories of Life Changing Moments” is a unique book series published and distributed by Kiwi Publishing. Thin Threads Special Editions are now available with a customized point-of-purchase (P-O-P) display. The P-O-P has a small footprint (11-inches by 11-inches) and can fit well close to the coffee station, a counter or a shelf. The

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