A showcase of new products, ideas, & manufacturer news
Filta invites you to visit its new website www.gofilta.com, so you can learn how to save money and the environment. The business has re-branded itself as the Environmental Kitchen Solutions partner and consists of FiltaFry, a market leader in oil-filtration & deep fryer management, and FiltaCool, a unique natural filter for moisture control. Both products are said to save clients money and increase sustainability.
New from Lamb Weston, Yukon gourmet potato chips are made from premium potatoes and sliced thick with the skin on in the classic wavy cut style. Offer as an alternative to traditional side order options, or as a profitable and distinctive appetizer/snack. For a limited time operators can get a chip display warmer or chip bags for a discounted price. And operators who order either one will receive a $3.00/case rebate on chip purchases, up to $270. Call 800-766-7783, or visit www.lambweston.com for more.
For segment specific solutions, foodservice operators can turn to a new “one-stop resource” on the web for tools, insider tips, money-saving rebates, customizable point-of-sale materials and trend information from Kellogg's Food Away From Home. Online memberships are currently available for K-12, College & University, Catering, Lodging and Healthcare segments. In mid-2009, members-only links for the Military and B&I segments will be added. Visit www.KelloggsFoodAwayFromHome.com, or www.kfafh.com, for more.
Shoes For Crews introduces the Element for women. This featherlight, full grain leather shoe features our SFC III slip-resistant outsole plus lightweight shock-absorbing qualities. Compressed foam midsoles and removable cushioned insoles add to the comfort. The Velcro fastening system makes this shoe fast and easy to put on. Call 877-NO-SLIPS, or visit www.shoesforcrews.com.
MallowCreme, the flavorful marshmallow cream from Parway Tryson, makes preparing Cereal Bars fast, easy, and fun. With a little creativity, there is no limit on the varieties you can create with this high-quality and rich-tasting product. Trans-Fat Free, it is ideal for creating grab-and-go favorites and increasing your profits. Call 800-642-0088, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Give your patrons healthful sweetening options with Natural Sweeteners from Sugar Foods. The line includes Sugar In The Raw-natural cane turbinado sugar; Stevia Extract In The Raw-an all-natural zero calorie sweetener derived from the leafy foliage of the South American stevia plant; and the new “Natural Sugar”-made from 100% Hawaiian Evaporated Cane Juice. Visit www.sugarfoods.com, or call 888-708-2222, for more information
Hatco Corporation introduces its new line of CWB Refrigerated Drop-In Wells. The units are perfect for salad bars, buffets, cold food displays — anywhere a refrigerated well is needed. The six wells units are all 27” (686 mm) front to back with an angled, stainless steel inside wall giving customers a clear view and easy access to food. The units accommodate a variety of configurations for full-, half-, and third-size stainless steel food pans. Call 800-558-0607 or visit www.hatcocorp.com for more.
FoodHandler, a division of BarrierSafe Solutions International (BSSI), announces the launch of the first line of fully compostable gloves and bags for the foodservice marketplace. ConServe gloves and bags are made from a unique blend of naturally disposable proprietary materials certified compostable to meet the ASTM D6400 standard, ensuring that when properly composted, they degrade into nutrient-rich compost. Visit www.ConServeGloves.com or the “What's New” section on www.FoodHandler.com.
Prebrowned Smucker's Uncrustables Grilled Cheese Sandwiches are now available in ovenable pouches to improve hold time and yield a crispier crust. Crimped to perfection, these tasty individually wrapped sandwiches made just-for-kids are soft crustless white bread filled with your commodity American cheese or reduced-fat cheese. Sandwiches are easy to prepare--simply heat and serve. Visit www.UncrustablesForSchools.com.
El Monterey introduces two delicious 4 oz. Chimi Rolls. Authentic Mexican fillings tightly rolled with special end folds in a chimichanga tortilla for easy on the go eating. Chimi Rolls are something new and exciting for your Hot-to-Go Program! Perfect from the microwave, fryer, or oven. Serving bags are provided in each case and will hold up to 4 hours in a warming unit. For more information visit www.ruizfoodservice.com/welcome or email newcustomers@ruizfoods.
Looking for a tool to improve patient safety, track patient trays and monitor production flow? Tray InMotion, Computrition's integrated and easy-to-use application enables your staff to efficiently manage the entire patient meal delivery process. A simple tool that utilizes barcode scanners to collect tray status information, Tray InMotion promotes patient safety and satisfaction by ensuring that the right meals are delivered in a timely manner to the right patient. Call 800-222-4488 ext. 250, or email email@example.com.
In season from March through October, versatile Fresh California Avocados contribute rich taste, luxurious texture and popular appeal across day parts and menu segments. California Avocado growers and packers ensure their fruit is picked at its peak and shipped ripe to assure operators can serve the best possible product to their customers. To order one or all of the free California Avocado Commission recipe collections visit CaliforniaAvocado.com/foodservice, or call 800-370-3782.
The C120 Automatic Pulp and Juice extractor from Robot Coupe not only processes up to 275 lbs. per hour, it automatically separates juice, seeds, skin from a variety of fruits-perfect for jams, jelly, sauces. The easy-to-use C120 is a complete stainless steel unit with 1 HP motor, automatic sieve and discharge chute with 1mm perforated basket. All its attachments are easily removed for cleaning. For more, call 800-824-1646 or visit www.robotcoupeusa.com.
Just in time for the soft serve season, Precision Foods has available five Frostline flavor packets that now provide more intense, natural tasting flavors customers love: Banana Split, French Vanilla, Peach Cobbler, Ripened Raspberry, and Strawberry Shortcake. These fun flavor packets easily and economically transform Frostline vanilla and chocolate soft serve into summer-inspired tasty treats. Call 800-442-5242, or visit www.precisionfoods.com for more.
To satisfy the growing demand for grab-and-go breakfast foods, McCain Foods introduces new Early Risers hot, handheld breakfasts. The combination of potatoes, eggs, bacon and cheese wrapped in a crispy corn flake coating provides a hearty start to the day, perfect for on-the-go guests. Early Risers have zero grams of trans fat and feature bake-or-fry convenience. Call 800-952-4432 or visit www.mccainusa.com.
Dole introduces Dole Fruit Bowls in Fruit Juices, with a fresh new look. Dole packs six varieties of fruit in convenient 4-ounce, ready-to-eat servings. Each container equals one full serving of fruit and juice and provides an excellent source of Vitamin C. Dole is supporting the roll out of Dole Fruit Bowls in Fruit Juices with valuable trial and rebate offers. For more information, call 800-723-9868 or visit www.dolefoodservice.com.
Dreyers/Edy's introduces a new soft serve program for foodservice. The full line includes tart yogurt, low fat and non-fat frozen yogurt, ice cream and frozen custard — all backed with traffic-driving branded POS materials. The “Custom Flavor System” enables operators to serve a wide variety of frozen yogurt flavors, by simply adding any one of 15 flavorings to a single yogurt base. The shelf-stable flavorings are packed in unique, portion-controlled bottles so there's no waste, spill or mess. For more information, call 800-531-CONE.
Hershey's Food Service has created 10 new recipe cards that are sure to entice customers in every foodservice segment. The recipes feature on-trend flavors and incorporate branded ingredients like Reese's, Heath and Hershey's syrups and chips. Recipes range from decadent treats like Triple Treat Peanut Butter Sundae and Ice Cream S'Mores Pie to lighter options like Hummingbird Cake and Ceviche Fruit Salad with Oatmeal Toffee Cookie. Visit www.hersheyfoodservice.com or call 877-772-3556 for more information.
Designed for offices and businesses, the new Starbucks Interactive Cup epayment brewer provides a premium, freshly ground and brewed coffee experience while maintaining cost and waste control. The brewer accepts credit cards and features easily programmable pricing. Additionally, Starbucks offers a selection of socially responsible coffees and paper products you can feel good about offering employees, customers and guests. For more information, visit www.starbucks.com.
New cooking modes available on the Rational SelfCooking Center enable easier, more efficient dessert preparation. Using the “Egg/Dishes/Desserts” and “Baking” processes, an infinite number of desserts can be prepared with little more than the push of a button. Optimum climate control and automatically adjusting fan speed produce high-quality results. Visit www.rationalusa.com for more.
Ultra Pan Carriers from Cambro keep food hot, fresh and safe for hours. Gentle heat warms but does not cook food while maintaining moisture. The units are said to use less energy than three standard 100-watt light bulbs. The transporters can hold a wide variety of food types and textures, such as pasta, bone-in fried chicken and double-crusted pies. Call 800-854-7631 to learn more.
For a healthier teriyaki alternative look to Kikkoman Less Sodium Teriyaki Marinade & Sauce. It contains just 320 mg of sodium per tablespoon, or 47% less sodium than regular Kikkoman Teriyaki Marinade & Sauce. Extra seasonings replace the salt that has been removed. Visit www.kikkomanusa.com for more information.
Known for its large line of durable, stainless steel portion control pumps, Server Products recently introduced the newest and smallest offering-the BP ¼ and ½ bottle pumps. They deliver ¼ and ½ oz. portions respectively. These petite stainless steel pumps are ideal for dispensing syrups for slush, cocktail and coffee based drinks and beverages These rugged pumps are NSF listed and backed by a 2-year warranty. Visit www.syrup-pump.com or call 800-558-8722.
Made with whole grains, bread, and vegetables, Uncle Ben's new Savory Herb Stuffing Mix with Whole Grains has a bolder taste and a hint of lime and cilantro. Take stuffing beyond the traditional holiday bird and wow customers by menuing new comfort foods with a twist year round. For on-trend recipe ideas like Tahoe Breakfast Strata or the Stuffed Chipolte Crusted Pork Chop, visit www.MARSfoodservices.com or call 800-432-2331.
Peach Fresh Bakes is the latest flavor to join Bake‘n Joy's full line of freezer to oven ready-to-bake predeposited muffin batters. The Ultra Moist base formula guarantees great volume, excellent shelf-life and delicious flavor. These muffins are pre-measured batter units (6.25 oz.) deposited into paper-lined plastic carrier trays and flash frozen for fresh-out-of-the-kitchen taste and performance. For more information, visit www.bakenjoy.com, or call 800-666-4937.