A SHOWCASE OF NEW PRODUCTS, IDEAS & MANUFACTURER NEWS
Cambro unveils the newest phase in its advancement of complete storage solutions — the Camshelving Elements Series. Utilizing advanced materials and innovative design, it provides extraordinary strength, increased durability and enhanced food safety. Features include: composite material as strong as steel (won't peel, dent or warp) which supports loads up to 600 lbs. per shelf; Camguard antimicrobial protection permanently embedded in shelf plates; non-porous surface (impervious to moisture, salt and chemicals); carries a lifetime warranty against corrosion and rust. Call (800) 854-7631, or visit www.cambro.com for details.
Give customers the holiday beverage flavor they absolutely love from Starbucks/Seattle's Best. New Pumpkin Pie Latte is made with Fontana Pumpkin Sauce, Henry's Blend espresso and a touch of holiday joy. Promotional counter cards are available to help you engage and entice customers again and again. To learn more, visit www.starbucks.com.
Desserts are some of the most profitable menu items, and tempting mini desserts allow customers a few satisfying bites without overindulging. Because customers say a brand name positively influences their choice of menu items, MARS Foodservices offers chopped and mini candies perfect for mini dessert concepts on the menu in some of the most popular varieties — M&M'S, Snickers and Twix brands. To learn more about the profitability of branded desserts or on-trend recipes, call 1-800-432-2331 or visit www.MARSFoodservices.com.
Schulstad's Mini Double Chocolate Plait with Hazelnuts from Lantmannen is made with 24 delicate layers of Danish dough and topped with toasted hazelnuts. Filled with rich dark and light Belgian chocolates, this exquisite Danish comes pre-filled, pre-proofed and bakes up beautifully in 15 minutes. To experience authentic European taste, visit www.lantmannenunibake.com.
Kraft Foodservice is increasing its efforts to help operators add on-trend flavor to salads without adding a lot of fat or calories by offering 10 varieties of fat-free and reduced-fat dressings. Plus, Kraft Foodservice is giving operators free access to an online database featuring nearly 300 easy-to-prepare recipes for Kraft Light Dressings and Kraft Free Dressings in all your customers favorite flavor profiles. Visit kraftfoodservice.com for more.
The Foodservice Division of Hormel Foods introduces Always Tender Oven Roasted Pork, fully cooked boneless, center-cut loins and tenderloins. Always Tender Oven Roasted Pork is prepared using a proprietary cooking process resulting in consistently tender and juicy pork eliminating any worry of overcooking. FSDs and chefs can menu dishes that are more interesting than chicken, more cost effective than beef, and have the healthy halo of turkey. Visit www.hormelfoods.com, for more.
Enhance your seasonal dessert menu and drive profits with the luscious made-from-scratch flavor of Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk from Smucker Foodservice. With delicious menuing ideas such as Bananas Foster Cheesecake Tart, Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk expands your dessert collection with desserts that are sure to keep patrons returning throughout the season. Visit www.smuckerfoodservice.com for more.
BelGioioso Cheese announces its newest product for foodservice and retail: Shaved Caesar Blend. This savory trio combines sweet and slightly sharp Asiago, with a robust Romano and rich, nutty Parmesan. The result is a cheese blend that lends a sophisticated touch to any dish. In addition to a classic Caesar salad, it is also delicious served over pastas, vegetables and melted into sauces. Add to bread dough, and bake to create gourmet cheese bread. Visit www.belgioioso.com for more.
Add a little jubilation to your next snack, dessert, or special meal with the rich touch of Truitt Bros. Cherries Jubilee. Dark sweet cherries infused with the essence of Cognac and cherry brandy, Cherries Jubilee provides a wealth of easy-to-execute menu possibilities — use in smoothies, milk shakes, over ice cream and cheesecake, as a filling for crepes and pastries, mixed with warmed Grand Marnier and brandy for flaming specialties, or atop crisp waffles at breakfast, in fruit salads at lunch, and beside country-grilled ham at dinner. Call 800-547-8712 or visit www.truittbros.com for more.
Made from top-shelf ingredients, Farmland Gold Medal Smoked Sausage is BIG on flavor. The new sausage is made from only USDA-inspected cuts of pork and beef, which give it a rich taste and delicious, even texture. It's also smoked, offering a delectable, authentic smokehouse flavor. The sausage measures up at a whopping eight inches, so your average bun can barely contain it, making for an eye-catching plate presentation. Visit www.farmlandfoodservice.com for more details.
Need a sleek, easy to use Room Service application with touch screen capabilities? Computrition's EasyTouch Menu Selections serves as the ideal tool to assist staff with patient menu selections and ordering. Enter patient meal orders, generate nutritional content, insert meal comments, and send orders to the kitchen immediately, or at the desired time of delivery with intuitive touch screen technology. For more information, call 800-222-4488 ext. 250 or email email@example.com.
Make this holiday catering season memorable by serving quality meats from Tyson Food Service. Center-of-the-plate items include: Wright Brand Ham — cured fresh ham muscles; Lady Aster Specialty Products — handcrafted with high-quality ingredients from decadent stuffed chicken breasts to versatile crepes and blintzes; Tyson Prime Rib; and IBP Flat Iron Steak — a less-expensive alternative to rib or loin steaks that is delicious stuffed with fresh herbs, cheeses or mushrooms, rolled, and then sliced and served on a carving station. Visit www.tysonfoodservice.com or call 800-248-9766.
ConAgra Foods Lamb Weston introduces three new Sweet Things sweet potato varieties to capture the ever-growing consumer demand for sweet potatoes. Sweet Potato Seasoned Crinkle Cut Wedge is seasoned in a red pepper batter coating, and par-fried in Canola oil for 0g trans fat, a format ideal for baking or frying. Sweet Potato Mini Tater Puffs are bakeable, fryable, and great for dipping. And new Sweet Potato Julienne Fries have crunchably crisp texture appeal, plus great plate coverage that delivers optimal yields. The exclusive Stealth coating advantages complete the picture for better flavor, texture and holding time. For more information, visit www.lambweston.com.
Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), introduces the Safe Ice Handling System, a suite of integrated ice management tools designed to increase operational efficiencies while reducing food safety concerns and improving employee safety conditions. The Safe Ice Handling System integrates the newly designed Ice Tote with Bin Hook Adapter, Scoop with Hand Guard and Holder and the first-ever scoop-shovel hybrid, the Scovel Two-Handled Shovel. The complete system promotes the safe handling of ice to reduce the risk of cross-contamination and improves employee safety. Visit www.rcpworksmarter.com, or call 800-347-9800 for details.
New Otis Spunkmeyer Pumpkin Spice Supreme Muffins capture the classic flavors of fall with a new twist. They're packed with real pumpkin and hints of ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg, and then topped with sweet praline pumpkin seeds. Boost breakfast menus by bundling the Pumpkin Spice Supreme Muffin with hot seasonal beverages. Free downloadable point-of-sale materials are offered through Dec. 31, 2010.To learn more, call 1-888-ASK-OTIS or visit www.spunkmeyer.com.
The Sunshine Burger & Specialty Food Company has introduced a new wider 4.25-inch version of their veggie burgers to help meet the varied needs of operators. Pre-baked and browned for heat-and-serve convenience, the burgers are made with organic raw ground sunflower kernels, organic brown rice and a variety of other organic whole food ingredients. The product line contains no wheat, soy, dairy, corn, tree nuts, ground nuts or eggs. Available in Falafel,Garden Herb, and Southwest varieties. Visit www.sunshineburger.com for more.