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AUG-SEP 2016

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new products 14 / Convenience Store News for the Single Store Owner / AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2016 Swi S her Sweet S B lk t i P c igarill OS Swisher Sweets' BLK Tip Cigarillos line now includes Grape and Berry flavor Grape and Berry flavor profiles. The blends have a "scentsational" aroma and the smooth smoke of BLK's pipe tobacco filler, a fusion of hand-selected air and fire-cured tobaccos to de- liver a unique taste like no other tipped cigar, according to the company. Swisher Sweets BLK Grape and Swisher Sweets BLK Berry are available in "Save on 2" and "2 for 99ยข" price points. Swisher i nternational Jacksonville, Fla. (800) 874-9720 For more new products, visit our website at Pre SS ed B y ki N d Fruit Bar S Pressed by KIND is the brand's first-ever fruit bar. Made with only fruit and chia, or fruit and vegetables, each flavor includes five ingredients or less, with no added sugar and two full servings of fruit, according to KIND Snacks. The dairy- and gluten-free bars are also vegan. Five varieties hit shelves in August: Mango Apple Chia, Pineapple Coconut Chia, Pineapple Banana Kale Spinach, Apricot Pear Carrot Beet, and Cherry Apple Chia. ki N d Snacks New y ork (855) 884-5463 r i N g P OP g u MM ie S c hai NS Ring Pop Gummies Chains are wearable, edible and customizable gummy candy chains that feature a variety of eight emoji-inspired charms. The emoji shapes include: hearts, stars, smiley faces, four- leaf clovers, music notes, Ring Pop gems, LOLs and BFFs. The product includes six flavors: Grape, Cherry, Orange, Strawberry, Watermelon and Blue Raspberry. Each 5-ounce package has a suggested retail price of $1.59. The launch of Ring Pop Gummies Chains is being accompanied by a national integrated marketing and promotional campaign, which includes an animated TV spot. t opps c o. i nc. New y ork (800) 489-9149 c ha MP Stix c hicke N Skewer ChampStix from Champs Chicken is a proprietary, 100-percent breast meat chicken skewer. The product, skewered on a 10-inch stick, is bat- tered, breaded, fried to a golden crisp and then dipped into a pan of a rich, warm, glazing sauce. Champs Chicken retailers are equipped with a commercial, three-well, sauce- warming station for this very purpose, according to Pro Food Systems. ChampStix are initially available in three flavor profiles: Orange Zing, a spicy mandarin sauce; Southern Heat BBQ sauce; and Champs Chicken's award- winning Teriyaki sauce. More flavor options are to come. The retail price point per skewer is under $3. Pro Food Systems i nc. h olts Summit, Mo. (888) 581-9188 5-h O ur eN ergy Pr O tei N Sh O t S As part of its continued effort to keep consumers energized, Living Essentials introduces 5-hour Energy Protein shots. Each 6-ounce bottle contains 21 grams of whey isolate and vegetable proteins, is 100 calories and has less than one gram of sugar. 5-hour Energy Protein is available in four flavors: Berry, Peach Mango, Grape Extra Strength and Berry Extra Strength. The regular strength varieties have a suggested retail price of $3.99, while extra strength varieties retail for $4.29. l iving e ssentials llc Farmington h ills, Mich. (866) 960-1700

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