New Products

The 2017 Buyer’s Guide—Healthy and Hearty

Pie in the SkyFew things are sweeter than homemade pies, and Tyson’s reformulated Chef Pierre Hi-Pie desserts feature locally sourced fruits with no artificial flavors or colors. With more than a pound of fruit filling in every single pie, some are sweetened with sugar, while others get all of their sweetness from the fruit.

The 2017 Buyer’s Guide—Finishing Touches

Truffles with a TwistNo doubt that truffles are highly desirable, but the hefty price has made them cost-prohibitive for many chefs. The first-ever truffle zest from Sabatino Tartufi provides the complex, umami-filled flavors of truffles at a more palatable price.

The 2017 Buyer’s Guide—Farm Spread

Gourmet PeanutsThese jumbo Virginia peanuts from Hope & Harmony Farm are bursting with salty flavor and crunch. Grown on a fourth-generation family farm, each batch of peanuts is cooked according to a time-honored family recipe in pure 100 percent peanut oil.

The 2017 Buyer’s Guide—Fast Fixes

Crisp ‘n’ CreamySurprise customers with familiar flavors in a new format: These crispy wonton chips are filled with creamy dips. Anchor Chip ‘n’ Dippers are available in Spinach and Artichoke or Loaded Nacho.

Chef-Mate Removes Artificial Colors in 2 Cheese Sauces

Ninety-one percent of U.S. consumers believe food and beverage options with recognizable ingredients are healthier. In an effort to provide products mindful consumers want, Chef-mate announces the removal of artificial colors in the Sharp Cheddar Cheese Sauce and ¡Que Bueno! Jalapeño Cheese Sauce.

Abeles & Heymann Extends Shelf Life of Deli Meats

Abeles & Heymann (, a purveyor of premium kosher deli, has incorporated a new technology into its packaging of sliced deli meats that helps to keep products fresher for a longer amount of time.

OrderTalk, Inc. Integrates Third Party Food Delivery Option

With the meteoric rise of off-premise dining via online and mobile ordering, restaurant companies are paying more attention to delivery services, according to orderTalk, Inc., the original provider of digital ordering solutions for the restaurant industry worldwide.

TouchBistro Secures Patent for Bill Splitting

TouchBistro has been granted a patent for a feature that enables restaurants to easily and quickly split bills between customers. The United States patent number 9514427—entitled "Graphical Interface and Input Method for Allocating an Invoice Amongst a Plurality of Accounts”—was issued on December 6.

RedDot Brands Enhances Distributor Network

RedDot Brands, a U.S.-based manufacturer of custom, proprietary dispenser systems, announced that it has signed a marketing, sales, and distribution agreement with Independent Medical Co-Op, Inc. (IMCO), one of the United States’ premier associations for independent medical distributors.

WAC Lighting Unveils Architecturally Scaled Lighting

WAC Lighting has unveiled an architecturally scaled family of luminaires engineered with precision that has resulted in sophisticated lighting designs. The new 4.5-inch Volta LED downlight series represents an innovation in design and technology.

Bush’s Best Introduces Chili Starter for Foodservice

Bush’s Best is proud to bring a new chili solution to all foodservice segments. Bush’s Best Chili Starter features rich pinto beans simmered in our original chili sauce—made with a special blend of chilies, spices, garlic and onion—with only tomatoes and meat needing to be added to create any number of chili dishes consumers will love.

JBT’s Unifiller Aims to Revolutionize Flling Speeds

JBT Corporation announced the market debut of the new High Capacity Filler-Closer Unifiller, a system featuringtechnology capable of introducing liquids or foods to metal cans and glass or plastic bottles at up to 1500 Containers Per Minute (CPM).

Modern Forms Unveils Escher LED Wall Sconce

Enigmatic spatial representation of a continuum, the uniquely configured Escher LED wall sconce is the latest addition from Modern Forms, a WAC Lighting company.Different vantage points offer differing dramatic views of the intertwined metal bands, with varying ambient light levels.

Rubbermaid’s Color-Coded System Earns Seal of Approval

The American Culinary Federation, Inc. awarded Rubbermaid Commercial Products’ (RCP) ColorCoded Foodservice System its Seal of Approval. The line of products was submitted for extensive testing and was approved by the ACF Seal of Approval Task Force.

2nd Ave Lighting Introduces Aquagen Custom Chandelier

Advanced technology meets a stunning modern aesthetic with the new Aquagen 3-tier custom chandelier, introduced by 2nd Ave Lighting. Aquagen makes a dramatic design statement in hotels, restaurants, resorts and other hospitality locations.