vending machine products, Burdette Beckmann, Nestlé Pure Life, Love & Quiches Desserts, G&J Marketing, Mrs Freshley's, Flowers Foods, Chattanooga Bakery, Moon Pie
HEALTHY:Burdette Beckmann's Anitra Miller and Tom Ferraro team up to roll out 100% natural Nestlé Pure Life sparkling purified water with fruit essence in 12-fl.oz. cans. Also new is Nestlé Deer Park sparkling spring water with fruit essence in 16.9-fl.oz. bottles. Both new flavored waters are available in plain, lime, lemon and raspberry-lime varieties. More information is available at nestlewaterusa.com. Burdette Beckmann represents Nestlé Waters in the Northeast and Southeast.
SWEET:Love & Quiches Desserts' Lisa Jarell (l.) and Sharon Tortora (r.) and Iris Nelson of S&S Food Broker (Ballston Spa, NY) unveil 2-oz. classic chocolate brownie packaged especially for vending. Made with real cocoa and chocolate, the brownies ship frozen and have a six-month ambient shelf life. Love & Quiches is also rolling out an individually wrapped 2.5-oz. single-serve New York-style cheesecake. It's made with real dairy ingredients, including heavy whipping cream, sour cream and cream cheese and has a 30-day refrigerated shelf life.
DOUBLE TREAT: Chattanooga Bakery's Bryan Shelfer takes the wraps off new twin-pack Moon Pies. Vibrant new metalized packaging with high-impact graphics highlights the round marshmallow-filled graham cracker sandwiches dipped in vanilla, chocolate or banana coating. Visit moonpie.com.
NEW: Frank Heatherly (right), G&J Marketing (Palm Harbor, FL), gets an update on latest products in the Mrs. Freshley's line from Billy Caulder (left) and Cliff Whitehead, Mrs. Freshley's/Flowers Foods. Introductions include natural orange cupcakes, a Boston Creme honey bun and strawberry angel food cakes.