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resource Natural Spring Water

Nestlé Waters North America is expanding distribution of resource, a new brand of 100-percent natural spring water, to retailers across the nation. The bottled water brand was introduced last year in the southern California market. The water for resource is carefully sourced from springs with naturally occurring electrolytes for a crisp, clean taste, and is packaged in a recyclable bottle, according to the company. The beverage is available in 700-milliliter and 1-liter single-serve bottles, as well as six-packs.

Nestlé waters North America Stamford, Conn.

(866) 676-1672

Opterus Mobile Ops-Center

Opterus Inc., a provider of cloud-based retail solutions, extends its mobile offering with the new Mobile Ops-Center (MOC) and Store Ops-Center (SOC). The MOC is designed to empower a retailer's workforce to complete, assign and delegate tasks, as well as access information to maximize productivity and exceed customer expectations. The MOC runs on modern Web browsers and has been tested on mobile Safari for iPhones and iPods; mobile Webkit for Android devices; and Motorola SB1 Smart Badge. The SOC offers a simple and intuitive cloud-based solution designed for retailers to effectively manage and execute store tasks and communications. Functions include measuring and increasing operational compliance; communicating corporate policy; and handling issues between the corporate office and store locations.

Opterus Inc.


(519) 853-0442

Two-Count and Eight-Count Cold and Flu Products

Lil' Drug Store Products Inc. is fighting cold and flu season by offering Emergen-C Tangerine, DayQuil and NyQuil in new packaging. Emergen-C is now available in a trial-sized, two-count package, with a suggested retail price of $1.99. Similarly, DayQuil and NyQuil are now available in both two-count and eight-count packages, designed specifically for c-store shoppers. The suggested retail price is $1.29 for the two-count package and $3.99 for the eight-count package.

Lil' Drug Store Products Inc.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

(877) 507-6516

Glenray Induction Cooktop

Foodservice operators can cook and maintain food temperatures in an economical way with the lightweight and portable Glenray Induction Cooktop, according to Tomlinson Industries. Features include a temperature range of 140 to 428 degrees Fahrenheit; 15 power levels; a minute timer up to 120 minutes; a stainless-steel case; and safety mechanisms including a small object detector, material compatibility detector and overheat protection. Approved by Electrical Testing Laboratories (ETL) and the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF),the Glenray Induction Cooktop is available in 120-volt/1800-watt or 240-volt/3500-watt units.

Tomlinson Industries

Foodservice Products Division


(216) 587-3400

Keebler Pitter Patter and Fudge Stripes Cookies

Kellogg's invites convenience store retailers to grow their cookie category with new Keebler Pitter Patter Peanut Butter Crème and Chocolate & Peanut Butter Crème Cookies and enhanced Fudge Stripes Cookies, now containing more fudge per cookie. Keebler Pitter Patter Cookies are packed eight cookies in a single-serve roll, with eight rolls per display carton for a total of 64 cookie rolls per case. Keebler Fudge Stripes Cookies are packed four cookies in a sleeve, with 12 cookies in a display tray and 12 trays per case, for a total of 144 cookies per case.

Kellogg's Convenience Team

Battle Creek, Mich.

(888) 289-5554

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