A look at the latest food, drink and equipment to hit the market.
Pep & Lekker has extended its healthy vegan-friendly snacking range with the launch of its new Seed Snacks, available in cumin and nigella seeds, fennel and sunflower seeds, and rosemary and pumpkin seeds variants. Pep & Lekker are the only seed snacks bound by apple with no added oil.
Price £2.99 per pack
The food waste storage trolley from BGL Rieber is a hygienic, mobile stainless-steel collection trolley, smart enough for use in public spaces and tough enough to survive the kitchen.
Price From £1,395
Whyte & Mackay has launched the Woodsman, a new blended Scotch whisky matured using a mix of freshly built oak casks from Ohio, which gives it a hint of vanilla and spice, and ex-Bourbon barrels double-scorched in Scotland, adding sweetness and a hint of woodsmoke.
Price From £28 for 70cl
Precision’s glass froster can be easily fitted into any bar layout as it doesn’t need any side or back ventilation. The temperature ranges from -18°C to -10°C and the internal shelving is adjustable to accommodate different glass sizes. A waste heat recovery condensate vapouriser system and automatic defrost keep the unit operating at maximum efficiency.
The Soho Juice Co has launched three new still mixers for the on-trade, perfect for creating quick-serve cocktails. The mixers come in fresh cucumber, mint, lemon and lime; zingy blood orange, raspberry and ginger; and mellow apple, honey and lemon flavours.
Price £2.40 per 200ml bottle, available in cases of 24 bottles
The latest Lainox oven from Naboo has new software controls, with the cooking modes – convection, steam and combi – all now found on the control panel’s home page.
Price £9,491 for the standard seven-grid model
New products from the LACA Main Event
Williams Refrigeration is focusing on the latest additions to its ‘small kitchen’ range, including its slimmest-ever Jade upright cabinet and its new energy-saving Gem Multideck merchandisers. The Jade 300 is just 595mm by 684mm.
Radnor Hills launched its Radnor Fizz school-compliant drinks range in 51% recycled PET (RPET) bottles. RPET has a lower carbon footprint than virgin PET, is completely safe to use and makes no difference to the taste and quality of the product.
Heinz offered three new products in catering formats: no added sugar beans; tomato ketchup with 50% less sugar and salt; and the Heinz light mayo pail.