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This week's new products: No More Tea Bags, Lincat Opus 800 range, Poptang popcorn and more

29 July 2016
This week's new products: No More Tea Bags, Lincat Opus 800 range, Poptang popcorn and more

A look at the latest food, drink and equipment to hit the market

Shott fruit concentrates

Fruit concentrates and coffee syrups, which can be added to cocktails, non-alcoholic drinks and speciality beverages, are now available from Shott in flavours including Blueberry & Green Tea, Orange & Lemongrass, Lemon, Ginger & Honey, Salted Caramel, Butterscotch and Vanilla.

Price From £6.45 for 750ml

Poptang popcorn

Poptang is the new fizzy, fruity-flavoured popcorn from Yumsh Snacks. It is available in two flavours, apple and orange, and is gluten, dairy, GMO and MSG free, as well as vegan and kosher.

Price From 69p

No More Tea Bags

No More Tea Bags is a new technology from drinks entrepreneur Guy Woodall. No More Tea Bags dispenses liquid tea from an aerosol-style can directly into a mug, and hot water is then added. The tea, which has been brewed for five minutes before being canned, can be added as per strength requirements.

Price From £16.05 for a box of six

Lincat Opus 800

Lincat has introduced the Opus 800 range of ovens, fryers, griddles, grills and bratt pans. The range is designed to be more efficient and powerful than the previous 700 range, offers increased capacity and can be configured to meet individual kitchen needs.

Price OG8002 six-burner gas range, from £1,250; OG8110 300mm-wide single tank gas fryer, from £1,550

Utopia tableware

Utopia has revealed a new selection of products, including copper mugs for cocktails or chips; a pâtisserie plate for displaying cakes; and ceramic milk bottles (pictured).

Price Diamond Martini glass, 24cl, £3.45 per unit (for a box of 24); Ceramic Dimple Tankard, 28cl, £3.48 per unit (box of 6)

O'Donnells Irish Sea Salt crisps

Price 90p for a 50g bag

Morgenrot craft beers

Morgenrot has launched two new craft beers from Rioja's Cerveza Artesana: Palax is an artisan lager and Ceriux Rubia is a double-fermented craft ale known as 'the beer with a touch of wine'. Palax has aromas of honey and citrus, while Ceriux Rubia has a more bitter finish.

Price £22.50 for 12 x 37.5cl bottles

Matthew Algie coffee

Matthew Algie has launched three new coffee brands. Crafty Little Number 5 is a blend of Brazilian and Ecuadorian coffees; Ecuador Maputo resembles the flavour of candy floss; and the Kenya Oreti Natural coffee uses unwashed beans, resulting in a fruity taste.

Price From £39 for four 500g bags

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