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This week's new products: Smirnoff fruit cider, Fritz-Kola, Collezione da Chef premium pasta and more

19 September 2016
This week's new products: Smirnoff fruit cider, Fritz-Kola, Collezione da Chef premium pasta and more

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

Smirnoff fruit cider

Smirnoff has launched its own range of fruit cider in Raspberry & Pomegranate and Passionfruit & Lime flavours. The fruit flavours are combined with Smirnoff vodka in a clear glass bottle.

Price RRP £4.50 in the on-trade

Just Bee soft drinks

Peros has introduced Just Bee soft drinks to its ready to drink range in Lemon & Green Tea, Blueberry, and Apple & Ginger flavours. The water, sourced in Somerset, has added fruit flavours and honey and contains less than 50 calories per carton.

Price From £1.60

Tramontina steak knives

Brazilian steak knives specialist Tramontina has unveiled a range of cutlery manufactured with 18/0 quality stainless steel. The Amazonas, Satri and Wind ranges aim to be durable and will maintain their sheen even after heavy usage.

Price Amazonas, £4.24; Satri, £8.74; Wind, £7.31 (for a set of six pieces)

Abakus Foods Sharing Pack

Hickory nuts and jujube fruit products are now available from Abakus Foods. The hickory nuts have a sweet, buttery flavour, and the jujube fruit are similar to dates. The jujube powder can be usedas a natural sweetener.

Price Hickory Nuts Sharing Pack, £30 for a case of 12; Dried Jujube Fruit, £26.35 for a case of 24


Fritz-Kola, a soft drink brand founded in Hamburg, has launched in the UK. It is available in flavours including classic cola, melon, apple, cherry, and Mischmasch, a cola, orange and lemonade blend.

Price £17.30 for a case of 24 bottles

Mr Organic chocolate and hazelnut spread

UK organic food specialist Mr Organic has launched a chocolate and hazelnut spread without additives or palm oil, as well as a range of fresh fruit conserves in Sicilian Lemon, Sicilian Bitter Orange, Sicilian Mandarin and Elderberry flavours. The range also includes an egg-free vegan mayonnaise that contains 28g less fat than leading brands.

Price Chocolate and Hazelnut Spread, £3.99; conserves, from £3.99; Free From Mayo, £2.79

La Molisana Collezione da Chef premium pasta

Continental Quattro Stagioni has introduced La Molisana's Collezione da Chef premium pastas to its range. Designed for restaurants, the pastas can be double-cooked and are available in over 20 shapes, including linguine, spaghetti, penne rigate, pennette rigate, rigatoni and fusilli.

Price £16.10 for 12 1kg packs

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