New product launches for December 2023

20 December 2023

Find out the latest product launches in the world of food, drink and hospitality kit for December 2023

Merry Christmas and a happy new product launch! It's an exciting month for the world of hospitality with plenty of new products to add to your offering, from wood-fuelled ovens to Cointreau-infused treats.

Find out the latest product launches for December 2023 below.

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New food products for December 2023

Nairn's Pop Oats

Nairn's has released its Pop Oats in a new 24-case format. The 83 calorie, gluten-free snack has 60% less fat than regular fried crisps and is available in three flavours: salt and vinegar, barbecue, and sour cream and chive.

Price: 24 x 20g bags, £12


Country Range festive desserts

Country Range has three festive additions to its dessert collection: a vegan gingerbread cake, a vegan chocolate orange cheesecake (unfinished for personalised decoration), and a boozy chocolate, cherry and rum tart. The desserts are frozen and pre-portioned into 14-16 slices and can be defrosted overnight in the fridge.

Price: £16.99 each


Winter Tarn butter pastry sheets

Family-owned Cumbrian dairy farm Winter Tarn has launched salted and unsalted butter pastry sheets with a fat content of 86%. The butter is made from cream sourced from grass-fed, pasture-raised cows on the family farms across the north of England.

Price: 1kg sheet, £9.75. Case of 10 x 1kg sheets with free UK delivery, £97.50


Boozy macarons

Symphonie Pasquier and Rémy Cointreau Group have fused the French macaron with Cointreau and Mount Gay Rum. The macarons are made in France and available in three flavours: orange, lime and rum. They are distributed frozen, can be defrosted in four hours and kept chilled for five days.

Price: Pack of 36 macarons, £18.49


New drinks for December 2023

Wildleaf tonic water

Wildleaf uses blends of botanicals native to the Atlas Mountains in north-west Africa, including its namesake ‘wildleaf', to create tonics and mixers. Unlike traditional tonics, Wildleaf does not use quinine. The range features two tonic waters, a club soda and a ginger ale.

Price: Case of 24 x 200ml bottles, £15.75


Distillerie de Grandmont spirits

Speciality Brands has added three spirits from French producer Distillerie de Grandmont to its range. Amer Gentian (32% ABV) is an organic grain alcohol that can be enjoyed as an apéritif, digestif or served long with tonic water; le Chemin des Moines (55% ABV) is a herbal liqueur with notes of angelica, wild flowers, grass, verbena and honey; and Triple Sec Curacao Blanc (40% ABV) has notes of orange and tangerine.

Price: Amer Gentian, £22.46; Triple Sec Curacao Blanc, £25.46; Le Chemin Des Moines, £33.71


Irish whiskey liqueur

Shanky's Whip Irish whiskey liqueur has launched a 1.75l bottle for the UK hospitality sector. Available via Craftwork, the format has been created to suit fast-paced or larger venues. The whisky is distilled in County Cavan with flavours of vanilla infused with caramel to create a dark spirit that is creamy and smooth.

Price: £40 per bottle


New equipment for December 2023

Synergy stainless steel grill

Synergy Grill Technology has launched the ST1500 into its Trilogy portfolio. The stainless steel grill has a digital display with touch button control, three variable heat zones and no need for a fat tray.

Price: £13,611


Prince Castle mini slimline contact toaster

FEM has introduced the Prince Castle mini slimline contact toaster. The toaster has an adjustable motor and can toast up to 2,200 buns measuring up to 14cm in diameter an hour. Toast times are digitally displayed and can be varied from nine to 40 seconds. Three conveyor options are offered: wire, silicone or stainless-steel pleated belt.

Price: £4,990


Compostable clingfilm

Eco Green Living is launching a compostable clingfilm in the new year. The 12 micron clingfilm is 44cm wide and 200 metres long and is designed for catering.

Price: £18.95 per roll


Vitrified porcelain tableware

Umbra Peony, Utopia's latest tableware collection, is hand finished and dishwasher safe. The vitrified porcelain tableware is available in 11 pieces: three coupe plates, two bowls, two oblong platters, three ramekins and a sauce pot.

Price: From £3.18


Multi tank modular conveyor dishwasher systems

Winterhalter has launched two new versions of its MT (multi tank) modular conveyor dishwasher systems: the MTF flight machines and the MTR rack machines. Additional zones, such as extra wash and drying units, can be retrofitted to increase capacity. The MTF can handle up to 8,000 plates an hour, while the MTR rack machines can process 355 racks an hour.

Price: From £51,000


Professional ovens

Alfa's range of Quick series and Zeno series professional ovens are available through Jestic. The Quick series ovens are in three sizes and three fuel options – wood, gas or hybrid – and the Zeno series of electric pizza ovens can cook a pizza in 60 seconds and come in two sizes, Zeno 4 and 6, with a 5in touch screen and digital temperature control.

Price: From £8,610


Hot or cold piping tool

Le Tube is a system for hot or cold piping. It is constructed from stainless steel with a 750ml capacity and can hold contents up to 100°C. The polymer piston ensures the entire contents are pushed through the nozzle, helping avoid wastage.

Price: From £79.90


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