New year means new products on the market for the hospitality world. Find out what's in store with our round up of fresh new food, drinks and equipment
January marks an excellent time to shake things up on the market. Grab a new food offering or wow your customers with the latest beverages. Or maybe you want to give back of house a helping hand by investing in new kit.
Find the product launches for January 2023 here.
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New food products for January 2023
Yorkshire Baking Company's Lemon Crunch Mega Loaf
The Yorkshire Baking Company has added the Lemon Crunch Mega Loaf to its range of Mega Loafs, which also come in chocolate, cherry and Madeira varieties. The Lemon Crunch Mega Loaf is a soft madeira cake with a tangy lemon flavour finished with nibbed sugar.
Price: £2.50 per loaf
Funnybones plant-based range
Funnybones has expanded its plant-based range with three new vegan products: a beef-free burger, spicy chick*n fillets and Italian (not) meatballs. The (not) meatballs are made using plant protein derived from soya beans and a blend of herbs and spices.
Price: Italian (not) meatballs, 14p each
New drinks for January 2023
Hattingley Valley sparkling wine
Family-owned winery Hattingley Valley has launched two new English sparkling wines. The limited release King's Cuvée 2015 is a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier with flavours of brioche, vanilla and creamy oak. The brand's first King's Rosé 2015 is a pale pink mix of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier with a crisp acidity and flavours of red apple and strawberries.
Price: King's Cuvée 2015, £85; King's Rosé 2015, £95
Tango Paradise Punch Sugar Free
Britvic has added to its Tango Editions series with Tango Paradise Punch Sugar Free. The orange, mango and tropical flavour sugar-free blend is available in a 330ml can and 500ml bottle.
Price: Case of 24 x 330ml cans, from 75p per can
New equipment for January 2023
Convotherm mini combi oven
The new Convotherm mini combi oven has a compact footprint of just 51.5cm wide, low water and energy consumption, and a cloud-based networking system.
Price: From £6,630
Orved Idea Hi Line vacuum-pack machines
Taylor UK is now supplying Idea Hi Line vacuum-pack machines from Orved. The Idea 32 Hi Line is a 415mm wide x 603mm deep x 460mm high countertop unit. The vacuum chamber is constructed from a single piece of stainless steel that is easy to clean, with a blue-tinted, high thickness Plexiglass lid that allows operators to see the food being processed. It can accommodate bags with a maximum size of 300mm x 400mm.
Price: From £3,995
Scotsman DXN 207 self-serve ice dispenser
The latest Scotsman DXN 207 self-serve ice dispenser allows customers or staff to pop the vessel under the dispense tap and a portion of ice is automatically dropped. The dispenser has a daily capacity of up to 100kg.