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This week's new products: Blue Potion coffee, Shorty glassware, canned craft beers and more

15 July 2016
This week's new products: Blue Potion coffee, Shorty glassware, canned craft beers and more

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

Bellavita London

Bellavita London, taking place on 17-19 July, aims to introduce new and innovative Italian products through masterclasses, forums and discussions. Up to 260 Italian producers are due to attend the show, offering completely new products.

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To register for the show, go to

IASA Colatura di Alici di Cetara

IASA Colatura di Alici di Cetara is an anchovy syrup, extracted during the anchovy-curing process. Use the syrup like olive oil and drizzle it over pasta or onto crostini.

Price £7.90 per bottle

Toscobosco Nero su Nero

Toscobosco Nero su Nero is a dark chocolate spread made with hazelnuts, cocoa and luxurious black truffle.

Price £9.70 per jar

Blue Potion cold-brew coffee

Caffe Biscardi's Blue Potion cold-brew coffee is crafted in Naples to a secret recipe, which mixes Arabica coffee with other flavours, including Robusta, for a deeper, more complex taste.

Price £4 per bottle

Nelson Advantage Plus dishwasher

Advantage Plus is Nelson's newest addition to its range of dishwashers and glasswashers. It has been designed to radically reduce the amount of energy and water required to provide an economically viable solution for commercial premises.

Price Pass-throughs, from £3,475 to £5,750, depending on specification

Raw Chocolate Company snacks

The Raw Chocolate Company, launched by Linus Gorpe, who recently received backing on BBC's Dragons' Den, makes raw chocolate snacks with ingredients that are claimed to stimulate the immune system, aid digestion and lower blood pressure. The snacks feature ingredients such as goji berries, mulberries, ginger and hazelnuts. All bars are organic, fairtrade, gluten- and soy-free and vegan friendly.

Price From £1.99 per bar

Tailgate craft beers

Beverage importer Heathwick has launched two new experimental canned craft beers from the American small-batch craft brewery Tailgate Beer. The Peanut Butter Milk Stout (5.8% ABV) has a sweet peanut butter aroma with chocolate and roasted malty notes, while the Grapefruit IPA (6% ABV) is dry and light-bodied with a heavy grapefruit aroma. Its Sorta IPA is a session-style ale at 4.7% ABV.

Price £38.50 for cases of 24 x 355ml cans

Shorty glassware

Shorty is a new range of glassware from Libbey, designed for mini cocktails. Each glass holds 14cl and is perfect for tapas-style casual dining as well as for reducing alcohol consumption. The glasses come in three styles: Margarita, Martini and Rocks.

Price £2.98 each

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