A look at the latest food, drink and equipment to hit the market
Brioche Pasquier chocolate desserts
Price From £8 per entremet
Mr Crumb stuffings
Irish food manufacturer Mr Crumb has launched fresh Apricot & Apple and Sage & Onion stuffing, both suitable for vegetarians. The stuffing can be cooked in a microwave in two minutes or in the oven in 12 minutes, can be frozen and, once defrosted, has a 10-day shelf life in the fridge.
Price £3 per kg
Linwoods has launched Snackettes - a slow-cooked and nutrition-packed nibble. The organic snacks have no added salt or sugar and are high in fibre, protein and Omega 3. They are available in Banana & Coconut, Spicy Tomato and Super Seeds flavours.
Price Wholesale price from £1.69 per 30g pack
IMC K400CC recycler
The IMC K400CC is a compact recycler with a quiet 6000Nm linear motor to ensure energy efficiency and, like all IMC waste management products, it can be seamlessly incorporated into an undercounter solution.
iChef-ECO induction hob
The CE-approved iChef-ECO single-zone, tabletop induction hob offers a user-friendly display panel and 3kW of power. It has a slimline design and safety features including maximum temperature control, boil-dry protection, overheat prevention and clean filter warning.
Lincat Opus SelfCooking Center XS
Lincat has introduced its new Opus SelfCooking Center XS with a footprint of just 550mm x 655mm. It incorporates all the features and functionality of the larger GN1/1 and GN2/1 models and can be sited on a counter top, wall or floor.
T-tox matcha tea
The T-tox blended matcha tea range is available in 'energise', 'recovery' and 'health' varieties. The teas are made using ceremonial grade matcha, and are available to the on-trade in 1kg catering packs, offering 1,000 servings.
Price From £25 for 40g (63p per cup)
Kingfisher Beer Europe has launched Peacock Cider in collaboration with cider expert Aspall. It has an ABV of 4.8% and goes particularly well with Asian food, making it a way for Asian restaurants to capitalise on cider's growing popularity.
Price From £1.25 per 500ml bottle. Supplied in a case of 12 bottles
Pip Organic Fruit Quenchers
Pip Organic Fruit Quenchers contain just organic fruit and spring water and provide one of your five a day. The drinks are fewer than 100 calories and contain no added sugar, sweeteners, preservatives or concentrates.
Price From £1 per 330ml bottle. Supplied in a case of six bottles
Dick Red Spirit sushi knife
The new Dick Red Spirit Yanagiba Carving and Sushi Knife - also known as a 'sashimi-bocho' - can be used to fillet or slice fish for preparing sushi in-house.
Cornish pasty crisps
The Great British Crisp Company has worked in collaboration with Warrens Bakery, one of the oldest Cornish pasty makers in the world, to produce a Cornish pasty-flavoured crisp. The new variety is, according to the manufacturer, bursting with the flavours of rich steak and vegetables and, of course, potato.
Price 43p per 40g packet. Supplied in boxes of 20 packets
CT1 Conveyor Toaster
Pantheon's CT1 Conveyor Toaster provides a cost-effective and reliable solution for high-volume toasting, processing between 300 and 350 slices of bread an hour - or buns, crumpets, tea cakes or muffins. It features front or rear toast delivery and has a single- or double-sided toasting option.
Salcombe Gin is produced using 13 botanicals and distilled with a blend of ruby red grapefruit, lemon and lime peel to give it a refreshing citrus edge. Liquorice adds a touch of sweetness and green cardamom lengthens the finish, while camomile flowers and bay leaf provide a balanced floral note.
Price From £34.95 for 70cl
More Than Meat
Plant-based food brand More Than Meat has launched two new products: a chorizo-style sausage and a lamb-style steak made from a blend of plant proteins, beans, nutritional yeast and flours. The foods are high-protein and free from cholesterol, eggs, dairy and meat and low in fat.
Price Chorizo, from £7 for 362g; lamb, £14 for a 1kg steak with stock
Scottish drinks innovation company Boilermaker Drinks Co has launched a new rum, SeaWolf, at 41% ABV. The fermentation of the cane molasses, the spirit's base ingredient, has taken place at low temperature, using rum and Champagne yeasts to create notes of unripe banana and sugar cane on the nose and tropical fruits on the palate.
Price £29.99 for a 500ml bottle. Limited supply of 300 bottles
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