On With the Show!

November 1, 2006
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On With the Show!

This has been private label’s year! With growth in nearly every category within the grocery, drug and mass-retail outlet, as well as excitement toward pending trends such as natural, organic and on-the-go, now’s the time to expand private label programs. And there’s no better place to view all that’s available than at the industry’s largest gathering of private label retailers and manufacturers.
The 2006 PLMA Trade Show is expected to attract nearly 10,000 buyers and sellers to the show floor this year, representing supermarkets, drug chains, mass merchandisers, dollar stores, convenience stores, department stores and wholesalers of all kinds — even military exchanges. What’s more, 20,000 products will be on display, ranging from food and beverages to health and beauty care to household items. To help you navigate the offerings and get a better look at what’s available, PL Buyer has showcased some of the top items that are must-see’s at this year’s PLMA. Enjoy, and have a great show!
Gummy Vitamins
Just in time for winter, Northwest Natural Products is offering its gummy vitamins for kids. With a variety of tasty formulations, such as sweet and sour and creamy new swirls, the gummy vitamins make taking supplements fun and tasty. What’s more, parents can trust the products as being superior in quality.
— Northwest Natural Products, P.O. Box 6368 Vancouver, WA 98668; 800-661-2736; www.nwnaturalproducts.com
PLMA Booth #5021

Rubbing Alcohol
As a manufacturer and distributor of rubbing alcohol, American Consumer Products (ACP) now is offering a variety of sizes and alcohol strengths (50 percent to 91 percent) in regular or wintergreen fragrances. ACP also offers a variety of consumer products that include OTC pharmaceutical products and household chemicals, as well as HBC and peroxide products.
— American Consumer Products LLC, 10883 Kinross Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90024; 310-443-3330; www.acillc.com

Enchilada Sauce
Border Foods Inc. now offers 28-ounce Red and Green Enchilada Sauces. Both varieties are authentic recipes that cater to the traditional and Tex-Mex consumer. The Red Enchilada Sauce is available in a red chili base or a tomato base while the Green Enchilada Sauce is made with green chilies and secret spices with a little kick, but not too spicy. Both items feature a bi-lingual label.
— Border Foods Inc., 1750 Valley View Lane, Suite 350, Farmers Ranch, TX 75234; 972-406-3300; www.borderfoodsinc.com
PLMA Booth # 1946

Pierogies
For the past 35 years, Heritage Frozen Foods Ltd. has been a proud manufacturer and supplier of CHEEMO and private label premium pierogies to retailers throughout Canada and the United States. CHEEMO prides itself in quality, value and convenience. According to ACNielsen data, Heritage Frozen Foods produces 4 of the top 10 selling frozen dinner/entrée category items within the western Canadian grocery market.
— Heritage Frozen Foods Ltd., 14615–124 Ave. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5L 3B2; 780-454-7383; www.cheemo.com
PLMA Booth # 2152

Panini Sandwiches
Little Lady Foods is now offering its line of microwaveable paninis. Consumers simply place the sandwiches in the microwave to create a quick, hearty and appetizing meal or snack. The paninis are made with the finest cheeses, sauces, vegetables and meats available. The company also offers its paninis in a leaner, more healthful version of the original panini, and with the same great taste as the original.
— Little Lady Foods, 2323 Pratt Blvd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007; 800-439-1440; www.littleladyfoods.com
PLMA Booth # 1342

Battered Fish
High Liner Foods presents its crispy, Beer-Battered Fillets — tender, flaky white pollock fillets covered in a crispy pub-style batter that’s made with real beer. Also featured is the company’s Coconut Shrimp — large, succulent, butterfly shrimp covered in a semi-sweet, crunchy, coconut-encrusted batter. High Liner Foods also is excited to present Encrusted Tilapia Fillets — mild and moist tilapia gently coated to an encrusted crunch in varieties such as Potato, Sour Cream & Onion, Parmesan and Mediterranean.
— High Liner Foods Inc., 100 Battery Point, P.O. Box 910, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, B0J 2C0 Canada; 902-634-8811; www.highlinerfoods.com
PLMA Booth # 8703-8704

Olive Varieties
Musco Family Olive Co. is offering olives with the finest texture and taste that are pitted, sliced or chopped. Pitted olives are available in six different varieties, including small, medium, large, extra large, jumbo and colossal. Spanish-style green olives also are available, but in four distinct varieties, such as Queen Whole, Queen Pimento Stuffed, Manzanilla Pimento Stuffed and Manzanilla Pimento Sliced. Musco Family Olive Co. also offers specialty olives in Queen Garlic Stuffed, Queen Jalapeno Stuffed and Kalamata varieties.
— Musco Family Olive Co., 17950 Via Nicolo, Tracy, CA  95377; 800-523-9828; www.olives.com
PLMA Booth # 1155-1156

Container Tops
Designed with convenience in mind, Silgan’s Quick Top ends are available with varying specifications to satisfy a number of packaging solutions. The Quick Top designs include steel or aluminum full-panel, foil full-panel, and pop/pour, stay-on-tabs.
— Silgan Containers, 21800 Oxnard St., Suite 600, Woodland Hills, CA 91367; 818-710-3796; www.silgancontainers.com
PLMA Booth #1052

Gourmet Seafood
Tampa Maid Foods’ gourmet Stuffed Flounder is made with a generous portion of savory seafood stuffing carefully wrapped in select fillets of flounder. Each fillet is coated with a self-basting glaze for a rich and creamy bite, every time. Bake or microwave in minutes and enjoy as an elegant entree.
— Tampa Maid Foods Inc., 1600 Kathleen Rd., Lakeland, FL 33805; 800-237-7637; www.tampamaid.com
PLMA Booth # 7300

French Fry “Shakers”
McCain Foods will be introducing its Shakers at this year’s PLMA show. The products are a new frozen French fry that are crinkle-cut and include a seasoning packet inside the stand-up bag. Using the easy-open tear strip, consumers simply open the bag, pour the packet of seasoning onto the fries and then shake the bag to spread the seasonings. The company offers a full line of products and a limitless variety of flavors. The Shakers are sold in 24-ounce bags with an expected retail of $2.99.
— McCain Foods USA, 2275 Cabot Dr., Lisle, IL 60532; 877-804-6198; www.mccain.com
PLMA Booth # 8400

Italian Imports
Fine Italian Food will focus this year on organic-based oils, such as extra virgin olive oil, flavored organic oils, basting oils and more. The company is offering packaging that will make your brand more valuable. Additionally, the company will be displaying other Italian specialties during the show.
— Fine Italian Food-Mantova, 2608 Flagstone Circle, Naperville, IL 60564; 630-904-0002; www.fineitalianfood.com
PLMA Booth # 702-703

Shelf-Stable Coffee Drinks
Mondiv Food Products introduces a line of private label, ready-to-drink, shelf-stable coffees. The drinks are served in 9-ounce glass bottles and are available in single jars or convenient 4-pack cartons. Current flavors include regular, mocha, vanilla and cinnamon, as well as hazelnut cream, raspberry mocha and skinny vanilla latte.
— Mondiv Food Products Inc., 3810 Alfred Laliberté, Boisbriand, Quebec, Canada J7P 1P8; 450-979-0717; www.mondiv.com
PLMA Booth # 1000-1001
Quick Clean Products
Webster Industries is now supplying wet floor wipes, dusters, dry cloths, eraser cleaning pads and cleaning wipes for glass and furniture — do you offer your consumers items from this $1.3- billion business segment? Webster Industry’s products are comparable in quality to the brand leaders, yet offer a value price position.
— Webster Industries, 58 Pulaski St., Peabody, MA 01960; 800-225-0796; www.websterindustries.com
PLMA Booth # 3209

Hard-Surface, Disinfecting Wipes
As the demand for disinfecting wipes has grown, so has consumers’ desire for a higher-count package. Rockline recently has added a 75-count canister to its product offering to meet this growing demand. The company’s hard-surface disinfecting wipes are effective in killing salmonella and E. coli. These wipes disinfect while cleaning a variety of household surfaces, such as kitchen counters, sinks, stovetops, doorknobs and bathroom fixtures. Though strong and effective, the wipes contain no alcohol and are gentle on hands. The wipes also are available in Fresh and Lemon scents.
— Rockline Industries Inc., PO Box 1007, Sheboygan, WI 53081; 800-558-7790; www.rocklineind.com

Fridge-to-Freezer Chicken Packs
The Gold Kist Fridge-to-Freezer Pak fresh chicken packaging eliminates the hassle of buying and storing large quantities of chicken. The company is offering its family-pack size of three individual pouches of various chicken parts. The new packaging benefits the consumer by allowing the amount needed to be used and then easily storing the rest in the freezer for later use. The leak-resistant, ready-to-store packaging eliminates further handling by the consumer and prevents freezer burn for better poultry storage.
— Gold Kist Inc., P.O. Box 2210, Atlanta, GA 30301; 770-393-5000; www.goldkist.com
PLMA Booth # 7500

40 Years of BREAKFAST
Organic Milling Corp. has been providing retailers with unique, great-tasting breakfast cereals and premium granolas for more than 40 years. The company was one of the first to pioneer healthy, all-natural granola. Today, it specializes in “better-for-you” and organic cereal products that provide profitable growth to your private label program in today’s high-demand categories.
— Organic Milling Corp., 505 West Allen Ave., San Dimas, CA 91773; 800-638-8686; www.organicmilling.com
PLMA Booth # 1152-1153

Premium Towels and Napkins
Global Tissue Group (GTG) is rolling out the red carpet at this year’s PLMA show for its new TAD premium quilted towels and napkins. Various package configurations, counts, and sheet sizes are available in the TAD towel category, including Select-N-Save sheets. This national-brand-equivalent product is sure to enhance any private label paper section. As an innovative private label and value brand supplier of household paper products, GTG has a complete line of products to exceed your every expectation.
— Global Tissue Group, 1101, Lakeland Ave., Bohemia, NY 11716; 631-419-1300; www.gtgtissue.com

Organic Meat Snacks
MIRAB, the leader in private label beef jerky, now offers private label Organic Beef Jerky and Beef Steak Nuggets. These organic meat snacks are available at the low price customers have grown to expect from MIRAB, and displays will be provided to ensure your private label organic meat snacks can be placed in any location throughout your store.
— MIRAB USA, Inc., 21655 Trolley Industrial Dr., Taylor, MI 48180; 800-644-0445; www.mirabusa.com
PLMA Booth # 2509-2510

Window Creator
Green Bay Packaging’s Folding Carton Division introduces its Hyber-Schroder window equipment to open up new possibilities in private label. Let window advantages move into your folding carton merchandising. Displaying your products using the company’s unique “see-and-no-touch” system will sell your product with new attention. A full range of film, printed film, foil, acetate and overwrap is available.
— Green Bay Packaging Inc., 750 Cormier Rd., P.O. Box 19017, Green Bay, WI 54307; 800-236-8400; www.gbp.com
PLMA Booth # 2005-2006

Worldly Imports
Established in 1979, Golden Beach Inc. has been providing fine imported foods from around the world for distribution in the United States, Puerto Rico and Mexico. Featuring a full line of seafood, fruits, vegetables and specialty items, all products are available for private label. The company also offers a selective line of coconut products, preserves and glass jar fruits.
— Golden Beach Inc., 2510 W. 237th St., Torrance, CA 90505; 310-530-3210; www.goldenbeachinc.com
PLMA Booth # 1043

SHELF-STABLE ITEMS
Bay Valley Foods is a leading provider of shelf-stable foods, including pickles, relish, non-dairy coffee creamers, cheese sauces, puddings, syrups, egg substitutes and special sauces. The company’s customers achieve for quality private label products, strong regional brands and reliable foodservice products. Make Bay Valley Foods your choice for corporate brand products and find out why life is good in the valley!
— Bay Valley Foods, 857 School Place, Green Bay, WI 54303; 800-558-4700; www.bayvalleyfoods.com
PLMA Booth # 200
Stretchable Drawstring Bags
Presto Products Co. announces the introduction of its SuperFlex Drawstring Bags — the new high-strength disposer bags that stretch around trash to prevent rips, punctures and tears. Available in 13-gallon and 30-gallon sizes, SuperFlex Drawstring Bags are strong enough to handle heavy loads without breaking, and are ideal for many types of indoor and outdoor storage needs. Presto’s SuperFlex bags are national brand equivalent in product quality, features and performance.
— Presto Products Co., a division of Alcoa Consumer Products, P.O. Box 2399, Appleton, WI 54912; 800-228-1390; www.prestoproducts.com
PLMA Booth # 4729/5030
Sport Insoles
Aetna Foot Products’ new Dual Power Sport Insole gives users the edge on their competition by combining the benefits of two new materials. The top cloth is Holofiber, which works with the body’s own energy resources to increase blood oxygenation and build strength, improve circulation and accelerate muscle recovery. The base of the insole is made from Breath-O-Prene; the foam that breathes and wicks moisture away from the foot. These insoles are available in Men’s Trim-to-Fit and Women’s Trim-to-Fit, and retail for $15.99.
— Aetna Foot Products, a division of Aetna Felt Corp., 2401 West Emaus Ave., Allentown, PA 18103; 800-390-3668; www.aetnafootproducts.com
PLMA Booth # 2624-2625   
Body Bar Soap
Trillium is proud to introduce its Inspire By Organics body bars with special combinations of certified-organic derivates and floral extracts. Inspire By Organics is formulated with the best moisture-intense derivatives, as well as naturally based elements and antioxidants. The Inspire By Organics line of products includes a unique combination of certified organic ingredients coupled with soothing herbs. The line consists of four varieties, including White Tea and Ginger, Olive Oil, Heather and Honeysuckle for sensitive skin and Rosemary and Thyme — all coupled in fragrant aromatherapy scents.
— Trillium Healthcare Products, 2768 Davis Dr., Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, L3Y 4W1; 877-875-5486; www.trilliumhealthcare.com
PLMA Booth # 2922/3026, ISL
Pain Reliever
Marlex is now offering its GoMelts 500 mg Extra Strength Pain Reliever/ Fever Reducer with comparable active ingredients to Tylenol GoTabs. Available in 6-,12-, 18- and 36-counts, the GoMelts retail for $2.49, $ 4.49, $5.99 and $10.99, respectively. Marlex’s focus is to provide technologically advanced products that promote the enhancement of lifestyles, including applications such as analgesics, cough/cold, anti-psychotics, heart, diabetes, anti-nausea, gastric, weight loss and sexual dysfunction drugs.
— Marlex Pharmaceuticals Inc., 50 McCullough Dr., New Castle, DE 19720; 302-328-3355; www.marlexpharm.com

Dog Treats
Rush Direct is offering its canine friends a delicious treat. Made with rice, casein (a milk protein), cereals and chicken meat, the company’s Mr. Bone dog treats are healthy and appealing to dogs. Because the treats are highly digestible and nutritious, they’re safer and healthier for dogs compared to rawhide bones. What’s more, because of its consistency, Rush Direct’s Mr. Bone dog treats help control tartar and the need dogs have to chew. The treats are available in 2.8-ounce bags and have a suggested retail price of $1.00.
— Rush Direct Inc.,775 N. Dillon Dr., Wood Dale, IL 60191; 630-595-4925; www.rushdirect.net
PLMA Booth # 2346-2347

Mayonnaise Containers
New from Cains Foods is the company’s private label mayonnaise and whipped dressing containers, available in 15- and 30-ounce smooth-wall PET. The containers are designed to match national leading brands, and were developed using a technology that eliminates inner ridges, and increased gram weight eliminates paneling. Additionally, the mayonnaise containers feature new caps that are designed with a convenient stacking feature for easy merchandising.
— Cains Foods L.P., 114 East Main St., P.O. Box 347, Ayer, MA 01432; 978-772-0300; www.cainsfoods.com
PLMA booth # 1625-1626

TOMATO-BASED SAUCES
Product formulations from SimplyFresco are fresh, uncooked and rid of preservatives or enhancers. Because the company does not cook its formulations, the products retain more of their fresh taste, bright colors, crisp texture and healthy nutrients. Products from SimplyFresco aim to satisfy consumer needs for healthy, authentic and affordable alternatives that taste great. Using its high-pressure processing technology, SimplyFresco is able to offer the best quality when the consumer is ready, in other words, the product is “ready-fresh” without the use of preservatives commonly found in fresh-style sauces.
— SimplyFresco, 12867 Wetmore Rd., San Antonio, TX 78247; 210-273-2494; www.simplyfresco.com

Reduced-Sodium Soups
Morgan’s sea salt initiative is being launched at this year’s PLMA show with a line of condensed and ready-to-serve, reduced-sodium soups. These soups have at least 25 to 45 percent less sodium than the current formulations, and match or panel better than the national brand equivalent. Morgan Foods maintains its position as one of the largest soup suppliers through superior brand-emulated product introductions and premium- or signature-style soups.
— Morgan Foods Inc., 90 West Morgan St., Austin, IN 47102; 888-430-1780; www.morganfoods.com
PLMA Booth # 1634-1636

Full Line of Tissue Products
Now you can get the same service, performance and support in your Ultra program that you enjoy in your Value program from one source. Cascades Tissue Group is your source for Ultra Bath, Ultra Towels, Ultra Facial and Premium Napkins.
— Cascades Tissue Group, 404 Marie-Victorin Blvd. P.O. Box 30, Kingsey Falls, Quebec Canada J0A 1B0; 819-363-5100; www.cascades.com

Market Research
Marketing Management Inc. (MMI), a sales and marketing investment company, has developed a division named MMI Store Brands to better define the business parameters of the company, and to focus its skill-sets where it can best serve its store brand customers. MMI Store Brands’ support includes category knowledge, market research, marketing and creative design, packaging inventory, pre-press management and ProductMaster.
— MMI Store Brands, 4717 Fletcher Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76107; 817-731-4176; www.mmistorebrands.com

Organic Pizzas
Little Lady Foods is excited to announce its new line of Frozen Pizzas made with organic ingredients. The line consists of three unique flavors, including Savory Pesto, Luscious Spinach and Roasted Veggie. Customization is the company’s goal — offering pizzas that are available in a variety of sizes and shapes and with an assortment of toppings.
— Little Lady Foods, 2323 Pratt Blvd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007; 800-439-1440; www.littleladyfoods.com
PLMA Booth # 1342

Ethnic Jerky Snacks
Tengu Company Inc. has introduced a new lineup of snacks in its Overland Express Snacks program. The new lineup of natural-style and kippered jerky products target the Hispanic market with items such as Jalapeño, Chorizo and Habanero flavors, all with the company’s soft, easy-to-chew texture. Beef, brisket, pork and turkey varieties are available for private labeling, as well as complete packaging and marketing support.
— Tengu Company Inc., 14420 Bloomfield Ave., Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670; 562-483-7388; www.tenguco.com
PLMA Booth # 2238

Drink Mix Sticks
Sturm Foods proudly introduces is Vita Splash line of vitamin-enhanced, sugar-free drink mix sticks that provide a healthy benefit and refreshing taste. This innovative product line consists of 15 different sticks, allowing health-conscious consumers to add fiber, calcium or multi-vitamins to their diets, as well as strengthen their immunity or joints.
— Sturm Foods, 215 Center St., Manawa, WI 54949; 920-596-2511; www.sturmfoods.com
PLMA Booth # 2307

Italian Imports
A whole host of Italian manufacturers and products are being showcased at this year’s PLMA. Brought together by the Italian Trade Commission, Italian manufacturers displaying products at the show include, Acetificio Acetum Srl., Acetificio M. De Nigris and Fattorie Giacobazzi Srl., all of which specialize in balsamic and wine vinegars. Bertagni 1882 Srl., will be on-hand offering fresh, frozen and pre-cooked filled pasta; F.I.R.M.A. Italia SpA will display its dried ready meals and Perfetti Van Melle will be pleasing attendees with its sugar and sugar-free candy offerings.
—The Italian Trade Commission, Trade Promotion Section of the Consulate General of Italy, 401 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 3030 Chicago, IL 60611; 312-670-4360; www.italianprivatelable.com
PLMA Booth # 1926
Pasta Sauce
Red Gold LLC has many formulas available for its national-brand-equivalent pasta sauce, including two national-brand-equivalent targets. Red Gold pasta sauces are available in all the popular flavors and styles to meet your customers’ pasta sauce taste expectations. Remember, for all your store brand pasta sauce needs, and for “everything tomato,” think of Red Gold.
— Red Gold LLC, P.O. Box 83, Elwood, IN 46036; 765-754-7527; www.redgold.com
PLMA Booth # 1705

Photo Print Kit
Ferrania Technologies now offers a 100 percent compatible print kit for Epson PictureMate printers. You get more and save more with this kit, which includes 125 sheets of 4”x6” glossy photo paper and one, high-capacity ink cartridge. Prints are instant-drying, smudge-proof, water-resistant and save consumers 45 percent over the OEM.
— Ferrania Technologies, 6063 Hudson Rd., Woodbury, MN 55125; 888-846-2846; www.ferraniait.com
PLMA Booth # 4342 PLB
Ketchup
Now available through Red Gold LLC is the 64-ounce Fridge Fit ketchup bottle. The Red Gold Fridge Fit ketchup bottle sits nicely in a refrigerator door, is easy to handle and has an easy pour spout. The national brand equivalent package will be available in the first quarter of 2007.
— Red Gold LLC, P.O. Box 83, Elwood, IN 46036; 765-754-7527; www.redgold.com
PLMA Booth # 1705

Reduced-Fat, Kettle-Cooked Potato Chips
Shearer’s Foods recently has introduced its new Reduced-Fat, Kettle-Cooked Potato Chips, which have 40 percent less fat than traditional potato chips. Because more fat is removed during to cooking process, the chips are ideal for health-conscious consumers who find potato chips hard to resist. The reduced-fat, kettle-cooked chips are a kosher product, and have zero grams of trans-fat. Shearer’s Reduced-Fat, Kettle-Cooked Potato Chips are available in an 8.5-ounce bag for a suggested retail price of $2.99.
— Shearer’s Foods Inc., 692 North Wabash Brewster OH 44613; 330-767-3393; www.shearers.com
Sugar-Free Preserves with Splenda
Carriage House is pleased to offer 13-ounce Sugar-Free Preserves with Splenda in four top-selling flavors – Strawberry, Seedless Blackberry, Raspberry and Apricot in an attractive glass container featuring a fruit embossed design and “vacuum seal” tamper-evident cap. With Splenda as part of your consumer’s healthy lifestyle, they can enjoy all the sweet foods they love.
— The Carriage House Cos., a subsidiary of Ralcorp Holdings Inc.,196 Newton St., Fredonia, NY 14063; 716-673-8214; www.carriagehousecos.com
PLMA Booth # 1311
Deodorant Body Spray for Men
Premier Brands’ new deodorant body sprays are specially formulated to combine a unique fragrance plus an effective deodorant that provides both odor protection and a strong, long-lasting fragrance. The 4-ounce body sprays are available for immediate order and come in four fragrances, either in private label or branded under the company’s FOXX label. The company’s aerosol spray line includes antifungal sprays, foot and sneaker spray, sunless tanning sprays and first aid sprays.
— Premier Brands of America Inc., 120 Pearl St., Mt. Vernon, NY 10550; 718-325-3000; www.premier-brands.com
PLMA Booth # 3912-3915

Dissolving Soap Strips
Ranir is now offering its Pocket Suds — Soap on the Go! dissolving soap strips. These uniquely designed strips are made with tea tree oil, a natural antibacterial agent. Simply add water for a creamy lather to wash away dirt and germs. The Pocket Suds soap strips are hypo-allergenic, biodegradable and contain no animal fat. Fragrance varieties include Lavender, Tropical and Berry, as well as Fragrance-Free.
— Ranir LLC, 4701 East Paris Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512; 616-698-8880; www.ranir.com
PLMA Booth # 3517
Photo on server: Woeber Supreme Mustards and Sauces
Woeber Mustard Manufacturing Co. recently launched three sauces that are ideal for spicing up any meal. Made with freshly ground horseradish and a secret blend of seasonings, new Fiery Cocktail Sauce, available in a 10-ounce bottle, is best when paired with shrimp. From Woeber’s Supreme Mustards line comes the new Honey Mustard, which blends real clover honey, pure cane sugar, imported mustard flour and select spices. This signature sauce complements grilled chicken, ham and fish, and is offered in a 13-ounce bottle. Also new to the line is the company’s Dijon Mustard, available in 10-ounce bottles. Pungent and spicy, this classic condiment is made from all-natural ingredients and white wine, and enhances the taste of grilled or broiled meats, stews and salads. Each of the three sauces is packaged in a plastic squeeze bottle with an easy-open pop top.
— Woeber Mustard Manufacturing Co. P.O. Box 388, Springfield, OH 45501; 800-548-2929; www.woebermustard.com

Salsa and Picante Sauce
Available through Red Gold LLC are the company’s national brand equivalent (NBE) salsa and picante sauce items. Red Gold has numerous NBE formulas available in hot, medium and mild flavor profiles, including black bean and corn salsa to complement its full line up of salsa and picante sauce selections. Red Gold is your one-stop-source for “everything tomato.”
— Red Gold LLC, P.O. Box 83, Elwood, IN 46036; 765-754-7527; www.redgold.com
PLMA Booth # 1705

Inverted Squeeze Preserves and Jellies
Carriage House has turned the store brand preserves and jelly category upside down with the company’s new inverted squeeze package in two top-selling flavors: Grape Jelly and Strawberry Spread. Squeeze P&J can now be stored “cap down” in the fridge so it’s ready to use when your customers are. Since it is stored upside down, consumers will get every last ounce out of the 20-ounce bottle — none goes to waste. Consumers can finally “leave the sticky knife” behind.
— The Carriage House Cos., a subsidiary of Ralcorp Holdings Inc.,196 Newton St., Fredonia, NY 14063; 716-673-8214; www.carriagehousecos.com
PLMA Booth #1311

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