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strives to keep retailers in-the-know while showcasing the catalysts driving the private label industry into new directions. Shining a spotlight on these innovators is what brings PLBuyer to recognize the new products that are filling the shopping carts of today’s consumers.

The Category Colonel Awards are all about new products that are emerging as leaders, breaking new ground and pointing us toward the future of the private label industry.

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SOI categories
 
Baby Products
Diapers, Food, Formula, Wipes
Household Products
Batteries, Cleaning, Fragrances, Laundry, Light Bulbs
Bakery/Baked Goods Kitchen Products
Foil, Food/Trash Bags, Plastic Cups/Bowls/Utensils, Wraps
Baking/Cooking Staples
Mixes, Oil, Spices/Seasonings, Sweeteners, Vinegar
Meat/Poultry/Seafood
Canned, Frozen, Refrigerated, Snacks
Beverages
Alcoholic, Alternative, Carbonated Soft Drinks, Coffee, Energy, Mixes, Nutritional, Organic, Refrigerated/Shelf-Stable Juices, Smoothies, Sport, Tea, Water
OTC/Healthcare
Antacids/Digestive, Cold Remedies, First Aid, Diagnostics, Vitamins/Supplements
Candy Paper Products
Napkins, Tissues, Towels
Cereal Pasta/Rice/Potatoes
Dry, Dry Dinner Mixes, Frozen, Refrigerated
Condiments
Barbecue Sauce, Ketchup, Mayonnaise, Mustard, Olives, Pickles, Salsa, Syrups
Personal Care
Bath/Body, Cotton, Eye, Feminine, Foot, Hair, Oral, Shaving, Skin
Dairy
Natural/Shelf-Stable/Specialty Cheese, Eggs, Organic
Pet Products
Food, Supplies
Desserts
Frozen, Ice Cream, Novelties, Refrigerated
Snacks
Chips, Cookies, Crackers, Fruit Snacks, Gelatin/Puddings, Nuts/Seeds, Pretzels, Snack/Granola Bars, Trail Mix
Ethnic Foods
Asian, Hispanic, Italian, Kosher
Soups/Sauces/Dressings/Marinades
Frozen Foods
Appetizers, Bread/Dough, Breakfast, Meals, Pizza
Spreads
Jam/Jelly/Preserves, Peanut Butter
Fruits/Vegetables
Canned, Refrigerated, Frozen
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


 

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Click here to see the list of winners.

 
SOI contact

For questions, please contact:

Douglas J. Peckenpaugh
Editor-in-Chief
peckenpaughd@bnpmedia.com
847-770-5916

 

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September 2014 New Food Products

This month's new food products include cane sugars, barbeque sauce, condiments in squeeze bottles, cinnamon snack seasoning, and jalapeno tzatziki, ice cream, herb toasts, corn puffs, instant coffee, coconut water, and a water enhancer.

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