And the Winners for 2013 Are …
CSP Announces Retailer Choice Best New Product Contest Winners
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- The winners of CSP’s 10th annual Retailer Choice Best New Products Contest represent a variety of new ideas and new flavors that are bringing fresh bang to convenience stores across the country.
The winners of the industry’s most significant new-product awards were selected by retailers in the c-store industry in 28 different categories from a pool of hundreds of products that were nominated.
The contest included products released in the convenience retailing format between Aug. 1, 2012, and July 31, 2013. Candidates were narrowed to a list of three in each category, chosen over the course of one month in online voting.
CSP thanks all the retailers who voted for their favorites; the contest would not have been possible without your participation. Congratulations to all the winners!
New Starter Pack (blu ecigs)
White Owl Gold (Swedish Match)
Hip Nation Series (BIC Corp.)
Grizzly Wide Cut Wintergreen (RJ Reynolds)
TummyTickler (In Zone Brands)
Red Bull Editions (Red Bull)
MiO Fit, Liquid Water Enhancer (Kraft Foods)
Sugar Free Strawberry Lemonade Frozen Carbonated Beverage (Sunny Sky Products)
Dispensed Beverage Accessories
Nestlé Coffee-mate Vanilla Caramel Liquid Creamer Singles (Nestlé Professional)
Kit Kat Minis (The Hershey Co.)
Starburst Minis (Wrigley)
5 Focus Gum (Wrigley)
Hot Pockets Mac & Cheese (Nestlé Professional)
Donut Holes To-Go (Prairie City Bakery)
BIG AZ BaconAddict Cheeseburger (AdvancePierre Foods Inc.)
Chex Mix Muddy Buddies Snickerdoodle (General Mills Convenience)
KIND Dark Chocolate Nuts & Sea Salt (KIND Healthy Snacks)
SQUATCH Snack Sticks (Jack Link's Beef Jerky)
COMBOS® Baked Snacks 7 Layer Dip Tortilla (Mars Chocolate North America)
Cuties 3 Pack Snack Sleeve (Sun Pacific Marketing)
Scope Outlast to Go 1 Use (Procter & Gamble)
Rayovac Alkaline Batteries & Flashlights (Lil' Drug Store Products)
Matchbox Oven (Ovention Ovens)
Dispensed Beverage Equipment
TouchPoint (Lancer Corp.)
LadderPort Convenience Store Package for Ladder & Roof Access Safety (LadderTech LLC)
LoyalDebit Mobile™ (The Pinnacle Corp.)
Impulse (Gilbarco Veeder-Root)
Best New Packaging
Camel Snus Fresh Seal Packaging (RJ Reynolds)
Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.-based CSP Business Media LLC, publisher of CSP, Convenience Store Products, FoodService Director and Restaurant Business magazines, is a business-to-business communication company specializing in the convenience retailing, restaurant and on-the-go food industries. In addition to its print products, CSP Business Media's two divisions (Convenience & Petroleum Retailing Group and Foodservice Group) produces multiple e-newsletters (including CSP Daily News and Convenience Store Products E-News), websites, CSPNetwork CyberConferences, CSPTV, CSPedia, CSP Leadership Conferences and CSP Custom Solutions.