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Polls Open for CSP’s Best New Product Contest

Retailers asked to choose winners in 22 categories

CHICAGO — CSP magazine, the leading media brand serving the convenience industry, is proud to announce the finalists for its 16th annual Retailer Choice Best New Product Contest (list below).

The editors of CSP and Convenience Store Products magazines identified all finalists from products nominated by c-store industry members. Now it’s up to c-store retailers to select the winners of this coveted award. Retailers can fill out a ballot now through Aug. 23 at

“The past year has been a remarkable period of product development for suppliers. New flavors, forms and even a new category—CBD products—abound,” said Steve Holtz, CSP’s director of content. “CSP is excited to give retailers the opportunity to choose their favorites of the year.”

The group of finalists represents new products that were introduced into the c-store market between Aug. 1, 2018, and June 1, 2019.

Winners will be announced and receive their awards at the NACS Show® in October. They will also be mentioned in an article that will appear online at and in the December 2019 issue of CSP magazine.

The full list of finalists:

Product CategorySupplier NameProduct Name
Candy – ChocolateMars Wrigley ConfectioneryM&M’s Hazelnut Spread
 The Hershey Co.Reese’s Lovers
 Tierra NuevaDunkin’ Donuts Coffee Thins
Candy – NonchocolateCandyRific LLCMarvel Avengers Fanimation Fans
 General Mills ConvenienceGushers Super Sour Berry
 Mars Wrigley ConfectioneryExtra Refreshers Gum
CBDFloyd’s of LeadvilleFloyd’s On the Go CBD Gems
 Reliva CBDReliva CBD Gummies and Shots
 Tribe CBDCBD Shots
Design/DisplayHeads Up LockHeads Up Lock System
 MasonWays Indestructible Plastics LLCWindshield Water Caddy
 MDI WorldwidePlace & Learn Display
Foodservice – GeneralMcLane Co. Inc.Fly Guys Pizza
 Nestle ProfessionalStouffer’s Chicken Pot Pie
 Tyson ConvenienceJimmy Dean Stuffed Hash Browns
Foodservice EquipmentAntunesEgg Station Mini
 Hatco Corp.Flav-R-Savor Heated Air Curtain Cabinet
 Wilbur Curtis Co.ThermoProX Coffee Brewer
Foodservice – Coffee BarCalifia FarmsCalifia Farms Oat Barista Blend
 Kerry ConvenienceChips Ahoy! Hot Chocolate
 Sunny Sky ProductsReese’s Flavored Cappuccino
Foodservice – Roller GrillHome Market FoodsNashville Hot Chicken RollerBites
 Ruiz FoodsNacho Cheese & Chicken Tornados
 Van’s KitchenRoller Grill Egg Rolls
General Merchandise/Health & Beauty CareConvenience ValetMylanta Gas Minis
 Lil’ Drug Store ProductsNoDoz 10-Count Vials
 UnileverVaseline Lip Therapy Sticks
Packaged Beverages – AlcoholAnheuser-BuschStella Artois Spritzer
 Heineken USADos Equis Mexican Pale Ale
 MillerCoorsSol Chelada
Packaged Beverages – Juice DrinksCampbell Soup Co.V8 +Hydrate
 Keurig Dr PepperSnapple Watermelon Lemonade
 Nestle WatersPerrier & Juice
Packaged Beverages – OtherKerry ConvenienceOregon Chai Organic and Non-GMO RTD Chai Tea Latte
 Shamrock FarmsRockin’ Protein Energy Drink
 The Coca-Cola Co.Zico Coco-Refresh
Packaged Beverages – RTD CoffeeDanone North AmericaStok Oatmilk Latte and Stok Almondmilk Mocha
 Peet’s CoffeePeet’s Iced Espresso
 Red DiamondFitz Cold Brew Coffee
Packaged Beverages – WaterNestle Waters North AmericaAcqua Panna
 The Coca-Cola Co.Smartwater Sparkling
 Voss WaterRaspberry Rose Sparkling Water
PackagingAnchor PackagingCrisp Food Technologies Containers
 Eco-ProductsCold Cup Sip Lids
 Fischer Paper ProductsTruKraft
Snacks – BarsGeneral Mills ConvenienceNature Valley Crispy Creamy Wafer Bars
 Kellogg’sBear Naked Chunky Almond Butter Bars
 PepsiCoNaked Fruit, Nut & Veggie Bars
Snacks – MeatCheesewich FactoryCheesewich Pepperoni & Mozzarella Cheese
 KraftHeinzOscar Mayer Natural Meat & Cheese Snack Sticks
 Stryve Biltong SnacksHatch Green Chile Biltong Stick Minis
Snacks – SaltyCampbell Soup Co.Goldfish Epic Crunch
 General Mills ConvenienceChex Mix Max’d
 Kellogg’sCheez-It Snap’d
Snacks – SweetBake’n JoyFreedom Gluten-Free Doughnut Minis
 EPTA America7 Days Soft Croissant Dulce de Leche with Caramel
 Rich’s FoodserviceOur Specialty Dessert Dippers
 SkuposSkupos Engage
Tobacco – Cigars/CigarettesPremier Manufacturing Inc.Manitou
 Swedish MatchWhite Owl Mini Cigarillos
 Swisher InternationalBLK Wine Tip Cigarillos
Tobacco – OTPFully Loaded LLCFully Loaded Chew
 Pixotine Products Inc.Pixotine Nicotine Toothpicks
 Republic TobaccoOCB Virgin Rolling Papers

Click here to vote now.

CSP magazine is the leading source of information for the $654 billion convenience-retailing industry. Our award-winning editors provide actionable solutions and data-driven trends to key decision-makers who rely on this information to combat disruption. CSP annually hosts Convenience Retailing University and the Outlook Leadership conference, which are two large-scale leadership events, as well as 15 small-format meetings in our EduNetworking series. Our team also delivers insights via our print publications, website and daily newsletters.

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