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CSP Announces Finalists in 2022 Retailer Choice Best New Products Contest

Voting open now through Aug. 26
CSP's Retailer Choice Best New Products Contest 2022
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CHICAGO —CSP has named the finalists and opened voting in its 19th annual Retailer Choice Best New Products Contest (BNPC). The BNPC honors today’s top product innovations and tomorrow’s solutions, focusing on the most successful product launches from the past year.

The editors of and identified all finalists in 29 product segments from products nominated by convenience-store industry members. Now it’s up to c-store retailers to select the winners of these coveted awards. Retailers can fill out a ballot now through Aug. 26.

The full list of finalists:

Product categoryProductSupplier
Alcohol: BeerBud Light NextAnheuser-Busch
 Eight BeerEight Brewing Co.
 Tecate AltaHeineken USA
Alcohol: Hard SeltzerBud Light Seltzer Hard SodaAnheuser-Busch
 Sparkling Ice Spiked Winter Warmer Variety 12-PackBeverage Innovation Group
 Truly Margarita-Style Hard SeltzerBoston Beer
Alcohol: Ready to DrinkNutrlAnheuser-Busch
 Monaco Cocktail Watermelon CrushAtomic Brands
 Simply Spiked LemonadeMolson Coors/Coca-Cola Co.
Behind the CounterVLN Cigarettes22nd Century Group
 Black Buffalo Zero Long Cut and PouchesBlack Buffalo Inc.
 White Owl Swirl: Triple GrapeSwedish Match North America
Candy: ChocolateChocXO Butter CupsChocXO
 Reese's Big Cup With Potato ChipsThe Hershey Co.
 Dove Large PromisesMars Wrigley
Candy: GummiesHaribo GoldbearsHaribo of America
 Jolly Rancher Very Berry GummiesThe Hershey Co.
 Starburst AirsMars Inc.
CBDForth CBD Disposable Vape PensEAS
 Sky Wellness Sleep Softgels 5ctSky Wellness
CBD BeverageA88CBDThe Alkaline Water Co.
 Aprch CBD Sparkling WaterAprch Beverage Co.
 Forth CBD Juice DrinksEAS
FacilitiesD25 Sink SystemD|13 Group
 360 Waste Windshield Service CenterForte Products
 Wayne Ovation Multi-Hose Fuel DispenserWayne
Foodservice: ComponentsDetroit Style Pizza DoughGonnella
 Johnsonville Chorizo Sausage StripsJohnsonville
 King's Hawaiian Pretzel Slider BunsKing's Hawaiian
Foodservice: DessertLa Panaderia Dulce DonutsGolden Dough Foods
 Goya Frozen ChurrosGoya Foods Inc.
 Rich's Fully finished Donut Portfolio-Glazed and IcedRich Products Corp.
Foodservice: Dispensed BeverageIcee Limeade ZestThe Icee Co.
 Red Diamond's Watermelon Simple Sweet TeaRed Diamond
 Upouria FrappesSunny Sky Products
Foodservice: EntreeChester's Honey Stung Chicken SandwichChester's Chicken
 Tyson Hot N' Spicy Chicken & Waffles SandwichTyson Convenience
 Handcrafted Breakfast PizzaUno Foods
Foodservice: IngredientsCholula Street Taco Seasoning MixMcCormick & Co.
 Quorn Meatless Homestyle CutletsQuorn Foods
 SupHerb Farms Ready-to-Use Creamy Ginger Pepper SauceSupHerb Farms
Foodservice: Roller GrillGarlic Parmesan Chicken RollerBitesHome Market Foods
 Tapatio & Cheddar Flavored FranksSigma Foodservice
 Chili Cheese Dog BurritoSigma Foodservice
Foodservice Equipment: Dispensed BeverageBunn Ultra NX Frozen Beverage DispenserBunn
 Ronnoco Cold Brew MachineRonnoco
 Curtis Iced Tea Brewers and DispensersCurtis
Foodservice Equipment: OvenThe Ibex OvenIbex/Vulcan/ITW
 Vector Wide Multi-Cook OvensAlto-Shaam
 Broaster VF-3 Ventless Fryer With SmartTouchBroaster Co.
Frozen SnackHalo Top Fruit Sorbet PintsHalo Top
 United Dairy Farmer's Main Avenue Creamery United Dairy Farmers
 Veggies Made Great Keto Cinnamon Roll MuffinVeggies Made Great
LighterBIC EZ Reach Snoop Dogg LineBIC
 Scripto Ultima Premium Disposable Pocket LighterCalico Brands
 Avalon E Pastel Pocket LighterMK Lighter
Meat SnackArcher Fuego Beef JerkyCountry Archer Provisions
 Vacadillos Carne Seca Chipotle HoneyStryve
 Wenzel's Farm Smoked BBQ and Sweet & Spicy Wenzel's Farm
Packaged Beverage: CSDCoca-Cola StarlightCoca-Cola Co.
 Mtn Dew Spark Zero SugarPepsiCo
 A-Treat Mike and Ike SodaJust Born Quality Confectionery/The Jaindl Cos.
Packaged Beverage: EnergyMonster Energy Ultra Peachy KeenMonster
 Optimum Nutrition Amino Energy Sparkling Orange BlastOptimum Nutrition
 Nerd FocusNerd Focus
 T-Pain's Nxt Lvl Gamer ShotTakeOver Industries
Packaged Beverage: EnhancedHealth-Ade PopHealth-Ade
 Pwr LftThe Vita Coco Co.
 Nirvana Muscle Recovery + ImmunityNirvana Water Sciences
Packaged Beverage: RTD CoffeeCommunity Coffee Mocha White ChocolateCommunity Coffee
 Java Monster Cold BrewMonster
 Super Coffee Cinnamon RollSuper Coffee
Packaging/PromotionIcee Color-Changing CupThe Icee Co.
 Swisher Sweets Life Is Sweet Contest PackagingSwisher
 Choward's four-tier counter/power-wing displayC. Howard Co.
Salty SnackChex Mix White CheddarGeneral Mills
 Pirate's Booty Cheddar BlastThe Hershey Co.
 Pringles Scorchin' Chili & LimeKelloggs
Snack BarClif ThinsCliff Bar & Co.
 Reese's Snack BarThe Hershey Co.
 think! Keto Chocolate Mousse Piethink!
Sweet SnackHostess Jumbo Donettes Chocolate MochaHostess
 Jumbo Snax Apple JacksKelloggs
 Birthday Cake Ooey Gooey Butter CakePrairie City Bakery
TechnologyPickup PodHatco Corp.
 Minor Decliner Age-Restricted Door AccessMinor Decliner
 Vroom Delivery Online SNAP/EBT PaymentVroom

Voting will remain open through the end of the day Aug. 26. Click here to vote now.

Winners will be announced during the NACS Show in Chicago, online and in a future issue of CSP magazine. Click here to see last year’s winning products.

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