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Scallops With Bacon

Offer two favorites in one bite: New Coastal Harvest Bacon Wrapped Scallops from American Pride Seafoods are premium quality and easy to prepare. The scallops are harvested fresh from the ocean, hand-wrapped in hickory bacon and placed on wooden skewers for portioning. Visit [3] for details.

Sandwich Demos

The new Chef Demo video gallery at [4] offers sandwich ideas from Unilever Food Solutions. You'll find demos for Hot Turkey Mole Torta, Portobello Sliders, Grilled Chicken and Brie Sandwiches and more. Visit [4].

Promotable Potatoes

Idaho® Potato varieties attract attention for seasonal promotions such as Valentine's Day. Surprise and dazzle your guests with signature dishes featuring Idaho Fingerlings. Recipes include Idaho Potato Shooters, Idaho Fingerling Potato Pizza and Confit of Idaho Fingerling Potato Tart. For recipes and the Idaho Potato Commission Foodservice Toolkit, visit [5].

Medium-Roast Coffees

For customers who want the high-quality, well-rounded taste of medium-roast coffee, Peet's Coffee & Tea introduces its first medium-roast coffees. Café Domingo and Café Solano are roasted by hand in small batches and delivered at the peak of freshness, like all Peet's coffees. For product information, visit [6].

Black & White Barley

Tuxedo Barley is the latest in the Boutique line of distinctive, limited-time products from Indian Harvest. It blends whole-grain black barley with hull-less barley for a rounded flavor profile and cutting-edge look. For information about Tuxedo Barley and other specialty grains, beans, legumes and blends from Indian Harvest, visit [7].

Beverage Tips

Kerry is relaunching [8] with tips, product information, point-of-sale tools, seasonal promotion material, recipes and more to help you build your beverage business. Kerry's beverage brands include DaVinciGourmet, Jet, Caffe D'Amore and Oregon Chai. Visit [9] for more information.

Better-For-You Bases

New Sensibly Authentic products from Custom Culinary® offer a family of healthier bases and gravies. Included are Masters Touch® All Natural Reduced Sodium Bases, Gold Label Low Sodium Bases and Custom Culinary® Pan Roast® Low Sodium No Gluten Ingredients Gravy Mixes. For product information, visit [10].

Film & Foil Dispenser

Edlund's user-friendly stainless steel FFD-18 Film and Foil Dispenser has suction cup feet that position it securely on counters. It can also be used on a wall. The adjustable dispensing tube fits 12" and 18" rolls. Whether using the slide cutter for film or the interchangeable metal cutter for foil, the clean cut eliminates waste. For details from Edlund Company, visit [11].

New Wine Collection

Winery Exchange announces the relaunch of Echelon Vineyards with a new tier of Collection Series wines featuring some of California's best sub-appellations. For details about this limited-production series visit the website: [12].

Artisan Croutons

Elevate your soup offerings from ordinary to extraordinary without adding labor. Fresh Gourmet Artisan Croutons are made with hearth-baked artisan breads, premium oils and gourmet seasonings. Flavors include Tuscan Herb Focaccia, Asiago Cheese Ciabatta and Basil Pesto Panini. For more product information, visit the Sugar Foods website: [13].

Branded Recipes

Mars Foodservices has relunched its new and improved website offering recipes, product information and more. Visit the website at [14] for details about the company's portfolio of brands.


Grand prize winner of the California Avocado Commission (CAC) Chef Video Recipe Contest is Rene Van Broekhuizen, executive chef of McCormick & Schmick's in Portland, OR. His presentation of the California Avocado Trio earned him $2,500. See his entry and find avocado recipe ideas on the website: [15].