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Year-Round Fruit

Dole ® offers quality fruit products year-round so you can menu fruit-forward signature items such as Peach and Blueberry Parfaits. Choose from Dole Fresh Frozen Fruits, Dole Chef-Ready Cuts, Dole Tropical Gold® Pineapple and more. For information, visit

Crab Cake Sliders

Burger lovers and seafood fans will appreciate Phillips Crab Cake Sliders. The sliders work well on a small plates menu, because the smaller 1.5-oz. portion sizes are just right for sharing. Bake or pan-saute Phillips Crab Cake Sliders in minutes. Varieties include Crab & Shrimp Sliders, Salmon Sliders and Lobster Sliders. For more information, visit

Dessert Ideas

MARS Foodservices recently hosted the finals of the “Make It Mini — A Dessert Trio” competition in conjunction with the American Culinary Federation. Culinary instructor Curtis Smith from Spokane Washington won the $2,000 grand prize for his Latin American-themed dessert platter. For details about the line of candy brands and recipes, visit

Portion Control

Smucker's® portion-control jams, jellies and preserves add a note of comfort and value to your tabletop. For information about the full line of distinctive portion-control products, visit

Burger Toppings

Add appeal, crunch and texture to your gourmet burgers with the five varieties of Fresh Gourmet® Crunchy Toppings. Tortilla Strips, Crispy Jalapeños, Crispy Onions and other varieties are ready to use, to help you create new signatures. For more information about Fresh Gourmet from Sugar Foods, visit

Beer-Battered Pollock

The latest addition to the Sea Dog family of products from Icelandic® USA is a 4-oz. Battered Pollock Portion. It features the signature beer batter coating made with Sea Dog India Pale Ale®, and is a more economical choice than the Cod or Haddock Sea Dogs. For more product information, visit

Coffee Program

With the Douwe Egberts Cafitesse Next Generation coffee dispensers, you can dispense cold and hot coffee from one easy-to-use unit. The NG-110 holds a single blend of coffee plus hot water, for operations that serve 35 or more cups per day. Larger operations that serve 60 or more cups a day can choose the NG-300 that holds up to two blends of coffee plus hot water. For more information from the Sara Lee Corp., visit

D'Anjou Pears

Tru Flavors D'Anjou Pears from Truitt Bros. are ripened, sliced and ready to serve. They are sun-ripened, gently harvested with care for the environment and packed in resealable shelf-stable jars. They're also pasteurized, to maintain crispness for up to six months when stored at room temperature. For product details, visit

Fruit Purees

All-natural Lyons Fruit Purees allow you to feature fresh fruit flavor all year. They're packaged in easy-to-use jars, for convenient use in sauce, cocktail and dessert recipes. For recipe ideas, visit

Pot and Kettle Fillers

Heavy-duty Fisher Pot and Kettle Fillers can perform up to eight times faster than standard faucets. Fill a 100-gallon steam kettle in just 2.5 minutes, compared to the 20 minutes needed when using a ½" faucet. For more information from Fisher Manufacturing, visit

A Touch of Glass

Announce pricing specials, marketing promotions, wine-tasting events and beverages with eye-catching Bottle Displays. Part of the Securit line from American Metalcraft, the single or triple Bottle Displays feature a copper finish; the attached wood-framed chalkboard is easy to wipe clean. For more information, visit

Custom T-Shirts

Get custom T-shirts for promotional, staffing or retail needs from Campus Collection. This full-service T-shirt company offers a full range of graphic design services at no charge with a minimum order. You can pay for merchandise as you need it and store your products in the company warehouse with the inventory stock program. Visit for details.

Knives for Pros

Facilitate kitchen work with the ProDynamic knife series from Friedr. Dick. Ergonomically designed with smooth all-plastic handles and professional knife blades, the softer plastic handle provides a comfortable feeling when cutting. Most types are also available with different-colored handles for HACCP regulation color coding. The series ranges from a small Kitchen Knife to a 30-cm Chef's Knife. For more information, visit

Soup Kettles

Tomlinson's Deluxe Frontier Kettle® top-of-the-line soup kettle and the Frontier II Kettle® come with a two-year warranty. The Deluxe Frontier Kettle has a classic old-fashioned look with customer appeal. The Frontier II Kettle features fast heat-up. Both are NSF listed for rethermalization. For more information on the kettles and the two-year warranty, visit

Tea Latte Mixes

Simple-to-prepare Oregon Chai® Tea Latte Dry Mixes offer an alternative to coffee, in a new convenient dry fomat. Flavors include Vanilla, Decadent Spice and the signature Original. Just add water or steamed milk for chai drinks. For recipes, merchandising ideas, samples or more product information about Oregon Chai, visit

Pear Tomatoes

Additions to the Angela Mia® portfolio of value-added tomato products include Ground Unpeeled Pear Tomatoes, Whole Peeled Pear Tomatoes and Pear Tomato Pizza Sauce. Premium Pear Tomatoes offer a sweet flavor, firm texture and fewer seeds than traditional tomatoes. To learn more, visit