|Chill IT Bags
Bella Vita Bags
Bella Vita's Chill IT bags are fun and functional. Freezing the bag turns it into an ice gel pack. Chill IT bags come in a variety of colors and sizes and are perfect for wines and beverages. Available in single-bottle bags, double-bottle bags and 6-pack beer bags. The two-tone color Wave bags are available in six different color combinations. The Chill IT bags are sold six to a case per style and color. SRP: $8.99 and up.
|Quick Brew 12-Cup Coffee Maker
The Calphalon Quick Brew 12-Cup Coffee Maker brews fast and delivers premium flavor in less time. The removable water tank lets the user fill up with fresh water directly at the sink, eliminating extra steps. Custom settings, including brew strength and 1-4 cup batch size, help coffee drinkers brew the perfect cup. The unit features a 24-hour programmable timer. SRP: $79.99.
Imported by SCI Scandicrafts
One of the many pasta making tools in SCI Scandicrafts' line is this 1 ¾-inch square, aluminum ravioli cutter that is made in Italy and features a wood handle. A round ravioli cutter is also available, and both are polybagged. Recipes are available upon request. SRP: $29.95.
|Rocky Road Egg
Fort Wayne, Ind.
260-969-8335, ask for wholesale
A chunky mixture of DeBrand Vanilla Marshmallows, signature buttery caramel, whole roasted almonds and roasted pecan halves is blended into milk or dark chocolate. The Rocky Road Eggs are sold by variety in a stock box of 18. Each 6.2-ounce egg is packaged in a clear box. SRP: $13.50.
|Angle AdjustTM Adjustable Electric Knife Sharpener
Hot Springs, Ark.
Edgeware by Smith's® introduces the Edgeware Angle Adjust™ Adjustable Electric Sharpener. It sharpens the knife to the original factory angle. The coarse electric sharpening slots has interlocking diamond wheels while the fine slot has interlocking ceramic wheels. Interlocking wheels sharpen both sides of the knife at the same time. The sharpener also includes a manual slot designed to sharpen most styles of serrated knives. Sturdy cast aluminum frame with soft touch accents and non-slip bottom offer additional safety and stability when sharpening. SRP: $199.99.
|The Original Hurom® Slow Juicer
Roland Products Inc.
This spring, the best-selling Hurom® Slow Juicer will be available in two new colors: silver and metallic black. The Original Hurom® Slow Juicer uses a patented low-speed technology system. Don't let the name fool you; the Slow Juicer quickly extracts juice and expels a drier pulp with a much higher yield. The 80 RPM does not disrupt the cellular structure of fruits and vegetables, eliminating oxidation and separation. Hurom® also preserves vitamins, minerals and enzymes to provide a rich, more nutritious juice. SRP: $359.
|Bottle Cheese Server Gift Set - Cheeses of the World
Epic Products Inc.
Santa Ana, Calif.
The Cheeses of the World Cheese Server Gift Set features five languages spelling out the word cheese on a rustic parchment background. This set also includes 3-ply (20-count) cocktail napkins and a grapevine motif cheese spreader. The decorative bow and ribbon makes this set a perfect hostess gift. It will be available through Epic Products in April. SRP: $22.50.
|Fissler Vitaquick Pressure Cooker
Fissler USA is introducing the Vitaquick® line of pressure cookers this spring. The Vitaquick® is an updated version of the best-selling Blue Point line and is made in Germany from 18/10 stainless steel, induction compatible, and features a limited lifetime warranty. The induction-compatible line is available in 4.5-, 6-, 8-, and 10-liter sizes. A pressure skillet/pan in 2.5 and 4 liters is also available. SRP: $199-$290.
|Fresh Air Compost Collector & Renew compostable waste bags
Full Circle Home
The Fresh Air Compost Collector allows air to flow through the compost while also keeping it odor-free. Available in Green Slate or Cool Earth, the compost collector comes with five compostable bags. SRP: $29.99. Also available are the Renew 2.5-gallon bags, which come 25 per box and fit most compost pails. SRP: $5.99.
|Nesco Real Tea Teamaker
The Metal Ware Corp.
Two Rivers, Wis.
Nesco introduces the Real Tea Automatic Teamaker that prepares loose or bagged teas. It offers a selection of steeping times from two to 16 minutes. The unit automatically keeps tea warm for up to one hour and will not operate without the carafe in place. Real Tea features a one-liter water reservoir, a water scale filter and an anti-drip function. Real Tea will be available for shipment in April. SRP: $79.99.
|Ritter Sport Chocolate Bars
Imported by Euro-American Brands LLC
Summer FFS Booth #5318
Ritter Sport's 65-gram/2.3-ounce chocolate bars are available through Euro-American Brands LLC. Varieties available include: Hazelnut, a milk chocolate bar with chopped hazelnuts; Noisette, a milk chocolate shell with a hazelnut praline filling; Extra Fine Milk Chocolate; and Almond, a milk chocolate bar with chopped almonds. All are made in Germany from fine European milk chocolate. Ritter Sport perfectly pairs the chocolate mass and filling to maximize the overall flavor and chocolate eating experience. White Almond, a white chocolate bar with chopped almonds, is also available. SRP: $1.49.
|Fruit- and Vegetable-shaped Cookware
CU Cookware's fruit- and vegetable-shaped cookware is available in 10 designs. Through research, the company learned that consumers are willing to purchase items that blend into their décor. The pans are aluminum with non-stick coating. The line includes green apple, lemon, pear, eggplant, tomato and bell pepper, which is available in red or green. The 12-piece sets come in 2-quart sauce pans and in 10-cup Dutch-ovens. (SRP: $99 and $150, respectively.) Pumpkin and orange are also available and are sold separately (SRP: $12.50 and $22.50, respectively.)
|Themed Party Plates
Signature Housewares Inc.
A set of six 6-inch plates that are tied with raffia to a metal serving caddy with a "to/from" hangtag. This set is perfect for gift giving or for entertaining. Available in various themes and colors, the high-fired stoneware plates are dishwasher and microwave safe and lead free. SRP $19.99.
Sinko Corp. introduces Toockies, 100 percent organic cotton and jute housewares and personal care line. These multipurpose cloths are hand knit by women artisans living near Calcutta, India. Proceeds from the sales support the community center that organizes the artisans using Fair Trade practices. The scrub cloths in organic cotton measure 7.5 inches square and are sold individually as well as in sets of three and six. SRPs range from $5.99 to $19.99.
|The Spice Hunter Inc.
San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Expo West Booth #2431
The Spice Hunters' Salt Free Grilling Blends take the guesswork out of seasoning and create the ultimate addition to an outdoor kitchen. Ten varieties are available. The blends contain all natural spices and herbs, sourced from the around the world. Serving suggestions are featured on every jar, and www.spicehunter.com features numerous recipes for each of the blends. All jars are 4¾ inches tall and 1¾ inches wide. SRP: $4.99.
| Light Cast Iron Pans
Longueuil, Quebec, Canada
800-361-1692 ext. 2402
Starfrit's Light Cast Iron Pan is made in a metal mold, not a sand mold, creating a pan that has lost 50 percent of the weight, but none of the features of cast iron. A reinforced ceramic surface prevents rust with no PTFE, no PFOAs and no toxic fumes. The riveted stainless steel handle is oven safe. Five sizes are available including a 9.5-inch fry pan (SRP: $29.99) up to a 13-inch fry pan.
|9-Piece Gadget Set
Wusthof-Trident of America Inc.
The 9-Piece Gadget Set includes a swivel peeler, apple corer, lemon zester, whisk, bottle opener, come-apart kitchen shears, a 3-inch paring knife and a 4½ utility knife. All are stored in a beech wood gadget cup that's 5¼ inches tall. This set is packaged in a box and will be available to ship March 1. MAP: $79.99.
Zwilling J.A. Henckels
The Zwilling Pro series is a new knife line that features an unconventional blade, which has a more pronounced wedge-like curve. This unique shape allows for the user to cut in an easier, more comfortable rocking motion. Zwilling J.A. Henckels developed the new ergonomic bolster to allow for a more natural pinch-grip by providing a smooth transition between the bolster and the blade. The knives are available in a variety of sizes and sets, including a 3-inch paring knife (SRP: $49.99), 7-inch santoku (SRP: $99.99) and a 12-piece set (SRP: $649.99.)