Automatic Merchandiser annually asks readers to choose their favorite, most requested or bestselling products in the convenience service industry. About 450 readers cast their votes this year for products in 10 categories. The winning products demonstrate ingenuity and excellence in catering to their customers' desires.
Without further ado, here are this year's winners:
- Salted Snack: LAY'S® Poppables™ White Cheddar Flavored Potato Snacks from Frito Lay North America
- Protein or Meat Snack: Fiorucci’s All-Natural Appetaggios from Fiorucci Foods
- Healthy/FitPick®: Sea Salt variety of DAVID Energy-Packed Snack Mix from Conagra
- Cold Beverage: Hi-Biscus from LaCroix
- Cookie & Pastry: NUTTER BUTTER Fudge Covered from Mondelēz International Foodservice
- Candy: NEW SOUR PATCH KIDS Heads, from Mondelēz International, Inc.
- Food: Jimmy Dean® Frittata Sandwiches from Tyson Foodservice
- Technology: Gimme VMS from Gimme
- Equipment: PUSH-IT from U-Select-It
- Coffee: The SEGO™ from Bravilor Bonamat
Congratulations, winners! Thank you to all manufacturers who participate in this year's contest.
Readers, be sure to check out our April issue, which mails today and will be published online tomorrow, to see all the details about the products.