New Products 4/29/20

This week we’ve added 10 new items to our inventory. First from Dixie, we have two new products that go hand-in-hand. A Quat-Sanitizer Concentrate with a closed dispenser that helps eliminate spills, with an ergonomic handle that helps keep the job moving. Paired alongside are the Ultra Disposable Surface Wipes, that are 135ct center-pull. Next from Sommer Maid, Salted Butter Quarters that are in 4oz parchment wrapped sticks. From Starkist a Solid White Tuna in water. Each can contains a solid fillet of delicious albacore tuna that is naturally lower in fat and cholesterol than beef or chicken. Next is a staple for any operation serving pizza, a Plain Kraft Corrugated 20″ Pizza Box. From BC3 a Sanitizer Squeeze Bottle with 60% alcohol, killing most types of bacteria. From Zee Zee’s Snacks, a Cherry Applesauce. All Zee Zee snacks are K12 compliant and perfect for your meals to go. Our new Copper Creek line has a Frozen Ground Chuck Beef that is 80% lean, learn more about Copper Creek HERE. Next from Impact a One Gallon Jug Pump, 11″ tube provides 1oz per pump, and fits most one gallon jugs. Lastly from Ziploc a Snack Bag that are perfect for breaking out snacks into individual packaging. 

zee zee's french toast whole grain graham crackers

New Products 4/22/20

This week we’ve added 8 new items to our inventory. First from Bake Crafters a Whole Grain Grilled Cheese Sandwich, individually wrapped. Each sandwich provides 2 grain equivalents and 2 protein equivalents, produced in a nut-free facility and is the perfect for grab and go lunch option. Tasty when thawed and served, or if you prefer it warm, heat it up in the ovenable film and serve. Next from White Swan, a Toilet Tissue individually wrapped, available in 96 ct with 500 sheets per roll. From Old Neighborhood, Fresh Red Franks in Natural Casing, 8 hot dogs per 1 pound. Perfect for any take out stand, or to-go lunch option, just in time for the warm weather! Next from Zee Zee’s Snacks, two new products. First a Whole Grain French Toast Graham Cracker, this snack has got that melt-in-your-mouth maple-y-ness that you’d expect from this breakfast-for-anytime snack. And a Rock N’Blue, deliciously different “rasplesauce” is ready to rock and roll anywhere it’s cool to have a blue tongue. Both are K12 compliant. From Packer, another two new products, first a pantry staple and something every kitchen needs, Plain Salt. Available in 50lb bag. And a Frozen Ham, 1ct averages about 10lbs per ham. Lastly from America Medica, an FDA approved Disposable Mask with Ear Loops. 

New Products 4/1/20

This week we’ve added 4 new items to our inventory. First from Tissue Plus, a family company owned and operated right here in Bangor, ME. Our team is working around the clock to find the products your establishment needs, including toilet tissue, and we’re proud to be working with a local company as we do so! Next from ZeeZee’s a Strawberry Crisp Nutrition Bar. This bar has a sweet strawberry flavor, on a soft bed of oats and a yummy frosting zigzag to top things off, and is K12 compliant! From Elkay a new Poly Bread Bag with Perforated holes, letting just the right amount of air in to keep crust crisp. These bags are packaged on a wicket dispenser for fast and easy filling, a great way to display bread! Lastly from Bongards, a Low Fat Mozzarella Cheese Stick, another K12 compliant product. Great addition to your To-Go meals for your students. 

New Products 11/6/19

This week we’ve added 6 new items to our inventory. First from Lucky Leaf, an Apple Pie Filling. Next a fun grab-n-go snack from Zee Zee’s, Campfire S’mores Bar. Two new products from Major, first a Chicken Soup Base Paste that is Gluten Free. And a Roasted Beef Soup Base No MSG. Next from Piantedosi a new Sweet Burger Roll, pre-sliced and the top bun is covered with Black and White sesame seeds. Lastly from Packer, Bulk Whole Raspberries, great for pies, fruit desserts, smoothies and more! 

New Products 10/2/19

This week we’ve added 3 new items to our inventory. First from Diamond Crystal Brands, turn up the heat with a dash of crushed red pepper. Delivers an incredibly zesty burst flavor that is the perfect companion to pizza, pasta and salad. Next from Sweet Baby Ray’s their new Citrus Garlic Mojo Sauce. Good for wings, shrimp, chicken breast, dipping sauce, marinade and more. A tangy sauce with hints of garlic, citrus, cumin and oregano. Lastly from Smartfood, White Cheddar Popcorn Reduced Fat.

New Products 9/11/19

This week we’ve added 8 new items to our inventory. First from Jasper Wyman, Red Raspberries. Next from Steve’s Snacks, just in time for Fall – Pumpkin Whoopie Pie! Like a pumpkin pie only better, these spiced pumpkin cakes surround sweet creamy vanilla filling, a true taste of fall, especially here in Maine. From Pillsbury we have 5 new items. First, Bakers’ Plus™ Devil’s Food Cake Mix won’t crack or crumble, so your cakes will be easier to produce with less scrap. A creme cake mix that is ideal for suspending fruits, nuts and other particulates. Can never go wrong with a Brownie, a moist, fudge-like texture with a rich, intense chocolate flavor. Spice up your breakfast with two new pancake mixes, first a Sweet Pancake Mix. A great alternative to your standard buttermilk pancake by incorporating a tasty amount of sweetness, providing a high quality, consistent, and tolerant pancake in an easy, add water-only format. But if you prefer the buttermilk, we have that too. Lastly from ES Foods, adding to our variety of breakfast kits, a Honey Nut Cheerio Kit.

New Products 8/21/19

This week we’ve added 5 new items to our inventory. First from Pillsbury, a new K12 and daycare friendly biscuit. Whole Grain Biscuit Dough, easy split for your connivence. Formulated to produce light and fluffy 2.51 oz biscuits that are made without gelatin, for USDA child nutrition programs meets 2 ounce equivalent grain. Next from Ace Bakery a new Baguette Roll, unsliced. Traditional French white baguette with a creamy and fully developed flavor and perfectly crisp golden crust. Great for an appetizer, or along side a main course. From Mayan, this product is a ready to eat tortilla made with Yellow Corn Flour and added wheat gluten to add flexibility. It’s has a Light Yellow to Yellow Color with toasted marks. A few weeks ago we added the newest flavor from Fox Family Farms, the Sour Cream and Onion. We now have this flavor available in the 6.5 oz bags! Lastly from McCain, a Deep Grove Crinkle Cut French Fry, these are ideal for K-12, daycares and healthcare and appropriate for oven applications.

New Products 8/14/19

This week we’ve added 14 new items to our inventory. First from Maine Man Flavah’s,  have combined a plethora of habaneros, carrots and garlic they have created a spicy table sauce for heat lovers to drool over. Pairs well on chicken wings and eggs but will certainly spice up any dish! Next from RDA Advantage, […]

New Products 8/7/19

This week we’ve added 12 new items to our inventory. First from Kaiser, a pickle perfectly sliced for hamburgers, chicken burgers or any sandwich alike. Next from Producers Rice Mill, a new Seasoned Mexican Rice. We have two new items from King’s Command, first a Chicken/Beef Meatball that is fully-cooked for your convenience. Four of the meatballs provides 2oz Eq for Meat/Meat Alternative per USDA. Second we have an All Beef Patty, fully cooked. One patty provides 2.25 oz Eq for Meat/Meat Alternative per USDA. Two more items that are school food compliant from Sunny Fresh, first an inventive offering, an original pre-cooked scrambled eggs with real bacon pieces and chunks of cheddar cheese to create a savory component for burritos, casseroles or breakfast pizzas. And a delicious pre-cooked scrambled eggs with a savory crumbled turkey sausage and chunks of cheddar. Next we have Paper Cups, available in three sizes, a 12oz, 16oz and 22oz. Lastly, from Highliner new Battered “Haddie Bites”.

Beef Gyro Sandwich

Meet the need for unique menu applications. These globally-inspired gyro sandwiches can be personalized with fresh cut vegetables from the salad bar, and garnishes such as Tzatziki sauce. 

New Products 7/31/19

This week we’ve added 21 new items to our inventory. First from Chinet, a new 8oz Paper Container. Next from Simply Potato, we’ve brought in 10 new items. First we have an Extra Large Diced. Next Large Redskin Diced Potato, a Shredded White Potato Hash Browns. A Classic Russet Mashed Potato, a traditional side dish. Southern Style Diced Potato, Large Diced Potato, Large Red Diced Potato. A White Mashed Potato, Redskin Mashed Potato, finally a Redskin Garlic Mashed Potato. Next from Pillsbury, a  Bacon, Egg and Cheese Stuffed Waffle. New from Bake Crafters, a Whole Grain Blueberry Maple Waffle, that is a K12 compliant item. From Graphic Packaging a White Dome Lid that pairs with item #23420. Just in time for your back to school menu’s, or any menu where little ones might be, we’ve brought in 6 new flavors of Applesauce from Zee Zee’s Snacks! First flavor, Unsweetened Strawberry, Wild Watermelon, Strawberry Banana, Unsweetened Peach Mango, Unsweetened Orange Dreamsicle and Birthday Cake. Lastly from Advantage, 2-Ply Facial Tissue in an attractive contemporary box. 

New Products 7/24/19

This week we’ve added 14 new items to our inventory. First from Inline Plastics, two new items. A Clear Tamper Resistant 12oz Cup with a clamshell lid and round bottom. Along with that a Clear 2oz Insert. Next from Pillsbury a Whole Wheat French Bread loaf, comes hinged to elevate your sandwich offerings with two easy prep options: heat and serve or thaw and serve. We’ve also brought in a new line – Rich Chick’s Chicken. Striving to balance flavor and nutrition, we’ve brought in 6 new items: Chicken Poppers, Chicken Nugget, Spicy Chicken Patty, Popcorn Chicken, Chicken Slider Patty and a Whole Muscle Chicken Patty. Next from King’s Hawaiian two new rolls. A Sweet Burger Roll. And a Sweet Hot Dog Roll. From Savor we’ve brought in Arborio Rice. Next a Homestyle Seasoned Crouton from Highland Market. Lastly from Hunts, their new Best Ever Ketchup.

New Products 3/14/19

This week we’ve added 12 new products. First from Mirabel a White Shrimp raw, Tail-Off that are Peeled and Deveined. Next from Fabri-Kal, a clear sip lid for your on the go customers. Farm Rich introduced a new Sliced Breaded Avocado Appetizer. Four new items from General Mills, single serve packs of cereal, all K12 approved. A Lucky Charms, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Cocoa Puffs and Honey Nut Cheerios all 2oz grain equivalent. Three new items form Ace Bakery, first a Glossy Burger Roll, brushed with egg yolk for a dark yet sweet glossy finish. Next a Craft Glossy Burger Roll and a White Craft Dinner Roll. From FPI a raw peeled and deveined IQF shrimp with tail-on. And lastly, from Empress Earth, a 2ply  Dinner Napkin 1/8 fold.  

Fun with Flatbread

Last month the Maine School Nutrition Association (MSNA) invited our very own Chef Tim to do a breakout presentation a their annual Winter Food Show. Tim showed the attendees some fun ways to get creative with flatbread!