If you’re looking for a flask that can go the long haul, Hydro Flask has a new 24-oz standard mouth bottle that is BPA free, durable, keeps beverages cold for 24 hours or hot for six hours with a lifetime warranty. Bottles are made of 18/8 Pro Grade Stainless Steel. Numerous options in color and bottle cap are available. MSRP: $29.99
Hydro Flask has launched several new widemouth flasks. The 12-oz flask is designed to fit under most coffee brewing systems. Sixteen- and 20-oz sizes are also available. All stainless-steel flasks are TempShield protected and keep hot beverages hot for up to six hours, and cold drinks cold for 24 hours.
Var-Mint Natural Mouse Repellent is a long-lasting, non-toxic and easy-to-use product that is scientifically proven to repel mice. Available in a 15-box counter display, each box of Var-Mint contains four peel-and-place packets. Var-Mint may be used anywhere that mice may be a problem. Its fresh mint fragrance drives mice away for a minimum of 30 days.
Planglow USA launched its Gastro Collection, a range of premium, affordable gourmet to-go product containers. The Gastro Collection includes sandwich wedge boxes and wrap-pack boxes, an XL sandwich box, a baguette bag, a sandwich/pastry bag, salad boxes and more.
Aunt Fannie’s FlyPunch! is an all-natural, non-toxic, quick acting fruit fly pesticide that can be used at home or at restaurants to maintain a clean environment and reduce food waste as a result of fruit flies.
Athletic Wear Detergent from Rockin’ Green provides a natural option for cleaning active wear and sports uniforms. This detergent is made from tea tree oil and clean-rinsing surfactants in a special formulation to eliminate odor and remove tough stains like dirt and grass. These ingredients are biodegradable, with no phosphates, bleach, optical brighteners or fabric softeners.
GeniusCentral now offers BuyIQ, a mobile multi-vendor ordering system designed specifically for the natural products industry. Without any syncing or waiting, retailers can scan items in the middle of their store aisles with the BuyIQ device, send them right to the BuyingGenius online management portal, then review and submit orders from over 850 vendor catalogues. BuyIQ has a per-seat, per-month fee.
Ragbags are a line of compostable bags designed to be repurposed for use as a dish rag, hand towel, or napkin. They are sturdy, biodegradable and made with bio-based materials. They are certified by the Biodegradable Products Institute for compostability in industrial facilities. Also available are Cotton Ragbags made from 15% recycled cotton from t-shirt trimmings.
Vitamix’s new S50 blender is a powerful, personal-size blender featuring two pre-programmed settings (for Smoothies and Power Blends) and an automatic shut-off feature. The blender also offers Variable Speed Control and Pulse functions. It is small enough to use on the go to make 20-oz blends housed in an insulated container.