2017 Hot 100 Products: 25-1

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The Hot 100 was generated by tracking the most clicked products on CStoreProductsOnline.com from Dec. 14, 2016, to June 20, 2017.

We are continuing to unveil the Convenience Store Products Hot 100 most clicked products of 2017, 25 products at a time. Today we finally count down to No. 1. Click here to see Nos. 100-76, 75-51 and 50-26.

Today we unveil Nos. 25-1. Click through to see this final of four slideshows, which completes the list.

25. Swisher Sweets Green Sweets Cigarillos

Swisher Sweets Green Sweets Cigarillos

Launched to coincide with spring, Swisher Sweets Green Sweets Cigarillos are created using the naturally mild Candela leaf. They feature a distinctive green color and pleasant aroma. The slow-burning Swisher Sweets Green Sweets come in a two-count resealable pouch.

24. Prairie City Bakery Ooey Gooey Butter Cakes

Prairie City Bakery Ooey Gooey Butter Cakes

Available in Original, Lemon and Cinnamon flavors, individually wrapped 2-ounce Ooey Gooey Butter Cakes from Prairie City Bakery are two-layer treats. The bottom layer consists of a buttery yellow cake, and the top layer is a rich, flaky mixture of cream cheese, sugar and egg. Also available for retailers is a three-tier Ooey Gooey counter rack that’s free with product purchase.

23. Extra Kinky Pink, Gold and Blue spirits

Extra Kinky Pink, Gold and Blue spirits

As part of its Kinky Cocktails line, Kinky Beverage Co. is launching Extra Kinky in 16-ounce cans and in three flavors with an ABV of 8%. Extra Kinky Pink is a fusion of mango, blood orange and passion fruit; Extra Kinky Gold is a blend of peach and tropical fruits; and Extra Kinky Blue is a combination of wild berry and tropical fruits. These varieties join the premium vodka Kinky Pink Liqueur. In addition to Extra Kinky cans, the product line offers 12-ounce bottles in all three flavors with an ABV of 5%.

22. Hilco “Trolls” Sipper Cup with Taffy

Hilco “Trolls” Sipper Cup with Taffy

Hilco created new candy novelties featuring characters from DreamWorks Animation’s “Trolls.” “Trolls” Sipper Cup with Taffy comes with a curly straw, 25 grams of taffy and a Poppy or Branch “Troll” character topper. The cups are available for an SRP range of $3.99 to $4.99, and four six-count displays are packed to a case. Also available are “Trolls” Character Mugs with Cocoa and “Trolls” Lollipop Dippers.

21. New Image Global cigar line

New Image Global cigar line

The Royal Blunts product line has two products including Royal Blunts Cigarillos and 2XXL Cigar Wraps Kush Flavor Collection. 2XXL Cigar Wraps feature extra-large wraps offering consumers twice the product for the cost of one. They are now available in a Kush Collection. The EZ Roll cigarillos are available in five flavors: blueberry, sour apple, natural, wet mango and purple haze. 

20. Napoli’s Pizza Crust Chips

Napoli’s Pizza Crust Chips

Napoli’s is regarded as the first pizza-based snack product made with 100% real pizza dough. Starting with an old-world Neapolitan thin-crust pizza recipe and baked in Italian herbs, Napoli’s delivers an authentic taste and experience. It is available in three flavors: Traditional with Italian Herbs; Three Cheese with Romano, Cheddar and Parmesan; and Margherita with Tomato & Basil.

19. Backwoods Honey Berry single cigars

Backwoods Honey Berry single cigars

Backwoods Honey Berry single cigars from Commonwealth-Altadis offer fresh, all-natural tobacco in convenient packaging at an affordable price point (generally under $1, depending on state taxes). Backwoods’ unusual shape and frayed end differentiates it in the marketplace. It’s constructed with only filler and wrapper leaves and no binder for a smooth experience.

18. Swisher Sweets Wild Rush

Swisher Sweets Wild Rush

Users can experience the flavorful blend of sweet fruits and watermelon with Swisher Sweets Wild Rush limited-edition cigarillo. Swisher Sweets Wild Rush comes in a resealable two-count pouch with the “Sealed Fresh” guarantee. It is available in “2-for-99 cents” and “Save-on-2” options. Swisher Sweets limited-edition cigarillos with retailer-friendly pricing options help convenience stores drive incremental volume, according to the company.

17. Chesters International Signature Seasoning

Chesters International Signature Seasoning

Chesters International’s Spice It Up promotion encourages operators to spice up their menu items with Kickin’ Cajun, Smoky BBQ or Spicy Chipotle bottled signature seasoning varieties. The promotion launched at participating locations, encouraging operators to pair seasonings with Chester’s Fried Chicken menu items. With more than 50 years experience in retail foodservice, the manufacturer is offering this promotion to provide customers with an opportunity to customize the family's secret chicken recipe with signature seasoning options.

16. Smirnoff Spiked Sparkling Seltzer

Smirnoff is rolling out a Spiked Sparkling Seltzer line that is gluten-free and contains 6% ABV. Nutrition labels on the packaging boast the drink’s natural flavor and absence of added sugar, artificial sweeteners and preservatives. Diageo also announced it is changing the name of its U.S. beer business from Diageo-Guinness USA to Diageo Beer Co. USA.

15. Crocs Handy Lighter

Crocs Handy Lighter

The Crocs Handy Lighter is made with a POM (polyoxymethylene) fuel tank, a preadjusted fixed flame, electronic ignition and a large fuel tank. The extended-reach disposable lighter is available in a single-pack blister card and a 25-count counter unit. All Crocs lighters have proper DOT and hazmat certification and meet ASTM standards.

14. Longhorn snuff

Longhorn snuff

Longhorn snuff is now available in a 7.2-ounce value tub. The launch follows the introduction of the 14.4-ounce tub last spring. The larger size—equivalent to six cans—provides the consumer convenience with a value price. The tub comes with a refillable can and is available in six flavors and cuts: Long Cut Wintergreen, Straight and Natural, and Fine Cut Natural, Wintergreen and Mint.

13. Juul E-cigarette

Juul E-cigarette

PAX Labs calls Juul “the intelligently engineered and intensely satisfying new vapor experience.” Featuring a new, integrated system of technology and chemistry, Juul provides three times more vapor than leading competitor products, according to the company. With cartridges available in four robust flavors, Juul's patented juice formula delivers a nicotine experience akin to a cigarette to meet the standards of vapers and smokers alike.

12. Crocs Lighter disposable lighters

Crocs Lighter disposable lighters

A new line of disposable lighters under the Crocs brand is made with a larger POM (polyoxymethlene) fuel tank and a preadjusted fixed flame, according to the company. Available in sparkwheel or electronic varieties, the lighters include merchandising display materials such as counter trays and a three-tier rack program. With an SRP of $1, all lighters have proper DOT and hazmat certification and meet ASTM standards.

11. Campbell Soup Well Yes

Campbell Soup Well Yes

Campbell Soup is launching Well Yes, a nutritious, ready-to-serve soup line featuring ingredients such as quinoa, kale and lean proteins. A group of women with Campbell came up with the Well Yes concept after identifying an opportunity to serve this segment of the soup category. The product line is designed to promote the health benefits of the grains and plant proteins the soups feature.

10. Winston Select cigarettes

Winston Select cigarettes

Winston is expanding its offering in the nonmenthol gold segment with the new Select brand. The smooth blend joins the full-bodied Red style and the lighter Gold and White brands. Selects are packaged in a kings box and feature a white filter tip. 

9. Swisher Goodies 504

Swisher Goodies 504

A Louisiana favorite, Goodies 504 are made with a blend of imported tobaccos to deliver a smooth and rich taste. Each colorful pouch of natural-leaf cigarillos celebrates New Orleans heritage by showcasing the work of local artists Diane Milsap, Amzie Adams and Diane Parks. Varieties include Natural Leaf, Chocolate Amaretto, Praline and Strawberry Daiquiri, with a two-count resealable pouch available for an SRP of $1.49 and 89 cents for a single cigar.

8. Swisher Sweets Finest Fusion Mini Cigarillos

Swisher Sweets Finest Fusion Mini Cigarillos

Swisher Sweets' Finest Fusion Mini Cigarillos have two tropical tastes: Tropical Storm and Island Bash. Tropical Storm Mini Cigarillos have a blend of citrus and raspberry while Island Bash Mini Cigarillos blend fruit punch and watermelon. The new varieties join the Swisher Sweets Mini Cigarillos line that consists of Original, Blueberry and Grape in a redesigned and resealable three-count foil pouch. All Mini Cigarillos are available in “Buy 2 and Get 3.”

7. Boulder Rock combo pack

Boulder Rock combo pack

Boulder International’s new Rock [KP1] vapor pen/e-liquid combo pack combines a no-hassle fill system, unique design and competitive price. The company’s e-liquids are available in banana, berry mix, blueberry, blackberry and cherry flavors. They are made using USP-grade ingredients and flavorings imported from Switzerland and Italy. Packaging features a cap with a mountain motif top and easy-to-use bottle with long spout.

6. Takes 2 to Mango Tea by Snapple

Takes 2 to Mango Tea by Snapple

Meet Snapple’s newest permanent addition to its tea portfolio, Takes 2 to Mango Tea. A delicious blend of our tasty black and green tea leaves with ripe mango flavors. Takes 2 to Mango Tea is available in 16-ounce glass single-serve bottles, and six- and 12-pack multipacks.

5. Swisher Sweets Black Cigarillos

Swisher Sweets Black Cigarillos

Swisher International's Swisher Sweets Black Cigarillos have a dark maduro-like wrapper that delivers a distinctive, rich aroma as well as a slower-burning, smoother smoke. The convenient cigarillo size is ideal for today’s on-the-go lifestyles, offering retailers the opportunity to take advantage of strong consumer demand for a truly distinctive tobacco product. Exceptionally bold and smooth, the sweet cigar is designed to appeal to those who truly savor the black-wrapper cigarillo experience.

4. Waterless Gillette Venus Disposable Razor

Waterless Gillette Venus Disposable Razor

Convenience Valet teamed with OraLabs and Proctor & Gamble to introduce the Waterless Gillette Venus Disposable Razor. OraLabs and Proctor & Gamble have collaborated to create a single blade self-lubricating (with aloe) disposable shaver that allows users to shave anytime, anywhere without water, sink or shower. The gel applicator plus cleaning pad ensures a close comfortable shave, the company says.

3. Modelo Chelada Tamarindo Picante

Modelo Chelada Tamarindo Picante

Constellation Brands launched Modelo Chelada Tamarindo Picante, the second ready-to-serve chelada variety to join the Modelo portfolio. It contains traditional Mexican ingredients such as chipotle pepper and tamarind, as well as tomato, salt and lime. The result is a spicy yet sweet taste profile. The variety has an ABV of 3.3% and an SRP of $2.99 for a 24-ounce can.

2. Marlboro Edge

Marlboro Edge

Available only in a king-size box, Marlboro Edge is a nonmenthol cigarette containing a bold and smooth flavor that extends the Marlboro Black family to meet adult smokers’ preferences. The product features a cork tip.

1. L.A. Lighter Eagle Torch

L.A. Lighter Eagle Torch

The new lineup for the Torch lighter by Eagle Torch represents the next level of premium, high-quality torch lighters, according to the company. It is child-resistant and CPSC approved. Its features include a lockable ignite button, an easy adjustable flame level with an extreme high-temperature flame, up to four butane tanks, a soft-touch body for smooth feeling, and a variety of price points to fit various demographics.