Hot 100 Products: 50-26

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In a little more than a year, we've put together a database of nearly 2,800 products. The site has become a go-to for retailers interested in finding new-product trends before they become, well, trends. Last week, we began to unveil the Convenience Store Products Hot 100 most-clicked products of 2016, beginning with Nos. 100-76 and 75-51. Click through to see the third of four slideshows as we start to close in on that most-clicked product. Today we offer Nos. 50-26.

50: General Mills Totino’s Pizza Chips

General Mills Totino’s Pizza Chips

Combining the flavor of pizza with the crunch of a light and crispy chip, new Totino’s Pizza Chips are available in two popular pizza flavors, Pepperoni and Cheese. Each comes in a 1.25-ounce package for an SRP of $1.49. Totino’s Pizza Chips are the latest addition in a suite of new products customized for c-store consumers.

49: LEX12 Vape Products

LEX12 Vape Products

S&M Brands offers its LEX12 expanded line of new vaping products nationwide. The lineup includes 16 flavors of e-liquid bottles with a slender, extended-applicator tip for easy use. Each bottle is available in five nicotine strengths: 0%, 0.6%, 1.2%, 1.8% and 2.4%. Flavors include the LEX12 Classic Tobacco, Menthol Chrome, Napa Night Wine and Sweet Chaos Clove, as well as newer additions such as Broken Dawn Coffee, Exotic Fusion Pineapple, Red Krush Cherry and Temptation Apple. LEX12 e-liquids are manufactured in the United States and bottled with childproof, tamper-proof caps.

48: Betco MotoMop

Betco MotoMop

Betco’s MotoMop, a small-area cleaning machine, scrubs floors and leaves them dry, eliminating the potential for costly slip and fall accidents. MotoMop cleans four times faster than a mop and bucket and is 38 times more effective in picking up soils, the company says.

47: Klondike Premium Moist Tobacco

Klondike Premium Moist Tobacco

Klondike Premium Moist Tobacco from Cheyenne International offers adult consumers fresh, high-quality smokeless tobacco in the price-value category. As the price-value smokeless segment grows, Klondike’s smokeless tobacco delivers a strong penny profit at an everyday low price, according to the company. Premium Moist Tobacco is available in peppermint, wintergreen, cherry and straight varieties, long cut, fine cut and pouches.

46: Derringer Premium Moist Tobacco 6-Shooter Tub

Derringer Premium Moist Tobacco 6-Shooter Tub

Derringer Premium Moist Tobacco 6-Shooter Tub is available in Long Cut Wintergreen. The variety eliminates the time-consuming task of filling cans with loose moist tobacco. Offering adult consumers six pre-packed cans of fresh smokeless tobacco in a single tub, the Derringer 6-Shooter Tub delivers the value of buying in bulk within the ease of a single can, according to the manufacturer.

45: Coca-Cola Powerade Lemonade

Coca-Cola Powerade Lemonade

The new limited-edition 32-ounce Powerade Lemonade is formulated with the ION4 Advanced Electrolyte System and helps replace four electrolytes lost in sweat. The newest Powerade campaign, “Just A Kid,” aims to inspire by taking a passionate stand for the potential in every young athlete, according to the company. 

44: White Owl Very Berry

White Owl Very Berry

White Owl is introducing a fresh seasonal offering—White Owl Very Berry—which is bursting with berry flavor, the company says. The seasonal offering is available in two formats—2 for 99 cents and Save on 2 Cigars in FoilFresh pouches. Other recent brand launches include the limited-edition FoilFresh Black Cherry flavor, which joined Pineapple and Mango flavors in the lineup.

43: Skippy Squeeze Pouch Display

Skippy Squeeze Pouch Display

This easy-to-spot display is filled with portion-control packs and fit in high-traffic areas near the register or granola bar set, the company says.

42: Ooey Gooey Butter Cakes

Ooey Gooey Butter Cakes

Available in Original, Lemon and Cinnamon flavors, individually wrapped 2-ounce Ooey Gooey Butter Cakes from Prairie City Bakery are a two-layer treat. 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.

41: Special Edition Millennial Series

Special Edition Millennial Series

The millennial generation is one of the most highly coveted consumer groups. BIC has designed lighters to specifically grab their attention. The BIC Special Edition Millennial Series lighters are quirky and were selected out of 35 different designs by BIC Flickers Facebook fans during the “Pick Your BIC” promotion. The lighters have a suggested retail price of $1.89 per lighter.

40: Jolly Rancher Dispensed Beverages

Jolly Rancher Dispensed Beverages

Sunny Sky Products was awarded the license agreement to produce, package, sell and distribute Jolly Rancher branded products. The products include concentrated flavor mixes and ready-to-use flavor mixes for frozen carbonated and noncarbonated frozen beverages in the United States, Mexico and Canada. Sunny Sky Products will offer Jolly Rancher Frozen Carbonated Beverages (FCB), Frozen Uncarbonated Beverages (FUB) and Flavor shots. The launch has a variety of Jolly Rancher flavor favorites, including apple, blue raspberry, cherry and watermelon.

39: Dutch cigarillos

Dutch cigarillos

Crafting cigars since 1912, Dutch Masters is introducing Dutch, a cigarillo available in three “fusion concepts”: Mint Fusion, Berry Fusion and Java Fusion. Available in specially marked 2-for-99-cent packs, the new varieties blend smooth tobaccos, aromas and natural leaf wrappers, according to the manufacturer.

38: MagnaBlend Frozen Beverage Blending Station

MagnaBlend Frozen Beverage Blending Station

The MagnaBlend Frozen Beverage Blending Station integrates a blender, shaved ice dispenser, and rinse station into one machine. The small countertop station has the capability to store programmed drink recipes. A programmable menu makes it easy to distribute custom beverage recipes to the operator’s network with a USB port built into the machine. The station features patented magnetic technology designed to eliminate friction and keep out moisture. The extra-large ice hopper holds approximately 28 pounds of cubed ice. The blender pitcher can produce two 16-ounce beverages within a nine second blending cycle.

37: 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 launches Aug. 1 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.

36: Mrs. Freshley’s Icers

Mrs. Freshley’s Icers

Mrs. Freshley’s Icers are bite-sized snacks featuring two layers of cream-filled cake topped with icing. With three cake pieces per pack, Icers are shareable. Cakes are available in vanilla and chocolate flavors, and in 4.5-ounce three-count, single-serve packages with 36 packs per case. The SRP ranges from 99 cents to $1.39 for single-serve packages.

35: Splitarillos Extendos

Splitarillos Extendos

Extendos extended cigarillos by Splitarillos are double the length of a standard 4.25-inch cigarillo. Sold two to a pouch, Extendos are available in the signature flavor, OG Sweet, and the new ultra-sweet flavor profile called Loud. The product was created as a response to tobacco enthusiasts’ request for a larger, longer-lasting product, according to the company.

34: Game Leaf Black Cherry and Game Mango

Game Leaf Black Cherry and Game Mango

Game Leaf introduced its first limited-edition flavor, Black Cherry, to its lineup of natural rolled leaf cigars. It joins the lineup of four everyday flavors: Sweet Aromatic, Wild Berry, Natural and Cognac. The limited-edition cigarillo is offered in “2 for 99 cents” and “Save on 2” pricing formats. Due to popular demand, Game brought back Game Mango cigarillo, which is available in “2 for 99 cents,” “2 for $1.49” and “Save on 2” formats.

33: All Natural Beef Jerky

All Natural Beef Jerky

All Natural Beef Jerky from Tillamook Country Smoker is gluten-free and contains no MSG, nitrites or preservatives. The 3-ounce bag is available in three flavors: Old Fashioned, Smokey Teriyaki and Sea Salt & Pepper. The product is U.S.-manufactured with 100% American beef, and the “green” packaging is designed to attract health-conscious consumers and to differentiate the product from the rest of the portfolio, according to the company.

32: Vivazen Functional Shots

Vivazen Functional Shots

Vivazen 2-ounce liquid shots provide relief from minor muscle pain with a blend of herbs. The company provides activation kits that come free with orders of five 12-pack display units and include a counter sample display with three display bottles, a 12-pack for resale, two 12-packs for sampling and various POS materials.

31: Buck Wild tortilla chips, popcorn and snack mix rollout

Buck Wild tortilla chips, popcorn and snack mix rollout

Buck Wild is rolling out a new line of snacks that includes tortilla chips, popcorn and snack mixes in a variety of complex, bold and flavor-forward profiles made with real ingredients. The Buck Wild line includes Korean BBQ, Jalapeno Jack, Sea Salt and Roasted Tomato & Herb tortilla chips; Caramel Bourbon, Chipotle Cheddar, Roasted Garlic and Smoked Butter popcorn; and Honey BBQ and Chocolate Banana snack mixes.

30: Wonka Randoms confection

Wonka Randoms confection

Wonka Randoms feature 70 shapes from monkeys and roller skates to turtles and unicorns; three different textures including traditional gummy, jam-filled and a dual-layered gummy with a whipped marshmallow back; and seven flavors, including grape, orange, strawberry, lemon, cherry, citrus and raspberry. Available in a 10-ounce stand-up bag with an SRP of $3.49, the product contains no artificial flavors and has real fruit juice. 

29: Astrology Lighter Series

Astrology Lighter Series

The new designs in the BIC Special Edition Astrology Lighter Series feature 12 holographic images, each representing a different zodiac sign. Manufactured in the United States, the lighters carry an SRP of $1.89 per lighter.

28: Mars Protein and Snickers Protein

Mars Protein and Snickers Protein

Mars Chocolate Drinks and Treats has launched Mars Protein and Snickers Protein, which have the same great, chocolaty taste consumers know and love, but with the added benefits of a health bar, according to the company. While currently only available in the United Kingdom, these bars speak to the growth of protein everywhere. “Protein consumption is on the increase and has made the transition from niche to mainstream,” said Michelle Frost, general manager for Mars Chocolate Drinks and Treats.

27: Gladiator Maximus and Maximus-Mini

Gladiator Maximus and Maximus-Mini

The Crown Seven Gladiator Maximus and Maximus-Mini is a dry herb/loose leaf tobacco vaporizer system. The Maximus-Mini features more portability than the Maximus system, which is equipped with a heating chamber three times larger than competing models, according to the manufacturer. The mouthpiece on both units works as a built-in packing tool, with each unit offering universal threading that’s compatible with either a 650- or 1300-mAh battery. The kit includes one dry herb vaporizer unit, three replacement coils and one cleaning brush (Gladiator Battery not included).

26: Deli Express sandwiches

Deli Express sandwiches

Following a consumer research initiative, Deli Express has rolled out three new premium sandwiches. They include the BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich made with hickory-smoked pulled pork and tangy barbecue sauce, and the Turkey Club Sandwich featuring oven-roasted turkey, Cheddar cheese and applewood-smoked bacon. Rounding out the new lineup, the 100% Angus Beef Burger is made with smoked Gouda cheese and applewood-smoked bacon.