2018 Hot 100 Products: 75-51

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The Hot 100 was generated by tracking the most-clicked products on CStoreProductsOnline.com from Oct. 1, 2017, to Oct. 1, 2018.. Yesterday, we unveiled the Convenience Store Products Hot 100 most-clicked products of 2017, beginning with 100-76. Click through to see the second of four slideshows as we begin to unveil the whole list. Click through to see 75-51.

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75. Beetology



Kayco is introducing a line of functional, craft beet beverages called Beetology. Made with beets, the lineup of organic, cold-pressed juices comes in five varieties: Beet + Lemon + Ginger; Beet + Veggie; Beet + Tropical Fruit; Beet + Berry; and Beet + Cherry. Beetology is packaged in six 8-ounce bottles per case and is available for an SRP of $3.99 per bottle.

Photograph courtesy of Kayco

74. X-traSafe Cartridge Knife

crewsafe xtra safe cartridge knife


CrewSafe’s new X-traSafe Cartridge Knife is designed to minimize the hazards associated with handling loose blades by using an environmentally friendly replaceable cartridge, meaning the user never touches a loose blade. The highly visible cartridge includes a clear guard, which covers the blade after each cut, and a manual guard lock.

Photograph courtesy of CrewSafe

73. Tapatio Beef Jerky

kmb foods tapatio jerky

KMB Foods

Made with fresh, high-quality American beef, Tapatio Beef Jerky contains no added ingredients, additives or preservatives. The jerky comes in Original, Spicy Teriyaki and Sweet & Spicy flavors in 3-ounce bags. Family-owned and -operated, KMB Foods is committed to creating handcrafted and artisan meat snacks.

Photograph courtesy of KMB Foods

72. Cheesewich Colby Jack and Pepper Jack flavors


Cheesewich Factory

Targeted to today’s fast-paced and health-conscious consumers as well as mothers seeking a quick and nutritious lunch for their children, Cheesewich is available in Colby Jack and Pepper Jack cheese flavors, and comes in 2.5-ounce vacuum-sealed packages with 14-16 grams of protein and zero carbs. Cheesewich is also gluten-free and ready-to-eat. Each serving is produced with high-quality salami and Cady Creek Cheese, and carries a six-month refrigerated shelf life.

Photograph courtesy of Cheesewich Factory

71. Pumpkin Patch Ale

rogue pumpkin beer

Rogue Ales & Spirits

Rogue’s Pumpkin Patch Ale uses pumpkins that are handpicked and delivered 77 miles across the Oregon Coast Range to Rogue’s brewery in Newport, Ore., where they are toasted in a pizza oven and tossed into the brew. Pumpkin Patch Ale is available in 750-mL bottles.

Photograph courtesy of Rogue Ales & Spirits

70. Heineken aluminum bottles

heineken aluminum bottle nyc

Heineken USA Inc.

Heineken is releasing its beer in limited-edition aluminum bottles in four locations: New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Hawaii. The bottles’ design pays homage to the culture and geography of each location; it also features Heineken’s red star and signature green color.

Photograph courtesy of Heineken USA Inc.

69. Folios Cheese Wraps

jarisberg folios cheese wraps

Lotito Foods

The company is updating the packaging for its all-natural cheese products, including Folios Cheese Wraps, which are available in four-count packs for an SRP of $5.99. They ship in cases of 12. Varieties include Parmesan, Cheddar and Jarlsberg. They contain 13 grams of protein and 1 gram of carbs. They are also gluten-, lactose- and rBST-free.

Photograph courtesy of Lotito Foods

68. Airheads ice cream

airheads ice cream

Perfetti Van Melle

In partnership with Koldwave Foods, Perfetti Van Melle is unveiling its first Airheads ice cream and cream-based frozen novelties. This assortment of frozen treats captures the tangy fruit flavor of Airheads candy. Airheads ice cream is available in eight flavors, including blue raspberry, cherry, watermelon, orange, green apple, pink lemonade, grape and strawberry. The ice cream also incorporates ribbons of Airheads taffy. In addition to ice cream, Airheads’ line of frozen desserts includes cups of DitZ ice cream mini bites, sundae cups, ice cream sandwiches and ice cream squeeze-up tubes.

Photograph courtesy of Perfetti Van Melle

67. Jubi Shot

jubi energy shot

Drink Happy Brands

A formula that lasts up to 12 hours, Jubi is a powerful nootropic (cognitive enhancer) shot that provides a feeling of stress-free clarity and focus while relaxing the body. The product contains 5-HTP, theanine and a proprietary “happy blend.” The combination of theanine and small amounts of caffeine are clinically shown to help give people a mental edge, the company says.

Photograph courtesy of Drink Happy Brands

66. Game Leaf Black Cherry and Game Mango

game leaf black cherry

Swedish Match North America

Game Leaf is introducing 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 will be offered in “2 for 99 cents” and “Save on 2” pricing formats beginning in January 2016. 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.

Photograph courtesy of Swedish Match North America

65. M&M’s Brand Collectible Halloween Dispenser

m&ms halloween candyrific


In time for Halloween, CandyRific is launching a dispenser in the shape of the M&M’s Blue Character wearing a skeleton costume. The M&M’s Brand Collectible Halloween Dispenser includes 1.05 ounces of M&M’s milk chocolate candies for an SRP of $14.99. It ships in six, individually boxed dispensers per case. CandyRific offers seasonal items for Valentine’s Day, Christmas, Halloween and Easter that feature brand names such as Disney, M&M’s, Marvel and Star Wars.

Photograph courtesy of CandyRific

64. BIC Special Edition Astrology Lighter Series

bic astrology lighter


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.

Photograph courtesy of BIC USA

63. Sure Immersion Bean-to-Cup Coffee

bunn sure immersion bean to cup coffee


Fresh, expertly crafted single cup. Intuitively operated via touchscreen, BUNN® Sure Immersion™ bean-to-cup brewer creates a premium single cup fresh ground from whole beans, brewed in approximately 60 seconds. The Sure Immersion brewer gives you the precision to dial in coffees to meet the tastes of a wide variety of customers. The attention to detail during the infusion process is what sets Sure Immersion apart from other Bean to Cup systems. Sure Immersion delivers better taste and quality while remaining consistent throughout the day.

Photograph courtesy of Bunn

62. Cold Crafted

jack links cold crafted

Jack Link’s

Jack Link’s Cold Crafted, which brings meat and cheese together in one package, rolled out in April. The new snack packs with 100% beef and real Wisconsin cheese come in the following varieties: Smoked Meat Sticks (Original, Loaded With Pepper Jack, Loaded With Cheddar Cheese); Beef and Cheese Bites; and Smoked Meat Sticks and Cheese (Cheddar and Pepper Jack). The varieties have an SRP of $3.49 per pack.

Photograph courtesy of Jack Link’s

61. Swisher Sweets Island Madness

cigarillos island madness

Swisher International Inc.

Swisher Sweets adds to its limited-edition cigarillo line with Swisher Sweets Island Madness, featuring an exotic watermelon and rum flavor profile. Available in a resealable two-count pouch with the “Sealed Fresh” guarantee, Island Madness is available as a 2-for-99-cent option or “Save on 2” buying alternative. Swisher Sweets Island Madness is available only while supplies last, according to the manufacturer.

Photograph courtesy of Swisher International Inc.

60. myblu

my blu

Fontem Ventures B.V.

Maintaining the blu brand’s sleek design and easy-to-use features, myblu merges power and performance to appeal to adult smokers and vapers, the company says. It is designed with a prefilled pod system and a long-lasting USB charge. Myblu Liquidpods come in several flavors, including Blue Ice, Vivid Vanilla, Polar Mint, Gold Leaf and Melon Time. Myblu Starter Kits, which include the myblu device, one USB charging cable and one liquid pod in the Gold Leaf flavor, have an SRP of $19.99, and myblu Liquidpods have an SRP of $8.99 for two pods.

Photograph courtesy of Fontem Ventures B.V.

59. Extra Kinky Pink, Gold and Blue

extra kinky

Kinky Beverage Co.

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%.

Photograph courtesy of Kinky Beverage Co.

58. Roller Grill Egg Rolls

vans roller grill egg rolls

Van’s Kitchen

Van's' restaurant quality egg rolls deliver on flavor, value and profit! Our bulk roller grill 3 ounce egg rolls are available in three flavors – chicken, pork and southwest chicken. Our authentic and delicious roller grill egg rolls are the perfect snack or meal for hungry customers on the go. Diversify your roller grill and delight your customers with Van’s Kitchen egg rolls – they’re portable perfection!

Photograph courtesy of Van’s Kitchen

57. Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup Pouch

hershey syrup pouch

The Hershey Co.

With a commitment to sustainability, Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup pouch is BPA-free, weighing 85% less than the  #10 can and taking up less room in the back of house. The Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup pouch is easy to use, with no can opener or spatula required. Operators need only to snip and pour or use the branded pump.

Photograph courtesy of The Hershey Co.

56. Swisher Sweets Encore Edition

swisher sweets encore edition

Swisher International Inc.

The once limited-edition Swisher Sweets Encore Edition cigarillo—including White Grape and Wild Rush flavors—joins the portfolio lineup permanently. Wild Rush blends fruits and watermelon, while White Grape has been reblended for a bolder fruity taste. The cigarillos feature new package designs with the Swisher Sweets shield centered on front and indicating “Encore Edition.” They are available in three price points: two for 99 cents, two for $1.49 and Save on 2.

Photograph courtesy of Swisher International Inc.

55. Swisher Sweets Wild Rush

wild rush cigarillos

Swisher International Inc.

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 will be 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.

Photograph courtesy of Swisher International Inc.

54. Tipsy Tomato and Frank’s Red Hot Bloody Mary

tipsy tomato

Ennoble Beverages

Ennoble Beverages is launching two all-natural, malt-based ready-to-drink bloody mary cocktails: Tipsy Tomato and Frank’s Red Hot Bloody Mary. Tipsy Tomato (5.5% ABV) combines California ripe tomatoes and Sriracha sauce with the natural flavors of celery, lime and lemon. It is available in a 16-ounce can for an SRP of $1.99 or a four-pack for $7.99. Frank’s Red Hot Bloody Mary combines Frank’s hot sauce with ingredients such as California ripe tomatoes, celery, lime juice, seasoning salt and Worcestershire sauce. It comes in a four-pack of 12-ounce glass bottles for an SRP of $8.99.

Photograph courtesy of Ennoble Beverages

53. Eden Gourmet Syrups and Shakers

sunny sky eden gourmet syrups

Sunny Sky Products

Sunny Sky Products is re-launching its Eden Gourmet syrups and shakers product line. With the majority of coffee consumers now adding enhancers to their beverage selection, Eden Gourmet Syrups and Shakers enable users to create their own flavor. Made with natural flavors and pure cane sugar, the syrups are available in seven classic flavors, eight fruit syrups and three functional ones, with the top-selling syrup and shakers being French Vanilla and Mini-Marshmallows.

Photograph courtesy of Sunny Sky Products

52. Mrs. Freshley’s Brownie Made With Oreo Cookie Pieces

mrs freshleys oreo brownie

Flowers Foods

Mrs. Freshley’s teamed up with Oreo to create its Brownie Made With Oreo Cookie Pieces, a chocolatey treat with layers of moist fudge brownie and Oreo cookies. The 3-ounce brownie comes in cases of 48. Each brownie has an SRP of $1.25 to $1.79.

Photograph courtesy of Flowers Foods

51. Swisher Sweets Dulce De Leche

swisher sweets dulce de leche

Swisher International Inc.

With a smooth, sweet, creamy taste, Swisher Sweets Dulce de Leche is Swisher Sweets’ first limited-edition cigarillo of 2015. The cigarillo comes in resealable two-count foil pouches with the “Sealed Fresh” guarantee. The variety is available in “2 for 99 cents” and “Save on 2” options.

Photograph courtesy of Swisher International Inc.

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