JimJams has launched two new chocolate spreads in milk chocolate and hazelnut chocolate varieties. Both the spreads contain reduced-fat cocoa and have no added sugar. The husband and wife team also producesa range of reduced-sugar jams with a high fruit content of 55g per 100g.
Price Spreads from £2.79 per 350g jar and jams from £2.29 per 300g jar
FEM has recently launched the Prince Castle Saber King, a manual food preparation tool which can save kitchen staff time and labour. It slices a range of fruits and vegetables and has a multi-purpose chassis which can be fitted with interchangeable blades (purchased separately) for tomatoes, onions and lettuce.
Price £610 plus VAT
Drinks suppliers Lemonaid and ChariTea have come together to form a project that pioneers a new take on social drinking – a range of seven soft drinks and ice teas with ingredients sourced from small-scale farming co-operatives and alongside Fairtrade schemes that help local farmers improve their living conditions and initiate community projects.
Price From £1.29 per 330ml bottle
Buddha Water is a new range of soft drinks that contain Scandinavian birch sap for its detoxifying and cleansing properties. The sap is harvested from forests in Finland and has a slightly sweet taste with a gentle ‘woody’ aroma. It is combined with flavours including hibiscus, which has delicate, floral overtones, lemon and lime and cherry.
Price From £1.89 for 250ml cans
The Bay Tree has introduced two new foodservice lines for spring: a Sweet Garlic Pickle, a take on a traditional Indian accompaniment with garlic and cumin, and Red Chilli Jam, with red chilli and red pepper producing a fiery, sweet and sticky combination.
Price Sweet Garlic Pickle (1.2kg), £4.68, Red Chilli Jam (1.3kg), £5.38
Jura has released a new device called Smart Connect, which connects your coffee machine to your tablet device using Bluetooth and either the Jura Connect for iOS or an Android app. The system allows you to set up your personal coffee preferences, such as the strength, temperature and cup size.
Price From £75
New Forest Ice Cream has teamed up with Lotus Biscoff to launch a new Lotus Caramelised Biscoff flavour to their ice-cream range.
Price £13.25 for a 4-litre tub or £14.95
for a 4.75-litre tub
These new chocolate and vanilla-flavoured sponge sheets are, say bakery supplier Coup de Pates, light, moist and full of flavour. They measure 22cm x 30cm x 2cm and are supplied frozen from raw to help with unwanted waste.
Price £19.80 for a case of 12