Walter, Tonquespank and Scotsman
Meet Walter: premium caesar mix
Brutus Beverages Inc. introduces Walter, a premium caesar cocktail mix. Walter—named after caesar creator Walter Chell—is small-batch brewed and made with vine-ripened tomatoes, grated horseradish, Worcestershire, hot sauce, select spices and real clam juice from the North Atlantic. Walter comes in two flavours: well spiced and mildly spiced.
For more information, visit www.waltercaesar.com
Beating the heat
Chicago-based Tonguespank Spice Company has a new series of dry spices based on liquor-infused hot peppers. Made with all-natural ingredients, rare peppers and no preservatives, the series includes Smoky Bourbon, Garlic Grappa, Citrus Rum, Wasabi Sake. For those seeking extreme heat, customers can try Tonguespank’s hottest blend: Scorpion Bourbon. According to the company, the spice blend uses Trinidad Moruga Scorpion peppers, which are 100 times hotter than jalapeños.
For more information, visit www.tonguespank-spice-company.myshopify.com.
Compact ice makers
Scotsman Ice Systems has unveiled a new line of compact, under-the-counter ice machines. The machines cater to the market’s request for a basic cuber that produces less than 100 pounds of ice daily.
The product line—dubbed Essentials—has three machines that produce between 58 and 100 lbs of ice daily. Each model is made of recyclable materials and run by a refrigerant with a low ozone-depleting potential.
For more information, visit www.scotsman-ice.com.
Bathroom tissue goes green
Pulp and Paper International awarded Cascades the “Environmental Strategy of the Year” and “Innovative Product of the Year” titles in December for its line of green paper products. The award-winning line Cascades Moka eliminates chemical whitening and is composed of 100 per cent recycled fiber.
According to the company, Cascades can use five times less water and two times less energy than the North American paper industry average.