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INNOVATIONS

Game-changers

WTCE’s What’s New Onboard at last year’s event in Hamburg

Product innovations from new and established suppliers to inspire air and rail operators can be found at this year’s WTCE What’s New Onboard stop

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he 2017 World Travel Catering & Onboard Services Expo is gearing up to host the suppliers that will showcase the latest innovations designed to improve the passenger experience onboard. Spanning categories from food and drink, health an well being and amenity kits to onboard security, technology and logistics, a diverse collection of new products will be featured on the show floor giving visitors the opportunity to learn about the latest launches to the market. Returning to highlight a selection of the newest product launches, WTCE’s What’s New Onboard feature will help visitors plan their visit to the show, by identifying notable products launched within the last 12 months. Exhibitors will include Dairy Concepts IR, which will unveil its newly developed ‘world-first’ all-natural, highprotein, sweet dairy snack bars. Fruchee® bridges the cheese and yoghurt categories

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by combining the texture and dairy goodness of cheese but with half the fat and salt, plus the sweet taste of yoghurt but with half the sugar and no mess. The products come in easy-to-open 20g stay-fresh pods that are perfect for meal trays and snack packs. Also featured in the What’s New Onboard exhibit is Radnor Hills, which will introduce a new solution for onboard hydration in the form of its handy 125ml, 200ml and 250ml cartons of Fruella juice available in apple, orange, tropical and apple & blackcurrant flavours. Further aiding passengers’ hydration is Uppy! – an oral rehydration product packed with vitamins, minerals, electrolytes and ginger. Meeting passengers’ needs for free-from alternatives, Dr. Schar AG/SPA will reveal a gluten-free ciabatta in bake foil, available as a white or wholegrain bun. Other products within the What’s New Onboard showcase will include SNACKBOX TO-GO ambient cakes, wrapped as individual portions for passengers to enjoy onboard; Delucono’s Belgian chocolate cone offering a triple chocolate experience featuring a crunchy Belgian wafer, exquisite layer of Belgian chocolate and delicious creamy filing; and Butlers Chocolates, which will premier an exquisite range of luxury individually wrapped milk, dark and white mini chocolate bars. The range takes inspiration from Butlers popular gourmet range and

composed of six new flavors including White Chocolate with Raspberry and Milk Chocolate Salted Caramel. Meeting the growing demand for exclusive amenity kits on-board, skysupply GmbH will highlight its recent partnership with Delsey Paris to create an extravagant mini hard shell suitcase, inspired by Delsey’s luxury chatelet collection. Demonstrating the importance of onboard brand collaborations, Aniak will also reveal its collaboration with CLAW&CO to create a collection of amenities adorned with creative and colourful patterns, ideal to keep younger passengers entertained on long flights. The collaboration marks a first for Claw Money, a New York-based graffiti artist and fashion designer. When it comes to onboard security, TydenBrooks Security Products is well placed to ensure buy-on-board and catering carts are protected against tampering. It will present the Hawk Lock - a reusable padlock that works in combination with its disposable security seals - the Hawk Seal. The product is available in multiple colors and can be supplied with numbers and barcodes for track and trace systems applied within the industry. Commenting on the global innovations at WTCE 2017, Archana Sharma, Event Director, said: “The onboard industry is constantly evolving to meet changing

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