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50 | Progressive Grocer | Ahead of What's Next | September 2016 2016 Editors' Picks Food c hef's c ut r eal c hicken Jerky Buffalo s tyle $5.99 www.chefscutrealjerky.com Among the new brands driving excitement in the meat snack category is Chef's Cut, which has been rolling out high-quality offerings in a variety of zesty, on-trend flavors. The latest: Buffalo-style chicken jerky, which evokes the ever-popular wings' flavor with a combination of cayenne pepper, sea salt and garlic. The bold flavors envelop 100 percent white-meat chicken breast, which delivers an in-demand dose of protein in exchange for 70 gluten- and nitrate-free calories. c aribou Premium i ced c offee $2.99/14-ounce; $3.49/32-ounce http://caribouicedcoffee.com/ Consumers who enjoy the coffeehouse, K-cup and ground coffee experience offered by the Caribou Coffee brand now have a ready-to-drink option at home, thanks to Dean Foods. Available in 14-ounce single- serve and 32-ounce multiserve bottles, these flavored iced coffees are blended with real milk and use real sugar, not high-fructose corn syrup. A regular iced-coffee drinker in our office liked the clean label, appreciated that it wasn't too sweet and most enjoyed the flavor of the Sea Salt Caramel variety. Chocolate Mocha and Vanilla round out the line. New Resources to support Grocery Store Development The Mid South Healthy Food Initiative provides below market- rate financing to support the development of grocery stores in areas that lack access to fresh, healthy and affordable foods. Learn more today at www.hope-ec.org/mshfi. Creating opportunity where it is needed most. Arkansas | Louisiana | Mississippi | Tennessee www.hope-ec.org | 866-321-HOPE (4673) Federally insured by NCUA.