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a proven seller in more than 3,000 stores.
To appeal to the growing segment of vaping consumers, CB
Distributors will also display its Vapin Plus line, a complete line of vaping products. New to the lineup is Vapin Plus Elite. “Vapin Plus Elite is
a revolutionary ceramic atomizer closed system designed to deliver the
smoothest flavor with improved convenience,” Bengoa says.
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Smokey Mountain is dedicated to providing the best
tobacco-free smokeless alternatives on the market in flavors that adult consumers
demand. The Sandy Hook,
Conn.-based company will
showcase its range of product choices, such as Smokey
Mountain Snuff, a loose
smokeless product, available
in eight flavors, including a
new citrus flavor. Also on display will be Smokey Mountain Pouches, a
single-portion product available in Wintergreen and Arctic Mint.
A benefit to retailers is that Smokey Mountain is both tobacco- and
nicotine-free, which means no tobacco taxes, no tobacco regulations
and no tobacco advertising restrictions, company officials add.
“The tobacco-free segment is growing, and Smokey Mountain
has had a decade of unmatched growth,” says Dave Savoca, Smokey
Mountain’s president. “In retailer dollar growth, Smokey Mountain has
increased at a level nine times greater than its nearest competitor.”
“Smokey Mountain is considered a category extender, meaning it
brings new and incremental dollars into the category,” Savoca says.
“Instead of investing in more ‘me too’ substitute products, take a close
look at Smokey Mountain. It just might complete your smokeless
Living Essentials officials look forward to debuting two products at
NACS this year, and also meeting with showgoers.
“We’ve been attending NACS since the launch of 5-hour ENERGY
nearly 12 years ago. NACS is incredibly valuable for us as a company,”
says Melissa Skabich, Living Essentials’ communications director. “We