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New Products for Friday, Jan. 31, 2014

Our weekly showcase of what's new in shopping trends
2014-01-30T18:30:00Z New Products for Friday, Jan. 31, 2014Compiled by Philip Potempa,, (219) 852-4327

Classic taste

Memories of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are a favorite taste recollection for many. At Van's Natural Foods, this flavorful find returns to satisfy with the new Van's PB&J Sandwich Bars, a delicious blend of real peanut butter and natural fruit filling sandwiched between two gluten-free bars made from whole grain. These sweet and chewy retro-cool snacks are available in blueberry and strawberry and ideal for a quick breakfast bite, treat or afternoon snack. Each bar offers 10 grams of whole grains.

WHERE TO BUY$4.49 in stores or at

Vision of love

For Valentine's Day or any day, The Miss KL line of accessories has some fun fashion accents. Floral Heart Sunglasses are stylish spectacles that come in a floral print and feature large heart shaped lenses guaranteed to give you the look of love. These imported heart shaped plastic frame sunglasses are light-weight and clever enough to make even cupid envious.

WHERE TO BUY: $15 at

Air of perfection

The Aermate Wine Aerator provides an innovative way to aerate wine, injecting "microbubbles" into a glass or bottle as a superior method to letting the wine breathe for an extended period of time. The Aermate Aerator unlocks latent flavor of wines. It works on all red and white wines, as well as fine liquor and spirits like scotch, bourbon and tequila. Aeration has been shown to improve the taste of wine, awaken its natural aroma, and enhance its taste. It reduces tannins, acidity and sulfides. The Aermate features a sleek modern design and rugged stainless steel construction that provides long-term durability. It conveniently stores in your kitchen drawer for easy access.

WHERE TO BUY: $39.95 online at or

Flavorful find

Offering the world's finest vanillas and flavors since 1907, Nielsen-Massey Vanillas was founded by Richard Massey, who later partnered with Chatfield Nielsen, Sr. The company is still a family-owned operation having branched out from humble origins in Sterling, Ill. to state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities headquartered in Waukegan, Ill. and its plant in Leeuwarden, Netherlands with products found throughout North America.

WHERE TO BUY: $10.39 at Molly Bea's, 761 Indian Boundary Road, Chesterton or (219) 983-9401 or visit for the nearest store.


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