Depleting Sundae Dishes

DQOC has identified a supplier for the plastic sundae cups and dishes and has recently begun the product approval process.  As previously communicated, ADQ is requiring DQOC to change the resin material used in the current plastic treat dishes as well as update the DQ ellipse logo.  They are also requiring the DQOC to deplete current inventory by this summer.  DQOC is in the process of depleting the remaining inventory from our current supplier, Fabri-Kal.  Fabri-Kal inventory of the Banana Split, Parfait, Small Sundae and Medium Sundae Dishes have been depleted and there is limited supply of these items at DQOC distributors.  DQOC estimates the Large Sundae and Treat Dish inventories will last through the summer at the distributor level.  DQOC is offering 50% off on Treat Dishes at most DQOC distributors to help move through the remaining inventory.  

When your DQOC distributor runs out of these items, stores will need to source them from their USCI warehouse until the new DQOC supplier obtains approval from ADQ.  If you have any questions or concerns regarding this change, please contact the DQOC office.

Pineapple Topping

The DQOC will be making the transition away from our current Crown Select Pineapple Topping to ADQ's new Pineapple Cubes in Heavy Syrup product starting in May.  Please note, the pack size will be changing to 6/#10 Cans.  As DQOC distributors deplete their remaining inventory of the current Crown Select Pineapple Topping, they will automatically transition to the new Pineapple Cubes in Heavy Syrup product going forward.

Chopped Snickers Coming Soon

The DQOC intends to offer Chopped Snickers again through Tarrier Foods and Glass City Foodservice for the Snickers Family national promotion this August.  The Snickers Peanut Butter Pie Blizzard will also be included in the Fall/Winter Blizzard menu.  Look for further announcements from the DQOC once this item gets reapproved. 


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