As always, your favorite local grocery store is excited to roll out a variety of new items just in time for summer BBQs, festive gatherings and low-key meals at home. From exclusive local beer brats to easy snacks and refreshing drinks, there’s plenty to pique your interest.
We’ve rounded up 11 – that’s right, 11 – products that we can’t wait for you to experience in the coming weeks. So, grab your grocery list, take notes and hurry on over to your local Heinen’s.
1. Great Lakes Brewing Company & Heinen’s Dortmunder Beer Brats
There’s something about summer that calls for a good beer and delicious, smoky bratwurst. We’ve brought these fan favorites together through an exclusive collaboration with Cleveland’s own award-winning Great Lakes Brewing Company.
Crafted with Dortmunder Gold Lager® and Heinen’s CARE Certified pork, these premium-quality sausages are the ultimate local summer treat. Available only at Heinen’s, we recommend tossing them on the grill or mixing them into pasta or stir fries alongside rice and veggies. They’re sure to sell fast, so stop by soon to grab a pack! Located in Heinen’s Meat Department.
2. Heinen’s Nuts, Nut Mixes and Dried Fruit (Now available in new packaging)
Everyone raves about our nuts, nut mixes and dried fruit – but wait until you see the new packaging! Available in same 70+ varieties you know and love, including traditional, seasoned, chocolate, yogurt-flavored and more, these are perfect for salads, entrees or snacking while on the go. Located in the Heinen’s Produce Department.
3. Mediterra 10 Grain Bread
Packed with organic soaked whole grains, customers love Mediterra 10 Grain Bread. High in protein and fiber, it’s subtly sweet flavor and crusty texture make it the perfect addition to nearly any meal. We recommend smearing it with butter or fruit preserves for breakfast or incorporating it as the base for your sandwiches. Located in the Bakery Department.
4. Smith’s Hot Dogs
Is it really summer if you haven’t enjoyed at least one delicious hot dog? While we offer a wide variety of brands, we are thrilled to add Smith’s Hot Dogs to our lineup. Family owned out of Erie, Pennsylvania, Smith’s is known for making hot dogs that are authentic and premium. We promise your first pack won’t be your last. Located in the Meat Department.
5. Chifles Plantain Chips and Strips
If you’re in the mood for a guilt-free snack, look no further than these plantain chips. Chifles (pronounced CHIEF-les) offers the salty crunch every chip lover is searching for. Best of all, they’re thinly sliced and contain only the simplest ingredients, making them a better-for-you potato chip alternative. Enjoy these plantains alone, alongside sandwiches or with your favorite dips. Located in the Chip Aisle.
Available in Plantain Strips, Original Plantain Chips or Sweet Plantain Chips.
6. hiyo Seltzers
Trademarked as the “better than alcohol alternative,” hiyo Seltzers promise to promote clarity, relieve stress and inspire happiness with every mood-boosting sip. With only 30 calories per can, you can enjoy all three fruity flavors when you’re out on the town or craving a little pick-me-up at home. Located in the Mixers Aisle.
Available in Blackberry Lemon, Peach Mango and Watermelon Lime.
7. Sanzo Sparkling Water
Is there anything better than popping the tab on a can of sparkling water and enjoying that first ice-cold sip? Sanzo Sparkling Water stands apart from other waters on the market as the first Asian-inspired sparkling water. With authentic, natural flavors that celebrate Asian culture, it’s guaranteed to be one of the hottest refreshments this summer. Located in in the Water Aisle.
Available in Calamansi, Lychee and Yuzu.
8. Sound Sparkling Water
Sound Sparkling Water is on a mission to create healthy carbonated beverages without unhealthy sweeteners. These waters come infused with organic tea, botanicals and fruit extracts to give you bright, bold hydration for any summer adventure. Located in in the Water Aisle.
Available in Orange, Blueberry, Grapefruit and Lemon.
9. Simple Times All-Natural Cocktail Mixers
A clean label, longer-than-normal shelf life and absolutely amazing flavors – there’s nothing better than Simple Times Cocktail Mixers. Available in a variety of vibrant, fruity flavors, grab a few bottles for at-home summer happy hours and BBQs. Located in the Mixers Aisle.
Available in Blackberry Lemonade, Blueberry Basil Lemonade, Pineapple Mule, Raspberry Mule, Simple Margarita, Strawberry Lemonade and Dragon Fruit.
10. Odyssey Elixir
With more people turning to nature-based solutions in their pursuit of good health and wellbeing, medicinal mushroom drinks, like Odyssey Elixir, have become extremely popular, and for good reason.
Made with cordyceps mushrooms, which are known for their energizing properties, and Lion’s Mane, which helps with mental sharpness, these energy drinks are bursting with sensational health benefits and flavor. Located in the Energy Drink Aisle.
Available in Blackberry Lemon Twist, Dragon Fruit Lemonade, Orange Ginger and Passion Fruit Orange Guava.
11. Spinach Artichoke Bitchin’ Sauce
No summer party is complete without appetizing dips for chips, crackers and veggies, and Spinach Artichoke Bitchin’ Sauce is an instant crowd-pleaser. With its irresistible flavor and organic ingredients, it will surely receive a standing ovation from all of your seasonal guests. Located in the Dip Aisle.