Cool Tropics FAQ

What is the nutritional value of Cool Tropics Slush pouches?

  • Equal to ½ cup fruit serving under the USDA nutritional guidelines
  • All flavors contain 100% Vitamin C, 10% Vitamin A, and 10% Vitamin D
  • Gluten – Fat – Cholesterol free
  • No sugar added
  • Natural flavors and colors

Is Cool Tropics Slush approved for schools?

RiPS are Smart Snack/Alliance for a Healthier Generation approved! Welch’s 100% Juice Slush by Cool Tropics is Smart Snack approved!

Does Cool Tropics Slush have to be stored in the freezer?

Cool Tropics Slush is shelf stable and can be stored at room temperature and/or in the freezer

How long does it take Cool Tropics Slush pouches to freeze?

Boxed Pouches – Up to one week to freeze
Unboxed Pouches – Keep in plastic bag or put on trays, 1-2 days to freeze

What is the shelf life of Cool Tropics Slush?

12 months from manufacturing date

Is Cool Tropics Slush served frozen?

Yes, always serve Cool Tropics Slush frozen

How do you serve Cool Tropics Slush?

Remove from freezer 20-30 minutes before serving (more thaw time recommended for Elementary)

What do we do with leftover Cool Tropics Slush?

You can refreeze or put back on shelf/in storage, whichever is best for your school

What can Cool Tropics Slush be used for?

  • Tray line as ½ cup fruit
  • A la carte
  • Prepackaged, field trips, early dismissal
  • Summer feeding
  • Breakfast
  • Supper
  • Camps

How many flavors of Cool Tropics Slush are there?

5 RiPS, 4 Welch’s and 1 Cool Tropics 100% Vegetable and Fruit Juice Slush

What kind of marketing support is available to promote Cool Tropics Slush and get kids excited?

  • Monthly theme flyers
  • Posters
  • Stickers
  • Employee “RiPS Day Pins”
  • Breakfast Coupons

How many Cool Tropics Slush pouches to a case?

60 pouches per case

How many cases of Cool Tropics Slush to a pallet?

80 cases per pallet

Are TGIF Crunchy Fries Smart Snack approved?

Yes

Do TGIF Crunchy Fries meet a whole grain serving?

  • TGIF Crunchy Fries = 1 whole grain serving under USDA guidelines
  • Baked, not fried
  • Gluten free

How can Crunchy Fries be used in schools?

  • Tray line as 1 whole grain serving
  • A la carte
  • Prepackaged, field trips, early dismissal
  • Summer feeding
  • Breakfast
  • Supper

What is the shelf life?

9 months from manufacturing date

How do Crunchy Fries need to be stored?

Cool dry storage is best between 50-80 degrees F

How many flavors of Crunchy Fries are available?

3 flavors now available, Extreme Heat, Cheddar Cheese and Dill Pickle

  • More exciting flavors to come!

How do Crunchy Fries come packed?

(72) 1 ounce bags per case

How many cases of Crunchy Fries to a pallet?

48 cases per pallet

What kind of marketing support is available to promote Crunchy Fries?

TGIF Flyers (see School Promo Flyers)