Since our last newsletter in November, the DQOC has now received conditional approval on the Crown Select mini shake collar, all meat hot dog and cold fudge with a fitment. These new items are currently in the final stage of the approval process, which is a 30 day distributor test. Once the test is complete, we will be rolling these new items out to all DQOC endorsed distributors.
The Crown Select Cookie Dough manufacturer, Aspen Hills, has suspended production at their facility. This is a result of the major cookie dough recall they experienced in 2016. The recall didn’t just affect our Crown Select product, but also many of their other customers. The financial responsibility due to this recall issue has forced them to close and they are looking to sell the company. Due to this unfortunate situation, the DQOC has terminated our agreement with Aspen Hills and will be looking for a new vendor. Please note, none of the remaining inventory at the DQOC distributors have any quality concerns and have passed all micro testing. Most DQOC distributors have only a few weeks left of remaining inventory. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
The DQOC is pleased to announce we have partnered with
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and ice cream machines. They also offer bulk pickups if you are
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Not only is your DQOC partnering with the best junk removal service company in the world, we are also offering discounted pricing! Our national DQ program offers a 5% discount, plus DQOA members will earn dividends on this newly endorsed national program. If you are interested in getting a free on -site quote, contact their 24/7 call center by dialing 1-800-468-5865 to schedule an appointment. When calling-in make sure you identify yourself as a Dairy Queen store and provide them with the following promo code: “DairyQueen5” to receive your 5% discount. If you have any questions regarding this newly endorsed program, please feel free to contact the DQOC.
The Dairy Queen system will be participating in a movie tie-in with Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy 2 coming to theaters in May 2017. New LTO paper cup designs will be advertised and used in store during Q2 2017. The DQOC and your paper cup supplier, Maui Cup are pleased to announce we will be offering these special LTO paper cups starting in April to the DQOC distributors. All 5 cup sizes will be used and each will have between 6-7 unique images. The new cups will start shipping to distributors the week of April 3rd.
We are pleased to announce that the Crown Select Cold Fudge with Fitments have been approved for the DQ system! The new packaging has already started shipping to DQOC distributors.
ADQ Corp is making a change to bacon strips that will take effect within the next few months. They have decided to go with a new applewood smoked bacon strip. The DQOC bacon supplier, Sugardale Foods is currently working through the DQ product approval process on this new Crown Select item. Please look for further announcements as to when this changeover will occur. When that time comes, the current Crown Select Bacon Strips will be discontinued.
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