CRANBURY, N.J.-The Comfort Zone 2-in-1 Propane Heater and Stove was chosen as the best new product in the housewares and seasonal category by suppliers and distributors at the 2016 Executive Planning Conference hosted by Distribution America and Pro Group.

The Comfort Zone 2-in-1 Propane Heater and Stove is designed for outdoor heating and cooking, according to a statement from World and Main, parent company of the Comfort Zone brand. The portable heater can direct 6,500 BTUs sideways to heat or upward to its built-in cast-iron cooktop.

“The Comfort Zone 2-in-1 Propane Heater and Stove is a unique, multiseasonal product that has a broad appeal to everyone from die-hard football tailgaters to campers looking for a powerful yet compact cooking essential,” said Barry Jacobs, senior director, home environment for World and Main. “It’s an item that has wide consumer application, a beneficial price point and can be featured in any season and for many activities, such as camping, hurricane preparedness, kids sporting events, ice fishing, holiday gift-giving, hunting, football tailgating and more.”