New from Better Batter is Corn Free Powdered Sugar. This gluten- and allergen-free baking product is the latest product in the company’s gluten-free line, which includes Better Batter Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Mix, Flour, Fudge Brownie Mix and more. The company supports World Vision’s Clean Water program as well as The Burma Project.

Available from Jane’s Dough Foods is the Sonoma Flatbreads by Donatos line of crispy gluten-free pizzas. They are available in three sizes, from 12” to newly launched 6.5” and 10”. Varieties are Chicken & Fire Roasted Peppers with antibiotic-free chicken, Uncured Pepperoni that is nitrite- and nitrate-free, Four Cheese, and Vegetable.

dates fruits nuts barsNew York Date Bar is a healthy bar made with wholesome dates, fruits and nuts. Varieties include apple, apricot coconut, pecan and cashew. The bars are gluten free, dairy free, soy free and vegan friendly.

Frozen casseroles have been added to the line of all-natural frozen entrees from Blake’s All Natural Food. These individual-sized casseroles are made with no artificial ingredients, and their chicken and beef is raised without antibiotics or hormones. Casserole varieties include Chicken Noodle, Chicken Dinner, Tuna Noodle and Meatloaf Dinner.

Pereg Gourmet has released its latest grain lineup, a set of ancient grains, rice and beans designed to be used with any meal. The line consists of 20 varieties including red and white quinoa, bulgur, an autumn lentil blend and yellow split peas. The entire line is free of preservatives and kosher, and most of the line is gluten-free and non-GMO.

News from industry food companies.

News from industry food companies.

Possibly one of the most famous Person of the Year recognitions in the United States was actually a bandage intended to cover up a faux pas. A ground-breaking aviator who made a pioneering trans-Atlantic flight had inadvertently not made it onto the cover of a popular news magazine that year (1927). To correct their oversight, the editors took a “better late than never” approach by putting him on the cover at yearend and giving him the honor of Person of the Year. Since then, this cover story has been a December tradition, naming the person who most affected the year’s news, either good or bad.

Pharmavite, one of the U.S's largest manufacturers of vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements, has acquired FoodState, makers of whole food supplements.

Northridge, CA—Pharmavite, one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements, has just acquired FoodState Inc.