PopCorners from Medora Snacks are triangular-shaped popcorn chips the company says are “the new shape of popcorn.” These chips are air popped, all natural, gluten-free and come in a variety of flavors that include butter, sea salt, kettle, white cheddar, and cheesy jalapeno. One serving contains only 130 calories.

Mom Made Foods’ newest selections include three Munchies: Turkey, Sausage, Tomato Sauce and Cheese in a Crust; Chicken, Beans, Rice and Cheese in a Crust; and Baked Apple Pie pockets. One meal flavor is new, too: Spaghetti with Turkey Meatballs and Sauce Meal. Mom Made flash freezes foods to preserve nutrients, flavor, color and natural texture. This product also contains no trans-fats, no preservatives and no artificial colors.

Farmland Dairies now offers Skim Plus Fiber, which is fortified with probiotic fiber, and Skim Plus Omega-3 with CoQ10, which is fortified with Omega-3 fatty acids and CoQ10. Skim Plus Fiber delivers 2.5 grams of fiber per serving. And, just one serving of Skim Plus Omega-3 with CoQ10 contains 55 milligrams of EPA and DHA, along with milligrams of CoQ10.

The Manhattan Chili Co. now has eight varieties of chili available for retail: poultry (High Plains Turkey and Ginger Chicken), beef (Numero Uno, Chain Gang and Choral Society) and vegan (Red Lentil, Totally Vegetable and 4 Bean Butternut Squash). The line of chili is all natural, contains no preservatives and is minimally processed.

Gold Mine Natural Food Company makes available its Ohsawa Organic Gluten-Free Tamari in a 5-oz. bottle. The smaller variety is particularly beneficial for those wanting to use the product at the dinner table, and for those who stock epicurean gifts, create specialty baskets and cross-merchandise it with other foods.
SRP: $5.95 per 5-oz. bottle.

Catalyst Gourmet offers Gourmet Finishing Sugars, blends made from Catalyst Tea Enhancers and turbinado cane sugar. The all-natural, gluten-free, artisan blends are also suitable for baking and grilling. There are currently four blends: Enchanting Chai, Sensational Saffron, Gourmet Ginger, and Fennel Fusion. They are available in 6.5-oz tins, as well as in bulk and food service sizes.

Anaheim, CA—Natural Products Expo West revisits the west coast next month, March 10-13, with a colorful schedule for attendees. The keynote speaker will be Bridget Brennan, the author of Why She Buys: The New Strategy for Reaching the World’s Most Powerful Consumers. Other featured speakers include founder and creative insurgent of Fearless Cottage Alex Bogusky, and founder of the Pachamama Alliance and the Soul of Money Institute, Lynne Twist.

Parsippany, NJ—If accepted by shareholders, DSM will pay $1.087 billion in cash for Martek, maker of life’sDHA and life’sARA ingredients. DSM makes a fish-sourced ingredient, but does not have a vegetarian version (like Martek’s algae platform) that is appropriate for infant nutrition. The firm plans to grow the Martek brands through such products overseas. To date, DSM says it will not be selling off Martek’s Amerifit business.

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