Candy CanesPure Fun offers USDA-certified organic candy canes. These treats are sweetened with organic brown rice syrup (which has a lower glycemic index than high-fructose corn syrup) and organic evaporated cane juice (which means the original nutrients of the sugar cane are in tact). the product contains only natural colors and flavors.
SRP: $3.99-$4.99 per 12-pack of candy canes, $14.50 per pound of mini canes

ClifClif Bar & Company now offers four flavors of Clif Quench, a sports drink that is 88% organic with 11 grams of carbs. The drink is intended to satisfy thirst and hydrate the body with four flavors: Fruit Punch, Orange, Lime-Ade and Strawberry Citrus.
SRP: $1.49 per 16 FL oz. bottle.
1610 5th St., Berkeley, CA 94710-1715, www.clifbar.com

Simply AsiaSimply Asia debuts four single-use Stir-Fry flavors to spice up your meals at home. Toss in some veggies, meat, rice or noodles, then pour in the sauce and you’ll have an Asian-inspired meal in 10 minutes. Flavors include, Ginger Teriyaki, General Tsao, Spicy Kung Pao and Mandarin Orange.
SRP: $2.29 per pouch.

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Building Your Defenses

As November arrives, so do chilly temperatures, family gatherings…and cold and flu season. As an unwelcome part of the holiday time of year, even those who live in warmer climates are prone to illness from these stressful months and changing weather.

International Sales from Inside the Market

As world leaders in innovation, science, technology and certainly in the application of these advancements to nutrition and health, we could certainly do much better when it comes to selling our great products in export markets.

Rise and Dine

The mad dash from when your alarm clock goes off until you race to your car is no excuse to skip the best meal of the day: breakfast

Pungent aromas, bold tastes and festive colors; with spices, there is no shortage of flavors and they can also offer a plethora of health benefits, too. The good news is that your customers may not have to go farther than their own spice racks to find some of the healthiest options. Read further as we explore a smattering of spices, their medicinal properties and how they can improve the health of your customers.

Many may be spared from cancer if they are informed of selenium’s role in preventing cancer. Unfortunately, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations make it difficult to inform people of this health benefit. The biochemistry of selenium is different from other nutrients, which makes it difficult for many to understand. With all due respect, this apparently includes our good friends at the FDA, who write health claims opinions.