Flax USA and Stober Farms now offer Natural Milled Golden Flax Seed, Organic Milled Golden Flax Seed, Flax Hull Lignans and Golden Flax Seed Flax Sprinkles. Flax is rich in omega-3s, fiber, lignans and protein, says the firm. The packaging along with a cold-milling process may increase the shelf life of products to 22 months.

Iron HorseIron Horse Beverage debuts its Elite Naturel line of organic juices in 125-ml bottles. These single-serve juices are available in pomegranate, açaí, watermelon, green tea/pomegranate blend and açaí/pomegranate/black mulberry blend. The products contain no preservatives, no added sugars, no artificial colors and no GMOs.

MustardBeaverton Foods brings to market Inglehoffer Organic Honey Mustard (10.25 oz) and Inglehoffer Organic Stone Ground Mustard (10 oz). Says the firm, “The new mustards join more than 20 mustards, horseradishes, tarter and cocktail sauces produced by Beaverton Foods in the Inglehoffer lineup. “
SRP: $4.99

Bridge Brands Chocolate debuts its Sport Lover’s Chocolate line. Every box contains 3.5 ounces of gourmet chocolate drops and features pictures of seasonal hobbies on the packaging. Available are team, extreme, summer and winter sports.
286 12th St., San Francisco, CA 94103, www.bridgebrandschocolate.com

Justin'sJustin’s Nut Butter rounds out its organic nut butter line with three new flavors: Chocolate Peanut, Chocolate Almond and Chocolate Hazelnut. Each flavor is available in three sizes (100-calorie 6 oz. portion-control squeeze pack, 1.15 oz. full-serving squeeze pack and the 16-oz jar). Cinnamon peanut, classic peanut, honey peanut, classic almond, honey almond and maple almond are also available.

RaoFrom Rao’s Specialty Foods comes Rao’s Homemade Pizza Sauce. The sauce is made in Italy using vine-ripened plum tomatoes and cherry tomato puree. It is available in sealable 2.2-liter containers. Rao’s also makes pastas, pasta sauces and other specialty foods.
17 Battery Pl., Ste. 610, New York, NY 10004, www.raos.com

chocolate

Berlin, Germany—Many people turn to chocolate as a feel-good treat during stressful times. Well, the “Ahh…that’s better” effect of chocolate isn’t psychological; it’s biological, according to research published in the Journal of Proteome Research.

cheese

Last year, the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements went into effect, mandating country of origin labeling of meats, produce and nuts. Now, these regulations may extend into the dairy sector as well...

soybeans

Broomfield, CO—WhiteWave Foods, which operates under Dallas, TX-based Dean Foods, has been under the microscope lately about the transition of its Silk soymilk from organic to non-organic.