San-J has released several portable products that combine Japanese flavors with convenience. Tamari To Go Travel Packs are available in sachets, and Instant Gluten-Free White Miso and Wakame Soups come in single-serving packets. Instant Gluten-Free Wakame Soup is a vegan option, and San-J notes that wakame is known for its nutritional value.
Gustus Vitae offers a line of artisan seasoning blends (like Taste of Cajun and Taste of Greece) and gourmet sea salts (like Green Tea Sea Salt and Ginger Sea Salt), plus seasonal gift sets. These premium seasoning blends and finishing salts are all-natural and hand-packed with local ingredients. The tins have a magnetic backing.
SuperEats introduces its gluten-free Kale + Chia Chips, which come in Sea Salt, Ranch, Cheddar, Tomato Basil and Chili Lime. The product is high in fiber, protein, antioxidants, omega-3s, vitamin A and vitamin C. Also, the chips are kosher, cholesterol free, trans-fat free, and Non-GMO Project Verified. Main ingredients include kale, whole chia seeds and beans.
Dancing Deer Baking Co. now offers kosher, all-natural shortbread cookies. According to the company, the cookies have a nine-month shelf-life (from manufacture date) and are packaged as six units per case. The product comes in Pure Vanilla Bean, Espresso Chocolate Chip, Tangerine Cream Swirl, Rosemary & Pink Sea Salt, Kalamata Olive & Fig, and Sun-dried Tomato & Pine Nuts.
Two new flavors of G.H. Cretors’ organic popcorn are now available: Simply Salted and Extra Virgin Olive Oil. The products are USDA certified organic, Gluten-Free Certification Organization approved and Non-GMO Project Verified. The company says its popped corn “moves beyond the traditional popcorn experience to an extraordinary culinary experience.”
Alter Eco has introduced a line of organic, fair trade truffles. Made with coconut oil instead of palm kernel oil, these individually wrapped truffles come in two flavors: Velvet (dark milk chocolate from Peru) and Black (dark chocolate from Ecuador). The truffles, which come in recyclable boxes and biodegradable wrappers, are environmentally friendly. SRP: $7.99/10 pack.
Torie & Howard is adding to its line of organic, kosher and non-GMO hard candy with a Meyer Lemon & Raspberry flavor. According to the firm, “The new flavor is light, bright and clean with the right balance of sweet and sour thanks to the slightly sweeter and somewhat floral tartness of the Meyer lemons and the fresh sweetness of the berries.”
Curry Pumpkin Pesto and Spoonable Curry Ketchup are new condiments from HerbNZest. States the company, “Both of the flavors are vegan, easy to use, and versatile so they inspire fun meal creations.” Condiments are hand-crafted in the United States in small batches using all-natural, premium and gluten-free ingredients.
PARTNERS, A Tasteful Choice Company, has a gluten-free line called Free for All Kitchen. These ancient grain crackers are available in four flavors, including Roasted Garlic & Rosemary and Olive Oil & Sea Salt. They are intended to be an entertaining-style cracker for the gluten-free category. SRP: $5.69
Lake Champlain Chocolates introduced four new organic dark chocolate bars. Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter and Dark Chocolate Toffee and Almond Crunch offer a salty-sweet snack. The 72% cocoa content Almonds and Sea Salt and the 72% Dark Chocolate bars are for those seeking high-cocoa content.