Lifeway now offers Frozen Kefir, a creamy, nutritious dessert that packs 10 live and active probiotic cultures. The product contains all-natural ingredients and is high in protein and calcium. The frozen kefir is said to contain 90 calories per serving, is gluten free and 99% lactose free. According to Lifeway, the frozen kefir tastes delicious and shares the same health benefits as Lifeway Kefir. The flavors include mango, pomegranate, original and strawberry.

Soy

Earth Spring Foods recently launched PrimaSoy, an all-natural, patented process for deactivating estrogen, phytic acid, oligosaccharides and trypsin inhibitors in soy. As per the company, this product helps consumers enjoy nutrient-dense soy products without the associated concerns of estrogen-intake. EarthSpring Foods asserts that PrimaSoy will play a significant role in fighting global malnutrition and create new options for people who want to limit their estrogen levels for health reasons. The company will release PrimaSoy products, as well as licensing the process to other manufacturers.

Blue Diamond Growers introduces Breeze Almondmilk­­-Coconutmilk Blend. The beverage is made from real almonds and coconuts and has 50% more calcium than milk. The product contains medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs), is lactose, soy and gluten free and is vegan and kosher. The original and vanilla flavors consist of 60 and 70 calories per serving, respectively, and the unsweetened original and unsweetened vanilla contain 45 calories per serving.

Domino Foods now offers Domino Light, a 100% sugar blend with half the calories of sugar. The product has been created by blending pure cane sugar with a zero-calorie, naturally sweet extract from the tropical stevia plant. According to the company, Domino Light contains no artificial ingredients, and has five calories per serving. Available in 2-lb. polybags and 40-count cartons.

Nine best-sellers of the FungusAmongUs certified organic, dried mushroom line are now available in 0.5-ounce packages. Consumers sometimes prefer to try a smaller amount of a new variety of mushroom in a recipe, so the firm decided to offer convenient, more affordable, user-friendly 0.5-ounce sizes. This line is available in low line pricing. Eight to a case.

From Kenya, Ajiri Tea Company black tea is high in antioxidants. It is pungent, coppery in appearance, rich in body and possesses a distinct flavor. After local farmers handpick the tea, it is produced at the Rainforest Alliance Certified Nyansiongo Tea Factory, a co-op of small-scale farmers. Local women then create individually designed packaging labels using dried banana bark. All profits go to the Ajiri Foundation, a non-profit that gives educational support to orphans in western Kenya.

Manna Organics introduces Bavarian-style sourdough bread in three flavors: whole rye, multigrain flax and sunny sourdough. Each one is organic, has no added yeast, and is an excellent source of whole grains and fiber. They are under 150 calories per slice and are also great sources of calcium and iron. With less than five grams of fat per slice and up to six grams of protein, these breads are a great well-rounded source of nutrition.

Brattleboro, VT—More American families than ever before are adding organic products to their weekly shopping lists, says the Organic Trade Association (OTA). In the 2011 U.S. Families’ Organic Attitudes and Beliefs Study by the OTA, 1,300 families were polled about their feelings and buying habits when it comes to organic products. Four in 10 families said they are buying more organic foods than they were in the year prior. Of these families who have made the switch, three in 10 are brand new to the market.

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