sprouts

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are still a hot button issue that continues to gain momentum. On Tuesday April 27, in the very first Supreme Court law suit about genetically engineered crops, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments from the Center for Food Safety (CFS) in its case against Monsanto (Monsanto v. Geertson Seed Farms)...

The gourmet and natural foods industries seem to have merged in the minds of many, making your natural products retail store the ideal location to sell these specialty products.

flaxAvailable from Premium Gold Flax is True Cold Milled pre-ground/cold-milled flaxseed in a fine flour texture. This Golden Flax For Life flour is available in 24-oz or 1.5-lb resealable pouches and is suitable for everyday cooking and baking. The company’s True Cold Milling process helps lengthen shelf life and prevent degradation.

gluten-free bread crumbsKinnikinnick Foods now offers gluten-, dairy- and nut-free Panko Style and Graham Style Bread Crumbs. The Panko Style is intended to be used for a crispy coating on chicken, pork, fish and vegetables while the Graham Style is suitable for pie crusts and other desserts.

sorbetNatural Choice Foods introduces a new coconut flavor to its line of organic sorbets. The product comes in pints, and is made of purified water, evaporated cane juice, coconut cream, guar gum and xanthan gum.
P.O. Box 1029, Oxnard, CA 93032, www.ncf-inc.com
 

fruit snacksDistributed by Au’some, Inc., 3-Dees natural fruit snacks are a source of fruit juices and vitamin C, according to the company. The animal-shaped snacks come in strawberry, apple, blueberry and orange flavors. The sale of these snacks also benefits the Wildlife Conservation Society.

agave syrupOhgave! now offers a maple-flavored agave syrup. The all-natural and organic syrup is low-glycemic and contains no sugar or high-fructose corn syrup. With its maple flavor, the product is suitable for use on pancakes, baked goods and other foods.
300 Center Dr., Ste. G, Superior, CO 80027, www.ohgave.com
 

jelly beansTruSweets, LLC has released its Surf Sweets Organic Jelly Bean line. The product is excellent for on-the-go snacking, as well as for school lunches. These jelly beans are sold in 90-calorie packs in springtime colors.
SRP: $0.79 for 0.9 oz package.

nuts

HomeFree, maker of organic, allergen-free, whole grain cookies based in Windham, NH, released the results of a nationwide survey revealing that America is confused about the difference between Celiac disease and food allergies.