taylor's tonic

Taylor’s Tonics introduces new Chai Cola Light, Cola Azteca and Maté Mojito to its line of all-natural sodas. The Chai Cola Light offers the same flavor as the original with fewer calories utilizing filtered water, black tea, ginger root, cinnamon bark, yerba maté, cardamom, clove and natural erythritol.

New from Nature’s Path is a line of organic granola bars. The bars come in a variety of flavors, including Flax Plus Mmmaple Pecan, Flax Plus Berry Strawberry, Lotta Apricotta, Sunny Hemp, Peanut Buddy, Peanut Choco, Chococonut and Pumpkin-n-Spice. The bars do not contain any artificial preservatives or additives, genetically modified organisms or synthetic pesticides.

soft drink

Mary Jane’s Soda offers Mary Jane’s Relaxing Soda, which includes kava and other herbs to create a natural state of relaxation. Kava has been historically used to achieve a natural pick-me-up, as well as an anti-depressant, anesthetic, and muscle tension relief.

tea

Santa Cruz Organic offers a variety of organic beverages, including teas, juices, juice boxes and sparkling beverages. The newest flavors in the sparkling beverage line includes Mango Lemonade and Pom Limeade.
1 Strawberry Ln., Orrville, OH 44667, www.scojuice.com

rice

New from Lotus Foods, Inc. is Volcano Rice, a blend of brown rice, red rice and red polished rice for added nutrition. The rice is grown in mineral-rich volcanic soil by West Java farm families who use a System of Rice Intensification (SRI) to increase yields while using less water, less seeds and no agrichemicals.

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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.