Superfood+ Seeds and Nuts is a series of snack blends from Navitas Naturals that combine organic superfoods with organic nuts and seeds. The four options are Maca Maple Cashews, Chia Rosemary Pepitas, Goji Basil Cashews and Goldenberry Ginger Almonds. The mixes deliver a balanced supply of antioxidants, fiber, protein, essential fatty acids, vitamins and minerals.
NuGO Stronger sports protein bars are now available from NuGo Nutrition. With flavors like Real Dark Chocolate with Caramel, Cookies ‘n Cream and Peanut Cluster, these low-sugar, high-fiber bars contain 25–27 g of protein. The bars contain no soy and are certified gluten free. The line is targeted toward the sports nutrition/ body building and weight management categories.
The Garden Lites family of frozen vegetable products from Classic Cooking, LLC now includes Italian Bake. This new offering is made with a blend of meatless crumbles, eggplant, tomato, bell peppers, carrot, broccoli and zucchini , and is topped with mozzarella cheese. It is 180 calories and provides 11 g of protein.
Michael Angelo’s has released its new Made With Organic line of ready-made frozen meals. This line includes meals like Baked Ziti With Turkey Meatballs, Lasagna With Meat Sauce, Chicken Alfredo and Vegetable Lasagna. Each meal includes at least 70% organic ingredients , including meat, vegetables , cheeses, and KAMUT wheat pasta. KAMUT brand khorasan wheat is rich in protein, minerals and lipids. The brand ships fresh to stores within several days of manufacture.
White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups from Justin’s are the latest addition to its line of organic peanut butter cups. It is USDA-certified organic, gluten free and made from Rainforest Alliance certified cocoa, with 0 g trans fat. Justin’s currently offers dark and milk chocolate peanut butter cups.
KeVita offers Cleansing Probiotic Tonics with apple cider vinegar (30 g). They have ingredients that promote cleansing. Each bottle includes probiotics (4 billion CfUs) and vitamin C. The four launch flavors are Kale Lemon, Red Beet, Turmeric Ginger and Cinnamon.
Fishpeople offers a line of ready-to-eat entrees and soups featuring sustainable seafood from the Pacific Northwest. Options include Albacore Tuna in Yellow Coconut Curry, Chinook Salmon in a Chardonnay Reduction Sauce, and Creamy Razor Clam and Bacon Chowder. Consumers can trace the source via a code on the back of the packaging.
Cluck ‘n Moo is making a new addition to its half-chicken, half-beef burgers with the Cluck ‘n Moo Burger with Kale. This new product combines the healthful benefits of kale along with the same juiciness and flavor of the original Cluck ‘n Moo burger. Cluck ‘n Moo burgers are made with grass-fed beef and chicken, with no antibiotics or hormones.
Ruby’s Naturals added five new flavors to its Ruby Rocket’s line of frozen pops: Celestial Cherry, Far-Out Fudge, Planetary Pink Lemonade, Meteorite Mango and Gravity Grape . These pops combine flavors that kids enjoy along with non-GMO vegetables and fruits and low amounts of sugar (four to six grams). Ingredients include sweet potato, cherry, butternut squash and acai. All five flavors are gluten-free, dairy-free, Kosher and vegan, with no artificial colors or flavors.
New from Mamma Chia is the Organic Clean Energy line of drinks. Each variety contains 2,500 mg of omega-3s from chia seeds along with brewed guayusa tea. They deliver 90 mg of natural caffeine and 4 g of protein, and are an excellent source of fiber. Favors include Cherry Charge, Blackberry Blast, Grape Power and Raspberry Razz.