Three new flavors have joined Zevia’s line of all natural, stevia sweetened sodas: Lime Cola, Cherry Cola and Strawberry. With these flavors, there are now 15 zero-calorie varieties with zero artificial sweetener flavors to choose from, including the classic Cola, Cream Soda, Black Cherry and Lemon Lime Twist.
Hi I’m Skinny Sticks now come in six flavors: veggie tortilla, sweet potato, multi-grained cheddar, tangy BBQ, sweet onion and sea salt . These chips are all natural and GMO free. Rather than refined sugar, the products are sweetened with evaporated cane juice; they also have 40% less fat than regular chips.
Boulder Canyon Natural Food’s Garden Select Vegetable Crisps are an all-natural alternative to potato chips. Each bite contains up to 12 vegetables, no trans-fat and plenty of fiber. Garden Select Vegetable Crisps are offered in three glutenfree flavors: sour cream and chive, hearty cheddar and red ripe tomato.
Scheckter’s Organic Energy is a new organic and vegetarian energy drink. It contains extracts from organic raw coffee beans, organic guarana, ginseng and organic green tea, which the company states boosts physical and mental performance and reduces stress. It also uses no synthetic caffeine, artificial sweeteners, colorants, flavorings or preservatives. Available in regular or lite.
Back to the Roots presents grow-your-own mushroom kits, which allows consumers to grow up to 1.5 pounds of oyster mushrooms. Mushrooms can grow to full size within 10 days when placed in full sunlight and misted with water twice a day. Mushroom spawn (seeds) are mixed with recycled coffee grounds to create the growing environment.
Navitas Naturals now offers organic coconut water powder that can be used to make a healthy drink. The organic drink powder provides five key electrolytes to support rapid hydration: sodium, magnesium, calcium, potassium and phosphorus.
Tofurky, a brand of Turtle Island Foods, now offers 100% Meat-Free Ground Beef. The products are made from organic soy protein and contain no GMOs. This vegan-friendly option comes in ground beef style and chorizo style. Tofurky says that the products are good for the environment, as well, resulting in significantly less carbon emissions than real beef.
Nature’s Path Organic Foods introduced qi’a, a mix of chia, hemp and buckwheat that comes in three flavors: apple cinnamon, cranberry vanilla and original. For a traditional bowl of cereal, add milk or milk substitute. Or, add qi’a to yogurt or salads. Nature’s Path Organic Foods says qi’a transforms into a substantial and healthy meal with sustained energy. qi’a is a good source of fiber, contains omega-3s and is GMO free.
Gator Ron’s Zesty Sauces and Mixes has new labeling indicating that the line is gluten free, dairy free, GMO free and kosher. The sauces and mixes are made with all-natural ingredients and are fat free and vegetarian friendly. Products include Gator Ron’s Angel Wing Sauce, Gator Ron’s Heavenly Barbecue Sauce and Gator Ron’s Divine Bloody Mary Mix.
Numi Organic Tea now offers a line of savory teas. Inspired by recipes from around the world, new flavors include Tomato-Mint, Carrot Curry, Fennel Spice, Spinach Chive, Beet Cabbage and Broccoli Cilantro. With five calories or less in each tea, they are certified organic and verified non-GMO. SRP: $7.99 per box.