Jones is stripping down to the bare essentials with its new line of sparkling sodas. Jones Au Naturel has reduced calories (just 35), just seven grams of sugar and is free of artificial sweeteners. Instead, the sodas are sweetened with a combination of pure cane sugar and organic agave syrup.
Traders Point Creamery has just rolled out cottage cheese in recyclable glass containers. The recyclable containers allow the cottage cheese to be preserved in an impermeable and non-porous container, which thereby extends its shelf life. All containers are 100% recyclable and rated GRAS (Generally Regarded as Safe) by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). And, the jars contain the Traders Point Creamery signature cow on the lid.
Linwoods offers flash-pasteurized, cold-milled Ground Organic Flaxseed. One serving of Linwoods’ Flaxseed provides 7.2 g of omega-3 and 8 g of dietary fiber, along with iron, calcium, thiamin and zinc. The company recommends using it in hot or cold cereal, salads and stews, and eating four spoonfuls a day.
Mojo Milk from Abunda Functional Foods is a chocolate powder that can be mixed into milk. The powder is enriched with the GanedenBC30 probiotic strain, which has been shown to support immune and digestive health. One serving contains 10 times more active cultures than yogurt and 60% less calories than other chocolate milk powders, says Abunda.
MIM’s Kitchen offers several flavors of all-natural gluten-free cookie dough. Flavors include chocolate chocolate chip, sugar, ginger, chocolate chip, peanut butter chocolate chip and white chocolate macadamia nut. Each package contains 12 individual ready-to-bake cookies that only take minutes to bake. Along with being gluten free, the dough is also wheat free and certified dairy kosher.
Organic, natural bisques have been added to Pacific Natural Foods’ line of ready-to-eat soups. The four new USDA-certified organic bisques are Hearty Tomato, Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato, Cashew Carrot Ginger (dairy-free) and Butternut Squash. All are packaged in BPA-free Tetra Recart cartons, and are gluten- and soy-free with a shelf life of 24 months.
A new option in the frozen foods aisle is Frozen Naked Pizza. The pizzas come in four flavors: Cheese, Chicken, Uncured Pepperoni and Superbiotic which features toppings of several veggies. The crusts are made with a blend of 10 grains plus a probiotic bacteria, Bacillus coagulans GBI-30 6086, that survives freezing and baking.
Nature’s Path Organic added three new flavors to its Love Crunch Granolas line: Apple Crumble, Carrot Cake and Aloha Blend. The company will donate the equivalent of cereal or cash to food banks for every bag of Love Crunch Granolas sold (up to $1 million).
Blue Diamond Nut Thins now come in Pepper Jack flavor. Not only are these crackers perfectly seasoned, but they are also wheat and gluten free. Blue Diamond Nut Thins come in an assortment of other flavors including BBQ, Cheddar Cheese, Hazelnut and Pecan.
O.N.E. introduces a new line of coconut water for kids. The O.N.E. Kids line comes in four fruity flavors that contain less sugar than regular fruit juices. Coconut water is valuable to kids because it contains electrolytes and essential nutrients that are depleted during dehydration. Children may become dehydrated more easily than adults, and coconut water helps to replenish them with the water and electrolytes they need to stay hydrated and healthy! Flavors in the O.N.E. Kids line include Apple, Fruit Punch, Orange and Raspberry Lemonade.