Chia seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, amino acids and are naturally glutenfree. These seeds are the primary ingredient in SalbaSmart brand products including certified Organic Salba Premium Ground and the certified Organic Salba Whole Seed.
O’Cookies Wholesome Bites introduces another member to its organic cookie line this fall: Dark Chocolate Cranberry Pecan with Maple. These cookies are sweetened with allnatural maple sugar and also feature organic dark chocolate, organic dried cranberr ies and organic pecans. In addition, the cookies are low fat and dairy free.
Truitt Bros., Inc. has just rolled out its All Natural Shredded Beef Chili. The product contains shredded beef, spices and a blend of pinto, black, white and kidney beans . Thi s hearty chili is rich in fiber and protein and free of preservatives, additives and is low in fat. And, it is made using Food Alliance certified sustainable food handling ingredients and techniques; it also comes in a shelf-stable pouch. P.O.
GFA Brands has just announced the release of its Earth Balance Soymilk available in Vanilla, Chocolate, Original and Unsweetened varieties. The soymilk is certified organic, non- GMO and is made from 100% soybeans (USA grown). It also is vegan; a good source of calcium, vitamin D and ALA omega-3s; and free of cholesterol, dairy, gluten and lactose.
Bernard Food Industries recently launched a sugar-free line of baking mixes called Sans Sucre Baking Mixes (Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake, Milk Chocolate Brownie, Chocolate Fudge Brownie and Classic Blondie Brownie). Sweetened with Stevia, the mixes also are low fat and contain no cholesterol.
Plum Organics rolls out Super Puffs, a snack food made with babies in mind. These vegetable whole-grain and fruit mixes come in five flavors (Super Greens [Spinach and Apple], Super Yellows [Banana and Peach], Super Oranges [Mango and Sweet Potato] , Super Purples [Blueberry and Purple Sweet Potato] and Super Reds [Strawberry and Beet]).
Tru Sweets, the makers of Surf Sweets candy, now offers Surf Sweets Snack Packs in sour berry- and gummy bears. Every 0.9-ounce package contains 80 calories. And, as always the firm uses only natural and organic ingredients; snacks do not cont a in GMOs, syntheticdyes, corn syrup and arificial f lavors.
Rooibee Red Tea now has a new label design. Says the firm,”The brightly colored labels make it easier to find Rooibee Red Tea on the shelf.” Most known for its invigorating and sweet taste, Rooibee Red Tea contains antioxidant properties, which the company says are 50% more potent than what’s delivered in green tea.
Containing vitamin C and antioxidants, new Amazon OJ f rom Sambazon, combines the berry cocoa flavor of açaí with orange juice. Some ingredients included in this drink are organic apple juice, organic açaí puree and organic orange juice. The company says its certified organic and fair trade projects help protect the Amazon Rainforest.
Kettle Cuisine announces a new flavor of gluten-free soup: Thai Curry Chicken Soup. This new flavor is all natural and dairy free, and offers fiber, iron and 13g of protein. Intended to be a “perfect balnce of authentic Southeast Asian Flavors,” this soup is made with green curry, lemongrass, coconut milk, bamboo shoots and other healthy ingredients.