Zola introduces Zola LIGHT Açaí, a low-sugar, 70-calorie, açaí beverage. It is sweetened with stevia, and uses high-quality açaí pulp. Says the firm, “It provides a healthy and delicious alternative for those trying to limit their calorie and sugar intake without skimping on nutrients or juice content.”
Shelton’s Poultry introduces chicken salad made with Shelton’s free-range, antibiotic-free chicken. The canned chicken salad is made with 100% boneless, skinless chicken breast meat and cooked only with pure sea salt. The chicken salad is 98% fat free. 204 N. Loranne Ave., Pomona, CA 91767, www.sheltons.com
Kinnikinnick Foods, Inc. has made an addition to its KinniKritters gluten-free animal crackers: graham style cookies and chocolate cookies. Also new is the fudge sandwich crème flavor in its KinniToos line.
10940 120 St., Edmonton AB, Canada, T5H 3P7, www.kinnikinnick.com
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
DCI Cheese Company rolls out Organic Creamery, slices of organic American cheese. The slices are offered in an eight-slice stack and a 16-slice twin pack. Organic Creamery cheeses are cautious about animals, the environment and people. All products are made with 100% certified organic milk. And, no artificial colorings are used.
Naked Juice Company released two new vegetable smoothies. Berry Veggie Machine is a good source of vitamins A, C, E, B3, B5, B6 and B12, along with fiber, potassium, calcium and iron. It also offers two servings of vegetables and one serving of fruit per 15.2-ounce bottle.