Herbal Water unveils Ayala’s Herbal Water in three flavors: Ginger Lemon Peel , Lemongrass Mint Vanilla and Cinnamon Orange Peel. Herbal Water uses USDA-certified organic water plus herb mixtures in six different blends. The firm adds, “These new bubbly beverages are perfect food companions and will complement any variety of appetizers, entrees or desserts."
From La Tortilla Factory comes new Hand Made Style Corn Tortillas, designed to taste like corn, but retain the flexibility and softness of a flour tortilla. The tortillas are avai lable in Whi te Corn, yellow Corn and Chipotle Flavors, and at 90 calories per tortilla contain no trans-fats. These “smarter” tortillas will not crack easily when folded or rolled. SRP: $2.49
Licorice Twists is the newest product to debut from Newman’s Own Organics. This licorice is the first of its kind to contain organic ingredients , says the company. Flavors include Strawberry, Black, Tangerine and Pomegranate. The candy also is sodium and cholesterol free, low in fat and contains zero trans-fat.
Coleman Natural Foods, Inc. now offers chicken meatballs in Sun Dried Tomato Basil & Provolone; Italian Style with Parmesan; Spina ch, Fontina Cheese & Roasted Garlic; and Pesto Parmesan. They are a great source of protein and are only 130 calories per serving. SRP: $5.99 for 12-ounce package.
New from Marlow Foods Ltd., the makers of Quorn Turk'y Burger and other products, comes Classic- and Cheese Burgers. Available in four-count, 8.4-oz packs, these burgers are soy- and meat free, and offer 50% less fat than traditional beef hamburgers, without lacking in taste, says the company. SRP: $5.99
GloryBeeFoods Inc. redesigned its labels for the GloryBee Honey 13-variety line. The new and colorful labels make it easier for consumers to choose their favorite honey variety. The new labels also are manufactured without gold foil, which allows for use in the microwave.
El Burrito Food Products has rolled out SoyRizo, meatless soy chorizo. This vegetarian alternative to sausage is full of spices and flavor. Made from 100% non-GMO soy beans, SoyRizo contains vitamin B, fiber, calcium, iron, zinc, potassium and omega-3 acids.
Ganeden Biotech and Agostoni Chocolate teamed up to offer Chocolate Plus Private Label. This functional snack integrates probiotics (GanedenBC30) and Italian dark chocolate. Retailers can choose Agostoni’s dark chocolate in either 70% or 60%. Stores can add the probiotic alone or the probiotic plus toasted flax seed. Sizes include a bite-sized 0.5-oz minibar or a 1.1-oz snack bar.
The Australis Food Group entered the market with its Something Good range of baking mixes. The line includes glutenand allergen-free super grain bread, cupcake, chocolate mud cake and white bread combinations. These products also are free from wheat, dairy, tree nuts, soy products, eggs, fructose and trans-fats.
Gourmè Food Company now offers Gourmè Mist oils and vinegars. Mists include organic extra virgin oil, organic canola oil, barrel-aged balsamic vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar + pomegranate and balsamic vinegar + raspberry. Each 3.5-oz bottle delivers a nice alternative to traditional mists on the market.