PC Brands, Inc. is now the maker of Instant Oatmeal with Probiotics. Two flavors are packaged for those on-the-move, Maple Brown Sugar and Strawberries & Crème. The oatmeal is patented with a strain of probiotic Ganeden BC, which has been shown to promote digestive health and boost immunity. Strawberries & Crème contains only 140 calories with five grams of protein along with three grams of sugar. The Maple Brown Sugar blend also contains 140 calories and five grams of protein, but has six grams of sugar.
Honest Tea now makes Passion Fruit Green Tea with Maqui Berry. The beverage contains zero calories per eight fl. oz., zero grams of sugar, is sweetened with stevia extract and is USDA-certified organic. Says the company, “After a lot of hard work, we’ve surprised ourselves with how delicious it tastes.” SRP: $1.79
The Apple Rush Co., Inc., beverages were redesigned with a brand new logo and packaging. The company’s newest blueberry flavored beverage will also debut. This drink is organic, made from 100% juice and contains no sugar. Blueberries are said to be chock full of flavor, nutrients and low in calories. According to the firm, the drink is “a delicious blend of sparking organic fruit juices.”
Coconut World works directly with Philippine Coconut Authority trained farmer cooperatives to create 100% natural Coconut Sugar. It is naturally rich in vitamins and minerals, made without additives, chemicals or pesticides and has a light caramel flavor that enhances foods.
Xagave, a blend of white and blue agave, is intended for those limiting their sugar intake. According to the company, agave supports healthy blood sugar levels, the immune syst em and dige s t ive health while still leaving your sweet tooth satisfied. SRP: $8.99-42.99.
Santa Cruz Organic launched a line of certifiedorganic, koshercertified fruit spreads. Flavors include strawberry, apricot, seedless red raspberry and blackberry pomegranate. Organic fruit is the first ingredient in this product, which has no high-fructose corn syrup, artificial ingredients or preservatives. SRP: $3.89 per 9.5-oz jar.
All-natural Coco Energy is a new energy drink available from Ajmera Innovations. Coco energy comes in powdered form and di s solve s in water wi thin seconds, says the company. The product is derived from coconuts and is rich in potassium (1,700 mg/serving).
Let’s Do…Organic (a division of Edward & Sons Trading Co. Inc.) now offers Fancy Waffle Bowls. These certified- organic, scrumptiously edible bowls have a caramelized flavor to complement desserts like ice cream, sorbet and fresh fruit. Each bowl is just 45 calories and contains no trans-fats, hydrogenated oils or cholesterol. Boxes contain eight bowls a piece.
Falafel Republic offers ready-to-eat glutenfree falafel that is high in protein and fiber, but low in calories. Falafel can be eaten as a snack, on-thego, as an appetizer or as part of a meal. The item is available in both Traditional and Roasted Garlic flavors, and each package offers nine 1-oz. falafel balls. SRP: $5.99
Reed’s, Inc. now offers its virgil’s Root Beer in a swing-top bottle made in its Los Angele s, CA plant. According to the firm, its facility is now the only one in north America with this bottling capability.