UliMana, Inc., now makes chocolate date rolls in three flavors: original, spiced and chai. Only 100% organic and raw ingredients are used in the hand-made batches. The firm practices fair trade purchasing, as well as conscious manufacturing. They also donate five percent of net profits to humanitarian organizations.
Navitas Naturals has launched kits for making chocolate at home. Each dairy-/sugar-free kit includes superfood ingredients and chocolate packed with antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamins and essential minerals. Varieties include Goldenberry, Caco Nib and Goji Berry Organic Superfood Chocolate Kits.
ZT red teas from ZredT are low-calorie, caffeine-free teas made from rooibos. Available in unsweetened, lemon, ginseng and honey and vanilla, these sugar-free teas are certified organic and contain 20% of the RDI of dietary fiber. With five to 10 calories per bottle, these rooibos teas offer antioxidants benefits.
China Mist Pure Bottled Organic Teas are available in six varieties and contain very little calories. The line includes Wild Blueberry Green Tea, Orange Blossom Ginger White Tea, Lotus Pear Green Tea, Dragon Fruit Black Tea, Tangerine Black Tea with Pomegranate Juice and Blackberry Jasmine Green Tea with Lemonade. All come in contemporary-looking bottles.
Primal Spirit Foods has repackaged its meatless jerky snacks. Made from mushrooms, soy and seitan, the jerky comes in hickory smoked, Thai peanut, hot and spicy, teriyaki, Texas BBQ and mesquite lime. The snacks are high in protein, are 97% fat free, contain no cholesterol and are kosher and vegan.
New from HappyFamily are HappyMelts, a snack for infants that are boosted with pre- and probiotics for digestive support. These naturally sweetened freeze-dried yogurt snacks melt in one’s mouth and are easy to swallow. They contain real organic fruit and are enriched with calcium and vitamin D. Flavors include banana mango, strawberry and mixed berries.
Crave Foods now offers Crave Samosas, crisp mince-filled triangular pastries. These frozen pastries can be baked or fried and used as a snack or as part of a meal. Varieties include Veggie, Cinnamon Sweet Potato, Feta Cheese and Spinach, Zesty Chicken, Savory Beef and Sizzling Lamb. 2043 Imperial St., Los Angeles, CA 90021, www.cravefoods.com
Pirate Brands has launched Pirate’s Booty New York Pizza. These puffs are made from rice and corn and are blended with tomato, mozzarella cheese and Italian spices. Ingredients are all natural.
SRP: $1.49 (1 oz) and $2.99 (4 oz).
P.O. Box 326, Sea Cliff, NY 11579, www.piratebrands.com
The So Delicious Coconut Milk Creamer from Turtle Mountain is the newest addition to the company’s line of dairy-free foods. The firm notes that coconut milk offers health benefits such as having anti-viral and anti-inflammatory properties. This cholesterol-free creamer is available in original, French vanilla and hazelnut.
SRP: $3.99 per pint.