Bob’s Red Mill launches two gluten-free baking mixes, Shortbread Cookie Mix and Vanilla Cake Mix. Made with whole grain sorghum flour, the mixes are an addition to the rapidly growing gluten-free product category. All it takes is a little creativity to make interesting recipes from these mixes like adding a fruit filling to the cake mix.
Aunt Gussie’s Cookies & Crackers has introduced a new line of gluten-free English muffins and focaccia breads. The products are wheat and dairy free and are made with whole grains. They are all-natural and contain no HFCS or trans-fats, according to the company. Each package includes ix servings.
Probar has added an “Old School PB&J” flavor to its line of nutrition bars. According to the company, there are 15 whole, organic foods in every bar. They are also 100% vegan and free of trans-fats. 4752 W. California Ave., Ste. 1000, Salt Lake City, UT 84104, www.theprobar.com
Blue Diamond Growers introduces its original and unsweetened Almond Breeze in a new economical 64-oz. size. Sensitive diets-friendly Almond Breeze still contains no dairy, lactose, cholesterol, peanuts, casein, gluten, eggs, saturated fat or MSG, and is an excellent source of calcium and vitamins D and E, says the company.
From Agave Dream, Inc. comes a new strawberry flavor of agave nectar-sweetened ice cream. The full line of agave dream ice cream and sorbet products are low glycemic, wheat and gluten free, rBST free and contain no GMOs, trans fats, preservatives or corn syrup, says the company. A portion of proceeds go toward helping those with juvenile diabetes.
Sweet Leaf Tea Iced Teas presents three new flavors of beverages: Organic Lemon Iced Tea, Organic Citrus Green Tea and Diet Citrus Green Tea. Lemon Iced Tea is a black tea infused with lemon; Citrus Green Tea is a green tea infused with orange, lemon and lime; and Diet Citrus Green Tea is a zero-calorie option with citrus flavors.
Wholesome Sweeteners unveils four new flavors of organic blue agave syrup: cinnamon, strawberry, maple and vanilla. Each 11.75-oz. bottle is low-glycemic and organic. The firm says the product is “Perfect for ice cream, in beverages, as an ingredient in recipes and as a pouring syrup on hot pancakes and waffles.”
Yes! To Cookies launches a line of sugar-free, gluten-free, all-natural cookies that taste like regular cookies. Yes! To Cookies are made from fiber instead of starch and are sweetened with natural stevia and erythritol. They come in two flavors: Cocoa-Licious and Strawberry-Banana Blitz, available in ready-to-eat cookies or baking mixes.
FungusAmongUs has brought to market smaller sizes of its Truffle Butter and its Balsamic Vinaigrette Infused White Truffle. The firm says the smaller sizes appeal to cooks needing the products for a specific recipe, gift basket makers, those wanting to purchase epicurean gifts and others.
SRP: $15.00, 2.8-oz Truffle
Butter; $13.00, 3.38-oz Balsamic Vinaigrette fused with White Truffle.
Pure NRG launches the all new raw Plus bars, which are vegan, gluten-free, shelf stable and raw. The Pure NRG Plus bars come in four new flavors: chocolate coconut, cherry pecan, autumn apple and cinnamon raisin. All four bars contain at least 10 grams of fiber and seven grams of protein.