Natural Vines licorice, from American Licorice Company, are bite-size twists available in two flavors: strawberry and black licorice. They are made from natural colors and flavors, pure cane sugar, molasses and contain no preservatives, corn syrup, trans-fats or saturated fats. Each piece has less than 17 calories.
Organic Hand, LLC introduced a line of 10 teas called Organic Pick. Teas are packaged in biodegradable pyramid bags that come in zipclose pouches. The line includes Organic Black Teas: Cinnamon, English Breakfast and Earl Grey; Organic Decaf Teas: Black, Ginger, Chai and Vanilla; and Organic Green Teas: Classic, Lemon and Orange. According to the company, these whole leaf teas only include the bud and tender two leaves taht are picked by hand. A safe water process removes caffeine. All workers receive ethical wages and healthcare.
Açai Roots, dedicated to making authentic Brazilian açai products, now offers Pure Açai Juice. Loaded with antioxidants and omegas, Pure Açai Juice is made without additional fruit juices or artificial flavors. Juices are available in 10-oz and 32-oz bottles.
Kettle Brand launches a new flavor called Cheddar & Sour Cream Kettle Brand Krinkle Cut Potato Chips. Like all Kettle Brand products, the chips are made with non-GMO ingredients and have no trans fats, artificial colors/ flavors or preservatives. Chips are available in 2- oz, 5-oz, 9-oz and 14-oz bags.
French Meadow Bakery launched three new gluten-free breads: Gluten-Free Sandwich Bread, Gluten-free Cinnamon- Raisin Bread and Gluten-Free Multigrain Bread. According to the company, the Gluten-Free Certification Organization approved breads offer traditional texture and taste and are a substantial source of fiber. SRP: $4.99–5.49
From La Vita Health Foods are La Vita All Natural Crunchy Cookies. The cookies are gluten free, sugar free, have zero trans fats, are vegan, probiotic and have no cholesterol. These diabetic-friendly cookies are available in almond, raspberry lemon, chocolate, peanut butter, chocolate chip, strawberry, poppy seed and Cajun.
Annie’s Naturals releases new dressings along with new packaging. New flavors include Lite Herb Balsamic, Fat-Free Raspberry Balsamic and Fat-Free Mango. Each is conveniently packaged in an 8-oz. bottle. And, the new flavors add extra taste to salads, without the added calories or fat.
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