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.
Rishi Tea introduces new organic and fair trade certified Masala Chai tea. This wild-grown, single-origin tea concentrate comes in a resealable box that only requires milk to reconstitute. A portion of the sales will go to the Jane Goodall Institute’s Roots & Shoots program.
Rudi’s Organic Bakery redesigned its packaging, featuring bright colors and new graphics to make the brand stand out better. This redesign is said to reflect the “brand’s optimistic outlook, vibrant energy, passion for healthy living and dedicated commitment to baking breads using simple, organic ingredients moms feel good about.”
Sunfood’s new freeze-dried Maqui Berry Powder is made with maqui berry, which has one of the highest total antioxidant and ORAC values of any known fruit. Maqui berries are an excellent source of immune modulating polyphenols and their high anthocyanin count helps boost healthy vision. 1830 Gillespie Way, Ste. 101, El Cajon, CA, www.sunfood.com
From BelGioioso Cheese Inc. comes its new shaved Caesar Blend. The product can be used to dress up a Caesar salad, on vegetables, combined into sauces and over your choice of pasta; the possibilities are endless. The blend is packed in 12 five oz cups as well as four 5-lb. bags (foodservice) and has a 120-day shelf-life.
The Republic of Tea announced the launch of new Oolong tea bags in two flavors: peach blossom and dragon oolong. The teas were “meticulously sourced and selected because they are uniquely well suited to tea bags,” says the company.
SRP: $10.00 for a 50-count tin.
All-natural vegetarian chili is the latest product to hit shelves from Truitt Bros., Inc. The savory blend contains beans such as white, black, kidney and pinto. It also contains a broth made from corn, red peppers, onions, tomatoes along with jalapeno and poblano chiles. The self-stable pouch offers freshness
Turbana Corporation extends its product offerings with Turbana Plantain Chips. The chips are available in six different varieties: chili, lime, chili-lime, natural, sweet and garlic. According the firm, “They are processed in a state-of-the art facility that ensures minimal absorption of oil and thus contain 30% less fat than potato chips and are also free of trans fats, cholesterol, gluten, preservatives and additives.”
Olivia’s Organics brings to market Olivia’s Single-To-Go Salads in three varieties: spring mix salad with balsamic dressing, romaine salad with garlic croutons and Caesar dressing and spinach salad with ranch dressing. Every salad comes with a plastic fork and is made from recyclable packaging, which also is a bowl, making it easier to eat healthy while out and about.
Zola introduces Zola LIGHT Açaí, a low-sugar, 70-calorie, açaí beverage. It is sweetened with stevia, and uses high-quality açaí pulp. Says the firm, “It provides a healthy and delicious alternative for those trying to limit their calorie and sugar intake without skimping on nutrients or juice content.”