Mary Jane’s Soda offers Mary Jane’s Relaxing Soda, which includes kava and other herbs to create a natural state of relaxation. Kava has been historically used to achieve a natural pick-me-up, as well as an anti-depressant, anesthetic, and muscle tension relief.
New from Nature’s Path is a line of organic granola bars. The bars come in a variety of flavors, including Flax Plus Mmmaple Pecan, Flax Plus Berry Strawberry, Lotta Apricotta, Sunny Hemp, Peanut Buddy, Peanut Choco, Chococonut and Pumpkin-n-Spice. The bars do not contain any artificial preservatives or additives, genetically modified organisms or synthetic pesticides.
Taylor’s Tonics introduces new Chai Cola Light, Cola Azteca and Maté Mojito to its line of all-natural sodas. The Chai Cola Light offers the same flavor as the original with fewer calories utilizing filtered water, black tea, ginger root, cinnamon bark, yerba maté, cardamom, clove and natural erythritol.
DCI Cheese Company rolls out Organic Creamery, slices of organic American cheese. The slices are offered in an eight-slice stack and a 16-slice twin pack. Organic Creamery cheeses are cautious about animals, the environment and people. All products are made with 100% certified organic milk. And, no artificial colorings are used.
Naked Juice Company released two new vegetable smoothies. Berry Veggie Machine is a good source of vitamins A, C, E, B3, B5, B6 and B12, along with fiber, potassium, calcium and iron. It also offers two servings of vegetables and one serving of fruit per 15.2-ounce bottle.
TruSweets, LLC has released its Surf Sweets Organic Jelly Bean line. The product is excellent for on-the-go snacking, as well as for school lunches. These jelly beans are sold in 90-calorie packs in springtime colors.
SRP: $0.79 for 0.9 oz package.
Ohgave! now offers a maple-flavored agave syrup. The all-natural and organic syrup is low-glycemic and contains no sugar or high-fructose corn syrup. With its maple flavor, the product is suitable for use on pancakes, baked goods and other foods. 300 Center Dr., Ste. G, Superior, CO 80027, www.ohgave.com
Distributed by Au’some, Inc., 3-Dees natural fruit snacks are a source of fruit juices and vitamin C, according to the company. The animal-shaped snacks come in strawberry, apple, blueberry and orange flavors. The sale of these snacks also benefits the Wildlife Conservation Society.
Natural Choice Foods introduces a new coconut flavor to its line of organic sorbets. The product comes in pints, and is made of purified water, evaporated cane juice, coconut cream, guar gum and xanthan gum. P.O. Box 1029, Oxnard, CA 93032, www.ncf-inc.com
Kinnikinnick Foods now offers gluten-, dairy- and nut-free Panko Style and Graham Style Bread Crumbs. The Panko Style is intended to be used for a crispy coating on chicken, pork, fish and vegetables while the Graham Style is suitable for pie crusts and other desserts.