As additions to its Primo Thin line of pizzas, Palermo’s Pizza unveils two new products: Primo Thin Garden and Chicken Fajita. The Garden variety offers spicy, salad like toppings on a multi-grain crust and Chicken Fajita provides a zesty Southwest flavor. Primo Thin pizzas are designed to be nutritious and low in calories while retaining great taste.
Emerald Forest Sugar, Inc. has switched the source of its xylitol-based products to U.S. domestic hardwood birch trees. Based on retailer and consumer requests, the company made the switch to sustainable xylitol harvesting and manufacturing practices. Its products range from single-serve xylitol packets to xylitol gum and mints. Xylitol contains far fewer calories than sugar, for which it is an equal exchange substitute.
Ohgave! brand agave nectar “takes agave to a whole new (lower) level,” says the company. Tested by the Glycemic Index Laboratory to have a low GI of 17, the Ohgave! Light and Amber blue agave varieties combine “culinary flair, superior taste and great health benefits.” New to the line is Ohgave! RAW agave nectar, which is said to have a great taste.
Tree of Life’s Soy Wonder soy spread now offers brighter packaging and a new taste for this peanut butter alternative known for its nutty taste and nutritional ingredients. Soy Wonder is peanut, dairy, wheat, gluten, and cholesterol free. It is similar in taste and texture to peanut butter, and is available in creamy and crunchy varieties.
New from Eden Foods are three types of brown rice mochi, a traditional Japanese food that “is thought to rejuvenate a person's physical vitality, health and strength,” says the company. Eden Brown Rice Mochi is JAS certified and is pounded into cakes that can be baked or fried.
John Masters Organics presents its new and improved Honey & Hibiscus Hair Reconstructor. Added to the formulation are silver linden bud extract, cupuaçu seed butter, Fagus sylvatica bud extract and kelp extract. According to the company, the product will restore strength, infuse youthful vitality and create gorgeous silkiness in damaged hair.
Murray's Chicken has released an all-natural Murray’s Grandma’s Chicken Soup Kit, which includes simple cooking instructions. The kit comes with antibiotic- and hormone-free diced chicken, and a sealed pouch of fresh-cut soup vegetables (carrots, sliced onions, parsnips, potatoes, leeks, dill and celery chunks). The product can feed a family of six.
Kay’s Naturals now offers gluten-free Cookie Bites in two flavors: Cinnamon and Honey. These cookie bites are sweetened with cane juice and stevia and offer 10 grams of protein and only three grams of sugar per serving. According to the company, the snacks have a “great flavor without the aftertaste.”
Ian's Natural Foods, Inc. now offers a line of fruit snacks called Fruitabits. Fruit flavors include berry cherry and sour apple & cherry, both of which kids will enjoy. The product is a low-fat snack that is made from rice bits with a coating of real fruit puree. It also only contains 85 calories and is an excellent source of vitamin C.
GloryBeeFoods Inc. launched its Aunt Patty’s Organic Raw Blue Agave Syrup line. The syrup comes from blue agave, hand-picked by local farmers in Jalisco, Mexico. Available sizes include a 12.5-oz. plastic bottle, 16.5-oz. glass jar, 45.5-oz. glass jar, a 1-gallon plastic jug and a 58.1-lb. plastic pail.