Omega-3 BreadFrench Meadow Bakery welcomes the addition of Our Daily Bread to its existing performance bread line with omega-3s. Not only is this bread yeast free, sweetener free, oil free and vegan, but it is also made with organic sprouted grains, legumes and flours, and is topped with omega-3 chia seeds.
SRP: $6.30–7.00.

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Gilchrist sausageGilchrist Brand LLC presents All-Natural Smoked Sausage and ABF All-Natural Smoked Sausage. Each sausage link is free of antibiotics, MSG, gluten, nitrite, nitrates and pesticides. Both types of smoked sausage come in two-, four- and 10-lb packages, and in flavors of Mild baby links, Mild or Hot short links, Cajun Style short links and Cajun Style long links.

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CirandaCIRANDA presents Palmfruit, said to be the first EcoSocial-certified organic shortening. The Palmfruit oils are environmentally sustainable and are also trans-fat free, rich in vitamin E and vegan, according to the company.
221 Vine St., Hudson, WI 54016, www.ciranda.com

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, October 2009

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Kettle CuisineKettle Cuisine adds a new flavor, Three Bean Chili, to its existing line of healthy soups. This 10-oz. all-natural, gluten-free, microwaveable and nutritious meal is made from the highest quality, freshest ingredients. The chili incorporates pinto beans, black beans, red chili beans, onions, tomatoes, bell peppers, green chilies and Southwestern seasonings.
SRP: $3.99 per 10-ounce package.

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Turtle MountainTurtle Mountain releases its new line of dairy-free frozen desserts: So Delicious Minis Fruit Bars in raspberry, orange passion fruit and strawberry. Each box contains four agave-sweetened bars that are smooth and creamy, fat free, gluten free, low glycemic and only 70 calories.

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gnosisGnosis Chocolate adds a new flavor, Pomegranate Açaí, to its pre-existing 14-flavor line of raw, organic, dairy-free and handmade chocolates. According to the company, raw chocolate is antioxidant rich, offers an array of neurotransmitters (like serotonin, dopamine, anandamine, PEA and arginine) and is a naturally high source of magnesium.

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LundbergFrom Lundberg Family Farms comes Heat & Eat Brown Rice Bowls. Get your daily dose of whole grains in three varieties:  Short Grain Brown Rice, Long Grain Brown Rice and Countrywild Grain Rice. Each package  is USDA-certified organic, precooked, gluten free and kosher.
SRP: $2.79 per 7.4-ounce package.

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Bob's Red MillFrom Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods comes Hemp Protein Powder and Hulled Hemp Seed. Hemp Protein Powder has 43% protein, dietary fiber and essential amino acids. Hulled Hemp Seed is high in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. “The hemp seed may be one of nature’s most perfect foods,” says the firm.

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ApplesauceFrom Luvli Foods comes Smashies, a no sugar added squeezable applesauce that provides one whole serving of fruit. Smashies is made from a blend of organic red and golden delicious apples. “Packed in portable, convenient no-mess pouches, they are perfect for lunchboxes or on-the-go families,” adds the firm.
SRP: $1.49.

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Allergy Friendly Foods, LLC launches Allergaroo, a new allergy-friendly, gluten-free, all-natural, pre-made microwaveable meal pouch. Meals come in Spaghetti, Chili Mac and Spyglass Noodles. Each 8-oz. package is free of casein, potato, sesame, sulfites, milk and soy.
SRP: $3.99–$4.29 per 8-ounce package.

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