Gilchrist 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.
CIRANDA 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
All new to Protos Foods, Inc. are Super Ostrim Natural Nuggets, Beef and Ostrich Nuggets with Cranberries. Each resealable package contains 29 g of protein and has no preservatives, MSG, nitrites or erythorbate. Get the ultimate sports nutrition meat snack that has 62% less sodium than traditional beef jerky. 449 Glenmeade Rd., Greensburg, PA 15601, www.protos-inc.com
Turtle 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.
Gnosis 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.
From 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.
From 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.
From 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.
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.
Nature’s Path Organic Foods presents FlaxPlus Vanilla Almond Granola, which contains flax seed, an excellent source of omega 3s, as well as fiber, zinc, iron, vitamin E and calcium. Organic vanilla extract gives it a sweet and tasty flavor.