R.W. Knudsen Family introduces a new zero-calorie organic drink, Sparkling Essence. Try the four flavors in Lemon, Cucumber, Blueberry and Mint. There are no artificial ingredients or added sugars. By uniquely brewing in fresh spring water, the sparkling drink has a fresh flavor.
SRP: $3.79-3.99 per four 10.5-ounce packs.
Organoz from Nature’s Oasis is an all-natural sweetener with zero sugars and zero calories. The product combines stevia, luo han guo, xylitol and momordica. Since this is a low-glycemic food, it is good sugar alternative for diabetics says the company.
100 N. Travis St., Sherman, TX 75090, www.organoz.com
Santa Cruz Organic partnered with Choice Organic Teas to create a brand-new line of 32-oz. teas. Lemon, Mango,
Peppermint and Raspberry are the latest flavors to round out the
SRP: $2.79–3.29 1 Strawberry Ln., Orrville, OH 44667, www.scojuice.com
VitaminSpice has launched a unique line of all-natural herbs and spices that are enhanced with extra vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Suitable for use in cooking up to 200 degrees, varieties include Black Pepper, Ground Cinnamon, Crushed Red Pepper and Garlic (with vitamin C, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, folic acid, vitamin B12 and more).
Omega Farms presents a line of cheese products with all-natural omega-3s, a good source of fatty acids. Choose from Monterey Jack and Mild Cheddar cheese blocks, which both contain odorless EPA/DHA sourced from cod oil. P.O. Box 56598, 21090 Cabot Blvd. Hayward, CA 94545, www.megsomegafarms.com
Wild Planet introduces a new line of sustainably-caught premium canned seafood. The line includes Wild Albacore Tuna, No Salt Wild Albacore Tuna, Wild Skipjack Light Tuna, Wild Sockeye Salmon, Wild Pink Shrimp and Wild Albacore Tuna for Food Service. 91-101 Broadway, Ste. 15, Greenlawn, NY 11740, www.wildplanetfoods.com
Clif Bar & Company introduces Luna Cookie, a new whole-grain snack that is available in berry pomegranate, chocolate mint and peanut butter chocolate flavors. Each cookie is an excellent source of antioxidants A, C & E, 2–3 g of protein, 130–150 calories and contains nine whole grains. The snack is also a good source of fiber and omega-3s (from flax).
Seapoint Farms introduces KooLoos, seasoned, roasted soybeans with organic ground flaxseed. According to the company, they contain 60% less fat than leading peanuts, with each serving providing seven grams of soy protein, 600 mg of omega-3s and 20 mg of isoflavones. The snacks are also available in Original, Honey B.B.Q. and Salsa.
From DreamQuest Nutraceuticals comes More Than Milk. This non-dairy milk substitute is chock full of vitamins and minerals and is made from 100% vegetable protein. It contains 0 grams of saturated fat and is gluten free. Just add water to make this high-calcium milk substitute.
AquaGenus offers AquaHydrate enhanced sports water designed for “ultimate hydration.” The unflavored water contains added ionic minerals, trace elements and electrolytes (from Trace Minerals Research) to refuel after workouts.