cheese

Last year, the Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) requirements went into effect, mandating country of origin labeling of meats, produce and nuts. Now, these regulations may extend into the dairy sector as well...

soybeans

Broomfield, CO—WhiteWave Foods, which operates under Dallas, TX-based Dean Foods, has been under the microscope lately about the transition of its Silk soymilk from organic to non-organic.

Acquisitions, new launches, new partnerships, awards, new initiatives and more.

Sweetening the Deal

The sweeteners category is ever evolving as consumers’ desires transition from low-/no-calorie sweeteners to low-carb to all-natural and back again.

EdenEden Foods Foods introduces a line of four meatless chilies in bisphenol-A free cans. These nutritious chilis are made with local organic family farm beans, whole-grain quinoa, spelt, kamut and barley. Other high-quality ingredients include maitake and shiitake mushrooms from Japan and 100% organic vegetables and spices.

Candy CanesPure Fun offers USDA-certified organic candy canes. These treats are sweetened with organic brown rice syrup (which has a lower glycemic index than high-fructose corn syrup) and organic evaporated cane juice (which means the original nutrients of the sugar cane are in tact). the product contains only natural colors and flavors.
SRP: $3.99-$4.99 per 12-pack of candy canes, $14.50 per pound of mini canes

ClifClif Bar & Company now offers four flavors of Clif Quench, a sports drink that is 88% organic with 11 grams of carbs. The drink is intended to satisfy thirst and hydrate the body with four flavors: Fruit Punch, Orange, Lime-Ade and Strawberry Citrus.
SRP: $1.49 per 16 FL oz. bottle.
1610 5th St., Berkeley, CA 94710-1715, www.clifbar.com

Simply AsiaSimply Asia debuts four single-use Stir-Fry flavors to spice up your meals at home. Toss in some veggies, meat, rice or noodles, then pour in the sauce and you’ll have an Asian-inspired meal in 10 minutes. Flavors include, Ginger Teriyaki, General Tsao, Spicy Kung Pao and Mandarin Orange.
SRP: $2.29 per pouch.

Rise and Dine

The mad dash from when your alarm clock goes off until you race to your car is no excuse to skip the best meal of the day: breakfast