Back to the Roots presents grow-your-own mushroom kits, which allows consumers to grow up to 1.5 pounds of oyster mushrooms. Mushrooms can grow to full size within 10 days when placed in full sunlight and misted with water twice a day. Mushroom spawn (seeds) are mixed with recycled coffee grounds to create the growing environment.

Scheckter’s Organic Energy is a new organic and vegetarian energy drink. It contains extracts from organic raw coffee beans, organic guarana, ginseng and organic green tea, which the company states boosts physical and mental performance and reduces stress. It also uses no synthetic caffeine, artificial sweeteners, colorants, flavorings or preservatives. Available in regular or lite.

Boulder Canyon Natural Food’s Garden Select Vegetable Crisps are an all-natural alternative to potato chips. Each bite contains up to 12 vegetables, no trans-fat and plenty of fiber. Garden Select Vegetable Crisps are offered in three glutenfree flavors: sour cream and chive, hearty cheddar and red ripe tomato.

Hi I’m Skinny Sticks now come in six flavors: veggie tortilla, sweet potato, multi-grained cheddar, tangy BBQ, sweet onion and sea salt . These chips are all natural and GMO free. Rather than refined sugar, the products are sweetened with evaporated cane juice; they also have 40% less fat than regular chips.

Three new flavors have joined Zevia’s line of all natural, stevia sweetened sodas: Lime Cola, Cherry Cola and Strawberry. With these flavors, there are now 15 zero-calorie varieties with zero artificial sweetener flavors to choose from, including the classic Cola, Cream Soda, Black Cherry and Lemon Lime Twist.

News from industry food companies.

Blue Diamond Growers launched Artisan Nut Thins, wheat- and gluten-free snacks made with almonds, brown rice and seeds. The crackers offer many benefits, including high amounts of fiber and protein with no cholesterol or trans-fats.

A new line of all-natural, gluten-free hot sauces is now available from Bumblefoot. The line— developed by Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, guitarist of Guns N’ Roses—includes six different flavors and intensities from mild to “mouth scorching.” Proceeds from the BumbleBabe hot sauce will be donated to women’s health organizations.

GO Veggie! (formerly Galaxy Nutritional Foods) introduces GO Veggie! Dairy Free Cream Cheese. It is cultured similarly to real cream cheese, and has a creamy texture, with no aftertaste. It’s available in Classic Plain and Chive & Garlic. Made from a base of coconut and sunflower oils and soy protein, this product is vegan, gluten free, dairy free (casein free), non-GMO and kosher.