News from industry food companies.

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With 25 franchised locations, Chef Anthony Russo of Russo’s New York Pizzeria knows pizza. Gluten-free frozen pizza is now available for retailers, made with 100% all-natural mozzarella cheese, homemade sauce and other premium ingredients. Check out the line of Frozen Gluten Free Pizza, with varieties including Greek, New York Style, Margherita, Mulberry, Chicken Rustica and Pepperoni and Italian Mozzarella.

Rice Select has added to its Royal Blend line of rice and grains with new Quinoa & Freekeh and Flax Seed. Freekeh has a nutty, smokey flavor loaded with fiber, potassium, zinc and protein. The Flax Seed Blend includes Texmati light brown rice, wheat pearl couscous and flax seed, which contains dietary fiber and micronutrients.

NextFoods has added to its GoodBelly line of probiotic drinks with new 10-oz GoodBelly Probiotic Coconut Water, infused with the company’s patented probiotic strain found in all GoodBelly drinks. Coconut water contains naturally occurring electrolytes, magnesium, phosphorus and sodium, making it an effective hydration aid. All GoodBelly juice drinks are dairy-free, soy-free, vegan and certified organic.

Tofutti has added to its line of frozen, dairy-free pizzas with five new “Better Than Ricotta” pizzas. All are made with non-hydrogenated, dairy-free ricotta cheese (pictured). The frozen pizzas come two to a pack, are kosher and cholesterol and butter free. The new flavors include Three Cheese Pizza and Apple Pie Pizza.

Two new flavors join the Green Valley Organics line of lactose-free products: Peach Yogurt and Strawberry Pomegranate Acai Kefir. Inside the peach yogurt are bits of sun-ripened, organic peaches surrounded by lactose-free organic milk. The drinkable kefir supplies antioxidants from added fruits along with amino acids and calcium.

Natural By Nature brand Organic French Onion Dip is a creamy, zesty, thick dip that holds up well when accompanied by fresh vegetables, chips, tortillas and breads. The company, Natural Dairy Products Corp., has been producing healthy grass-fed, organic dairy products for more than 17 years and has have been supporting small, family-owned and -operated farms since its inception.

From Honest Tea comes Honest CocoaNova, a chocolate-flavored drink derived from cacao beans. Additions of Fair Trade Certified organic mint, cherry, cane sugar and coffee create a drink full of antioxidants at only 50 calories a bottle. CocoaNova is gluten- and dairy-free, OU kosher and vegan.