New England Naturals introduces two new granolas. The Probiotic Raspberry Almond Granola benefits digestive health, supports the immune system and is naturally low in fat. The Organic Ancient Grains Granola contributes to a low-glycemic diet, is an excellent source of protein and all nine amino acids, and contains a hearty amount of omega-3 packed chia seeds.

Happy Family adds to its Happy Munchies line with Carrot Rice Cakes, Apple Rice Cakes, and Apple & Kale Puffed Corn Snacks. These gluten-free, non-GMO snacks are made with 100% organic vegetables, fruits and whole grains. It is perfect for teething and encourages self feeding.

In every ounce of Eat Your Vegetables by Snikiddy Snacks is one full serving of vegetables, with 2.5 times the amount of protein found in most other vegetable chips, says Snikiddy. The all-natural, cholesterol-free chips are made of sweet potatoes, carrots, navy beans and other veggies. The three flavors are Sea Salt, Jalapeno Ranch and Sour Cream & Onion.

Old Orchard adds Very Cherre tart cherry juice to its list of product offerings. The juice is rich in antioxidants, is gluten free and contains no colors, artificial flavors or preservatives. Just four ounces of Very Cherre offers the daily recommended intake of antioxidants.
SRP: $4.99 for 64-ounce bottle.

What’s Selling is our monthly review of what our retailers nationwide say is selling well in their stores. This month, we’ve compiled data from April to June to see what was popular in the second quarter of 2012.

News and notes from industry food companies.

Chicago, IL—Reusable tote bags are an eco-friendly way to shop, but many users are putting themselves at risk with the way they use them, according to a survey conducted by Home Food Safety program, a joint effort between the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) and ConAgra Foods. Apparently, one in six, or 15% of consumers do not regularly cleanse their reusable bags before bringing them back to the store. This practice creates fertile ground for harmful bacteria and can lead to food poisoning, the Academy says.

Washington, D.C.—For the first time, annual consumer purchases of organic products in the United States have topped $30 billion. At $31.5 billion, $29.22 billion of which went to organic foods and beverages with organic non-foods at $2.2 billion, the sector grew 9.5% in 2011 over the previous year.

Berkeley, CA—Maker of organic macaroni and cheese and other organic comfort foods, Annie’s, Inc., based here, has had a successful initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange. Stock prices climbed 89% on its first day of trading to nearly $40/share, raising $95 million for the company.