New from Choice Organic Teas are five additions to the company’s Fair Trade Certified organic tea line. These new flavors — Oothu garden green, Wild Forest Black, Decaffeinated English Breakfast, Rooibos Superfruit and Yerba Mate Mint—feature the Jane Goodall “Good for All” brand name on their packaging to emphasize the company’s environmentally conscious philosophy.

 

Lifeway’s ProBugs is an Organic Whole Milk Kefir for kids packaged in a spill-proof, squishy pouch. Packed with vitamin D, calcium, fiber and protein, Whole Milk Kefir is a yogurt-like smoothie that is gluten free, 99% lactose free and features 10 active probiotic cultures. The product comes in four flavors and is fortified with inulin for optimum calcium absorption.

Rain Flower Pure Raw Organic Honey and Killer Bee Pure Raw Organic Honey are two recent additions to the Once Again Nut Butter/ Dawes Hill product line. Both of these honeys are harvested from areas in the Amazon according to sustainable bee keeping and honey harvesting practices. All products and ingredients are organic, gluten-free, kosher and fair trade certified.

Kettle Foods has just made available Kettle Brand Tias! tortilla chips. Flavors include Zesty Ranch, Nacho Cheddar, Toasted Corn and Salsa Picante. Chips are made from all-natural herbs and spices, contain non-GMO ingredients, no preservatives, artificial flavors, artificial colors or MSG. SRP: $3.69 for eight-ounce bag.

Nature’s Plus is releasing Power Teen Bars into its Power Teen line of energy supplement s for young people. Chocolate Berry Flavor bars are designed to give teens all day energy in a convenient snack bar that’s high in protein and vitamins for nutrient-dense energy. Says the company, it’s “Natural Fuel for the Energy Generation!”

An expanded lineup of pork products is being introduced by Farmland for its Premium Farms line of All Natural Fresh Pork. Premium Farms contains no added hormones or artificial ingredients. The new products include: Boneless Top Round Roast, Boneless Loin, Frenched Rack of Pork, Boneless Sliced Loin, Tenderloin and Picnic Short Shank.

Secaucus, NJ—Kosherfest 2010 proved that with innovative new products expanding the variety in the market, the rules may stay strict, but the taste and nutritional values are improving.

Itching. Hives. Abdominal pain. Wheezing. Shortness of breath. Dizziness. It’s not a group of symptoms you want to mess with, and they only get scarier as the list goes on. For the countless millions with food allergies, these reactions are waiting if the wrong food is ingested, touched or even smelled. So, it is imperative for these individuals and those who care for them to look elsewhere when it comes to their diet.

Chances are, you've heard "times are tough" a lot this year. But, just how tough has it been on natural products businesses? Well, according to the 2010 WholeFoods Retailer Survey, many stores are pulling out of the recession in stride as they report strong, even thriving sales.