gourmet rice cakesElement has introduced gourmet rice and corn cakes, which are all gluten free, GMO free, all natural and made in Italy. These crunchy treats come in four flavors: Milk Chocolate, Sweet Orange, Strawberry N’ Cream and Dark Chocolate, which is dairy free and certified vegan. Element’s rice and corn cakes come in BPA-free packages and use rBGH-free ingredients.

free from cookiesHomeFree has launched Gluten Free Lemon Burst Mini Cookies (6/5-oz.) and Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Mini Cookies Snack Multipack (6/4-1.1 oz.). The lemon minis are free of the most common eight food allergens, and are certified kosher pareve, non-GMO and vegan, all while serving as a good source of whole grains. The Snack Multipack gives “free from” shoppers a new snacking option for on the go.

Hodgson Mill added 18 products to its line of whole grain foods using ancient grains and gluten-free ingredients. Products include: Non-GMO Cornstarch; Potato Starch; Pearled Sorghum; Buckwheat Groats/Hearts; Quinoa; Quinoa Flour; five flavors of Sorghum, Brown Rice & Quinoa Side Dishes; and Steel Cut Oat, Sorghum & Quinoa Hot Cereal.

snacksBakery On Main has launched a new snack line: the Nut Crunch Snack. Made from nuts, gluten-free oats and dried fruit or chocolate, the product is available in Original, Blueberry Cobbler, Chocolate, Maple Vanilla, Chocolate Peppermint and Chocolate Orange. The snack is certified gluten free (GFCO), Non-GMO Project Verified and dairy and casein free.

Dave’s Killer Bread has released three new organic and Non-GMO Project Verified products. White Bread Done Right is organic white bread with 10 g of whole grains in each slice. Sprouted Whole Grains features four sprouted grains: wheat, barley, oats and rye. The Million Dollar Bun is a bun filled with 18 g of whole grains, 8 g of protein and over 1,000 mg of omega-3s.

Sabinsa Corporation released a new form of curcumin: uC3 CLEAR. This ingredient is said to offer an improved, more convenient delivery system for curcumin while overcoming the limitations of solid dosage delivery systems such as poor disintegration, slow dissolution or difficulty swallowing. The water-soluble uC3 CLEAR has GRAS status and is made without nanoparticles.

InterHealth Nutraceuticals, Inc. now offers ZMA-3000 for powdered beverages. According to the company, “ZMA aids in replenishing zinc, magnesium, and vitamin B6 levels in the body,” potentially supporting exercise and recovery. The powder is lightly sweetened with acesulfame potassium, sucralose and vanilla flavor. It is suitable for protein powders, powdered energy beverages and more.

DietSpice is new from Pharmachem Laboratories Inc. This functional seasoning includes Phase 2 and is intended to be added to foods to “help people lose weight while they eat.” Flavors include Italian, Asian, Butter & Spice and Cinnamon Sweetener. DietSpice is available in numerous packaging options.

FiberTomorrow’s Nutrition now offers SunFiber, a fiber supplement designed to support digestive regularity. According to the company, this can help improve occasional constipation, as well as diarrhea and loose stools. SunFiber is also all natural and gluten free, and dissolves quickly in beverages without altering the taste or texture of foods.