Algatechnologies developed AstaPure, a 2% natural astaxanthin in a liquid-emulsion form. States the company, “Its unique technology is based on food-grade, 100%-water-soluble micelles, allowing the production of a highly stable product form with respect to pH and temperature. The micelles have a diameter of approximately 30 nm.”

New from Deerland Enzymes, Inc. and Thione International, Inc. is the ThioZyme Formula, which combines cellular antioxidants and antioxidant enzymes. The company says the formula offers “twice the antioxidant capacity of glutathione (the most studied and important protective molecule in the human body).” The antioxidant enzymes help maintain the body’s natural defense system against free radical damage. Deerland makes and distributes enzymes for hundreds of different applications. Thione specializes in antioxidant combinations.

FutureCeuticals, Inc. presents Elemin, now available as a pure, cold-water extracted liquid concentrate. It is an all-natural complex of over 70 plant-based trace minerals. It is also available as a 100% soluble powder.  It hails from an exclusive, protected source of Ancient Peat in Utah and is manufactured in 21 CFR, cGMP and HACCP compliant facilities. It is certified Kosher and naturally hydrophilic for better bioavailability.

Blue Diamond Nut Thins now come in Pepper Jack flavor. Not only are these crackers perfectly seasoned, but they are also wheat and gluten free. Blue Diamond Nut Thins come in an assortment of other flavors including BBQ, Cheddar Cheese, Hazelnut and Pecan.

Nature’s Path Organic added three new flavors to its Love Crunch Granolas line: Apple Crumble, Carrot Cake and Aloha Blend. The company will donate the equivalent of cereal or cash to food banks for every bag of Love Crunch Granolas sold (up to $1 million).

A new option in the frozen foods aisle is Frozen Naked Pizza. The pizzas come in four flavors: Cheese, Chicken, Uncured Pepperoni and Superbiotic which features toppings of several veggies. The crusts are made with a blend of 10 grains plus a probiotic bacteria, Bacillus coagulans GBI-30 6086, that survives freezing and baking.
SRP: $8.99

Organic, natural bisques have been added to Pacific Natural Foods’ line of ready-to-eat soups. The four new USDA-certified organic bisques are Hearty Tomato, Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato, Cashew Carrot Ginger (dairy-free) and Butternut Squash. All are packaged in BPA-free Tetra Recart cartons, and are gluten- and soy-free with a shelf life of 24 months.
SRP: $3.29–$3.49

MIM’s Kitchen offers several flavors of all-natural gluten-free cookie dough. Flavors include chocolate chocolate chip, sugar, ginger, chocolate chip, peanut butter chocolate chip and white chocolate macadamia nut. Each package contains 12 individual ready-to-bake cookies that only take minutes to bake. Along with being gluten free, the dough is also wheat free and certified dairy kosher.

Mojo Milk from Abunda Functional Foods is a chocolate powder that can be mixed into milk. The powder is enriched with the GanedenBC30 probiotic strain, which has been shown to support immune and digestive health. One serving contains 10 times more active cultures than yogurt and 60% less calories than other chocolate milk powders, says Abunda.