Now available from NextFoods are two new flavors of probiotic juice drinks in a family-friendly quart size. Pink Grapefruit and Tropical Orange are the newest additions to the line of juices said to promote digestive health with 20 billion live and active Lp299v cultures.

 

Ezekiel 4:9 Flax Sprouted Whole Grain Bread from Food for Life is rolled in organic flax seeds to offer omega-3 and -6. The bread combines wheat, barley, millet, lentils, soybeans and spelt that parallels the protein found in milk and eggs. The flourless bread offers 18 amino acids and is diabetic friendly.

Sophie’s Kitchen has two new products available in its vegan seafood line: Vegan Crabcakes and Breaded Vegan Scallops. Both products are gluten free, soy free and perfect for vegans, vegetarians, anyone allergic to seafood or those looking to add more vegetables to their diets. The products combine seaweed with Konjac, a traditional Asian superfood that is low in calories and high in fiber.

Moms looking for a little help with lactation have a new option; milkmakers’ Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies are baked with ingredients said to help boost milk production in breastfeeding women. These include oats, brewer’s yeast and flax seed, all used in traditional methods of increasing milk production, and semi-sweet chocolate added for a little sweetness. Recommended serving size is one or two cookies per day.

New from P.L. Thomas & Co, Inc. and Grow Green Industries, Inc. are eatSafe Natural Food Wash and eatFresh Natural Antimicrobial. These natural food sanitizers and preservatives “enhance the taste, sensory profiles and shelf-life of fresh produce, seafood and poultry as well as prepared and processed foods.” The wash is said to remove 99.999% of bacteria and +98% of pesticide residues from produce.

Valensa International launched Zanthin XP-3 Astaxanthin, designed for optimal absorption. The ingredient combines Valensa’s Zanthin natural astaxanthin with a supercritical extract of perilla seed oil, O2B Peroxidation Blocker stabilization system and sunflower-based phospholipids. Given the enhanced absorption, less astaxanthin is needed.

Lonza has launched the Memree line containing soy-based phosphatidylserine (PS). Both MemreePS and MemreePlus are intended for cognitive health applications, but MemreePlus also supports healthy cortisol levels for stress support. Both ingredients come in liquid and dry forms.

UAS Laboratories updated the look of its probiotics line, taking into consideration input from consumers, retailers and partners. The new labels—which include a simplified UAS logo—make it easier for consumers to find and identify its DDS Probiotics. UAS used a sunrise to emphasize that one should start the day with probiotics.

Hero Nutritionals released two vitamin D3 gummies, one delivering 1,000 IUs in a bear shape (Yummi Bears Sugar Free for kids) and the other with 2,000 IUs (Slice of Life Sugar Free for adults). The company says the products support bone, tooth, muscle and immune health. They are naturally sweetened with inulin fiber and lo han fruit.