ChicoBag ChicoBag introduces seven new reusable bag collections, such as DayPack rePETe, a backpack made from recycled fabric. The designs all fold down to a small carrying size and include attachments like carabiners for easy use on the go. Other designs are made from materials like recycled plastic bottles and are available in multiple colors.

Institut Rosell-Lallemand released two new probiotic strains. Lactobacillus farciminis CIP 103136 has been documented for its “unique anti-inflammatory properties and its potential in inflammatory and functional gut disorders.” Lactobacillus fermentum ME-3 supports heart health, decreasing oxidative stress levels and healthy blood lipids.

CognisCognis now offers Texapon K 12 P PH, a pharmaceutical- grade sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) tableting agent. This GRAS-approved agent is “particularly efficient in tabletting processes due to its small and consistent particle size,” says the company. Texapon K 12 P PH can be used as a wetting agent, lubricant or solubilizer.

AstraGinNutrition Formulators, Inc. now offers Astra- Gin (from World Wellness, LLC).

Kappa BioScience AS launched a new form of vitamin K2 MK7 called K2VITAL. The ingredient is soy-free and highly purified for use in foods and dietary supplements. Powder and oil forms will be available.

Oslo Innovation Center, Gaustadalleen 21, 0349 Oslo, Norway, www.kappabio.com

O.Berk Company now offers airless pumps that provide “precise, controlled dispensing, which works well with viscous products.” The pumps are airtight, dripless, leakproof and allow up to 99% product evacuation. Suitable for creams, gels, lot ions and serums, dispensers can be custom decorated and are available in various sizes.

MicroLingual vitamin D tablet s from Continental Vitamin Company dissolve in 15 seconds or less, allowing for immediate absorption. Current research indicates an increased need for supplementing vitamin D for bone and immune health. According to the company, “MicroLingual tablets eliminate the need for hard-to-swallow pills, messy liquids or sprays.”

Solgar Vitamin and Herb is pleased to announce the release of its 90- count bottle of Tart Cherry Supplement Capsules, which is said to be a natural source of polyphenol antioxidants. Every capsule provides 1000 mg of tart cherry, which is taken from a premium-quality 4:1 extract. Notes the firm, “This new formula is kosher certified, vegetarian, and free of gluten, wheat, and dairy.”

Health Plus is now the maker of Super Colon Cleanse. The product contains rose hips, psyllium husk powder, senna powder, peppermint leaf, papaya leaf, fennel seed, buckthorn bark, celery and acidophilus. And, according to the firm, the product is “a great starting point for individuals who are beginning a cleansing program or for those who need a thorough cleanse.”