biovittoriaBioVittoria’s Fruit-Sweetness monk fruit (luo han go) concentrate is now GRAS. According to the company, it is the first all-natural zero-calorie fruit concentrate sweetener to be GRAS notified by FDA. BioVittoria says the sweetener is 300 times sweeter than sugar and has a “clean taste profile without the off notes found in some natural sweeteners.”

dow wolffDow Wolff Cellulosics Food & Nutrition has introduced Methocel for gluten-free products.  This plant-based gluten replacer “puts an end to flat and stodgy or dry and tasteless gluten-free food options,” says the company. The product adds moistness, prevents collapsing during baking and avoids bloating typically associated with fiber.

Next Pharmaceuticals announced that it now offers Relora Liquid, an unflavored raw material for anti-stress supplements. Made from the bark of Magnolia officinalis and Phellodendron amurense, Relora liquid is fast acting and can work with other active ingredients and flavorings.  It also will not cause drowsiness. The original Relora is suitable for tablets and soft gels.

rice lake printerThe SURVIVOR SST3 Printer from Rice Lake Weighing Systems was built for destructive washdown environments such as food manufacturing. The unit has a stainless-steel enclosure to seal it from dust, oil, high-pressure steam and water. The printer can run at speeds of up to 10 inches per second and can handle bar codes, products IDs, price/lb, sell-by dates or other applications.

barlean's swirlBarlean’s new Orange Cream Total Omega Swirl is a new omega-3 supplement with the taste and texture of a fruit smoothie. The all-natural omega-3, -6, -9 blend contains fresh-pressed 100% organic flax oil, ultra-purified Fresh Catch fish oil and pure borage oil. Free samples are available at www.barleans.com.

alternavitesalternaVites from Rich Vitamins LLC is a new comprehensive multivitamin and mineral in crystal form that melts quickly in the mouth. The supplement offers 23 essential vitamins and minerals in a great-tasting, berry-flavored formula that is suitable for those who cannot swallow pills, says the company.

ave ultraNew from American Biosciences, Inc., is AveULTRA Enhanced Concentrate, which contains Avemar fermented wheat germ extract. This product supports cell metabolism, rejuvenates the immune system and normalizes imbalances in immune function. This product is more concentrated than the original Ave and is naturally sweetened.

uas labsUAS Laboratories introduces a new women’s health product, Cran-Gyn DDS. This supplement combines DDS probiotics with cranberry extract and D-mannose. This product is meant to help prevent urinary tract and yeast infections, as well as support digestive health. It is available in veggie capsules.

bluebonnet nutritionBluebonnet Nutrition has released Age-Less trans-resveratrol Vcaps with red wine extract. They are available in 100-, 250- and 500-mg potencies. All of the capsules are gluten free and vegetarian. The formula provides a 4:1 ratio of red wine extract and Japanese knotweed.