HomefreeHomefree revamped its line of gluten-free cookies with a new white package design and the launch of Chocolate Mint Mini Cookies and Lemon Burst Mini Cookies. All products are also vegan, kosher pareve and Non-GMO Project Verified. The cookies are available in single-serve bags and 5-oz. retail boxes.

CrunchiesCrunchies Food Company has refreshed its brand of freeze-dried fruits and vegetables to showcase the line’s simplicity, quality and transparency. Single-serve packs and larger grab-n-go resealable pouches are available in strawberry, mango, pineapple, blueberry and more.

Sprouted Life

New from Food for Life Baking Co. are gluten-free Sprouted for Life Breads. These vegan breads are a good source of EFAs and plant-based protein. Varieties include original, flax, almond and raisin.
2991 E. Doherty St., Corona, CA 92879, www.foodforlife.com

Published in WholeFoods Magazine March 2016

GTs KombuchaMillennium Products introduced Sharing Gratitude, a limited edition flavor of GT’s Kombucha Sharing Gratitude, in honor of the brand’s 20-year anniversary. The new drink features GT’s organic raw kombucha and root-based fresh-pressed, vegetable juices turmeric, carrot and ginger, “a symbol of the company staying true to its roots.”

Mediterranean SnacksMediterranean Snacks’ Bean Stalks are a new crunchy snack made from beans. Each serving contains protein, fiber and roughly 50% less fat than potato chips, according to the company. The bean stalks come in three different flavors: Sea Salt, Barbeque and Cheddar. They contain non-GMO and gluten-free ingredients.

Spicely OrganicsSpicely Organics has a line of more than 20 organic chocolates infused with unique ingredients “for the body, mind and soul,” says the company. The Dark Chocolate Spice group includes 60% dark chocolate combined with cayenne, chai, anise, turmeric, rosemary, honeybush caramel, lavender vanilla or jasmine. Also available are certain organic 72% dark chocolate and milk chocolate varieties.

Mamma ChiaThe latest launch from Mamma Chia is Organic Chia Vitality Bars with four grams of sugar. Bars combine organic chia seeds with almonds, peanuts, pecans, quinoa, popped sorghum, brown rice crisps and a touch of sea salt. Each bar contains 1,000 mg of omega-3s, and is a good source of fiber.

Rhythm SuperfoodsKale Chips are going portable with the new Grab N Go Kale Chips from Rhythm Superfoods. Made by tossing fresh kale leaves in hand-crafted dressings, these chips make for a snack high in both fiber and protein, while only having 100 calories per bag. These chips are organic, non-GMO and gluten-free, with the company saying they make “the perfect midday treat or addition to any meal.”

NutivaO’Coconut is a new organic coconut snack from Nutiva. Made of lightly sweetened coconut flakes, these treats are free of GMOs, soy, corn, and cane sugar. Containing 1.5 teaspoons of coconut oil and 60 calories each, they are a source of medium-chain triglycerides like lauric acid. Flavors include Classic and Hemp & Chia.