Cheese

DCI Cheese Company rolls out Organic Creamery, slices of organic American cheese. The slices are offered in an eight-slice stack and a 16-slice twin pack. Organic Creamery cheeses are cautious about animals, the environment and people. All products are made with 100% certified organic milk. And, no artificial colorings are used.

taylor's tonic

Taylor’s Tonics introduces new Chai Cola Light, Cola Azteca and Maté Mojito to its line of all-natural sodas. The Chai Cola Light offers the same flavor as the original with fewer calories utilizing filtered water, black tea, ginger root, cinnamon bark, yerba maté, cardamom, clove and natural erythritol.

New from Nature’s Path is a line of organic granola bars. The bars come in a variety of flavors, including Flax Plus Mmmaple Pecan, Flax Plus Berry Strawberry, Lotta Apricotta, Sunny Hemp, Peanut Buddy, Peanut Choco, Chococonut and Pumpkin-n-Spice. The bars do not contain any artificial preservatives or additives, genetically modified organisms or synthetic pesticides.

soft drink

Mary Jane’s Soda offers Mary Jane’s Relaxing Soda, which includes kava and other herbs to create a natural state of relaxation. Kava has been historically used to achieve a natural pick-me-up, as well as an anti-depressant, anesthetic, and muscle tension relief.

tea

Santa Cruz Organic offers a variety of organic beverages, including teas, juices, juice boxes and sparkling beverages. The newest flavors in the sparkling beverage line includes Mango Lemonade and Pom Limeade.
1 Strawberry Ln., Orrville, OH 44667, www.scojuice.com

rice

New from Lotus Foods, Inc. is Volcano Rice, a blend of brown rice, red rice and red polished rice for added nutrition. The rice is grown in mineral-rich volcanic soil by West Java farm families who use a System of Rice Intensification (SRI) to increase yields while using less water, less seeds and no agrichemicals.

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editorial

According to a recent study, people who have lost their jobs in this tough economy are often depressed. That’s a no-brainer, but here’s something that isn’t: individuals that have several friends and family members who are also jobless are less likely to be depressed. Plus, they are often less gung-ho about finding a new job. Why? It’s the social norm; there is no incentive for change.