NOW Foods launched a line of certified gluten-free, allergy-friendly, non-GMO foods. The Living Now line includes White Rice Flour, Organic Brown Rice Flour, Tapioca Flour, Organic Amaranth and Organic Quinoa. Baking mixes and gluten-free flour are also available.
New from Happy Family are Happy Tot Best Friends toddler cookies in Chocolate Pumpkin and Honey Buckwheat (SRP $3.79). Also new are Happy Tot Morning breakfast blends that are packed with omega-3s from chia. Flavors include Banana, Blueberry Yogurt & Oats and Apple Cinnamon Yogurt & Oats (SRP: $1.59).
Pamela’s Products introduces new Figgies & Jammies, a line of gluten-free fig bars. These non-GMO, egg-free cookies have a cake-like crust and are filled with fruit. Choose from Mission Fig, Blueberry & Fig, Raspberry & Fig and Strawberry & Fig. No artificial ingredients included.
Frozen Greek Yogurt Bars from Yasso are said to offer great taste and healthy attributes. Containing only natural ingredients such as rBST-free milk, real Greek yogurt and natural sweeteners, Yasso’s flavors include Blueberry, Strawberry, Raspberry, Coconut, Mango and Vanilla Bean.
New from GoOrganic are organic-certified, Non-GMO Project Verified Fruit Chews. The Chews come in two flavors, Ginger and Fruit, and contain no artificial flavors, preservatives or colors. The candies are kosher and gluten and dairy free.
Blue Diamond Almonds introduces Honey Nut Thins, crackers made with real almond and a touch of honey for sweetness. Wheat- and gluten-free, these crackers come in two flavors: Honey Cinnamon and Honey Mustard; the Blue Diamond Nut Thins line also includes Almond and Hint of Sea Salt flavors.
EDEN Foods’ grape butter is made of 100% Concord grapes grown on a 20-year organic family vineyard on the shore of New York’s Keuka Finger Lake. The whole grapes are deseeded, crushed, cooked into a purée, and slowly kettle simmered into a thick, rich, spreadable butter with deep purple color, sweet flavor, and an ambrosial aroma. There are over two pounds of fruit in each jar.
Pukka launched three new wellness teas: Three Cinnamon; Elderberry & Echinacea; and Lemon, Ginger & Manuka Honey. Their teas are blended by the company’s Master Herbalist to get their signature organic leaf tea taste. Made in England, each box contains 20 tea sachets, in addition to two extra free teas inside.
Glutino is expanding its breakfast line and now offers a gluten-free, instant pancake mix. The mix is contained in a portable bottle and once opened, may be used for four days. The “just add water” concept alleviates contamination risks for gluten-free eaters. SRP: $5.29
New from Nutiva are Organic Shortening and Organic Buttery Spread. Each vegan product is made from organic red palm and coconut oils blended together without any dairy, trans-fats, soy or canola. The shortening can make crispy cookies or flaky pie crust, and the buttery spread can be used as a 1:1 replacement for butter while providing antioxidants from vitamins A and E.