From St. Amour Cookies comes Susan’s Sugar Free, a new line of vegan and sugar-free cookies. Available in several flavors, Orange & Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter, ginger, Chocolate and Almond, cookies contain no preservatives, baking soda and trans-fats. Four of the five varieties also are vegan.
Hillside Candy has added Iced Mint Mango and Blood Orange hard candies to its GoNaturally line. This confection is sweetened with organic brown rice syrup and evaporated cane juice. Handmade in America, the candy is gluten free, contains no chemicals or preservatives and is Halal/Kosher. Also, the candy comes in peg bags and recyclable twist wrappers. SRP: $2.99 per 3.5 oz bag.
Soft and Chewy Gluten Free Granola Bars are the newest product from Bakery on Main. Available in a six ounce, five count carton, bars include Chocolate Almond, Apple Cinnamon and Peanut Butter & Jelly. Bars are made with GFCO-certified gluten-free oats, quinoa, amaranth and flax and chia seeds. SRP: $5.49 per 3.5 oz bag.
Herbal Water unveils Ayala’s Herbal Water in three flavors: Ginger Lemon Peel , Lemongrass Mint Vanilla and Cinnamon Orange Peel. Herbal Water uses USDA-certified organic water plus herb mixtures in six different blends. The firm adds, “These new bubbly beverages are perfect food companions and will complement any variety of appetizers, entrees or desserts."
From La Tortilla Factory comes new Hand Made Style Corn Tortillas, designed to taste like corn, but retain the flexibility and softness of a flour tortilla. The tortillas are avai lable in Whi te Corn, yellow Corn and Chipotle Flavors, and at 90 calories per tortilla contain no trans-fats. These “smarter” tortillas will not crack easily when folded or rolled. SRP: $2.49
Licorice Twists is the newest product to debut from Newman’s Own Organics. This licorice is the first of its kind to contain organic ingredients , says the company. Flavors include Strawberry, Black, Tangerine and Pomegranate. The candy also is sodium and cholesterol free, low in fat and contains zero trans-fat.
Coleman Natural Foods, Inc. now offers chicken meatballs in Sun Dried Tomato Basil & Provolone; Italian Style with Parmesan; Spina ch, Fontina Cheese & Roasted Garlic; and Pesto Parmesan. They are a great source of protein and are only 130 calories per serving. SRP: $5.99 for 12-ounce package.
New from Marlow Foods Ltd., the makers of Quorn Turk'y Burger and other products, comes Classic- and Cheese Burgers. Available in four-count, 8.4-oz packs, these burgers are soy- and meat free, and offer 50% less fat than traditional beef hamburgers, without lacking in taste, says the company. SRP: $5.99
GloryBeeFoods Inc. redesigned its labels for the GloryBee Honey 13-variety line. The new and colorful labels make it easier for consumers to choose their favorite honey variety. The new labels also are manufactured without gold foil, which allows for use in the microwave.
El Burrito Food Products has rolled out SoyRizo, meatless soy chorizo. This vegetarian alternative to sausage is full of spices and flavor. Made from 100% non-GMO soy beans, SoyRizo contains vitamin B, fiber, calcium, iron, zinc, potassium and omega-3 acids.