From Agave Dream, Inc. comes a new strawberry flavor of agave nectar-sweetened ice cream. The full line of agave dream ice cream and sorbet products are low glycemic, wheat and gluten free, rBST free and contain no GMOs, trans fats, preservatives or corn syrup, says the company. A portion of proceeds go toward helping those with juvenile diabetes.
Sweet Leaf Tea Iced Teas presents three new flavors of beverages: Organic Lemon Iced Tea, Organic Citrus Green Tea and Diet Citrus Green Tea. Lemon Iced Tea is a black tea infused with lemon; Citrus Green Tea is a green tea infused with orange, lemon and lime; and Diet Citrus Green Tea is a zero-calorie option with citrus flavors.
Wholesome Sweeteners unveils four new flavors of organic blue agave syrup: cinnamon, strawberry, maple and vanilla. Each 11.75-oz. bottle is low-glycemic and organic. The firm says the product is “Perfect for ice cream, in beverages, as an ingredient in recipes and as a pouring syrup on hot pancakes and waffles.”
Yes! To Cookies launches a line of sugar-free, gluten-free, all-natural cookies that taste like regular cookies. Yes! To Cookies are made from fiber instead of starch and are sweetened with natural stevia and erythritol. They come in two flavors: Cocoa-Licious and Strawberry-Banana Blitz, available in ready-to-eat cookies or baking mixes.
FungusAmongUs has brought to market smaller sizes of its Truffle Butter and its Balsamic Vinaigrette Infused White Truffle. The firm says the smaller sizes appeal to cooks needing the products for a specific recipe, gift basket makers, those wanting to purchase epicurean gifts and others.
SRP: $15.00, 2.8-oz Truffle
Butter; $13.00, 3.38-oz Balsamic Vinaigrette fused with White Truffle.
Pure NRG launches the all new raw Plus bars, which are vegan, gluten-free, shelf stable and raw. The Pure NRG Plus bars come in four new flavors: chocolate coconut, cherry pecan, autumn apple and cinnamon raisin. All four bars contain at least 10 grams of fiber and seven grams of protein.
Rishi Tea introduces new organic and fair trade certified Masala Chai tea. This wild-grown, single-origin tea concentrate comes in a resealable box that only requires milk to reconstitute. A portion of the sales will go to the Jane Goodall Institute’s Roots & Shoots program.
Rudi’s Organic Bakery redesigned its packaging, featuring bright colors and new graphics to make the brand stand out better. This redesign is said to reflect the “brand’s optimistic outlook, vibrant energy, passion for healthy living and dedicated commitment to baking breads using simple, organic ingredients moms feel good about.”
Sunfood’s new freeze-dried Maqui Berry Powder is made with maqui berry, which has one of the highest total antioxidant and ORAC values of any known fruit. Maqui berries are an excellent source of immune modulating polyphenols and their high anthocyanin count helps boost healthy vision. 1830 Gillespie Way, Ste. 101, El Cajon, CA, www.sunfood.com
From BelGioioso Cheese Inc. comes its new shaved Caesar Blend. The product can be used to dress up a Caesar salad, on vegetables, combined into sauces and over your choice of pasta; the possibilities are endless. The blend is packed in 12 five oz cups as well as four 5-lb. bags (foodservice) and has a 120-day shelf-life.