UliMana, Inc., now makes chocolate date rolls in three flavors: original, spiced and chai. Only 100% organic and raw ingredients are used in the hand-made batches. The firm practices fair trade purchasing, as well as conscious manufacturing. They also donate five percent of net profits to humanitarian organizations.
Navitas Naturals has launched kits for making chocolate at home. Each dairy-/sugar-free kit includes superfood ingredients and chocolate packed with antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamins and essential minerals. Varieties include Goldenberry, Caco Nib and Goji Berry Organic Superfood Chocolate Kits.
Juice Creations Co. now offers ME, a line of all-natural and caffeine-free beverages in 10.5-oz. slim cans. These drinks are formulated to match drinkers’ personalities/moods. Containing only 70 calories per can, the drinks come in four flavors: vivacious (tangerine pineapple), curious (blueberry lime), uninhibited (pink grapefruit) and unavailable (dragonfruit blackberry).
New from Annie Chun’s are Organic Potstickers (SRP: $4.49/7.6 oz) and Mini Wontons (SRP: $3.99/8 oz). The potstickers come in Chicken & Vegetable or Pork & Vegetable. The bite-sized wontons come in Pork & Ginger, Chicken & Garlic and Chicken & Cilantro. Both can be made within seven minutes.
The Daphne Baking Company premiers its thaw-and-serve line of gourmet desserts. Products are made from natural ingredients. Tarts come in convenient two-per-box packaging and six boxes per case, with flavors including lemon, chocolate, macadamia nut, pumpkin, chocolate raspberry, passion fruit and sweet shells.
Sambazon now offers three Antioxidant Elixirs. These açaí- and acerola-based drinks offer 600% of the daily value of vitamin C, are sweetened with several organic botanical extracts and have 70 calories per serving. Whereas most açaí beverages are thick and opaque, these drinks are lucid and thin (the consistency of water).
ZT red teas from ZredT are low-calorie, caffeine-free teas made from rooibos. Available in unsweetened, lemon, ginseng and honey and vanilla, these sugar-free teas are certified organic and contain 20% of the RDI of dietary fiber. With five to 10 calories per bottle, these rooibos teas offer antioxidants benefits.
China Mist Pure Bottled Organic Teas are available in six varieties and contain very little calories. The line includes Wild Blueberry Green Tea, Orange Blossom Ginger White Tea, Lotus Pear Green Tea, Dragon Fruit Black Tea, Tangerine Black Tea with Pomegranate Juice and Blackberry Jasmine Green Tea with Lemonade. All come in contemporary-looking bottles.
Primal Spirit Foods has repackaged its meatless jerky snacks. Made from mushrooms, soy and seitan, the jerky comes in hickory smoked, Thai peanut, hot and spicy, teriyaki, Texas BBQ and mesquite lime. The snacks are high in protein, are 97% fat free, contain no cholesterol and are kosher and vegan.