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).
Murray's Chicken has released an all-natural Murray’s Grandma’s Chicken Soup Kit, which includes simple cooking instructions. The kit comes with antibiotic- and hormone-free diced chicken, and a sealed pouch of fresh-cut soup vegetables (carrots, sliced onions, parsnips, potatoes, leeks, dill and celery chunks). The product can feed a family of six.
Kay’s Naturals now offers gluten-free Cookie Bites in two flavors: Cinnamon and Honey. These cookie bites are sweetened with cane juice and stevia and offer 10 grams of protein and only three grams of sugar per serving. According to the company, the snacks have a “great flavor without the aftertaste.”
Ian's Natural Foods, Inc. now offers a line of fruit snacks called Fruitabits. Fruit flavors include berry cherry and sour apple & cherry, both of which kids will enjoy. The product is a low-fat snack that is made from rice bits with a coating of real fruit puree. It also only contains 85 calories and is an excellent source of vitamin C.