Quinn Popcorn has a new popcorn flavor: Hickory Smoked Cheddar. Other non-GMO varieties feature real dried butter from rGBH-free cows and other seasonings, which come in separate packets to be poured on after the popcorn is popped in the microwave or on a stovetop. The patent-pending Pure Pop bags are free of chemical coatings found on other commercial microwave popcorn bags.
Little Me Tea’s kid-friendly fruit tea line of the same name has no added sugar and no caffeine. Made from a blend of white, rooibos, chamomile and hibiscus teas, Little Me Teas are sweetened with fruit and vegetable juices from apples, sweet potatoes, mangoes, grapes and more. The 25-calorie boxes are 6.75 oz and currently come in two flavors: Julia’s Tropical Tea and Zane’s Grape Tea.
Raw Foods International now offers an all-natural Mango Guarana RAAW Juice that provides an effective, healthy stimulant in the form of a juice. The Mango Guarana juice is a fresh blend of fruits and vegetables with no added sugars or preservatives. Guarana has about twice the concentration of caffeine found in coffee beans, and is known to increase endurance and reduce fatigue.
Sophie’s Kitchen has three new items: Breaded Vegan Coconut Shrimp, Breaded Vegan Fish’less’ Sticks and Vegan Smoked Salmon. All products are made with konjac root, an Asian superfood low in calories and high in fiber.
New from Tu Me, Inc. is a functional drink called Tu Me Water. The product is designed to fight post-workout inflammation for those with active lifestyles. Its main ingredient, curcumin, is an extract from the anti-inflammatory herb turmeric. NFL Pro Bowler Marcedes Lewis endorses the product for its pre- and post-workout benefits.
Tofutti Brands has launched a dairy-free mozzarella cheese product. The product is intended as a dairy-free pizza topping that will benefit lactose intolerant consumers. In addition to being free of dairy, the product also contains no hydrogenated fats or oils. Tofutti sells more than 80 milk-free foods in more than 30 countries.
Frozen Kefir Bars from Lifeway are a low-calorie, frozen dessert. The 56-calorie bars are gluten-free and contain no artificial flavors or colors. These tart and tangy bars come in four flavors: Coconut, Pear, Green Tea Raspberry and Vanilla.
Just Tomatoes Etc!’s 100%-natural line of crunchy freeze-dried fruits and vegetables now comes in smaller Snack Bags. No salt, sweeteners, fat or preservatives were added to these grab-and-go Snack Bags. Varieties include Just Bananas, Just Raspberries, Just Fruit Salad and Just Strawberries, and each are under 100 calories a pack.
New Wild Blueberry VitaTops by Vitalicious are all-natural and made with wild blueberries, which Vitalicious says have twice the antioxidants of regular blueberries. Each 2-oz VitaTop has 100 calories, 4 g of protein and 7 g of fiber to “keep you full and sustained throughout the day.” They do not contain any preservatives or artificial ingredients.
Milton’s Craft Bakers has introduced a line of baked snack crackers that “bridges the gap between savory and sweet.” Made from organic, all-natural ingredients such as honey and blueberries, each of the five flavor variations (including Chocolate Multi-Grain and Honey Multi-Grain) is baked, not fried, contains no high-fructose corn syrup and is 120–130 calories per serving.