NOW Foods launched a line of certified gluten-free, allergy-friendly, non-GMO foods. The Living Now line includes White Rice Flour, Organic Brown Rice Flour, Tapioca Flour, Organic Amaranth and Organic Quinoa. Baking mixes and gluten-free flour are also available.

Torie & Howard is adding to its line of organic, kosher and non-GMO hard candy with a Meyer Lemon & Raspberry flavor.  According to the firm, “The new flavor is light, bright and clean with the right balance of sweet and sour thanks to the slightly sweeter and somewhat floral tartness of the Meyer lemons and the fresh sweetness of the berries.”

Alter Eco has introduced a line of organic, fair trade truffles. Made with coconut oil instead of palm kernel oil, these individually wrapped truffles come in two flavors: Velvet (dark milk chocolate from Peru) and Black (dark chocolate from Ecuador). The truffles, which come in recyclable boxes and biodegradable wrappers, are environmentally friendly. SRP: $7.99/10 pack.

Valensa International will offer ZanthinNEX Astaxanthin in late 2014. ZanthinNEX is produced through a proprietary process using natural enzymatic conversions that delivers a safe finished product that is “nature equivalent” to conventional Astaxanthin produced via extraction from Haematococcus pluvialis.

PLT Health Solutions, Inc. and Oakshire Naturals, LP launched Earthlight Whole Food Vitamin D. The non-GMO natural mushroom powder ingredient delivers 40,000 IUs of Vitamin D per gram and is suitable for food, drinks and supplements. “Good,” “Excellent” and “High Potency” label claims are possible with 10 mg of the ingredient.

Venetron (Apocynum venetum L) from Maypro Industries supports those with occasional mood challenges. Says the company, “fast-acting Venetron offers a better safety and efficacy profile than St. John’s wort and has mood-supportive, calmness restoring and anxiolytic effects.”

Ark Naturals has introduced Brushless-ToothPaste Singles, a line of chewable bones for dogs. The bones contain a toothpaste center to control plaque, tartar, and bacteria causing bad breath, and are also easily digestible. On the outside, breath-freshening ingredients include chlorophyll, cinnamon, vanilla and cloves. Ridges scrub teeth and massage gums. These products are offered in two sizes, Large and Small-Medium.

Andalou Naturals Fruit Stem Cell Science has launched 1000 Roses for soothing delicate, dry and reactive skin. It includes a cleansing foam, pearl exfoliator, floral toner, serum and day cream among others. The alpine rose stem cells used in 1000 Roses products are said to boost cell vitality, improve resilience and counteract aging.

Made with 100% natural-source vitamin E, new E-Gem Body Oil and Oil Drops from Carlson Laboratories provide quick-absorbing moisture for skin. The deeply penetrating formula leaves skin feeling “hydrated and renewed,” according to the company. E-Gem Body Oil is good for all-over care, while the Drops are more concentrated for areas of dry skin.