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.”

Garden of Life now offers Kind Organics, a multivitamin that is USDA Certified Organic, Non-GMO Verified and made from real, honest, nutritious foods. The line includes gender- and age-specific formulas, as well as targeted nutrients to meet shoppers’ needs.

New from Barlean’s is Tonalin CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid) Swirl, which has the taste and texture of a fruit smoothie (all-natural Fresh Apple flavor) and is naturally sweetened with xylitol. Users are recommended to take 2 tsp. twice daily to help achieve/maintain ideal fitness and health. Tonalin CLA Swirl is gluten-free, non-GMO, vegan, and contains no artificial flavors or colors.

Vitalah now offers non-GMO formulas for its effervescent multivitamin, Oxylent. It contains Albion minerals, vitamin C, vitamin D, SOD and unique micronutrients in absorbable drink form. The product delivers nutrients without sugar, GMOs, gluten, artificial additives, preservatives, dairy, soy, caffeine, binders or anti-caking agents. It is sweetened with natural stevia.