Vermont Farmstead Cheese Company introduces two new artisanal cheeses: savory Sage WindsorDale and tangy Windsor Blue. Sage WindsorDale has sweet and savory notes with a hint of apple, while Windsor Blue has citrus notes. The cheeses are all natural, rBGH-free and made with 100% Vermont milk.

Gourmet Spices

J.R. Watkins expanded its gourmet line with the introduction of 52 herbs and spices. The herbs and spices now come in recycled glass bottles and have colored labels that match the color of the spice for easy consumer identification. New flavors include Saffron, Garam Masala and Chinese Five Spice Blend.

Salt Sets

New from The Spice Lab is the Chef’s Collection, a 12-tube premium salt sampling set displayed in a sustainable bamboo base. Salts are all natural and kosher certified. Choices include Salts of the World, Ultimate Gourmet Salt Sampler and Spice Sampler #1.

Gourmet Hummus

Eat Well Enjoy Life now offers “healthier, smarter products for today’s health conscious consumers.” The reduced-fat, reduced-calorie line uses beans like edamame, white bean, black bean and lentils in flavors such as Tuscan White Bean Hummus and Spicy Red Lentil Chipotle Hummus with Poblano Pepper and Corn Topping. Products are gluten free, cholesterol free, Kosher OU Dairy and vegetarian.

Starter Sauces

Terrapin Ridge Farms now offers all-natural meal starter sauces. The Pineapple Molasses and Herb Meal Starter adds a sweet and savory punch to poultry and pork. The Pot Roast Meal Starter is for slow cooking beef roast. The Cacciatore Meal Starter adds robust flavor to this classic dish. The Carnitas Meal Starter is for pork or beef and makes meat tender for tacos, burritos or nachos.

Flavored Ice

LifeIce offers natural flavored ice cubes that are fat free, low in calories and sugars, gluten free, kosher certified, GMO free and made without any preservatives. Each LifeIce begins with a base of coconut water and agave that is then blended with Superfoods. Available in four flavors:  Citrus Chomp, Berry Bite, Green Grind and Chocolate Crisp.


Ciao Bella has added a new flavor to its line of single-serve frozen treats. Sea Salt Caramel gelato squares, which come in cartons of 4, are made with “rich and creamy” sea salt caramel gelato sandwiched between two chocolate squares. Ciao Bella’s treats, which also include dairy-free sorbet bars, are made with organic cane sugar and no artificial hormones.

Cocktail Sauce

Beaverton Foods, Inc. expanded its Inglehoffer line with a 10-oz. Seafood Cocktail Sauce. The Inglehoffer Seafood Cocktail Sauce is made with real horseradish root and it contains no high-fructose corn syrup. Beaverton Foods sources its horseradish roots from a family farm located in southern Oregon’s Klamath Basin.

Chocolate Bar

Chuao Chocolatier now offers the Pop Corn Pop bar. Pop Corn Pop blends creamy milk chocolate with puffed whole grains, toasted corn chips, popping candy and a sprinkle of sea salt. Chuao Chocolatier only combines all-natural ingredients with its proprietary blend of premium, ethically sourced chocolate from Venezuela.  
SRP: $4.99.

GF Mac and Cheese

Good Tastes Kitchen launched frozen macaroni and cheese meals that are all natural, GMO free and gluten free. The Four Cheese variety offers rice noodles in a sauce of cheddar, Monterey jack, parmesan and ricotta in a crust. The Caramelized Onion and Herb variety incorporates cheddar, Monterey jack and gorgonzola plus onions and herbs.