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Gluten-Free Cherry Pie

The Maine Pie Co. (, Biddeford, Maine, adds an eighth variety, Sour Cherry, to its certified gluten-free frozen pie lineup. Made primarily with locally sourced, GMO-free ingredients, the ready-to-bake, fresh frozen dessert features a moist, flaky crust and no additives or preservatives. Shelf life is 365 days. Packed four to a case, the 8-inch, 32-ounce […]

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Frozen Loaf Cakes

Chicago-based ConAgra launches a line of frozen Loaf Cakes free of artificial flavors and preservatives under its Marie Callender’s brand ( Made from scratch with real ingredients like butter, bananas, whole milk and pure cane sugar, the thaw-and-serve frozen desserts come in four flavors: Dutch Apple, Chocolate, Banana Nut and Pound Cake. Packed six to […]

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Gluten-Free Cookie Dough

New York-based Sweet Loren’s ( expands its line of better-for-you, place-and-bake cookie doughs with a “first-of-its-kind” Gluten-Free Chocolate Chunk variety. Made with 100% whole grains and no high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors or trans fats, the nut-free, non-dairy, vegan dough comes in 12-ounce trays with a dozen pre-formed pieces. Ready to eat in as […]

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Coconut Milk Beverages

Berkeley, Calif.-based REBBL ( adds three new flavors to its line of organic coconut milk elixirs and proteins free of dairy, soy and gluten. Blended with whole roots, extracts, berries, barks and leaves, the adaptogen-rich, plant-based newcomers include Reishi Cold Brew Elixir (to support healthy immune function and aging), Turmeric Lemon Tart Elixir (joint health, […]

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Organic Salsas

Cypress, Calif.-based Rojo’s ( launches a line of restaurant-quality Organic Salsas made with fresh-cut USDA organic ingredients. Available varieties include Traditional (both mild and medium), Chipotle (medium) and Hatch Chile (medium). Merchandised in the refrigerated dairy/deli case, the authentic salsas come in 15.5-ounce tubs packed six to a case. SRP is $4.59.

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Premium Frozen Seafood

Portsmouth, N.H.-based High Liner Foods ( introduces ready-to-cook frozen seafood in 10 on-trend flavors from around the globe. Made with responsibly sourced, whole fish fillets, the new Sea Cuisine line includes Pan Seared Garlic & Herb Tilapia, Pan Seared Teriyaki Sesame Salmon, Flame Seared Lemon Pepper Scallops, Mango Habanero Tilapia, Asian Grill Rubbed Salmon, Citrus […]

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Organic Frozen Veggies

Farmer-owned co-op NORPAC Foods (, Salem, Ore., debuts a line of organic frozen vegetables under its Flav-R-Pac label. Offered in standard 10-ounce poly bags packed 12 to a case, the collection includes Green Beans, Sweet Corn, Sweet Peas and Mixed Vegetables. SRP is $2.99. The veggies are also available in 5-pound club packs.

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Cold-Pressed Organic Drinking Chocolate

San Diego-based Rau ( expands its line of cold-pressed organic drinking chocolate with a new Salted Caramel variety featuring organic caramel and a hint of Himalayan pink salt. Billed as an industry first, the dairy- and soy-free vegan beverage is made with hand-picked, sustainably farmed, organic cacao beans infused with pure organic spices and then […]

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Low-Fat Mashed Potatoes

Minnetonka, Minn.-based Michael Foods adds a pair of low-fat mashed potatoes to its Simply Potatoes ( lineup. Offered under the Simply Skinny sub-brand, the fresh, never-frozen spuds contain 40% less fat than traditional mashed potatoes and are ready to serve in 5 minutes. Available flavors include Roasted Garlic & Sea Salt and Sea Salt & […]

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Ethnic-Inspired Single-Serve Entrees

Boulder, Colo.-based EVOL Foods (, part of Pinnacle Foods’ Boulder Brands portfolio, expands its single-serve frozen entrée collection with four ethnic-inspired, clean-label meals free of preservatives, artificial flavors and artificial colors. Made with real ingredients and chicken raised without antibiotics and hormones, the newcomers include Shawarma Style Chicken, Ginger Soy Udon Noodles, Hawaiian Style Grilled […]

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