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Garden Fresh Gourmet (gardenfreshgourmet.com), Ferndale, Mich., part of the Campbell Soup Co.’s C-Fresh division, launches two new hummus collections crafted in small batches with no artificial flavors, sweeteners or colors. The first includes three salsa-inspired varieties featuring mild, medium and hot peppers blended with rich, creamy chickpeas (Poblano Corn, Chipotle Adobo and Roasted Habanero) while […]
In an effort to reverse declining bagel sales in supermarkets, Boston-based Finagle a Bagel (finagleonline.com) devoted four years to developing what it says is the only all-natural, Kosher bagel for the dairy case on the market today. Made by hand without artificial preservatives, the artisan bagels have a 35-day shelf-life in the refrigerator. Available flavors […]
Mamma Chia (mammachia.com), Carlsbad, Calif., adds three flavors to its certified organic Chia Vitality Beverage collection, including Ginger Lime, Blueberry Pomegranate and a category-first Lemon Iced Tea. Like the rest of the Vitality collection, the non-GMO, gluten-free newcomers combine nutrient-rich organic chia seeds with organic fruit juices to create a distinctive texture. Lightly sweetened with […]
Montreal-based Expresco Foods (exprescoprosticks.com) introduces chicken-on-a-stick refrigerated snacks ideal for on-the-go consumption. Inspired by a popular street food, hand-made ProSticks feature grilled chicken skewers in three flavors: Mediterranean, Sweet Sriracha and Chipotle. Each preservative-free, 3.5-ounce snack offers 23 grams of protein. SRP is $2.99.
Livingston, Calif.-based Foster Farms (fosterfarms.com) rolls out baked, never-fried frozen Chicken Breast Nuggets, Tenders and Fillets made with 100% natural white meat chicken coated with a crunchy, seasoned breading. Free of artificial ingredients and preservatives, the fully cooked products offer the same taste and texture as traditional products but contain half the fat and 25% […]
To satisfy demand from gluten-free consumers who prefer to purchase frozen bread, Lyndhurst, N.J.-based Dr. Schar USA (drschar.com) adds frozen Gluten-Free Artisan Baker Bread to its lineup. Crafted with sourdough, ancient grains millet, quinoa and a touch of honey and then quickly frozen to lock in freshness, the certified gluten- and wheat-free slices come in […]
Millburn, N.J.-based Trugman-Nash (oldcroccheese.com) introduces a line of flavored cheddar cheeses made in the United States with Old Croc’s Australian cheddar. The result of nearly 18 months of product development, the award-winning cheeses combine the signature bite of Australian sharp cheddar with some of today’s favorite flavors. Available varieties include Horseradish, Bacon & Jalapeno, Roasted […]
Plymouth, Wis.-based Sargento Foods (sargento.com) expands its Balanced Breaks refrigerated snacks lineup with four new varieties that combine creamy, natural cheese with sweet ingredients like dried fruits and dark chocolate. Each Sweet Balanced Breaks combo features 5 to 7 grams of protein and fewer than 200 calories per serving. Varieties include Natural Cheddar Cheese, Raisins, […]
New York-based Icelandic Provisions (icelandicprovisions.com) adds an eighth flavor, Key Lime, to its line of traditional Icelandic skyr. The brand’s first citrus variety, Key Lime delivers “delightfully tart” flavor notes that balance the yogurt’s signature creamy texture and mild taste. The new variety is made with centuries-old heirloom skyr cultures and contains no artificial preservatives, […]
Pinnacle Foods (birdseye.com), Parsippany, N.J., expands its Birds Eye lineup with a pair of veggie-based alternatives to traditional side dishes. Birds Eye Steamfresh Veggie Made Pasta varieties include Original Zucchini Lentil, Spinach Lentil with Alfredo Sauce, Zucchini Lentil with Cheddar Sauce and Zucchini Lentil with Marinara Sauce, while Birds Eye Veggie Made Mashed flavors include […]
Florida’s Natural (floridasnatural.com), Lake Wales, Fla., debuts a collection of all-natural, not-from-concentrate lemonades made with real cane sugar and juices grown and sourced in the United States. Free of artificial ingredients and preservatives, the line includes Lemonade Iced Tea, Lemonade with Strawberry and Lemonade with Pomegranate. Profits from the sale of the lemonades this summer […]
La Terra Fina (laterrafina.com), Union City, Calif., expands its dips and spreads lineup with a pair of contemporary new flavors made with real, clean ingredients and no nuts or trans fat. Hand-crafted in small batches and free of artificial flavors and preservatives, the certified gluten-free newcomers include Lemon Pepper & Asiago and Spicy Green Chile […]
The Maine Pie Co. (themainepieco.com), 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 […]
Chicago-based ConAgra launches a line of frozen Loaf Cakes free of artificial flavors and preservatives under its Marie Callender’s brand (mariecallendersmeals.com). 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 […]
New York-based Sweet Loren’s (sweetlorens.com) 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 […]
Berkeley, Calif.-based REBBL (rebbl.co) 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, […]
Cypress, Calif.-based Rojo’s (rojossalsa.com) 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.
Portsmouth, N.H.-based High Liner Foods (seacuisine.com) 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 […]
Farmer-owned co-op NORPAC Foods (norpacfoods.com), 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.
San Diego-based Rau (drinkrau.com) 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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