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Handheld Indian Entrees

San Mateo, Calif.-based ADF Foods ( launches a line of oven-ready Savory Puffs under its Nate’s Indian Bistro brand. Free of artificial colors and flavors, GMOs, bleached flour and fillers, the handheld, vegetarian entrees feature savory Indian fillings inside flaky pastry. Available varieties include Aloo Matar (potatoes and green peas), Chana Masala (curried chickpeas, tomatoes […]

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Microwave-Ready Frozen Snacks

Chicago-based Oscar Mayer (, part of the Kraft Heinz family, introduces four frozen snacks ready to eat in 45 seconds. Made with all white meat turkey, black forest ham and premium sausage, the microwave-ready collection includes Ham & Cheddar Slider Melts, Turkey & Provolone Slider Melts, Mini Sausage Rolls and Mini Corn Dogs. A good […]

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Frozen Protein Patties

Los Angeles-based Tribali Foods ( launches a line of gluten- and soy-free, non-GMO protein patties. Paleo-certified and Whole30-approved, the frozen patties combine simple, wholesome ingredients found in most pantries with ground, 100% organic meat from humanely raised animals. Available varieties include Mediterranean Style Beef (with garlic, onions and tomatoes), Umami Beef (with shiitake mushrooms and […]

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Premium Cheese

Basking Ridge, N.J.-based Castello Cheese (, part of the Arla Foods family, adds three new cheeses to its portfolio. New additions include: mild, creamy Gouda (in Original, Smoked, Chipotle and Pepper flavors); salty, nutty Edam; and soft, smooth Muenster. Available cuts/sizes include 7-ounce rounds (SRP $5.39), 7-ounce deli cuts ($5.99), 8-ounce deli and pie cuts […]

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Organic Pasta

Valley Fine Foods, Benicia, Calif., maker of the Three Bridges ( brand, adds two varieties to its fresh organic pasta lineup: Organic Spinach & Cheese Ravioli and Organic Triple Cheese Tortellini. Crafted in small batches with premium organic and non-GMO ingredients, the wholesome pastas contain no preservatives, antibiotics or hormones and offer 10 to 13 […]

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Microwaveable Lava Cakes

Kansas City, Mo.-based Hostess Brands ( builds on the success of last year’s Deep-Fried Twinkies launch with a second, microwave-ready frozen snack cake: Molten Lava Ding Dongs. A new spin on a classic restaurant dessert, the single-serve snacks feature 30% larger cakes, 60% more filling and 20% more chocolate coating than original Ding Dongs, and […]

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Beer-Battered Pub-Style Seafood

SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co. (, St. Simons Island, Ga., debuts a trio of value-added, pub-style seafood products made with real beer. Beer Battered Cod (in 12-ounce packages) features longline, wild-caught cod fillets certified by the Marine Stewardship Council, while Beer Battered Crab Poppers (in 11-ounce packages with a 3-ounce packet of citrus tartar sauce) […]

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Sliced Meats

Grecian Delight (, Elk Grove Village, Ill., adds a group of frozen heat-and-serve marinated sliced meats to its Oopa! lineup. Free of artificial preservatives and MSG, the clean-label collection features five “off-the-cone” varieties that can be used to create a wide range of dishes: Beef & Lamb Gyros Slices, Chicken Gyros Slices, Pork Al Pastor […]

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Fresh Pizza Crusts

Minneapolis-based General Mills expands its Pillsbury ( lineup with a pair of value-added fresh Pizza Doughs. Created with thermoform packaging technology combined with real yeast-leavened dough, each Pillsbury’s Best crust is individually rolled in bakeable parchment paper for easy preparation and clean-up. Consumers just unroll, top and bake right on the parchment. Available varieties include […]

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Handheld Mexican Pizzas

Denver-based Flagship Food Group expands its 505 Southwestern ( line of handheld “Nex-Mex” snacks with a collection of fast food-inspired MexiPizzas. Made in Albuquerque, N.M. (home of the 505 area code), the frozen meals/snacks feature three tortillas layered with cheese and beans, meat and sauce and cheese and peppers. Available flavors include Shredded Beef, Taco […]

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Gluten-Free Imitation Crab

Shining Ocean (, Sumner, Wash., adds gluten- and fat-free imitation crab made with surimi to its Kanimi lineup. Bound with potato starch instead of wheat starch for firmness, the Seafarer Treasures collection is made with wild-caught, sustainable Alaskan pollock and Pacific whiting. Certified by the Marine Stewardship Council, the product is available in flake, chunk […]

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Cold-Pressed Veggie Juices

Daily Greens (, Austin, Texas, launches a line of nutrient-dense, 100% organic, cold-pressed vegetable juices. Made with locally veggies whenever possible, the Non GMO Project-verified, kosher-certified Just Veggies collection includes three gluten-free flavors: Just Carrots (with carrots and lime), Just Greens (with lacinato kale, cabbage, broccoli and lavender) and Just Beets (with beets, cucumber and […]

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Refrigerated Meat Alternatives

Chicago-based Quorn Foods USA ( unveils a new line of refrigerated meat alternatives. Made with the company’s proprietary, non-GMO Mycoprotein, the 100% meat- and soy-free collection includes Italian Sausage, Chicken & Apple Sausage and Chicken Strips. Ounce for ounce, the items contain as much protein as eggs but are low in saturated fat and cholesterol. […]

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Grain-Free Waffles

Chicago-based Kitchfix ( introduces a line of frozen Non GMO Project-verified, Grain-Free Waffles. Made with cassava and coconut flours, hemp, flax and cage-free eggs, the gluten-, dairy- and refined sugar-free Paleo waffles are sweetened only with all-natural maple syrup. Available flavors include Original, Banana Cinnamon and Blueberry Maple. Packed six to a case, each 9-ounce […]

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Dairy-Free Fruit & Veggie Bars

New York-based Ruby’s Naturals ( adds dairy-free Fruit & Veggie Better Bars to its all-natural, clean-label Ruby Rockets lineup. The low-cal, low-sugar frozen desserts combine creamy coconut milk with fruit and veggies to create a better-for-you alternative to traditional frozen novelties. A good source of calcium, vitamin D and iron, the non-GMO snacks contain 70 […]

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Low-Fat Yogurt

Low-Fat Yogurt

Norwich, N.Y.-based Chobani ( makes its first foray into the non-Greek, classic yogurt segment with Chobani Smooth. Lower in sugar and higher in protein than most conventional yogurts, the low-fat, blended product contains no artificial sweeteners or flavors and boasts a mild, not tart flavor. It’s made with natural, non-GMO ingredients, including real fruit, fresh […]

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Umami Potstickers

Day-Lee Foods (, Santa Fe Springs, Calif., adds savory Umami Gyoza to its line of authentic frozen dumplings. Made with high-quality, Asian-style chicken leg meat and premium pork — and no added MSG — the preservative- and artificial color-free collection includes three varieties: Chicken & Leek, Chicken & Shiitake and Pork & Leek. Each trans […]

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Plant-Based Protein Milk

Bakersfield, Calif.-based Bolthouse Farms (, part of Campbell Soup Co.’s C-Fresh portfolio, introduces dairy-, soy- and nut-free Plant Protein Milk. The non-GMO, vegan beverage boasts 10 grams of pea protein per serving — 10 times more than a serving of almond milk — and 50% more calcium than dairy milk. Available flavors include Original, Vanilla, […]

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Flavored Cottage Cheese

Los Angeles-based Good Culture ( adds two flavors to its line of high-protein, low-sugar cottage cheese free of additives and stabilizers. Now available in redesigned packaging that clearly communicates product benefits and brand personality, the newcomers include Organic Mango and All-Natural Peach, both made with grass-fed milk from cows that graze freely on small, sustainable […]

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Squeezable Cream Cheese

Arla Foods USA (, Basking Ridge, N.J., rolls out a pair of Cream Cheese Squeeze Tubes specially designed with children in mind. Made with a short list of simple ingredients (buttermilk, cream, skim, whey protein concentrate, salt and cheese culture) and free of artificial flavors and preservatives, the clean-label spread comes in both Original and […]

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