Blount Organics


Got a new frozen or refrigerated food product? Send your info and a high-resolution package photo to [email protected]



Clean Label Dressings

Good Foods (, Pleasant Prairie, Wis., launches a line of gluten-free, clean label salad dressings made with fresh produce and herbs — and no artificial anything. The refrigerated collection includes three plant-based, non-dairy varieties (Apple Thyme Vinaigrette, Asian Ginger and Avocado Goddess) and three better-for-you dairy varieties (Avocado Ranch, Classic Caesar and Blue Cheese). Packed […]

Continue Reading 0

Globally Inspired 6-Inch Cheesecakes

Chicago-based Eli’s Cheesecake ( introduces a new boxed collection of globally inspired 6-inch cheesecakes. Shipped frozen and sold refrigerated or frozen, the uncut lineup includes four flavors: Spanish-style Basque Cheesecake (21 ounces) baked in paper with a caramelized top; “bouncy” Japanese-Style Cheesecake (15 ounces), featuring a soufflé-like, sponge cake texture; dairy- and egg-free vegan Belgian […]

Continue Reading 0

Premium Refrigerated Soups

PGI Foods, Lowell, Mass., debuts a line of premium, clean label soups under the new Herban Fresh ( brand, which supports a variety of urban agriculture initiatives. Available varieties include Chicken Noodle (with antibiotic-free chicken and organic bone broth), Italian-Style Wedding (with all-natural beef meatballs), Broccoli Cheddar (vegetarian), Butternut Squash (vegan), Tomato Basil (vegetarian), and […]

Continue Reading 0

Plant-Based Burgers

Collegedale, Tenn.-based Heritage Health Foods adds 100% plant-based, vegan burgers made with sustainable palm oil to its Worthington ( lineup. Designed to perform like traditional hamburgers, the frozen patties go directly from freezer to grill (or frying pan). Offered in two-count, 8-ounce boxes (packed six to a case), the individually wrapped quarter-pound burgers offer 21 […]

Continue Reading 0

Grab-and-Go Bowls

Blount Fine Foods (, Fall River, Mass., unveils a collection of refrigerated single-serve bowls ready to eat in 3 minutes. Offered under the new Blount’s Family Kitchen label, the “clean comfort foods” feature a 60-day shelf life (from manufacture). Available varieties include Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo with Penne, Noodles & Beef in a Stroganoff Style […]

Continue Reading 0

Gluten-Free Bagel Puffs

Englewood Cliffs, N.J.-based GeeFree Foods ( rolls out a line of oven-ready gluten-free Bagel Puffs. Offered in three corn- and soy-free flavors — Everything-On-It (salt, sesame, onion and poppy seeds), Cinnamon Raisin and Plain — the Non-GMO Project-verified frozen breakfast bites feature a blend of GeeFree’s signature puff pastry dough and bagel dough wrapped around […]

Continue Reading 0

Fresh Ramen Bowls

Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Pearson Foods Corp. ( introduces a “first-of-its-kind” collection of fresh, heat-and-eat ramen bowls featuring fresh-cut vegetables, ramen noodles and authentic, custom-developed broths. Offered in crystal clear, recyclable bowls that go from fridge to microwave, the meals come in five flavors, each with a 10-day shelf life: Savory Chicken Broth & Seaweed, Spicy […]

Continue Reading 0

Welfare-Certified Chicken

Wayne Farms, Oakwood, Ga., launches a line of fully cooked, flash frozen premium chicken products featuring the Global Animal Partnership’s (GAP) Step 2 certification. Offered under the new Naked Truth ( brand, the all-natural, preservative-free lineup includes Flame Grilled Chicken Breast Fillets (two individually wrapped 5-ounce sous vide-prepared fillets per package), Grilled Chicken Breast Chunks, […]

Continue Reading 0

Multi-Serve Cold-Filled Cold Brew

Philadelphia-based La Colombe ( debuts a pair of cold-brewed, single-origin coffees in distinctive 42-ounce bottles. Billed as the first and only multi-serve cold-filled to keep plastic from leaching into the coffee, the ready-to-drink beverage comes in two unsweetened flavors, both made with fully washed and sun-dried single-origin beans. Brazilian Medium/Dark Roast boasts a bold, naturally […]

Continue Reading 0

Beer-Infused Vegan Brats

Seattle-based Field Roast Grain Meat Co. (, part of Greenleaf Foods, Chicago, introduces plant-based bratwurst infused with craft beer. Created in partnership with award-winning Elysian Brewing Co., the artisan-inspired vegan brats are made with a few fresh, simple ingredients, including ground garlic, caramelized onions, caraway seeds and Elysian beer. Free of artificial colors and flavors, […]

Continue Reading

Organic Plant Protein Drink

Los Angeles-based KiiTO ( brings its organic plant-based protein drinks from e-commerce to retail. Billed as the first such beverages free from added sugars, gums and artificial flavors, the clean-label product is packed with functional superfoods intended to support well-being, mental clarity, healthy detoxification, immunity, pH balance and energy. Available flavors include Vanilla Ashwagandha, Chocolate […]

Continue Reading

QSR-Inspired Handheld Entrees

Chicago-based Conagra expands its Banquet ( Mega collection with a line of extra-large handheld entrees inspired by consumers’ favorite QSRs. Available flavors include Smoky BBQ Seasoned Pork, Pepperoni Stuffed Pizza, Steak and Cheddar, and Meatballs and Mozzarella. Packed five to a case, each 10-ounce package includes two hearty 5-ounce sandwiches. SRP is $3.99.

Continue Reading

ABF Pork Deli Slices

Diestel Family Ranch (, Sonora, Calif., adds a pair of antibiotic-free sliced pork varieties to its line of thoughtfully raised deli meats. Made from butcher-quality, whole-muscle meats (no fillers), both Uncured Black Forest Ham and Uncured Maple-Honey Ham Slices start with pork from sustainably raised pigs fed a 100% vegetarian diet. The Black Forest Ham […]

Continue Reading

Single-Serve Bowls

Nestlé USA, Arlington, Va., expands its Stouffer’s brand with a sub-line of hearty single-serve bowls ready to eat in 10 minutes or less. Offered under the new Bowl-Fulls label, the lineup features six “craveable” meals, each of which offers at least 22 grams of protein: Cheesy Chicken Parmesan, Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta, Fried Chicken & […]

Continue Reading

Dairy-Free Chocolate Spread

Boston-based Olivio ( debuts a gluten- and dairy-free buttery Chocolate Spread made with real chocolate and no partially hydrogenated oils. Ideal for croissants, pancakes, French toast, crepes, cakes and a variety of other foods, the 60% vegetable oil spread contains 6% the daily recommended amount of calcium — and only 2 grams of sugar — […]

Continue Reading

Frozen Protein Balls

In partnership with the National Peanut Board, Crazy Richard’s Peanut Butter Co. (, Dublin, Ohio, introduces a new category of frozen snacks: frozen protein balls. Dubbed Wholly Rollies, the ready-to-eat, bite-size treats come in three gluten-free flavors made with no more than six real, wholesome ingredients: PB & Cacao, PB & Strawberry and Cinnamon Oatmeal. […]

Continue Reading

Plant-Based Burgers & Grounds

Lightlife Foods (, Turners Falls, Mass., rolls out a line of grill-ready plant-based meat substitutes that offer the taste, texture, aroma and appearance of traditional meat without all the cholesterol and saturated fat. Made with a short list of familiar ingredients, including pea protein, virgin coconut oil and beet powder, the vegan collection includes Burgers […]

Continue Reading

Aerosol Coffee Creamers

Chicago-based Reddi-wip (, part of the Conagra family of brands, launches a pair of Barista Series aerosol coffee creamers that allow consumers to replicate the coffeehouse experience at home. Nitro Creamer can be used in place of traditional creamer in hot and cold coffee beverages as well as in non-coffee drinks like root beer and […]

Continue Reading

Dairy-Free Frozen Cheesecake Singles

Tofurky (, Hood River, Ore., launches a group of single-serve dairy-free frozen cheesecakes under the new Moocho sub-brand. Described as a category first, the chef-crafted, vegan desserts come in three non-GMO flavors: New York Style, Lemon Berry Swirl and Double Chocolate, all made with organic, locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. The personal-size, plant-based cheesecakes are […]

Continue Reading

Multi-Serve Frappés

Chicago-based McDonald’s ( expands its ready-to-drink McCafé lineup with a pair of multi-serve frappés. Produced in partnership with Coca-Cola, the creamy, iced coffee drinks are already offered in single-serve 13.7-ounce bottles; now, both Caramel and Mocha are also available in 40-ounce bottles. Made with 100% Arabica coffee beans blended with real milk, sugar and natural […]

Continue Reading