NEEDHAM HEIGHTS, Mass. — New this season from all-natural tortilla chip maker FoodShould- TasteGood is a 1-ounce line of its four chip flavors, ideal for deli bundling. Using stone-ground white corn and sunflower oil, each batch of chips is made with non-GMO ingredients. They’re also cholesterol- and gluten-free. Suggested retail is 99 cents per bag or $23.67 for a case of 24 bags.
In the Zone
ABBOT PARK, Ill. — Abbott Laboratories and its ZonePerfect Nutrition group have introduced a line of dark chocolate nutrition bars. Available in three flavors that include almond, strawberry and a double-dark blend, each all-natural bar contains 12 grams of protein and 19 essential vitamins and minerals. Suggested retail is $1.29 for one bar, and $5.99 for a five-bar multipack.
On a Roll
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Kahiki Foods, maker of more than 70 Asian-themed frozen food products, has just released vegetable egg rolls. As part of the company’s “Naturals” line, the new egg rolls contain cabbage and carrots, all rolled up in a flaxseed-and-wheat wrapper. Kahiki’s trademark EasyCrisp microwavable sleeves help heat the rolls in just two and a half minutes. Suggested retail is $4.99 for a package of three egg rolls.
BERKELEY, Calif. — New to supermarket shelves this summer is Wine Country Soda, from California manufacturer Vignette. Sweetened using varietal grape juice sourced from in-state vineyards, the novel beverage comes in three varieties: chardonnay, pinot noir and rosé. Each is alcohol- and caffeine-free. Available in 12-ounce glass bottles at a suggested retail of $2 to $3 for one bottle, and $8 to $10 for a four-pack.
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. — New to shelves this season is Garlic Delight, a dip from specialty produce company Frieda’s. Made from a short list of all-natural ingredients — canola oil, garlic, lemon juice and salt — the new offering is free of cholesterol and trans fats. Available in four flavors including original, chipotle, sun-dried tomato and green olive. Suggested retail is $4.99 for a 7-ounce tub.
WATERBURY, Vt. — Canus, maker of goat’s milk skin care products, has just released a line of beauty care offerings using olive oil and wheat protein. The new introductions include soap bars, body butter, lotion and a body wash. The new formula provides vitamin E and antioxidants, which the company says help soothe and restore sensitive skin. Suggested retail ranges from $2.99 for a 5-ounce soap bar to $11.99 for 8 ounces of body butter.
SAN FRANCISCO — Urban Leaf, makers of gourmet, all-natural meals, soups and sauces, has just introduced new entree offerings, including Thai Coconut Seafood Noodle Soup, Red Curry Shrimp with Noodles and Thai Seafood Paella. Each meal component comes in separate pouches; all that’s needed is to combine and heat everything in the microwave-safe container that’s provided. Suggested retail is $6.99 to $7.99.
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. — Unilever has just released a healthy twist on a time-honored spread. The company’s new olive oil-infused Hellmann’s mayonnaise — made using Bertolli Extra Virgin Olive Oil — has 50% less fat than regular mayonnaise, with just five grams of fat and 50 calories per serving. The new mayo is also an excellent source of omega-3s, according to the company. Suggested retail is $3.99 for a 30-ounce jar.