Natural Foods Merchandiser

Unboxed: 9 energy beverages, savory bars and more

Unboxed: Edition 5

There’s an energy crisis, folks—and it’s of the human sort. This week, no less than three natural products intended to boost energy found their way to my desk. Whether through caffeine or adaptogenic herbs, manufacturers are hoping to pep up their dog-tired consumers.

More foods are also catering to shoppers evolving palates—palates that disdain sweet. Savory ancient grain-filled beverages and nutrition bars, products you’d be hard-pressed to find even a few years ago, are emerging into the marketplace with an accepting consumer base.

Want your natural product to be included in next week’s gallery? Message me on Twitter @JennaBlumenfeld; and follow @newhope360 on Instagram for even more natural product reviews.

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