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Natural product company news of the week

A roundup of announcements from natural product companies this week, including new products from Lundberg Family Farm, CLIF Kid and Comax Flavors.

The Veg Effect Calculator, a new web tool from MorningStar Farms, shows people how their personal food choices affect the world, and how small changes to their eating habits can affect their impact on the environment.

Functional Formularies introduced Nourish, a nutritionally complete, USDA-certified organic pediatric plant-based formula free of all eight common food allergens.

There's a new addition to the CLIF Kid family—CLIF Kid Zbar Fruit + Veggie. This certified USDA organic snack contains whole grains, a blend of fruit puree concentrate and vegetable powders. The soft and chewy bars are available in three flavors: Awesome Orange (carrot, mango and orange), Keen Green (apple, sweet potato and spinach) and Purple Power (sweet potato, beet and berry).

Natreon's Crominex3+ (Trivalent chromium polyphenolic complex) has been granted GRAS approval. Crominex3+ is designed to give excellent content uniformity in finished dosage forms.

Furosap is a new product from Cepham designed to help maintain healthy testosterone levels though the use of standardized protodioscin at an affordable price point. Protodioscin is derived from fenugreek seeds (Trigonella foenum-graecum) and is known to promote healthy testosterone levels. It has been found to support healthy athletic performance, as well as balanced energy and mood.

Coco Taps announced that it received an organic certification for its tapped, resealable unpasteurized coconut water from California Certified Organic Farmers.

In celebration of Earth Day, Boxed Water is Better and the National Forest Foundation announced the return of ReTree, a partnership between the two organizations aiming to plant more than 200,000 trees in 2016. Now in its second year, ReTree is one of the largest tree planting commitments for the NFF with the five-year goal of planting one million trees by 2020 in National Forests across the country that needs reforestation.

Taiyo’s natural Sunfiber ingredient has just been Non-GMO Project verified. Sunfiber, a galactomannan-based fiber, is also 100 percent gluten-free, certified organic, Kosher and Halal, and suitable for vegetarians.

Sharon and Reb Brown, the founders of Bonafide Provisions, have a new cookbook called Healing Bone Broth Recipes.

Nammex Organic Mushroom Extracts announced that it now has a reliable ongoing supply of organically certified Cordyceps militaris mushroom extracts in powdered form for supplement manufacturers in North America.

A new line of sprouted whole grain brown rice and seasoning mixes from Lundberg Family Farm includes five varieties: Thai Red Curry, Toasted Coconut, Chile Verde, Korean BBQ and Vegetable Fried Rice.

EZ Melts Citicoline are now available, with a 250mg dose of Cognizin Citicoline to support memory, focus and attention.

Ingredient innovator Glanbia Nutritionals has launched a new animation to explain the guaranteed gluten-free promise behind OatPure oats. Describing OatPure’s industry-leading producing and processing standards, Glanbia Nutritionals’ animation illustrates the NSF certified process that guarantees safe, gluten-free oats that exceed FDA standards.

Comax Flavors introduced two natural s’more flavors—S'mores and S’mores Pancake.

Under a new distributor agreement, AIDP will market and cell Cypress Systems Inc.'s full line of branded ingredients to the functional foods and nutraceutical industries.

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