RE Botanicals Hemp CBD Relief Body Oil
Topical CBD products made with organic hemp.
- Todd Runestad, supplements editor
Poshi French Beans with Lemon & Garlic
I am a big fan of the plant-based trend and its massive growth over this past year. As a registered dietitian and someone who identifies as a flexitarian, I’m specifically applauding those companies that innovate products on the basis of driving consumption of nutritious beans and vegetables without adding a lot of sweetener—the goal being to shed a positive light on the delicious flavor of these foods and make it more convenient to eat them, rather than mask them.
- Jessie Shafer, director, influence & health education
Serenity Kids 100% Grass Fed Bison
Seeing regenerative agriculture rise in importance in the industry. It is crucial that brands understand their power to improve our agricultural system and support a net positive impact on our environment.
- Chris McGurrin, manager, influencer programs
Barlean's Seriously Delicious CBD Lemon Drop
My favorite trend was CBD! With the welcoming of industrial hemp thanks to the passage of the Farm Bill at the end of last year, it's been exciting to see the explosion of innovation in this space.
- Hannah Esper, content producer
Goodwolf Water Kefir
My favorite trend has been what I call “special drinks,” although the correct terms are probably low or no-alcohol beverages. My favorite is this water kefir-based probiotic drink from Goodwolf, which is less bubbly than most kombuchas and tastes so delicious.
- Cameron Simcik, community & conference content coordinator
Primal Kitchen Tomato Basil Marinara Sauce with Avocado Oil
I’m loving the continued cutting out of added sugar from condiments, snacks, etc. and increased use of natural sweeteners like date and pineapple! Also the cleaning up of condiments in general, including salad dressings, mayo, marinades and ketchup.
- Claire Morton Reynolds, senior industry analyst
The Australian Natural Soap Company Dog Shampoo
I love how brands are finding alternatives to plastics. This product for dogs is convenient and made with natural products, but I especially love that it isn't packaged in plastic like most other pet shampoo products.
- Corrin Salamatian, content marketing manager
Square Baby Peanut Pumpkin Pie with Renewal Mill Okara
Collaboration! I love seeing innovators like Square Baby and Renewal Mill working together strategically towards a better food future for all!
- Denver Lewis, community & conference content manager
Ecoprolive Olive Salt
Brands that not only embrace sustainable processing methods, but also find innovative ways to upcycle traditionally wasted by-products to add new value to our food system.
- Adrienne Smith, senior food business reporter
Caulipower Live Life on the Veg
I love how cauliflower has been rising in the market. It’s a plant-based product that tastes great and checks a ton of boxes for people with different dietary needs.
- Jenna Fitch, director, community conference content