New products - January 2009

Organic hemp protein powders
Manitoba Harvest has created two new hemp protein powders: Organic Dark Chocolate Hemp Protein Powder and Organic Vanilla Hemp Protein Powder. The powders are offered in 16oz jars. The dark chocolate variety contains organic hemp protein powder, organic fairtrade evaporated cane juice and organic fair-trade cocoa powder. It provides 10g?of protein and 8g of fibre per serving. The vanilla variety contains organic hemp protein powder, organic fair-trade evaporated cane juice and organic vanilla flavour. It has 11g of protein and 8g of fibre per serving. Both are gluten free and contain no additives or preservatives.

Frozen yoghurts with MEG-3
Kemps has included Ocean Nutrition Canada's MEG-3 EPA/DHA food ingredient in two new fat-free frozen yoghurts. Kemps is the first company to launch a frozen dessert in the US containing the MEG-3 fish oil. As with the recent launch of its Kemps Plus Healthy Lifestyle, and Kemps Plus Healthy Kids milk products, the company has chosen to place the MEG-3 logo on its packaging. The yoghurts are available in two flavours: Pomegranate Swirl and Wild Blueberries N' Sweet Cream.

Collagen-generating supplement
BioSil, a bio-available, collagen-generating supplement from Natrol, has been shown in clinical studies to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles, strengthen hair and nails, and promote bone-mineral density. It is formulated as a liquid, a capsule, and a bone-building tablet with calcium and vitamin D. Founded in 1980 in California, Natrol is a wholly owned subsidiary of Plethico Pharmaceuticals.

Nutrient-enriched nut line
A new line of nutrient-enhanced nuts is being sold under the Snacktrition label, and includes five different almond and cashew flavour combinations, all with boosted levels of calcium and fibre. The parent company of the new brand is Mellace Family Brands, which has been in business for seven years. Mellace's rapid growth landed them a spot on the "Inc. 5,000" list with a ranking of 36th in the food and beverage category.

Full-spectrum mineral drops
Anderson's Concentrated Mineral Drops are a natural, very low-sodium sea-mineral concentrate from Utah's Great Salt Lake. Offered by Mineral Resources International, Anderson's is rich in magnesium, an essential mineral, and contains the full spectrum of naturally occurring elements in trace and ultra-trace amounts for body balancing and full-spectrum resonance. Anderson's CMD are GRAS, kosher certified and pass the US Food Chemicals Codex's heavy-metals safety test.

Red-wine benefits minus the alcohol
Embodi, the first nonalcoholic juice-blend beverage to provide the health benefits of red wine, is now available in US speciality stores. The beverages are made from a specially developed grape-pomace extract made from the skins, seeds and stems of red-wine grapes. This extract is combined with organic juices and provides Embodi with the full spectrum of red wine's antioxidants — and resulting health benefits — without the side effects of alcohol.

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