New yogurts, hot cereals, snack mixes and bars boast protein from nuts.
Chobani is combining its Greek yogurt with nut butters in a new lineup.
Varieties include chocolate Greek yogurt with hazelnut butter; honey Greek yogurt with almond butter; plain Greek yogurt with almond butter; vanilla Greek yogurt with almond butter; and vanilla Greek yogurt with cashew butter.
The yogurts provide 11 to 12 grams of protein and 160 to 180 calories per cup.
Purely Elizabeth is bringing cauliflower to breakfast with its new Cauli Hot Cereal. Made with a freeze-dried diced cauliflower base, the grain-free, single-serve hot cereals mimic the look and mouthfeel of traditional oats, according to the company. Sweetened with coconut sugar, Cauli Hot Cereal contains 8 grams of protein, 15 grams of net carbs and 190 to 200 calories.
Cinnamon Almond Cauli Hot Cereal is made with almond protein powder, coconut flakes, almonds, freeze-dried cauliflower, coconut sugar, freeze-dried banana, chia seeds, flax seeds, cinnamon and coconut milk powder.
Strawberry Hazelnut Cauli Hot Cereal contains almond protein powder, coconut flakes, coconut sugar, freeze-dried cauliflower, hazelnuts, freeze-dried strawberries, chia seeds and flax seeds.
Lehi Valley Trading Co. is launching a new line of Hispanic-inspired snacks that feature spicy and tropical flavors. The Delicias Gloria line includes dried fruits, sweets and trail mixes and comes in four varieties.
Capirotada is a dessert-inspired blend of salty peanuts, raw almonds and sweet and tart fruits.
Pina Picante includes pineapple tidbits coated in a picante chili lime seasoning.
Pica Dulce De Fresa features Sour Power strawberry belts coated in picante chili lime seasoning.
Mango Picante features mango spears coated in a picante chili lime seasoning blend.
Lehi Valley also is introducing a lineup of gourmet candied nuts in five varieties: maple bourbon pecans, vanilla cranberry cashews, cocoa roasted almonds, ginger citrus almonds and cocoa coconut almonds.
Conagra Brands, Inc. is bolstering its Gardein brand with new meat-free offerings featuring alternatives to pork, chicken, sausage, lamb and beef. Chick’n wings, tenders and nuggets contain a proprietary blend of pea and wheat protein. The new offerings include gochujang-style wings, chipotle Georgia-style wings, Nashville hot tenders and crispy golden nuggets.
Gardein is introducing a shakshuka breakfast bowl and sausage-style benedict breakfast bowl. Both contain 12 grams of plant-based protein.
Two plant-based skillet meals are joining Gardein’s portfolio: pork-style Thai curry and lamb-style vindaloo. Gardein’s new entree bowls contain 13 to 16 grams of protein and fewer than 350 calories. Varieties include orange beef-style bowl, teriyaki chicken-style bowl, chicken-style fajita bowl and Italian sausage-style and pasta bowl.
Sigma U.S. has joined forces with McCormick & Co. to debut McCormick Grill Mates Marinated Bacon. The pork is marinated in Grill Mates marinade, smoked with natural hardwood smoke, sliced thick and then seasoned with a blend of Grill Mates seasonings.
The Ultimate Bacon flavor is marinated and seasoned with extra bacon flavor.
The Montreal Steak variety features a blend of pepper, garlic and spices.
The Smoky Applewood bacon combines chili pepper, garlic and applewood smoke flavor.
The Brown Sugar Bourbon bacon is seasoned with brown sugar, bourbon, red bell peppers and spices.
Optimum Nutrition, a subsidiary of Glanbia P.L.C., is launching its first savory ready-to-eat protein snack. Protein Ridges are baked whey protein squares coated in spices. Available in sour cream, barbecue, honey sriracha and cheese flavors, the snacks contain 170 calories, 2 to 3 grams of sugar and 15 grams of protein per serving.