New beverages boast immunity-boosting ingredients.
PepsiCo, Inc. is debuting Propel Immune Support, an electrolyte water that contains 100% of the recommended daily value of vitamin C and 30% zinc per 20-oz bottle. Containing zero grams of sugar and 5 calories, Propel Immune Support comes in orange raspberry and lemon blackberry flavors.
Remedy Organics is introducing Berry Immunity, a new plant-based protein beverage made with elderberry, echinacea, camu camu, lion’s mane mushroom, prebiotics, vitamin C and vitamin D. Dairy-free, gluten-free, non-GMO and USDA certified organic, the functional drink provides 10 grams of protein per bottle.
Uncle Matt’s Organic is launching Ultimate Immune Orange Juice Beverage, made with organic orange juice, elderberry, 300% of the daily dose of vitamin C, 50% vitamin D and 25% zinc. Featuring antioxidants, B vitamins and citrus bio-flavonoids, the USDA certified organic beverage is non-GMO and Certified Glyphosate Residue Free by The Detox Project.
Cloud Water Brands is releasing a new range of functional sparkling beverages called Cloud Water + Immunity. The drinks are formulated with 100% of the daily value of vitamin D and zinc and are sweetened with organic wildflower honey. The beverages contain 40 calories per 12-oz can and are kosher, gluten-free and non-GMO. Flavors include blood orange and coconut; grapefruit, mint and basil; and blackberry, lemon and rosemary.
New from Elegance Brands Inc., Sway Energy + Immunity is a zero-sugar energy beverage featuring 160 mg of green tea caffeine and 100% of the daily value of 5 vitamins. The drink comes in six flavors: lemon lime, mango, orange, passion fruit, strawberry and watermelon.
New from Sonoma Brands is Chef’s Cut Zero Sugar Jerky. Made with a blend of beef and pork, the meat snack is keto- and paleo-friendly, certified gluten-free and contains 12 grams of protein per 1-oz serving. The jerky comes in original and black pepper varieties.
Calbee North America is launching a new snack under its Harvest Snaps brand. New Harvest Snaps Popper Duos are puffed crisps that pair two flavors in one snack. Made with green peas and rice, the baked snacks come in three flavor combos: salsa and cheddar; barbecue and ranch; and yellow and white cheddar.
Danone North America is debuting two new seasonal offerings. New limited-edition Silk Almond Dark Chocolate Peppermint Creamer is Non-GMO Project verified and blends mocha, peppermint and almond milk. New International Delight Caramel Waffle Cookie Coffee Creamer features the flavor of caramel atop a toasted waffle cookie.
SkinnyDipped, maker of dipped almonds and cashews, is launching a line of thinly dipped peanuts in milk chocolate and peanut butter and jelly flavors. Made with Virginia peanuts, the peanuts are Non-GMO Project verified and provide 5 grams of protein per serving.
Sweet Baby Ray’s is expanding its line of sauces and spreads with a new pairing for poultry: Ray’s Chicken Sauce. The condiment combines the tastes of honey mustard and barbecue sauce to deliver “an addictive, subtly sweet, smoky flavored sauce that was specifically made to bring out the best flavors of chicken,” according to the company.
Idahoan Foods is expanding its Honest Earth line with new Honest Earth Mashed Sweet Potatoes. Made with butter and brown sugar, the potatoes are ready to serve in 60 seconds.
Darigold, Inc. is releasing a range of Darigold Northwest Organic Milk sourced from organic Northwest farms in whole, 2%, 1% and skim milk varieties. The company also is introducing Darigold FIT Organic Milk, which contains 14 grams of protein per serving and 40% less sugar, Darigold said.
Clio Snacks is introducing Less Sugar Yogurt Bars in mixed berry and peach flavors. The keto-friendly bars feature Greek yogurt with fruit enrobed in dark chocolate and are sweetened with stevia, erythritol and allulose. Each bar contains 100 calories, 1 gram of sugar and 8 grams of protein.
Meiji America Inc. is introducing Meiji Hello Panda Caramel Snacks. The bite-size treats feature a soft caramel crème filling in a crunchy shell.
Food Nerd Inc. is introducing Sprouted Buckwheat OverNights, a line of gluten-free and vegan sprouted buckwheat breakfasts. The product is prepared by adding milk, shaking and refrigerating overnight. Flavors include cinnamon apple, chocolate goji berry, dark chocolate raspberry and wild blueberry banana.
Koita Foods is rolling out its line of premium Italian plant-based milks to the US. The shelf-stable beverages are made with ethically sourced ingredients grown in the Italian Alps and coconuts from Thailand. Non-dairy, vegan and non-GMO, the milks come in six varieties: Organic Almond, Oat, Soy, Soy for Coffee, Rice and Organic Coconut.