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Fall 2014

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3 8 Progressive Grocer Products Showcase / Fall 2014 Organic and natural Pumpkin spice cookie Almondina Brand Biscuits from YZ Enterprises has brought back Pumpkin Spice – a thin all-natural, almond and pumpkin seed cookie — for the fall. The cookie is a combination of almonds, spices and pepitas (pumpkin seeds). The crispy almond cookie has no cholesterol and no added fat, salt, preservatives and trans fats,and it has just 33 calories per cookie. YZ, Enterprises Inc. Maumee, Ohio almondina.com Simple ingredient chips Simply 7 Snacks' corporate mission is to manufacture a line of snack products with natural, pronounceable ingredients that taste good. Simply 7's newest introduction, the Quinoa Chip, is available in Sea Salt, Barbeque, Cheddar, and Sour Cream & Onion flavors. The company also offers Hummus Chips in Sea Salt, Roasted Red Pepper, Spicy Chili Pepper, and Tomato Basil varieties along with Lentil Chips in Sea Salt, Creamy Dill, Jalapeno, and Bruschetta flavors. In addition, Simply 7 offers Pomegranate Chips. Simply 7 Snacks Houston, Texas simply7snacks.com Organic coffee, tea MetaBrand introduced three new products: ULIV Java by Martha Stewart, a fair-trade organic coffee blended with green tea, herbs and botanicals; GR3EN ENERGY from FarmRoof, an organic, superfood energy drink with the flavors of kale, coconut water and green tea; and Pure Pret Teas from Pret a Manger, organic teas, including Hibiscus herbal, Black Tea with Lemon, and Half & Half black tea and lemonade. MetaBrand Edison, N.J. metabrandcorp.com Chia-based snacks Chia Bites are indulgent snacks with a chewy crunch, and available in Cherry Chunk and Chocolate Chunk. Each serving of Chia Bites contain 600 mg of Omega 3, 200 mg of Omega 6, Chia, Quinoa, Sunflower Seeds, Brown Rice and 3 grams of soluble fiber. Each bite combines hints of cinnamon, vanilla and honey. Cherry Chunk adds tart dried cherries to this flavor combination, and Chocolate Chunk is studded with chocolate. Chia Bites are packaged in 4-oz., resealable bags that retail for $4.99. Go Chia! products are all natural, gluten free and most of the product line is vegan. Go Chia! Orlando. Fla. drinkchianow.com Rockin' single- serve coffee Aerosmith drummer, Joey Kramer, expanded his U.S. Department Agriculture organic-certified coffee line, Rockin' & Roastin', to include single-serve cups. The single-serve coffees come in a trio of organic flavors: a medium roast from Guatemala, a medium-dark roast from Ethiopia, and a dark roast from Sumatra. The single-serve versions use recyclable cups and can be purchased online for $8.99 per 12-cup box of any varietal, or for $7.99 per 12-cup box when one purchases four or more boxes, plus shipping and handling. Rockin' & Roastin' Boston rockinandroastin.com Artisanal Soups Back to Nature Foods Company, LLC, has expanded its product categories to include a new line of artisanal soups made with ancient grains. The new product line also includes gluten-free and non-GMO options and complements Back to Nature's existing line of whole grain crackers. These soups are family- favorite soups with a unique twist. Flavors include: Chicken & Wild Rice with Kamut; Chicken Tortilla with Red Quinoa; Beef & Barley; gluten-free Tuscan 3-Bean with Kale & Millet; and gluten- free Classic Minestrone with Farro. Back to Nature Foods Co. Naples, Fl. Backtonaturefoods.com Natural, Organic Non-GMO RTD Tea and Juice Zone 8 Beverages introduced Zone 8, a line of four varieties of ready-to- drink, natural, organic, non-GMO teas and blends that can be served hot and cold: Agua de Jamaica Hibscus Tea, Honey Lemon Tea, Red Rooibos Pomegranate Tea, and Black Tea. Packaged in 16.9-oz. plastic bottles, the teas contain 0-88 calories per serving and have a $1.99 SRP. The company overall has a clean-label policy, which is "No artificial anything." Zone 8 Beverages Chicago, IL drinkzone8.com Yogurt pouches for kids Fans of organic baby food are now able to enjoy Stonyfield YoBaby, YoTot, and YoKids Squeeze yogurt pouches, produced in collaboration with Happy Family, that hit stores this summer. The Stonyfield & Happy Family yogurt pouches are made with organic ingredients. All of the yogurts are fortified with vitamin D. The yogurt pouches are sold individually as well as in four packs. The suggested retail price is $1.49 and $4.99, respectively. The re-sealable package can be out of refrigerator for up to four hours. Stonyfield Londonderry, N.H. stonyfield.com ki i k

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