NUT-FLAVORED, PLANT-BASED BEVERAGE
WhiteWave Food expanded its Silk lineup with Nutchello, a distinctive blend of nut flavors that contains 90 calories or less per serving. Nutchello comes in Caramel Almond Cashew, Dark Chocolate Walnut and Toasted Coconut Cashew, and is available in the refrigerated aisle at grocery stores nationwide for a suggested retail price of $4.49.
PORTABLE PROTEIN DRINK
Chobani expanded beyond the yogurt aisle with new Drink Chobani, a portable protein drink. Made with only natural ingredients such as real fruit and probiotics, Drink Chobani offers a smooth yogurt drink in Mixed Berry, Strawberry Banana, Apple Cucumber Spinach and Mango flavors. Drink Chobani will be available in 10-ounce bottles nationwide beginning in July.
FLAVORED HALF & HALF
Organic Valley introduced new French Vanilla and Hazelnut flavors to its half and half lineup of organic creamers. Both kinds start with high-quality, pasture-raised milk and cream, then blended with organic, fair-trade cane sugar and French vanilla and hazelnut flavors. They come in a 16-ounce PET bottle with an easy-pour flip cap for a suggested retail price of $3.49.
COLD-PRESSED JUICE BLEND
Naked Juice introduced new fruit- and vegetable-forward juice blends made with the simplest ingredients. The new flavors—Bright Greens, Hearty Greens, Lively Carrot, Bold Beet and Cool Pineapple—are made with ready-to-eat, high-quality fruits and vegetables that are cold-pressed right into the 12-ounce bottle.
Naked Juice’s other latest veggie-forward offering—Sea Greens—is packed with sea nutrients, including dulse and spirulina. Plus, each 15.2-ounce bottle is an excellent source of potassium and vitamins A and B12, and contains 60% daily value of iodine.
ORGANIC, ULTRA-PREMIUM JUICES, PROTEIN BEVERAGES
Bolthouse Farms developed a host of new 1915 Bolthouse Farms organic, ultra-premium beverages. The alternative protein beverages include almond milk, soymilk and pea protein, and come in Vanilla, Chocolate and Coffee flavors. Packaged in 12-fluid-ounce BPA-free bottles, these protein beverages deliver 12 grams of protein and are made with simple and dairy-free ingredients. Also new are 1915 Bolthouse Farms organic ultra-premium, cold-pressed fruit and vegetable blends. With no more than six ingredients per bottle, each juice contains a balance of nutrient-rich fruits and vegetables, available in Strawberry with coconut water, pear, apple and lemon; Orange with carrot, pineapple, apple and lime; and Grapefruit with apple, peach and raspberry. The entire 1915 beverage portfolio is available for a suggested retail price of $3.99. The new Protein PLUS shakes boast more than 30 grams of protein per 15.2-fluid-ounce bottle, and include 21 vitamins and minerals with no added preservatives, artificial flavors or colors. The proprietary blend uses two different types of protein—whey and soy—and comes in Banana Honey Almond Butter, Coconut and Strawberry. Bolthouse Farms also offers a new selection of flavor-forward fruit and vegetable juices made with nutrient-rich ingredients in Mango Pineapple Colada, Berries and Green Veggies and Raspberry Blood Orange.
Good Karma Foods introduced a line of cultured flaxmilk beverages, available in the yogurt section in Blueberry, Good Greens and Pineapple, Plain and Strawberry flavors. Each serving includes 1,200 mg of omega-3, 5 grams of plant-based protein and is rich in calcium and vitamin D. Good Karma Flaxmilk is sold in conventional and natural food markets nationwide for a suggested retail price of $3.99-4.49.
Suja Juice Co. launched a new line of enhanced water made with nothing but organic fruits, vegetables and vegan probiotics. Suja Pressed Probiotic Waters contain 2 billion colony-forming units of vegan probiotics, and come in Raspberry, Ginger Lime, Pineapple Lemon Cayenne and Orange Ginger Pineapple. They’re available exclusively at Target, and each 14.5-fluid-ounce bottle boasts a suggested retail price of $2.99.
Mulberry Love introduced a nutrient-rich superfruit drink sourced from organic Mulberry orchards in Izmir, Turkey. Rich in B-complex vitamins as well as vitamins C and K, Mulberry Love comes in a premium organic Mulberry juice blended with coconut water from the Philippines; an organic Mulberry blend with green tea; an organic Mulberry and Kombucha elixir; and an all-natural Mulberry superfruit blend. These superfruit drinks are packaged in glass bottles and available at Sprouts, Whole Foods (Southern Pacific region), Ralph’s and select Von’s, Pavillions and Safeway chains, as well as independent health food markets.
LOW ACID ORANGE JUICE
Simply Beverages introduced Simply Orange Low Acid, a 100% pure-squeezed, reduced-acid orange juice with calcium. Available on store shelves nationwide, it comes in a 59-fluid-ounce multi-serve carafe with PlantBottle packaging.
KeVita debuted a new cleansing probiotic tonic in Meyer Lemon, made from the company’s proprietary water-based kefir culture. Consisting of 4 billion colony-forming units of probiotics, this tonic offers 100% daily value of vitamin C and is just 25 calories per 8-ounce serving. KeVita also launched three new master brew Kombucha flavors, available in Mango Habanero, Dragonfruit Lemongrass and Citrus, all made with beneficial organic acids. A 15.2-ounce glass bottle boasts a suggested retail price of $3.49.