Introducing new Unlocked by Coffee mate: a first-of-its-kind line of coffee-flavored coffee creamers, designed to turn your kitchen into your favorite neighborhood coffee shop—no fancy machines or expensive equipment required. Inspired by the unique characteristics of various coffee blends, Unlocked by Coffee mate cuts any bitterness of traditional black coffee, while adding a creamy richness and the taste of a gourmet roast to your mug. Available in Classic Colombian and Italian Espresso varieties (32 fl. oz., MSRP $3.79), Unlocked will be sold nationwide in January 2021.
PLANT-BASED HEMP COFFEE CREAMER
Elmhurst 1925, maker of plant-based nut and grain beverages, debuts its new seasonal plant-based creamers. Available in Pumpkin Spice, Apple Pie Spice and Gingerbread, the new additions join the brand’s already popular core Oat Creamers in Unsweetened, Hazelnut, French Vanilla and Chai Spice. Each creamer includes real hemp cream and whole grain oats. A great source of Omega-3, they contain 20 calories or less and no more than 1g of sugar per serving. All Elmhurst creamers are certified vegan, gluten-free, Non-GMO Project verified, dairy-free, OU kosher and made without artificial flavors, carrageenan, gums or other emulsifiers.
HARD KOMBUCHA IN TWO NEW FLAVORS
AfterGlow Hard Kombucha by Aqua ViTea, the alcohol-aware kombucha company, introduces Cherry Sour, a refreshingly juicy and tart flavor, and Apricot Dream with fresh, crisp notes of hops. Similar to AfterGlow's other popular flavors, Ginger Blue and Citrus Rush, Cherry Sour and Apricot Dream contain an alcohol content of 5% ABV and are gluten-free, non-GMO, lower calorie, lower sugar and paleo- and vegan-friendly. The new flavors also provide natural probiotics, antioxidants, b-vitamins and detoxifying acids. Priced at $9.99 for a four-pack and $12.99 for a six-pack, AfterGlow Hard Kombucha is available in cans in select markets.
REDESIGNED PACKAGING FOR SUGAR-FREE COFFEE CREAMER
International Delight is giving its sugar-free products a new look and a new name: International Delight Zero Sugar. The sleek new packaging puts “Zero Sugar” front-and-center to help you find it more easily—and puts flavor front-and-center in your coffee. International Delight Zero Sugar Coffee Creamers are available in French Vanilla, Caramel Macchiato and Hazelnut, plus limited-edition seasonal flavor Pumpkin Pie Spice. International Delight’s Zero Sugar Coffee Creamers (MSRP $3.79) are available nationwide, while Zero Sugar Pumpkin Pie Spice can be found just for a limited time during this holiday season.
BUDDY THE ELF CHRISTMAS CREAMER
If anyone knows how best to spread holiday cheer, it’s Buddy the Elf. That’s why International Delight has partnered with the movie ELF to release a limited-edition line of specially packaged holiday coffee creamers that taste like they came straight from Santa’s workshop. Seasonal flavors include Caramel Waffle Cookie, Frosted Sugar Cookie, and Peppermint Mocha Coffee. All three creamers are sold in 32-ounce bottles for a suggested retail price of $3.79, and a 1 tablespoon serving contains 35 calories, 0.5g saturated fat, and 10mg sodium. Each flavor is Non-GMO Project Verified.
FALL- AND WINTER-THEMED COFFEE CREAMERS
KETO-CERTIFIED FRUIT BLENDS AND WELLNESS-INSPIRED SMOOTHIES
Dole has introduced the first Keto-Certified frozen fruit blend, the Dole Keto Berry Blend, and a line of three new Dole Boosted Blends. Each is designed to help support your nutrition goals and can be used to make a delicious and convenient, ready-to-blend smoothie. The new Dole Keto Berry Blend is specially formulated to meet the Keto certification criteria allowing only 8g net carbs per serving, using low sugar and high fiber fruits, and healthy fats. The line of new Dole Boosted Blends each feature a combination of fruit and boosted cubes for a smoothie kit packed with nutrition to start your day off right.
HIGH-PROTEIN REFRIGERATED SHAKES
Core Power announced Strawberry as the latest flavor to join its growing collection of ready-to-drink high-protein shakes in the Core Power Elite line, which already includes Chocolate and Vanilla flavors. Designed for athletes and fitness enthusiasts who opt for a significant amount of protein to help support their post-workout recovery, the Core Power Elite line delivers 42 grams of complete protein in each 14-ounce bottle with 230 calories, nine essential amino acids, and seven or eight grams of sugar. All Core Power protein shakes are made with real cows’ milk filtered using Fairlife’s patented cold-filtration system.
DAIRY-FREE BANANA OAT MILK
Banana Wave is the only vegan-friendly, alternative milk of its kind to deliver the health benefits of real, whole bananas, fiber-rich oat milk and vitamins like B-12 in a delicious formula. Fat-free, gluten-free, Non-GMO Project Verified and 100% natural, Banana Wave offers four products, including Original, Chocolate, Strawberry and a recently launched Mango flavor, all made with whole fruits. Banana Wave is packed with essential vitamins including A, B12, C, D, and E, as well as high amounts of fiber, potassium and protein, naturally found in oats and bananas. Additionally, Banana Wave has no artificial sweeteners, flavors, or coloring.
NON-DAIRY PILI NUT MILK AND CREAMER
Lavva, the plant-based foods brand known for its rich Pili nut yogurt, is expanding into the milk alternative industry. As the category’s first Pili nut-based line, Lavva's new Unsweetened Plant Milk, Chocolate Plant Milk and Unsweetened Plant Creamer are made with the same three base ingredients: coconut water, filtered water and Pili nuts. Unlike other milk alternatives, these products are made with zero added sugar, and Chocolate is sweetened only by dates. The Unsweetened Plant Milk and Chocolate Plant Milk are priced at $5.49, with the Unsweetened Plant Creamer priced at $3.49.
PLANT-BASED PROTEIN KETO BEVERAGES
The new plant-based Bolthouse Farms Protein Keto beverage line is made with coconut milk and pea protein, and are vegan, non-dairy, non-GMO, gluten and soy-free, and contain no artificial flavors, preservatives, colors or sweeteners. Available in three flavors—Mocha Truffle Latte, Cinnamon Horchata and Hazelnut Fudge—plant-based Bolthouse Farms Protein Keto beverages contain 12g of vegan protein, 1g sugar, 2-3g net carbs and MCTs from coconut. Low in net carbs with no added sugar, the entire lineup of Bolthouse Farms Protein Keto beverages appeals to consumers who are trying to limit or avoid added sugar.
FUNCTIONAL PLANT-BASED TROPICAL JUICES
Just Made features 100% tropical, plant-based juices in nine different flavors that are vegan and gluten-free, with no added sugar, preservatives or GMOs. They are mindfully crafted in small batches and nutrient dense with added functional ingredients, and packed with vitamin C to help fight off harmful germs and keep immune systems strong. Each juice contains half the calories and sugar of other leading juice brands, and are made using HPP (high-pressure processing) which destroys harmful bacteria and microbes while preserving nutrients and flavor. For every bottle sold, Just Made donates 5 cents to support teachers in farming communities.
HEALTH-FOCUSED SHOTS AND BLENDS
Verde Juice started after Kelly Egolf, the company’s founder, healed herself on four months of liquid diet following major jaw surgery. Through research on the nutritional properties of whole foods, she learned she could combine cold-pressed juice with leafy greens, seeds and nuts for maximum nutritional benefit. Verde Juices contain 100% certified organic products and are made in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Products are made using HPP (high-pressure processing) and include immunity, detox, and endurance shots, plus cold-pressed juice blends like Spring Green, Ruby Cleanse, Immune Booster, Hydrating Sweetness, and Maple Lemon Aid.
Compiled by Michael Costa.
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