This month has seen an abundance of new flavors and innovations, from purple potato energy cups to superfood-topped fish to allulose-sweetened frozen yogurt bars. Check out the gallery below to see some of October’s notable product launches, including releases from Late July, Cece’s Veggie Co. and Tofurky.
Cece’s Veggie Co.
Austin, Texas-based food brand Cece’s Veggie Co’s latest launch is Fresh Veggie Ramen, a new line of veggie-based ramen soups which comes in two varieties: Chicken Broth with Organic Perfectly Boiled Egg & Organic Veggies and Vegan Shiitake Mushroom Superfood Broth with Organic Veggies. The new line is available in two-serving 11.75 oz. packages for a suggested retail price of $5.99. , nationwide at Whole Foods and at other regional retailers.
Slow Up bars are a new line of refrigerated bars made with chickpeas, quinoa and almonds and free of dairy, soy and gluten. The brand’s five varieties are currently available for shipping to New York City, for $19.95 for a 5-pack sampler.
Happi Foodi’s new frozen veggie sides come in four varieties -- Sweet Potato Casserole, Roasted Russets & Asparagus, Roasted Root Veggies and Green Bean Casserole -- and are now available nationwide at Walmart.
The latest from Late July is Korean Barbeque tortilla chips, an extension of the brand’s Clàsicos tortilla chip line. The new sweet and spicy flavor is now available nationwide at Whole Foods.
Torfurky announced the launch of its plant-based burger, made with non-GMO soy protein, vegetable protein and wheat gluten and seasoned with salt, onion, garlic and black pepper. The new burgers will be available in two patty packs with a suggested retail price of $5.99.
San Francisco-based Roli Roti’s newest product launch is Farmers Market Heirloom Potatoes, available now in select California Costco locations. The Fingerling potatoes are cooked sous-vide in organic chicken droppings and bone broth, along with spices and garlic.
The Van Cleve Seafood Co.
The Van Cleve Seafood Co.’s new Wild.Skinny.Clean Superfood line is free of soy, corn, dairy, gluten and refined sugars. The line includes three varieties of Superfood Topped Haddock along with Plant-based Crab-less Cake and Plant-Based Pink Shrimp, and is available online now and in retailers in early 2020.
Plant-based nutrition brand Sprout Living has extended its Epic Protein line to include three new varieties: Pro Collagen, Coffee Mushroom and Real Sport. The new offerings, formulated with superfoods and adaptogens, is available online and in grocery, natural food and specialty retailers nationwide.
Kitchenware brand Pampered Chef launched Enrichables, packets of meal enhancers which add protein and nutrients found in vegetables to everyday meals. The line’s first two products are Kale & Fiber and Pea Protein, available in 12-packs for $29, of 24-packs for $49 for a single order or a monthly subscription.
`Uala Pure Purple Power
Purple potato-based food brand ‘Uala released a line of 4 oz. Energy Cups, available in Chocolate, Strawberry and Chai flavors. The pudding-like cups, which are shelf-stable for 12 months can be eaten out of the cup, or used as a smoothie base, spread, or base of a ‘Uala bowl.
Wholly Guacamole launched Guacamole Bowls, offering ready-to-serve guacamole made with Hass avocados and no preservatives. The new line, which can go directly from fridge to table, is available nationwide at Walmart in Classic, Chunky/Homestyle, Spicy and Hatch Chile varieties in 7.5 oz. and 15 oz. containers.
ZBD Health launched new CBD-infused nutrition bars in Colorado, Washington and Oregon retail locations. The vegan, gluten free bars come in Peanut Butter Chocochip and Mint Chocochip flavors, and contain 10 mg CBD, 6 grams of protein, and 5 grams of sugar per bar.
Organic hard kombucha brand JuneShine collaborated with celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn and former “Iron Chef” contestant Michael Colletti on its new kombucha-infused Booch-BBQ sauce. The new limited-edition sauce is gluten-free and formulated without any artificial flavors or colors.
California-based frozen dessert brand Revelé announced its new line of chocolate-covered vegan frozen yogurt bars. The line, formulated with allulose, comes in five varieties and will be available for purchase on the brand’s website for $6.99 per 4-pack of bars.
Boston-based restaurant Saltie Girl has launched a new line of Saltie Girl Potato Chips, into retailers. Made with Maine-sourced potatoes, the chips are available in Sea Salt and Sea Salt & Vinegar varieties, with the launch of Truffle Parmesan and Caviar flavors to follow soon. The chips are sold online and in-store for a retail price of $2.50.
Sweetener company Wholesome has will now offer consumers Allulose, a new zero calorie sweetener with no net carbohydrates or glycemic impact, which can be used for a variety of occasions including baking or sweetening beverages. Wholesome Allulose is available granulated ($8.99 for a 12 oz. pouch) or in liquid form ($7.49 for an 11.5 oz. squeeze bottle).
Back to the Roots
Food and gardening brand Back to the Roots released its new Organic Microgreens Kit, now available nationwide at Lowe’s, Target, Whole Foods and online. The kit’s three varieties -- Mighty Greens, Rainbow Mix and Broccoli -- can all grow year round indoors.
NuGo Nutrition introduced NuGo Perfect Cookie, a line of vegan and low-sugar protein cookies in Dark Chocolate Chip, Double Dark Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Lemon Poppy flavors. The cookies contain 1 gram of sugar, 10 gram of plant protein and 11 grams of fiber, with no artificial sweeteners.