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Product Spotlight: Lo Acai Blue Low Glycemic Fruit Beverage


Lo Acai-Blue, 2 superfruits in 1 delicious beverage! Enjoy great health benefits and the incomparable flavor combination of the world's tastiest berries. Lo Acai-Blue is made with organic blueberry juice paired with acai and tart pomegranate. Taking care of yourself has never been so satisfying. Fuel up with Lo!
Taking care of yourself has never been so satisfying.
Keep on moving with Lo!


Made from Real Fruit, Organic Blue Agave Nectar and Stevia.
Gluten Free
Preservative Free
Lo contains ActiVin®, an all-natural Red Grape Seed Extract rich in polyphenols - powerful plant-based antioxidants.

Reported Benefits of Grape Seed Extract
Reduces blood pressure
Increases antioxidant levels, reducing oxidation in the body*





Company: LGJ, LLC
Brand: Lo Fruit Beverage
Origin: USA
Category: Juice
Packaging: 10oz bottle
Claims: Low Calories, Low Glycemic, Gluten Free, Preservative Free, Low Carb
Variants: Acai Blue, Mango Mojito, Pomegranate, Mojito, Pomegrante
Price: $11.99 (4 pack)
Where to Buy: Direct on Website
Website: lofruitbeverage.com



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Product Spotlight: Vampt Lean Machine, Low Calorie, FIT Beer


VAMPT Brands is pleased to introduce LEAN MACHINE Ale, the 'Recovery Ale', fit beer, expected spring 2014. Described as an ultra premium beer with natural flavors and essential Vitamins and minerals. 100% Bio Hydration.

Lean Machine is developed as a sport recovery, low calorie, FIT BEER.

We like to refer to it as 'Recovery Ale'. The concept is pretty straight forward. It will be produced in Calgary and should be available (funding permitting) Late this summer.

Ingredients Review

In Lean Machine ingredients, there aren’t a lot of useless sugars and stimulants in it. Each ingredient serves a specific purpose for a faster and more effective recovery. The Lean Machine ingredients can be broken down into four main groups:

■ Muscle recovery
■ Electrolyte replenishment
■ Anti-Oxidant
■ Immune system

As you can see, after your workout, your body will recover quicker and more fully, leaving you ready to get back at it.


7 Vitamins
77 Calories
7g of Protein


About the Company
VAMPT Brands International, Inc. (VAMPT) is a privately owned Canadian company with a clear mandate to become a major producer and global distributor of innovative Ready-to-drink beverages (“RTD”).

The market for single serve, RTDs is expanding every year with new entries and flavors entering the market. VAMPT Beverages are well positioned to take advantage of the growing progressive Adult beverage category that is growing at double digits year over year in North America.

VAMPT is a NATURALLY INFUSED GLOBAL INGREDIENTS COCKTAIL. It features fresh natural ingredients selected from the Globe infused with premium citrus to create a unique, refreshing, exotic and naturally energetic beverage experience.

VAMPT is not an Energy Drink. It enhances your Day and starts your Night. NATURALIZE YOUR SENSES and RE-VAMPT YOUR COCKTAIL.​



Company: Vampt Brands International, Inc
Brand: Lean Machine
Slogan: Taste a New Ale
Category: Beer
Origin: Canada
Packaging: 12fl oz can (355ml)
Claims:  Gluten Free, Low Calories, Vitamin Enriched, Protein
Alcohol Volume: .5%
Websitevamptbrands.com, leanmachinecanada.com







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Product Spotlight: NaGo All Natural Wasabi Miso Dressing


Nago All Natural Wasabi Miso Dressing is a family recipe that uniquely blends miso and wasabi to create a powerful taste that awakens the senses. It offers an original flavor that begins with an initial cool nasal bite and ends with a pleasant sweet after-note. Our customers also enjoy it as a dipping sauce or marinade for meat items like grilled fish or chicken. It is a Japanese restaurant secret and a constant favorite of wasabi lovers.

This particular dressing is great as a marinade for fish and chicken.

Ingredients: Rice Vinegar, Water, Miso Paste, Organic Agave Nectar, Onion Flakes (Dehydrated), Pure Olive Oil, Wasabi Powder, Garlic Powder, Sesame Oil, Spice. Contains: Sesame and Soy.



The company is founded by a father and son team who wish to share their unique line of gourmet miso dressings. The product is made with all natural ingredients most of which are carefully selected and imported from Japan. Every batch is taste tested by the chef to ensure quality before bottling and is locally made by hand in San Francisco, CA at La Cocina, a green commercial kitchen. The label was designed by a local artist who specializes in high-end packaging designs. All products contain 0g trans fat, no artificial additives or preservatives, and retain full flavor after cooking.

The dressings were first introduced to the public at Newark farmers markets in June 2009. Since then, they have expanded to several farmers' markets in the Bay Area and began selling to gourmet grocery stores. All products can also be purchased online.


Company: NaGo Foods
Brand: NaGo
Slogan: NaGo Makes Miso HAPPY!
Origin: USA
Category: Dressings
Claims: All Natural, Vegan, Gluten Free, Low Fat, Low Calories
Packaging: 10oz
Varieties: Classic Miso, Ginger Sesame Miso, Spicy Miso, Garlic Onion Miso, Japanese Plum Miso
Price: $5.49 USD
Website: nagofoods.com




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Product Spotlight: Califia Farms Almond Milk

Califia Farms has launched  three great tasting almond milks. Using locally sourced almonds from the Central Valley of California, they have developed a unique artisanal process of blanching the almonds – resulting in a fresh, clean, crisp taste packed full of nutrients.

Dairy milk alternatives have come a long way in the last couple years.  With no saturated fats, almond milk is low in calories, an excellent source of calcium (50% more than milk), rich in antioxidants, vitamin E, and 100% vegan.  No longer is alternative milk just for people that are lactose intolerant or allergic to dairy products, it has become so good and so good for you, that people are using it as a replacement for cow’s milk.


Company: Califia Farms
Brand: Almond Milk
Slogan: With Love
Category:  Dairy
Origin: USA
Packaging: 48fl oz
Claims: Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Low Calories, Rich in Antioxidants
Varieties:  Vanilla, Toasted Coconut, Unsweetened, Original
Website: califiafarms.com


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Dairy Spotlight: Yo-Goat Drinkable Probiotic Yogurt


Made using only the freshest Grade A goat milk, live active cultures and natural flavors of honey, vanilla, strawberry and maple brown sugar, our Goat Milk Yogurt is made the natural way – fresh on the farm. With no added preservatives, you can expect just a deliciously thick, yet creamy Greek style yogurt.

As an excellent alternative to cow’s milk yogurt, our Goat Milk Yogurt is good for you too. Each 6 ounce cup provides healthy probiotic cultures to support digestive health, 35% to 45% of your daily calcium and 12 to 15 grams of protein.

Available in Traditional Plain, Honey, Vanilla, Strawberry & new Maple Brown Sugar.


One of the few drinkable goat milk yogurts on the market, Yo-Goat contains only the good stuff: Grade A pasteurized goat’s milk, live active cultures and natural flavors. And with no added preservatives it’s good for you too. So, drink it, pour it, or blend it for breakfast on the go or a healthy afternoon snack.

Available in Traditional Plain, Strawberry, Blueberry or Mango Peach.


Company: Coachfarm
Brand: Yo-Goat
Slogan: As Fresh As It Gets
Category: Yogurt
Origin: USA
Price: $2.29
Packaging: 8oz
Claims: All Natural, Low Fat, Low Calories, No added preservatives
Varieties: Traditional Plain, Honey, Vanilla, Strawberry & new Maple Brown Sugar.
Website: coachfarm.com


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Product Spotlight: Bio-Synergy Skinny Water



Bio-Synergy Skinny Water is a low calorie & functional alternative to high calorie flavored waters and soft drinks.  Bio-Synergy Skinny Water fits perfectly into a hectic lifestyle and can contribute to providing you with the recommended daily amount of water, whilst also assisting to curb cravings and burn calories.  Each bottle is lovingly produced at their UK factory from spring water. Each 500ml bottle is less than 2k/cal.

Ingredient Highlights: Each serving contains chromium which according the Food Standards Agency plays a role in reducing sugar cravings and may play a role in tackling type 2 diabetes.  Each serving contains l-carnitine (an amino acid) which has been the subject of numerous studies regarding fat metabolism.

Full Ingredients: Spring Water, Citric Acid, L-Carnitine Tartrate, Natural Flavoring, Preservatives (Sodium Benzoate, Dimethyl Dicarbonate), Sweetener (Sucralose), Chromium Chloride.

Flavor varieties include:  Pomegranate, Orange and Grapefruit.





Health continues to be the main focus of all food and beverage products and we are seeing lots of new product launches focusing on specific health benefits.  The term skinny is finding its way into many new product names and is targeted towards the health conscious female consumer.  Being skinny is associated with being healthy and right or wrong this is the goal of many people.  Manufacturers will continue to use attractive adjectives such as skinny to lure in consumers that react positively to such words.  The reality is that a balanced diet and regular exercise are the keys to a healthy lifestyle. Until being overweight becomes trendy look for the shelves to be filled with ´skinny ´products.



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Product Spotlight: Special K Crisp Bars

Special K has launched Crisp,  a new line of fruit bars aimed at the health conscious consumer.  Crisp lets you satisfy your hunger while maintaining your figure.  This crunchy snack is made from a base of wheat, has a sweet glaze drizzled on top and fruit filling.  Each bar contains only 70 calories.  Crisp is enriched with 12 vitamins (including A, B, C, E Folic Acid ) and minerals and is available in strawberry anb blueberry flavors.  This product is currently being sold throughout Mexico.



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