California Dried Plum Board (CDPB): The CDPB represents 800 dried plum growers and 29 dried plum packers under the authority of the California Secretary of Food and Agriculture. Revered as part of California’s rich history, the dried plum remains a vital player in California’s economic wealth. California growers produce approximately 99 percent of the United States’ and 40 percent of the world’s supply of prunes and prune products. California prunes are The Whole Package: a naturally sweet, convenient and nutrient-dense snack and versatile culinary ingredient. For more information visit, www.californiadriedplums.org.
Vestcom's healthyAisles is the leading and most trusted shelf edge nutrition program and database in the retail industry today. healthyAisles offers over 70 nutrition and lifestyle attributes for retailers to choose from to create a customized nutrition guidance platform for their shopper demographics and needs. All of these attributes are created in accordance with FDA, USDA, and other reputable health organization guidance and standards to ensure reputable, transparent and fact-based nutrition guidance to shoppers at the shelf-edge and beyond.
Nestlé is the leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company. Nestlé enhances lives with science-based nutrition and health solutions for all stages of life, helping consumers care for themselves and their families. In the United States, Nestlé is working diligently to address public health priorities and to meet people’s changing preferences through research, education and partnerships. Nestlé Nutrition is bringing this mission to life through our Gerber® and Nestlé Health Science divisions.
Deliciously reduce or eliminate hidden or added dietary sugars with SweetLeaf® Stevia Sweetener. The plant-based sugar alternative provides zero-calorie, zero-carb, sugar-free sweetness with no artificial ingredients and a non-glycemic response. Also available organic, SweetLeaf is gluten-free and non-GMO. Find it in paleo packets, a shaker jar, or dissolvable SteviaTabs®. Enjoy SweetLeaf sprinkled on fruit, cereal, or oatmeal; use it to add tasty sweetness to coffee and smoothies; and replace sugar in any recipe. Liquid stevia Sweet Drops™ instantly flavor and sweeten drinks, food, and recipes; and Water Drops™ enhance still or sparkling water to make daily hydration a delicious treat.
Lantana Foods (formerly known as Eat Well Embrace Life) is shaking up the hummus category by bringing more color, more flavor, and more variety to the shelf. Whether shoppers want something traditional (White Bean), unique (Sriracha Carrot), kid-friendly (Beet), or adventurous (Extra Spicy 3-pepper), Lantana has it covered.
Our hummus is great as a snack, condiment, appetizer, and ingredient in healthy recipes. Plus, all 10 flavors are lower in fat and calories compared to the leading hummus brand. They are also non-GMO certified, Kosher certified, and vegan. Find our hummus in the deli section of your grocery store. www.lantanafoods.com
Smithfield, founded in Smithfield, Virginia, is a leading provider of high-quality, nutritious pork products. From hand-trimmed meats and slow-smoked holiday hams to marinated tenderloins, Smithfield brings artistry, authenticity and a commitment to heritage, flavor, and handcrafted excellence to its products. All of Smithfield's products meet the highest quality and safety standards in the industry. Based on guidance from registered dietitian experts on the Smithfield Wellness Advisory Panel, Smithfield has developed education materials that assist retail dietitians with recipes, nutrient facts and science-based cooking advice. To learn more about how Flavor Hails from Smithfield, please visit www.Smithfield.com, www.Twitter.com/SmithfieldBrand, and www.Facebook.com/CookingWithSmithfield.
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) is a contractor for the Beef Checkoff and manages research and promotion programs on behalf of America's farmers and ranchers with oversight from the Cattlemen's Beef Board and USDA. Registered dieticians and nutrition communication experts at NCBA work to provide the latest in beef research and resources to help you and your clients live better with lean beef.
At Enjoy Life Foods, our mission is to deliver safe, better-for-you products free-from the top eight food allergens, but not free-from taste so everyone can Enjoy Life and Eat Freely! All products are Certified Gluten-Free, Non-GMO Project Verified, and free-from milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat and soy. This way, whether you are Celiac, lactose-intolerant, allergic to soy, sensitive to egg, or almost anything else, our products are sure to satisfy every need. www.enjoylifefoods.com
The Florida Department of Citrus (FDOC) is an executive agency of the Florida government that supports the marketing, research and regulation of the Florida citrus industry. It ensures the sustainable future of Florida orange groves, the economic well-being of the Florida citrus grower and the availability of Florida Orange Juice for consumers everywhere. 100% Orange Juice is a delicious and nutritious beverage grown by generations of farmers using high-quality standards so you can feel good about drinking it and serving it to your family and friends. For more information, please visit FloridaJuice.com.
At Kellogg, we believe in providing great tasting, nutritious grain-based foods that delight our consumers. We’re thinking about breakfast in a whole new way and going beyond the typical bowl of cereal by adding in exciting ingredients and flavors. Cereal is also a great way to add nutrition, flavor, and texture to any meal or snack. Use your imagination to enjoy some amazing flavor combinations. Avocado and cayenne pepper, anyone?
Musco Family Olive Co., a third-generation privately held family business, is the leading branded retail supplier of table olives in America. The company’s Pearls® and Early California® brands command over 54 percent of the total national branded market share of black ripe olives and use nearly half of the California olive crop. With innovation at their core, the company introduced the first ever, liquid-free, single- serve snack-ready olives with Pearls® Olives to Go™ in 2014.Musco Family Olive Co. olives are available in supermarkets nationwide under the Pearls® and Early California® brand names. For more information, go to www.olives.com
The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) is a public-private partnership between the State of Alaska and the Alaska seafood industry to promote its wild, natural and sustainable seafood. ASMI works with retailers across the US and Canada to support their efforts to provide delicious, healthy and sustainable meals to their customers. There are many ways eating wild Alaska seafood can boost health and wellness, such as high-quality protein, omega-3s, selenium, Vitamin D and calcium. ASMI works with chefs, nutritionists, dietitians, quality experts and key industry influencers to stay on top of the latest seafood nutrition and preparation trends. ASMI is ready to assist retail dietitians to incorporate more seafood into the service deli.
ASR Group is the world’s largest cane sugar refiner, and is proud to offer US consumers a variety of quality sweetening brands, including two brands over 100-year old: Domino® Sugar and C&H® Sugar. ASR Group is also a provider of Born Sweet Zing™ Organic Stevia Sweetener - Zero Calories, Tate+Lyle® Gourmet Syrups and Organic Sugars, and Florida Crystals® Sugar; the very first and only certified organic sugar cane grown and harvested in the USA.
Learn more at, www.asr-group.com.
The California LGMA is an organization focused on food safety on the farm for lettuce and leafy green vegetables. However; this nutritious and healthy food requires safe handling from farm to fork – more so than other foods because leafy greens are frequently eaten raw. For that reason, we have put together consumer food safety resources for lettuce and leafy greens (we have nutrition facts too!).
Deliciously creamy and packed with more protein than regular, unstrained yogurt, Chobani is an on-trend, versatile ingredient and a great flavor carrier in both sweet and savory applications. Add it to dressings, soups, smoothies and baked goods or use it as a sour cream or mayo substitute to lower the fat, calories and sodium while increasing the protein in dishes. chobani.com
Crispy Green, Inc. is the maker of Crispy Green® Crispy Fruit freeze-dried fruit snacks, made of 100% pure fruit, nothing else. The Crispy Green® line of snacks is made of only the finest fruits available. A sophisticated freeze-drying process removes the water from fresh, sweet fruit, leaving behind the fruit’s true essence in a light and crispy texture that’s perfect for snacking. All seven varieties of Crispy Fruit are soy-free, dairy-free and peanut and tree nut-free and Non-GMO Project Verified. Crispy Green® is a delicious, convenient way to add more fruit to one’s daily diet. www.crispygreen.com
Pasta Reinvented! Easy to cook and nutrient dense organic pastas are now available to your consumers. Explore Cuisine has an innovative line of plant-based pastas made from just beans, lentils, and rice. With as much as 25g of protein in just 2 oz, high in protein, gluten free, organic, vegan, and kosher, these pastas are made for everyone in your family!
Established in 2006, Fit & Fresh is an award winning, marketplace leader in the design and manufacturer of insulated lunch bags, portion-perfect containers, & specialized hydration products that make it easy for people to eat well & fuel up, no matter where life takes them.
The National Confectioners Association is the trade organization that advances, protects and promotes chocolate, candy, gum and mints, and the companies that make these special treats. As the leading association for the $35 billion U.S. confectionery industry, NCA educates the public to help ensure that it understands and appreciates the unique role that chocolate and candy can play in a happy, balanced lifestyle. America’s leading chocolate and candy companies are coming together to provide consumers with information, options, and support as they enjoy their favorite treats.
Navitas, Latin for ‘energy,’ was founded in 2003. It began with a collaboration between Zach Adelman and a Peruvian farm cooperative on our first product, Maca. The Navitas brand now boats more than 70 products to support your healthy diet and lifestyle. Our superfoods are certified organic, Non-GMO, third party tested for safety and quality, minimally processed and sustainably grown. It’s our Superfood Promise to you. This year, we introduce our new brand name, Navitas Organics, to demonstrate our commitment to providing only the highest quality, organic, nutrient-dense, plant-based superfoods that have been gently handled with care at every step. www.navitasorganics.com
By being upfront and direct with its core ingredients in a clean, bold design, RXBAR cuts through the cluttered world of protein bars. With a base of dates, nuts and egg whites, each minimal ingredient bar packs 12 grams of protein and is gluten free, soy free, dairy free with no added sugar or artificial ingredients. RXBARs come in eleven delicious flavors and are perfect for a breakfast on the go, mid-day snack or a pre/post workout fix. www.rxbar.com
SunButter is a simple, natural and delicious sunflower butter. Made from U.S grown sunflower seeds, SunButter has 7G of protein per serving and more vitamins and minerals than nut butter. SunButter is free from all of the top 8 food allergens and produced in a continuous and controlled process from seed to jar that ensures a fresh roasted flavor, smooth consistency, and simple ingredients every time.
Unilever launched the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan as a blueprint for achieving our vision to grow our business, while decreasing our environmental footprint and increasing our positive social impact. A key pillar of this global initiative is to help more than a billion people take action to improve their health and well-being. Our vision is to make food that tastes good, does good, and doesn't cost the earth. Hence, we are launching a new in-store platform, "Make Meals that Do More", that will provide your shoppers with deliciously simple nutritious recipes with sustainability messaging to help drive category growth.
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