Pacific Natural Foods added All Natural Hemp Milk to its line of shelf-stable non-dairy beverages. All Natural Hemp Milk offers 50 percent of the recommended daily allowance of calcium, 4 grams of fiber and 10 amino acids. The milks are lactose free, cholesterol free and gluten free. All Natural Hemp Milk is available in Original and Vanilla flavors. The company also added All Natural Hazelnut Chocolate Non-Dairy Beverage in 32-ounce and 8-ounce four packs. The drink contains calcium, vitamin D and riboflavin.
Mary Jane’s Soda Inc. released Mary Jane’s Relaxing Soda. The soft drink is made from herbal extract, carbonated water and cane sugar. Mary Jane’s Relaxing Soda also blends kava extract and passionflower, herbs thought to have a relaxation and calming effect, the company says. The product is available in select markets and online. A 12-pack is $29.99.
Pyramid Breweries introduced Juggernaut Red Ale, a ruby red fall seasonal beer, available through this month. Juggernaut Red Ale contains caramel malts and Simcoe and Cascade hops. The product is available in 12- and 22-ounce bottles, six-packs, 12-packs and on draft. Juggernaut Red Ale is 5.6 percent alcohol by volume. A six-pack retails for $8.99.
Square One Organic Spirits launched Square One Botanical – Eden in a Bottle, a certified organic spirit. Square One Botanical is 90 proof and infused with a blend of pear, rose, chamomile, lemon verbena, lavender, rosemary, coriander and citrus peel botanicals.
White Coffee signed a licensing agreement with Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Inc. to introduce a line of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Gourmet Coffees. The 12-ounce coffee bags are available in Dark Chocolate Truffle, English Toffee, Hazelnut and Vanilla Caramel varieties. The coffees are available in specialty and gourmet markets, upscale supermarkets and gourmet food Web sites.
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. released Estate Ale, a beer brewed with locally grown hops and barley. The product uses whole-cone hops and 26 acres of two-row barley. The 24-ounce product is 6.8 percent alcohol by volume, and retails between $7.99 and $9.99.
Dilmah Tea added distribution and released its Watte Single Estate Teas, Premium Single Origin Pure Ceylon Black Teas and Single Origin Pure Ceylong Green Teas in the United States. The teas are grown at different elevations from 800 feet to 6,000 feet, which give the teas a variety of flavors, the company says. A box or tin of tea retails between $3.99 and $7.99.
NBI Juiceworks added Sun Shower Organic Mocha Cappuccino to its line of fortified coffee and tea beverages. Mocha Cappuccino contains the company’s “Lifeguard Protection” nutritional package of protein, vitamins A and E, zinc, organic non-fat milk, calcium and magnesium. A 9.5-ounce bottle contains 170 calories and retails for $2.49.
Batrachian Spirits debuted its Señor Frogs Tequilas in the United States. The Tequila is made from blue agave and is available in Señor Frog’s Plata and Señor Frog’s Reposado varieties. Señor Frog’s Plata is an un-oaked tequila with a dry, medium body, and Señor Frog’s Reposado is aged four months in white oak barrels and contains hints of vanilla, the company says. 750-ml. bottles of Señor Frog’s Plata and Señor Frog’s Reposado retail for $25.99 and $29.99, respectively.
Zico launched its Zico Pure Premium Coconut Water in 1-liter containers. Previously available in 11-ounce Tetra Paks, the new size is designed to offer consumers more options in a take-home size, the company says. The new 1-liter containers of Mango and Passion Fruit have the same nutrient profile as Zico Natural, which already is available in a 1-liter size. The new size retails for $5.49.