December 1, 2006
Country Choice Organic Soft Baked Cookies
Company: Country Choice Organic, Eden Prairie, Minn.
Web site: www.CountryChoiceNaturals.com
Suggested Retail: $3.69 per 7.25-oz. box
Product Snapshot: Rich. Chewy. And certified organic. Country Choice’s new Soft Baked cookies are a triple threat. The two newest varieties of this homemade-quality product, Oatmeal Cranberry and Chocolate Chunk, offer the same great taste as its other four flavors — Old Fashioned Oatmeal, Oatmeal Raisin, Double Fudge Brownie and Oatmeal Chocolate.
Ingredients (Oatmeal Cranberry): Organic whole grain rolled oats, organic sugar, organic sweetened dried cranberries (organic cranberries, organic sugar, organic sunflower oil), organic cane syrup, water, organic whole grain oat flour, organic high-oleic sunflower and/or safflower oil, organic brown rice flour, organic honey, organic raisins, organic coconut, organic whole eggs, leavening (baking soda, monocalcium phosphate), corn starch, sea salt, organic vanilla extract, soy lecithin, guar gum, organic cinnamon, natural organic cranberry flavor.
Jack Link’s Premium Cuts Jerky
Company: Link Snacks, Inc., Minong, Wis.
Web site: www.JackLinksJerky.com
Suggested Retail: $5.99 for a 3.65-oz. bag
Product Snapshot: Jack Link’s newest jerky products include Maple & Brown Sugar Ham Jerky, a 94% fat-free variety that’s slow-cooked and applewood-smoked, and offers 7 g. of carbs per serving. New beef jerky flavors are KC Masterpiece, A1 Steak Sauce and Pepperoni.
Ingredients (Maple & Brown Sugar Sweet & Savory Ham): Pork ham knuckles, sugar, water, brown sugar, salte, less than 2 % maltodextrin, natural maple flavor (maltodextrin, natural flavors, dextrose, molasses, sugar, caramel color), monosodium glutamate, maple syrup, flavorings, molasses, sodium erythorbate, sodium nitrite, spices.
Pamela’s Old Fashioned Raisin Walnut Cookies
Company: Pamela’s Products, Inc., Ukiah, Calif.
Web site: www.PamelasProducts.com
Suggested Retail: $3.87 for a 6.52-oz.-box
Product Snapshot: Billed as “Soft, moist, gluten-free, delicious!,” this all-natural, non-dairy product is ideal for health-conscious and diabetic consumers. A reformulation of Pamela’s original Raisin Walnut Cookies, this new offering has the same great taste. Each cookie is loaded with sweet raisins and nut chunks.
Ingredients: Fruit juice concentrate (pineapple, peach and pear juice), monosaturated safflower oil, organic raisins, organic eggs, organic rice flour base (organic brown rice flour, organic white rice flour, organic tapioca starch, organic sweet rice flour, xanthan gum), walnuts, organic soy flakes, organic soymilk powder, slice almonds, coconut, non-GMO soy lecithin, gluten-free vanilla flavor (contains corn derivative), baking soda, cinnamon, xanthan gum, sea salt, grainless & aluminum-free baking powder (sodium bicarbonate, sodium acid pyrophosphate, potato starch).
Shearer’s Reduced Fat Kettle Cooked Extra Crunchy Potato Chips
Company: Shearer’s Foods, Inc., Brewster, Ohio
Web site: www.shearers.com
Suggested Retail: $2.99 for an 8.5-oz. bag
Product Snapshot: Shearer’s newest kettle chip has 40% less fat, but 100% of the same taste as the rest. Health-conscious consumers need not sacrifice flavor with this product, one of several new offerings from this snack industry leader.
Ingredients: Potatoes, vegetable oil (contains one or more of the following: peanut, canola or cottonseed oil), and salt.