You’re supposed to drink 80 ounces of water each day, something most people don’t get close to. There’s also the issue of keeping track of the amount of water you drink, so Ounce Water puts it right on the packaging to help you keep track. Talk about smart water.
When you harvest the sap from maple trees to maple syrup, 97% of the sap turns into a water byproduct. Asarasi is taking that once thrown away water, collecting it from farmers, adding some carbonation and creating this new sparkling bottled water beverage. The product is the only water that is USDA certified organic, as the orchard is organic.
These all-natural cheese crisps made from Amish country in Ohio are the perfect popable snack.
This year’s big health trend is sugar replacement, as this organic coconut sugar is a one-to-one replacement for refined white sugar. Big Tree Farms, which started 12 years ago with a brown sugar coconut product, says this sugar substitute can be used in all applications, including baking.
Another big food trend is the increase in plant-based dining. This “seafood” is made from elephant yam common to Japan. Sophie’s Kitchen offers two canned varieties of “tuna” and several frozen products.
Milk alternatives are also big and this product is made primarily with three plant products: peas, tapioca and potatoes. The product comes in three varieties: original, unsweetened and vanilla. It can be found in the unrefrigerated milk aisle.
Overnight oats are hot in breakfast right now and this soon-to-launch product (it debuts in January) is a cool way to get customers started. The smaller “starter packs” come with one serving in a glass jar. The refill packs offer five prepackaged servings, which can be made in the starter jar.
Go for coconut
Coconut was a big trend at Expo East this year, with this application being in a yogurt alternative.
Ice cream alterative
Better-for-you ice cream is all the rage following Halo Top’s success. This version is made completely with bananas.
Food with a purpose
These protein bars are vegan and gluten-free and are about qualities like endurance. Launched five months ago, the company was described as merging the spirituality and purpose of food into one bar.
Jackfruit has been the go-to poster child for meat replacement this year. Here, it’s shown in a variety of applications, from barbecue to curry.
These Hummus Pods (a dollop of curry inside a multigrain shell) are heated for a great savory snack.
This soup is meant to be eaten on the go, either warm, at room temperature or heated up. The package shown is two servings.