Think Functional Creamer
Four Sigmatic's line of creamers aims to bring more transparency and clean ingredients to the emerging "functional creamers" category. These coconut-based powdered creamers—made with real cacao, coconut milk, MCT oil and plentiful amounts of functional mushrooms such as lion's mane, reishi and cordyceps—support improved focus, gut health and immunity. The creamers build on the brand's unique mushroom heritage and mission of bringing healthy and accessible upgrades to coffee routines everywhere. The company is so named because of a focus on the fourth "sigma," the 100 most-studied, most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. Every batch is outsourced to third-party testing labs to ensure quality.
Arousal is the first and only ready-to-drink beverage to naturally nourish libido, enhance sexual energy and support hormonal balance using the adaptogenic herb maca. Free Rain hopes that promoting a sexual wellness product in the beverage aisle can help lower the stigma of sex and promote a more inclusive society that accepts sexual health as integral to overall health and well-being. The cans and packaging are recyclable, and the brand donates 1% of each sale to support the environment as a member of 1% for the Planet.
Garden of Flavor
Turmeric Ginger Energy Elixir
Garden of Flavor's cold-pressed Turmeric Ginger Energy Elixir is blended with guayusa, providing 110 milligrams of caffeine to support energy, improved focus and overall well-being. In addition to antioxidant and anti-inflammatory powers, the juice includes 1 billion CFUs of probiotics to support gut health. The company sources turmeric from a small family farm in the volcanic mountains of Hawaii because of its high levels of curcumin. High-quality ginger is sourced from Peru.
Instant Chill Tonic Shot
Goldthread Tonic's Instant Chill Tonic Shot promotes natural relaxation without unwanted side effects for a healthier state of tranquility through adaptogens, antioxidants and other phytonutrients like kava, topped off with flavors of tropical guava fruit, vanilla and rose petals. Goldthread Tonics was founded by a licensed acupuncturist, clinical herbalist and life-long ethnobotanical adventurer on a mission to create a unique line of functional drinks that could be used to help restore, tone and invigorate core systems in the body.
So Good So You
These blood orange/guava flavored, cold-pressed shots are delicious. Powered by the adaptogen ashwagandha and antioxidant-rich saffron for a mood boost, each shot also contains 100% of the daily value of vegan vitamin D plus an efficacious dose of GanedenBC30 probiotic strain for digestive health and immunity. The women-owned company also has people of color comprising half its workforce. The manufacturing facility is powered by renewable energy and diverts from landfills more than 94% of its waste .
Mango Pineapple Superfood Bites
After four years of development, Upland created a proprietary freeze-drying technology that binds together fruits, veggies, grains and superfoods to be blended into bite-sized snacks. No sugary ingredients, not even date paste, hold together these nutrient-dense whole foods. Plus, the tech maintains at least 95% of the nutritional value of the healthy ingredients. The crunchy snacks naturally feature 20% of the daily value of vitamin C and zinc. The next generation of functional foods has arrived.
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CHImeat Organic Plant-based Ground Pork
Finally, a product that makes us want to see how the sausage is made. This food disruptor proves that technology can work in tandem with organic, regenerative supply chains. After nearly a decade of research and development, CHImeat has delivered a USDA Organic pork product made from sacha inchi nuts, making it easier for consumers to move toward a plant-based lifestyle. The LGBTQ Certified company ethically sources organic and regenerative ingredients from BIPOC farmers around the world and commits to radical transparency and inclusivity every step of the way. We see real potential for this product to become the other, other white meat.
Else Nutrition USA
Plant-Based Complete Nutrition for Toddlers
Meet the next generation of children's nutrition: Else's USDA Organic plant-based beverage for toddlers is formulated with superfoods to mimic the nutritional composition of breast milk. Born out of the founders' experiences in the infant nutrition industry and with their own families, this product features almond butter and buckwheat flour that provide protein, calories, vitamins and key minerals to fuel health growth and digestion. Plus, it's free from soy, dairy, harsh chemicals and ultra-processing to give kiddos a truly clean start.
Chocho Superfood Protein
Mikuna Chocho Superfood Protein powder is strong on innovation and mission. While you likely haven't heard of chocho, it's about to be a game changer for the protein category, thanks to this Latinx-founded and woman-led Certified B Corporation that sources the sustainable Andean crop to bring clean innovation to a category still dominated by soy. Chocho thrives on rainwater alone, restores soil health and improves the yield of the next crop cycle. Nutritionally, it offers all nine amino acids.
Liquid Vegan Pizza Mozzarella
Everyone's favorite food just got a plant overhaul with this mouthwatering mozzarella that has all the browning bubbly gooey deliciousness of traditional mozzarella. No stranger to vegan innovation, Miyoko's crafted this latest product with cultured cashew milk and without common fillers like lectin, gluten, dairy, soy, peas and fillers. That's amore!
Practice what you preach sums up Nutritional Roots' approach to medicine and product formulation. The company's founder, Dr. Todd J. Pesek, has long touted the benefits of a diet rich in plants but also observed, and developed a solution for, its pitfalls. While all people can benefit from a multivitamin to address nutrient gaps, vegetarians tend to experience specific deficiencies, including B12 and biotin. Enter Nutritional Roots Plant-Based Multivitamin, a fermented plant-based formulation based on 15 years of Dr. Pesek's clinical work. The multi is made with a range of fermented whole-food nutrients, incorporating algae-based omega-3 DHA, boron and probiotics to help with absorption and move consumers back to their "nutritional roots."
Collagen has long been the darling of the beauty-from-within market but has excluded vegetarians because it's an animal-sourced protein. Organifi delivers many of collagen's benefits in a plant-based blend that stimulates the body's own collagen production, which declines with age. It contains 13 science-backed superfoods, including tremella mushroom, amla, acerola cherry (standardized to a super-potent 30% vitamin C), bamboo silica, aloe and rosehip. Plus, Organifi swaps added sweeteners with freeze-dried plant extracts and is certified glyphosate residue free. The result? A pure and potent vegan way to get that collagen glow.