Thai Massaman Curry paste

Product name: Thai Massaman Curry paste

Product manufacturer: Latasha's Kitchen

Ingredients: Onions, coconut milk, peanut, spices, lemon juice, fish sauce, peanut oil, garlic, red chilli, turmeric, lemongrass, palm sugar, water, coconut oil, canola oil, galangal, ginger, vinegar, shrimp paste, salt. Contains fish, crustacean and peanut products

Shelf life: Two years

Packaging: Glass jars with screw top lids

Product manager: Latasha Menon

Brand website: www.latashaskitchen.com.au

What the company says
A delicious classic Masaman Curry Paste or known as Nam Phrik Kaeng. Massaman, is a Persian influenced curry paste that originated in Thailand among a heavy Muslim population. It contains whole spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom and is usually served with beef or lamb because Muslims do not eat pork.

Our paste is dense, hearty and nutty with a mild, slightly sweet taste great for slow cooking. Use it to create authentic curries filled with plenty of protein and potatoes, and sprinkled with roasted peanuts.

 

Buderim Ginger Beer

Product name: Buderim Ginger Beer

Product manufacturer: Buderim Ginger

Ingredients: Carbonated Water, Cane Sugar, Fresh Ginger, Food Acids (Citric & Malic), Patural Flavours, Preservatives (Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate)

Shelf life: Two years

Packaging: 250mL slimline can

Product manager: Heather Anschau

Brand websitehttps://www.buderimginger.com/

What the company says
As fine purveyors of all things ginger, Buderim Ginger will be unveiling a new look 250ml slimline can boutique beer this October. Crafted like no other, the non-alcoholic Buderim Ginger Beer will be made with only the freshest real Australian ginger and no artificial colours or flavours. A tastebud ‘burst’ promises to take consumers away from everyday drudgery to where flavour is its own reward.

The product launch will be supported by a major digital and PR campaign as part of the Australian icon’s recent rebrand. The ‘GingerNet’, an online portal to celebrate all things ’ranga’ will be the key focus of the initiative and will feature an array of ginger-gems, from the best ginger cocktails to Buderim’s very own ginger dictionary.

An exclusive event hosted by fiery redhead Michael Beveridge in Sydney on October 21st, 2014 will showcase the new beer and The GingerNet to influencers, and will also act as the platform to introduce a national competition to find ‘Australia’s Hottest Ginger’. The contest will encompass categories to find aspiring male and female redhead models, as well as the country’s best Ginger pets, and the finest men’s Ginger moustaches and beards in support of Movember. The brand has also purpose built a colourful Kombi that will sample its new product throughout summer at special events.

To date, Buderim Ginger has only made its beer available for distribution locally on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland in its traditional glass bottle. However, the product will now be available nationally to distributors.

The gluten free product will now be available in the new slimline can as well as a 340ml glass bottle.

Better for U! Wild Berries & Yoghurt bars

Product name: Better for U! Wild Berries & Yoghurt bars

Product manufacturer: Goodness Superfoods

Ingredients: Wholegrains (46%) [Rolled Oats, BARLEYmax (15%), Puffed Rice, Wheat Flakes], Chicory Root Fibre, Berries (10%) [Cranberries (Cranberries, Sugar, Sunflower Oil), Blueberries], Yoghurt Pieces (4.8%) (Yoghurt Powder (1%), Contains Milk and Soy), Cashews, Brown Sugar, Canola Oil, Humectant (Glycerol), Psyllium Husk, Spices, Natural Flavour, Acidity Regulator (Lactic Acid).    

Shelf life: One year

Product manager: Suzanne van Leeuwen

Brand website: https://goodnesssuperfoods.com.au

What the company says
Healthy snacking has been made easier with Goodness Superfoods’ new Better for U! Wild Berries & Yoghurt Bars available on supermarket shelves in time for summer.

These nutritious bars contain the CSIRO developed, non-genetically modified wholegrain, BARLEYmax which, can help reduce the risk of diabetes, heart disease and bowel cancer.

The Better for U! Wild Berries & Yoghurt bars are an excellent source of fibre and contain a high level of wholegrain goodness granting them a 4.5 out of 5 Health Star rating, a system developed by the Department of Health. The Barley Wraps were granted a 5 out 5 Health Star rating.

The Better for U! Wild Berries & Yoghurt Bars will be available at Woolworths and Independent supermarkets from 22nd October 2014.

 

John West’s Tuna Pasta Salad

Product name: Tuna Pasta Salad

Product manufacturer: John West

Ingredients: Balsamic Dressing: Cooked pasta (40%) (durum wheat semolina, egg white) Purse seine caught skipjack tuna (katsuwonus pelamis) (23%), onion (17%), tomato products (4%) (tomato paste, dried tomato), water, balsamic vinegar (3.5%), red capsicum, sunflower oil, sugar, dried red capsicum, salt, garlic powder, spices, basil.

Shelf life: 18 months

Packaging: 190g tubs

Product manager: Katie Saunders, General Manager Shelf Grocery

Brand website: www.johnwest.com.au

What the company says
The range is available in three new flavours including Mexican Salsa, Italian Style and Balsamic Dressing. At less than 1,000kJ per serve, John West’s Tuna Pasta Salad is the ultimate power lunch.

The new Tuna Pasta Salad range will be available for purchase in Woolworths and Independent supermarkets and in Coles from November 2014.

The range delivers a blend of tuna and vegetables, combined with pasta served in ready to eat packs. Each pack is a source of omega-3 and is the perfect option for people on the go, conveniently designed so no heating is required.

The ready to eat serves of Tuna Pasta Salad are designed for consumption straight from the tub and comes with a spork for convenience.
 

UP&GO Oats2Go

Product name: UP&GO Oats2Go Banana & Honey Flavour

Product manufacturer: Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing

Ingredients: Filtered water, wholegrain oat flour (3.1%), skim milk powder, cane sugar, fructose, soy protein, inulin, banana puree (1%), milk protein concentrate, vegetable oils (sunflower, canola), mineral (calcium), flavours, food acid (332, 300, 330), vegetable gum

Shelf life: Six months

Packaging: 250mL tetra pack

Product manager: Daniel Derrick – General Manager – Marketing, Sanitarium

Brand website: https://www.sanitarium.com.au

Describe the product
Oats2GO is a delicious liquid breakfast from one of Australia’s most trusted brands, Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing.

New to the much loved UP&GO range, Oats2Go is the only liquid breakfast in the country to contain a source of real wholegrain oats. It also has all the protein, energy and fibre of a bowl of oats and skim milk*, and is 99 percent fat free, low GI and high in fibre as well as protein, so you can make the most of your mornings, your way.

Michelle Reid, Accredited Practising Dietitian and Nutritionist at Sanitarium, said Oats2Go provides 50 percent of the Recommended Dietary Intake (RDI) for calcium.

“Nearly two thirds of Australians are skipping breakfast with as many as one in five, or more than three million people, skipping breakfast most days of the week. On days when time just gets away, Oats2Go is a brilliant option as it contains 10 essential vitamins and minerals. It’s high in B vitamins to help release the energy needed to kickstart your day, as part of a balanced diet rich in vitamins B1, B2, and B3.”

Oats 2Go is available in three delicious flavours – Banana & Honey, Cocoa, and Creamy Vanilla.

* Based on the amount of protein, energy and fibre of 30g of oats and 125mL of skim milk.
 

Goulburn Valley Fruit in Coconut Water

Product Name: Goulburn Valley Fruit in Coconut Water

Product Manufacturer: SPC Ardmona

Ingredients: Diced Peaches (65% min), Coconut Water (27%), Refined Fruit (Pear/Apple/Pineapple/Peach) Juice Concentrate, Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid), Food Acid (Citric), Natural Flavour, Firming Agent (509).

Shelf Life: Two Years

Packaging: 170g Tubs

Product Manager: Anjali de Silva

Brand Website:

www.spcardmona.com.au/healthy-brands/goulburn-valley

What the company says

Snacking just got a bit more awesome with the introduction of new ‘Goulburn Valley’ Fruit in Coconut Water, a delicious snack that combines great tasting fruit with the refreshing twist of coconut water.

Available in Mango, Peach, Pear and Two Fruits, ‘Goulburn Valley’ Fruit in Coconut Water contains less than 100 calories per serve and is free from artificial colours, artificial flavours and preservatives. It is a tasty snack that is also good for you.

The Peach, Pear and Two Fruits variants of ‘Goulburn Valley’ Fruit in Coconut Water are all a source of potassium; an essential nutrient required to keep the body healthy, while Pear and Two Fruits are also a source of fibre. 

 

Ward McKenzie’s Coconut Flour

Product name: Coconut Flour

Product manufacturer: Ward McKenzie's

Ingredients: 100 percent coconut. Fibre from pure coconut meat after most of the oil has been removed

Shelf life: One year

Packaging: 330g Zip lock bag to maintain freshness & convenience

Product manager: Melissa Clayton

Brand website: https://www.mckenziesfoods.com.au

What the company says

Ward McKenzie's Coconut Flour is an all-natural coconut flour that is gluten free and high in fibre and protein.

 

 

Riversdale Farm Organic Australia Drizzle

Product name: Drizzle

Product manufacturer: Riversdale Farm Organic Australia

Product manager: Sue McKenzie

Packaging: Kris Muir from KMD Creative

Shelf life: 24 months

Ingredients: Riversdale Organic Farm Tangy Orange Drizzle: Organic Australian Oranges (55%), Imported Organic Sugar

Brand website: https://www.riversdalefarmorganic.com.au

What the company says
Bursting with fresh flavours, Riversdale Farm Organic Australia’s range of Drizzles will encourage everyone from the experienced chef to the baking novice to add a dash of organic citrus in the kitchen this summer.

Riversdale Farm Organic Australia’s Drizzles are an entirely new creation that can simply be poured over anything and everything to add zesty flavours to sweet or savoury dishes.

The Drizzles are created with fresh fruit, picked less than 24 hours before production from the Riversdale Farm orchard to provide a product with an unbeatable flavour.

Sue McKenzie, the owner of Riversdale Farm and co-founder of the Riversdale Farm Organic Australia range believes it is important for every product to be made from the freshest and most premium ingredients.

“At Riversdale Farm we have a ‘Tree to Table’ philosophy, which means all Riversdale Farm Organic Australia products are so fresh it tastes like the fruit has just been plucked from the orchard.

“The Mediterranean climate and rich but sandy soils make Riversdale Farm the perfect place to grow the best quality organic citrus fruit,” said Sue McKenzie.

 

Well Naturally No Sugar Added Chocolate

Product name: Well Naturally No Sugar Added Chocolate family share blocks

Product manufacturer: Well Naturally

Ingredients: Varies according to flavour. The Rich Dark flavour has cocoa mass & cocoa butter, polydextrose, erythritol, soy lecithin, natural flavour and stevia.

Shelf life: Two years

Packaging: Foil laminate

Product manager: Tracy Wong

Brand website: https://www.wellnaturally.com.au

What the company says
Well Naturally is launching a new range of No Sugar Added Chocolate family share blocks in both dark and milk varieties (available in the health section of Woolworths from mid September and in independent supermarkets and health food stores from October). The 90g blocks are available in Dark Chocolate: in Mint Crisp, Rich Dark and Acai varieties; and Milk Chocolate: in Creamy Milk and Fruit & Nut varieties.

All Well Naturally products have no added sugar and are sweetened naturally with stevia.
 

Beak & Sons Preservative Free Sausages

Product name: Beak & Sons Preservative Free Sausages

Product manufacturer: Beak & Johnston

Ingredients: [The Italian] – pork (88%), water, tapioca starch, salt, stock powder, natural flavour, nutmeg, paprika, fennel, parsley, black pepper, chili, star aniseed, natural hog casing

Shelf life: Ten days

Packaging: plastic trays

Product manager: Lisa White

Brand website: www.beakandsons.com.au/

What the company says
Enjoy guilt-free sausages on the BBQ this year! Beak & Sons have developed four new varieties of preservative free sausages that maintain the flavour that Beaks & Sons is famous for.

The four new flavours include two beef varieties; Mediterranean Herb, and Pepper & Thyme, and two pork; Old English and The Italian.

 

Apple and Strawberry Fruit Pieces

Product name: Apple and Strawberry Fruit Pieces

Product manufacturer: J.C.'s Quality Foods

Ingredients: Fruit (98.7%) [Concentrated Apple Puree (44%), Concentrated Apple Juice (32%), Strawberry Puree (22%), Concentrated Aronia Juice (0.7%)], Citrus Fibre, Gelling Agent (Pectin), Natural Flavour.

Shelf life: 12 months

Packaging: 25g/unit, 18 units/CTN

Product manager: Louis Cannatelli

Brand website: https://www.jcsqualityfoods.com.au

What the company says
Another innovative product is J.C.’s new Apple & Strawberry Fruit Pieces pack, which is a 100 percent fruit derived ‘confectionery’ snack with no added sugar.

The bite-sized jelly-like pieces are free from artificial colours, flavours, preservatives or sulphites and come in an attractive 25g pack.

Following on from our very successful five Snack Pack varieties that include the Original Delicious Energy Mix, Healthy Mix, Outback Mix and Jackaroo Mix, we are confident we have another winning formula with these two new products.

 

Vodka O pre-mixed cocktails

Product name: Vodka O Pre Mixed Cocktails

Product manufacturer: ASM Liquor

Ingredients: Vodka O Pear With A Hint Of Vanilla. 

  • Carbonated Filtered Water
  • Sugar
  • Reconstituted Pear Juice (5%)
  • Vodka (4.7%)
  • Brewed Apple Extract (0.3%)
  • Citric Acid
  • Natural Flavours
  • Potassium Sorbate 

Shelf life: 12 months

Packaging: 4 pack or Individual

Product manager: Nick Mann

Brand websitewww.asmliquor.com

What the company says
Australian owned ASM Liquor has released its own naturally crafted pre-mix cocktails inspired by global trends and consumer demand for more premium, crafted and healthier choices. The VODKA O pre-mix range establishes a new benchmark in the pre-mix drink market and is set to transform the Light Pre-mix category.

The naturally crafted VODKA O pre-mixes contain pure VODKA O, real fruit juices, no added colours or artificial flavours and have less sugar and fizz compared to competitors.

Inspired by the co-founders favourite drink recipes, the drinks are available in a range of flavour combinations:
– Apple, Ginger & Spice
– Pineapple, Cucumber & Mint
– Pear with a hint of Vanilla
– Strawberry, Cranberry and a touch of Basil

This is the first entry into the pre-mix category for VODKA O. VODKA O delivers a super smooth vodka experience, a result of its unique whey base, triple distillation and carbon filtration. This smoothness has been transferred to the exceptional and refreshing taste of the new VODKA O pre-mix range.

 

Yummia Fruit & Cinnamon Bircher Muesli

Product name: Fruit & Cinnamon Bircher Muesli

Product manufacturer: Yummia

Ingredients: Yoghurt (water, milk, skim milk powder, culture), apples, rolled oats, apricot (apricot, preservative 220), sultana, biscotti (milk, sugar, glucose syrup, egg yolk, water, starch, curcuma, paprika vegetable extracts), cinnamon, preservative (223)   

Shelf life: 42 days

Packaging: heat sealed tub with cardboard wrap

Product manager:  Mia McCarthy

Brand website: https://www.yummia.com.au

What the company says
A true crowd pleaser! Yummia’s Fruit & Cinnamon combines delicious chunky real fruit pieces, laced with a cinnamon twist, with lush natural yoghurt.
 

Vermut Negre

Product name: Vermut Negre

Product manufacturer: Casa Mariol

Ingredients: Casa Mariol uses a base wine of Macabeo grapes, macerated with a blend of up to 150 botanicals including green walnuts, rosemary, thyme, orange peel, wormwood and cardamom. 15% Alcohol.

Shelf life: After opening keep refrigerated and consume within 30 days.

Packaging: 1 litre glass bottle

Product manager: James Duffield

Brand website: www.armadaimports.com.au/

What the company says
Casa Mariol Vermut Negre is a hand-made, barrel matured aperitif from Spain which is leading the vermouth revolution in Australia. Herbaceous and dark in colour, this vermouth is best enjoyed simply or mixed in cocktails as the perfect prelude to tapas.

 

Spiral’s organic Dijon Mustard

Product name: Organic Dijon Mustard

Product manufacturer: Spiral

Ingredients: Water, organic mustard seeds, organic cider vinegar, salt.

Shelf life: 18 months

Packaging: Sealed in a jar

Product manager: Sarah Negri

Brand website: https://www.spiralfoods.com.au/home

What the company says
A dollop of Organic Dijon Mustard is the final and necessary touch to any English Ploughman's lunch. An unbeatable combination of sourdough bread, smoked ham, cheddar and relish, brought together by the all-important tartness of Dijon mustard.

At Spiral Foods we are proud of our contributions to help slow the unnecessary changes that are occuring to our earth, climate and oceans. Our products are made by people with a passion for wholesome traditional foods of the highest standards and quality.

 

Mueso muesli

Product name: Mueso

Product manufacturer: Mueso

Ingredients: coconut, puffed quinoa, triticale oats, barberry, goji berry, cinnamon, utmeg, diced apples, dig, almond, walnut, coconut sugar

Shelf life: 6 months

Packaging: clear stand up pouch

Product manager:  Victoria Wein

Brand website: https://mueso.com.au

What the company says
Mueso is the latest trending Melbourne made muesli to fill up bowls nationwide! Mueso offers a unique blend of ingredients to tantalise taste buds, some of the ingredients include: caramelised figs, coconut sugar, antioxidant filled goji berries, tritcale oats and even barberries.

Mueso is the brainchild of local food enthusiast Victoria Wein who has been working on Mueso in her home kitchen in order to find the perfect blend and bring forth a new player to the muesli market.

The company has been established to provide a high quality product. All the ingredients in the 500 gram pouch have all been sourced from the best supplier; one of the suppliers is from Western Australia. Additionally, Mueso will be ensuring that from each packet sold, they will be giving back to the local community.

The company is going to be giving back through the use of crowdsourcing initiatives. Their website (www.mueso.com.au) is providing a means for people to email in suggestions about how and where Mueso should help those in need. The company’s primary focus is to provide Mueso during the most important meal of the day, breakfast! They want to ensure people are being fed a wholesome and delicious breakfast.

 

Quorn Pies and Schnitzels

Product name: Quorn Pies and Schnitzels

Product manufacturer: Quorn

Ingredients: Mince and Potato Pie: Water, wheat flour (iron, thiamin, niacin, calcium carbonate), Quorn Mince (18%) [mycoprotein* (16%), rehydrated free range egg white, firming agent (calcium chloride), acidity regulator (calcium acetate), barley malt extract, caramelised sugar], vegetables 14% [potato (6%), onion, swede, carrot], vegetable oil, maize starch, salt, canola oil, free range egg, yeast extract, emulsifier (471), milk, sage, white pepper, wheat maltodextrin, dextrose, sunflower oil, raising agent (503)

Shelf life: Approximately 18 months

Packaging: 400g cardboard box with two pies in each.

Product manager: Suzanne Harman

Brand website: https://www.quorn.com.au

What the company says  
Mince & Potato Pies (200g each) – This pie features a meat and soy-free form of high quality protein with diced potato in a rich savoury gravy topped with puff pastry.

Chicken-Style & Leek Pies (200g each) – Inspired by the household favourite, meat-free, soy-free chicken style pieces are combined with sweet leeks and a rich, tasty creamy sauce topped with puff pastry.

Tomato & Cheese Schnitzels (240g each) – Better than any pub meal, the chicken-style schnitzels are covered with a tomato and cheese sauce and coated in crunchy golden breadcrumbs.
 

Latasha’s Kitchen’s Malaysian Satay Paste

Product name: Malaysian Satay Paste

Product manufacturer: Latasha's Kitchen

Ingredients: Peanuts, chilli, coconut cream, spices, tamarind juice, peanut oil, lemongrass, palm sugar, candlenuts, shrimp paste, lemon juice, salt, vinegar. Contains crustacean, peanut and nut product.

Shelf life: 2 years

Packaging: 180g Net Glass Jar

Product manager: Latasha Menon

Brand website: www.latashaskitchen.com.au

What the company says
A nutty, thick and spicy paste ideal as a staple in any pantry. Made with fresh lemongrass, ginger, garlic and chillies, and combined with warm roasted crushed peanuts and hand blended spices – this versatile paste is sure to please.

Refrigerate after opening and use within 8 weeks of opening. Always use a dry, sterilised spoon. Top left over paste with olive oil.

Made in Australia from local and imported fresh ingredients and premium herbs & spices. Gluten and preservative Free, with no artificial fillers or flavour enhancers.

Latasha's Kitchen is dedicated to the art of cooking homestyle regional dishes using traditional methods and techniques.

 

Gippsland Dairy Organic Yogurt

Product name: Gippsland Dairy Organic Yogurt

Product manufacturer: Gippsland Dairy

Ingredients: (Vanilla flavoured yogurt): Organic milk, Organic sugar, Milk solids, Water, Rice starch, Natural flavours, Thickener (Locust Bean Gum), Food acid (Citrus acid), Yogurt cultures

Packaging: 900g tub

Shelf life: Once opened, consume within 3 days

Product manager: Lynley Radford, General Manager of Sales and Category on Gippsland Dairy

Brand website: https://www.gippslanddairy.com.au/

What the company says
This month Gippsland Dairy introduces a new range of Organic yogurts.

The Gipplsand Dairy Organic range will consist of 450g tubs in Vanilla, Mango and Blackberry & Raspberry flavours and 900g tubs in Vanilla and Natural flavours. This product line will be available exclusively in Woolworths from late-August 2014.

The Gippsland Dairy Organic range is Australian Certified Organic (ACO), one of the most respected and rigorous standards in the world for organic production. The new range has been carefully crafted to cater to the growing number of Australians who are looking for organic food products. Gippsland Dairy Organic is also free of preservatives, artificial colours and flavours.

Gippsland Dairy is one of the top five yogurt brands in the country and the latest move is set to make it accessible to even more Australians.

Vitasoy Coconut Milk

Product name: Vitasoy Coconut Milk

Product manufacturer: Vitasoy

Ingredients: Filtered water, coconut cream (min. 8%), raw sugar, minerals (calcium phosphate), emulsifier (471), stabiliser (407, 418), natural flavour, sea salt

Shelf life: 9 months

Packaging: 1L, UHT

Brand website: https://www.soy.com.au

What the company says
Coconut milk is a new way to enjoy an alternative to dairy, soy and other plant milks – it's also lactose free. Using real coconut to make its coconut cream, Vitasoy Coconut Milk is perfect for cereals, smoothies or as a dairy alternative in cooking savoury dishes and baking.

Vitasoy is one of the first major manufacturers to bring coconut milk to Australian food fanatics keen to try out new flavours. Look out for Vitasoy Coconut Milk on shelf in major supermarkets from mid-September, RRP $3.79 for both Original and Unsweetened.

Vitasoy Coconut Milk:

  • Made from real coconut cream, with the consistency of lite milk*
  • It’s low in sugar and has at least 1/3 less calories than lite milk*, just 75 calories per serve
  • Contains the goodness of calcium
  • It’s naturally lactose and dairy free with no colours or preservatives
  • Available in two variants from major supermarkets:
  1. Vitasoy Coconut Milk Original (1L)
  2. Vitasoy Coconut Milk Unsweetened (1L)

* Based on dairy milk with 1% fat containing 51 calories and 6.1g total sugars per 100mL (NUTTAB 2010)

On Shelf: From 15th September 2014