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What’s New: Matcha Energy Drinks, Gochujang Condiments and More

We’re welcoming summer by rolling out must-try newcomers like condiments that pack a punch, green tea caffeine and go-tos for easy entertaining such as turmeric-spiced hearts of palm bites, cheese crisps and a French Rosé.

Like all the food we sell, these new food and beverage additions meet our quality standards, which include no artificial colors, flavors, preservatives or sweeteners, and no hydrogenated fats or high fructose corn syrup either. For personal care products, we evaluate quality in terms of ingredients and experience. In fact, there are more than 100 ingredients that are not allowed in any body care products we sell.

Stop in to check out these new additions:

MatchaBar Hustle Matcha Energy Drink

Original and 0g sugar

Brooklyn-based MatchaBar is loved by many, and now you’ve got two new ways to drink it. These sparkling green tea drinks offer a kick of caffeine, along with antioxidants and l-theanine, all in a convenient can. MatchaBar’s ceremonial-grade matcha comes from shade-grown tea leaves sourced from a fifth-generation family farm in Nishio, Japan.

365 Everyday Value® Limited Edition Gochujang Condiments and Chips

Sauce & Marinade, Ketchup, Hot Sauce, Barbecue sauce, Potato Chips, Organic Mustard

Meet gochujang: a sweet, spicy, Korean-style pepper paste made with fermented soybeans. If you love sriracha’s heat, definitely try gochujang. We’ve captured its addictive, savory goodness to these summertime essentials. Try ’em now because when they’re gone, they’re gone.

GoGo Squeez Organic Apple Sauce

When it comes to convenience, ease and snackability, these fun-to-squeeze pouches get a big gold star from kids and parents alike. Made with real fruit, so you can feel good about packing them for road trips, picnics and camp snacks.

Trilogy Very Gentle Restoring Oil

Who couldn’t use a little extra pampering? This fragrance-free blend combines pure oils of maqui berry seed, sea buckthorn and apricot kernel oil. The result is nourishing, protective oil for sensitive skin.

New Chapter Organic Fermented Black Seed Booster Powder

Amp up the power of your daily shake or smoothie. This product comes from nourishing ingredients and soothing botanicals like aloe to support healthy digestion. Toss it in your blender with fruit, yogurt and warm spices.

 

Pool Boy French Rosé Wine

#Yeswayrosé. Craving a light and refreshing wine to go with your backyard barbecues? Reach for this pink stunner in a patio-friendly, shatter-proof bottle. With notes of citrus and pink fruits like strawberry and watermelon, it’s a win chilled or over ice.

Corona Premiere

We know, we know. Why mess with a classic? But Corona Premiere is a fresh take with fewer carbs and calories than their original Extra or Light beers. Its clean, balanced flavor is a match for summer’s chill twilight get-togethers, spicy salsas and lime wedges, of course.

Divina Turmeric-Spiced Hearts of Palm Bites

With a tangy-sweet flavor and sunny hue, these crunchy bites are an unexpected and lively addition to salads, wraps, tasting plates and happy hours. They just might become your go-to garnish. Find them on the olive bar.

Lesley Stowe Raincoast Cheese Crisps

Aged Cheddar & Harissa, Parmesan & Chive

Here’s another hit from the maker of every cheese board’s must-have fruit and nut crisps (if you don’t know, now you know). These new crisps have cheese baked right into bold flavors and are a welcome partner for your favorite dips, charcuterie and spreads.

Probar LIVE Organic Probiotic Nutrition Bars

Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, Almond Butter, Coconut Cashew

Probiotics and plant-based protein? It’s time to fuel up. Each gluten-free bar contains one billion CFU probiotics for gut health. Keep in the fridge for an easy snack before afternoon meetings, bicep curls or yoga classes. Available in four nutty, addictive flavors.

Visit our stores to find new favorites, and check out more recently added products.