Prepared Foods showcases new functional foods, drinks and supplements introduced in September 2020.


Wellness Shots

Four Sigma Foods Inc., Los Angeles, expanded its Four Sigmatic line with three shelf-stable wellness shots: Adaptogen Immune Support, Adaptogen Focus and Adaptogen Beauty.

“Now, more than ever, consumers are managing stress and change, so we’ve created a one-of-a-kind wellness shots to align with today’s demanding environment,” said Tero Isokauppila, founder and CEO of Four Sigmatic. Adaptogen Immune Support contains a high concentration of chaga mushrooms, oregano, vitamin C, elderberry, beet extract and ginger. Adaptogen Beauty contains tremella mushroom, biotin and vitamin C to help support glowing skin, with pomegranate and blueberry juice for flavor.

Adaptogen Focus is made with lion’s mane mushroom, caffeine from guayusa and vitamin B12. Each tropical shot contains 50mg of naturally occurring caffeine from guayusa superleaf and B12 to support energy levels.


Fit—With Fun Flavor

Remix Nutrition Protein Blend, Boise, Idaho, says its created a new Remix Nutrition brand and partnered with Hostess Brands, LLC to develop Remix Nutrition Hostess Twinkies and Hostess Chocolate CupCakes flavored protein powders.

“ is excited to exclusively offer these delicious and functional new products. We are committed to helping people across the world achieve their fitness goals while still being able to enjoy the taste of their favorite treats,” says Gwen Bennett, senior vice president of eCommerce.

Remix Nutrition’s protein blend combines five kinds of protein: whey concentrate, milk protein isolate, whey isolate, micellar casein, and egg white protein. Officials say the protein blend is better than a single source because it provides fast-digesting protein for post-workout recovery and slow-digesting protein to stay full longer. The protein powder only contains 1g of natural sugar (from milk) and no added sugar.


Weight Loss

L-Nutra Inc. Fast Bar

L-Nutra Inc., Los Angeles, says its new Fast Bar debuted at and is the first bar scientifically formulated to support intermittent fasting and time restricted eating goals.

Officials say Fast Bar is formulated “to be a delicious source of nutrition, satisfying hunger while allowing people to stick to their fasting and weight management goals.”

The company notes that each of the three flavors—including Original Nuts & Honey, Nuts & Nibs and Cocoa Nuts—contains a scientifically determined formulation of high-quality nuts and select nutrients. They are plant-based, non-GMO, gluten free, and made without soy or dairy. Bars are formulated to supply a macronutrient ratio of high beneficial fats, low carbs and protein.

“Fast Bar is a one-of-a-kind product and we are thrilled to have it widely available on Amazon,” said Joseph Antoun MD PhD, the CEO and chairman at L-Nutra.