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New red palm and coconut foods launch

Nutiva introduces buttery spread and shortening

May 7, 2014

Nutiva®, the world’s leading brand of coconut, chia, hemp & red palm organic superfoods is pleased to announce the introduction of two new products: buttery spread and shortening. These products offer the nutritional benefits of red palm and coconut combined with exceptional flavor and performance for health conscious home chefs and foodies.  The nutiva organic buttery spread and shortening join the brand’s extensive superfoods portfolio including the recently introduced organic unrefined red palm Oil. The shortening and buttery spread are packaged in BPA-free containers. The unrefined red palm oil is packed in an amber jar rather than a clear glass jar to help preserve the nutrients.

Nutiva organic buttery spread

This luscious vegan spread is made from organic red palm and coconut oils. The delicious buttery flavor is excellent on bread, veggies, yams or rice. It contains no dairy, trans fat, soy or canola and is an excellent vegan 1:1 butter replacement for baking or cooking. The bright yellow color reveals the presence of antioxidant vitamins A & E naturally found in red palm oil, while coconut oil provides the added nutritional benefit of lauric acid. Fair Trade certified & Non-GMO Project verified. (SRP: $6.19 / 13 oz. tub)

Nutiva organic shortening

Made with coconut and red palm oils, this vegan shortening contains no dairy, trans fat, soy or canola. The product is excellent for baking and frying and ideal for producing flaky pie crusts and crisp cookies with the health benefits of coconut oil. It may be used in any recipe that calls for shortening. Fair Trade certified & Non-GMO Project verified. (SRP: $6.79 / 15 oz. tub)

Nutiva organic unrefined red palm oil

Nutiva’s original red palm oil was introduced in Summer 2013. It has a mild flavor, with a rich, buttery texture and a vibrant orange color. It is high in antioxidant vitamins A & E and ideal for soups, sauces and sautéing. Add it to regular popcorn for a delicious and healthy movie theater-style popcorn. Fair Trade certified & Non-GMO Project verified. (SRP: $8.99 / 15 oz. glass jar)

“We are excited to offer foods that make it simple and delicious to incorporate superfoods into everyday cooking and baking,” says Nutiva CEO and founder John W. Roulac. “The Buttery Spread and Shortening are especially exciting for home chefs.”

All Nutiva red palm is sourced from small, organic family farms in Ecuador in partnership with Natural Habitats ™. It is sustainable and fair trade certified and does not contribute to deforestation or habitat destruction. 

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