Participating Brands

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BEAUTY & BODY • October 6, 2016 • New York Marriott Marquis

Inside and out people from all walks of life celebrate what it means to be radiant, confident, and feel their personal best. At Editor Showcase: Beauty & Body, brands designed to inspire and provide beauty-based solutions will reach key editorial influencers who are actively looking for the industry’s top trends and product innovations. The Beauty industry is set to reach reach $265 billion by 2017, so now more than ever, Editor Showcase: Beauty & Body is a powerful platform to make new media connections, have face time with existing contacts, and perfect your pitch.
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HEALTH & NUTRITION • February 25, 2016 • New York Marriott Marquis

From gluten-free foods, vitamin supplements, and diet trends to sugar-free candy, protein bars and the latest of healthy foods and snacks, the Health & Nutrition Showcase is open to a variety of brands, products and services in the health, fitness, wellness and nutrition industries aimed at helping us meet our health goals.

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Among Friends Baking Mixes is the creation of two friends (and moms) who love baking and wanted to help people fill their kitchens with healthy, fresh-from-the-oven baked goods made from the best ingredients. The brand’s mouthwatering cookie, cake, brownie, pancake and fruit crisp mixes are made with whole grains, non-GMO ingredients and are gluten-free. The baked goods are packed with flavor and satisfy everyone with a craving for something nutritious and delicious. Among Friends is sold in more than 6,000 stores nationwide.

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Australis is an award-winning sustainable seafood company that uses Smart Aquaculture to raise barramundi, a species of seabass that is high in omega 3’s and has low environmental impact. Our mission is to feed the world with a sustainable, nutritious and delicious fish and protect our oceans for now and for the future.

Long before “natural” claims became a tired food marketing tactic, Boulder Canyon was making snacks using real food ingredients and cooking them in small batches using only premium oils such as sunflower, safflower, avocado and olive. Why? Because real food snacks taste better than artificial food flavorings. Period. Today, Boulder expands upon this simple approach into new categories such as cereals, functional foods and beyond.

Crunch Pak® is the leading maker of fresh sliced apple products. Founded in 2000, Crunch Pak®’s family of brands includes Crunch Pak with Disney and Crunch Pak® Organics. The primary distribution is via retail channels; annually Crunch Pak creates more than 1 billion apple slices at plants in Cashmere, Wash., and New Jersey One Slice at a Time©.

Dave’s Killer Bread is the pioneer of organic seeded bread and is always USDA organic and Non-GMO Project Verified. Every loaf is packed with whole grains, protein, fiber, and absolutely no artificial ingredients. Taste for yourself why it’s the #1 organic bread in the U.S.

Duda Farm Fresh foods is the largest grower of celery in the world. The company grows and processes celery around the country but mostly in Florida, Michigan, Arizona and California – to ensure a year-long supply..Duda Farm Fresh foods is a sixth-generation family business celebrating 90 years in business in 2016!

Farmhouse Culture, a leader in the fresh, refrigerated sauerkraut category, creates innovative ferments - Kraut, Kimchi and Gut Shot - inspired by global flavors using the finest local, all organic ingredients at their beautiful farm/facility in Watsonville, CA, along California's Central Coast where cabbage grows year-round. Founded in 2008 by Kathryn Lukas, a trained chef and food alchemist, Farmhouse Culture's ferments are raw, vegan, organic, Non-GMO and gluten-free. To learn more about Farmhouse Culture, visit: www.FarmhouseCulture.com

Now for the first time available in the U.S.—Just Thrive® is the next generation of “smart,” research-proven probiotic supplements that captures the power of hundreds of thousands of years of nature’s design. Just Thrive replaces the outmoded approach of reseeding the gut to reconditioning the gut—favoring the growth of good bacteria and strengthening whole-body health and immunity. Its specialized spore-based bacilli formulation guarantees the survivability of the probiotics through the stomach and upper digestive system. It not only provides digestive and immune support, but also delivers antioxidants and short chain fatty acids directly to the GI tract via the patented probiotic strain known as Bacillus Indicus HU36®.

Discover Lifeway Kefir, the high calcium, high protein, yogurt-style beverage that tastes great and offers an endless list of health benefits with its 12 live and active probiotics.

Lorissa’s Kitchen premium protein snacks are crafted with a passion for doing things right: ensuring that the proteins are responsibly raised, selecting premium ingredients and ensuring all products have a clean label. The debut recipes – Korean Barbecue Beef, Ginger Teriyaki Chicken, Sweet Chili Pork and Szechuan Peppercorn Beef – are made using carefully selected ingredients and crafted so that every bite is as flavorful as possible. For more information, visit lorissaskitchen.com.

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Ocean Spray is a vibrant agricultural cooperative owned by more than 700 cranberry and grapefruit growers in the United States, Canada and Chile who have helped preserve the family farming way of life for generations. Formed in 1930, Ocean Spray is now the world's leading producer of cranberry juices, juice drinks and dried cranberries and is the best-selling brand in the North American bottled juice category. The cooperative's cranberries are currently featured in more than a thousand great-tasting, good-for-you products in over 100 countries worldwide. With more than 2,000 employees and nearly 20 cranberry receiving and processing facilities, Ocean Spray is committed to managing our business in a way that respects our communities, employees and the environment. For more information visit: www.oceanspray.com or www.oceanspray.coop.

Maple products from Canada are 100% natural and delicious. It all starts with pure sap from the maple tree. The sap is bottled right away as “maple water” or boiled down to make pure maple syrup and maple sugar. When used in moderation, maple from Canada is a “better for you” sweetener with trace minerals and vitamins that also adds unique flavor to a variety of dishes from cocktails and smoothies to soups and dressings. Over 70% of the world’s maple syrup comes from Canada, with the most being produced in the province of Quebec.

The Republic of Tea is a progressive brand dedicated to enriching people’s lives through the experience of premium tea, innovation and education as it emphasizes a “Sip by Sip Rather Than Gulp By Gulp” lifestyle. Founded under the charter to start a "Tea Revolution," its ongoing mission is to seek out and procure only the most exquisite teas in the world and make them accessible to men, women and children everywhere. In keeping with its whimsical identity as an independent Republic, the company designates its employees as Ministers, sales representatives as Ambassadors, consumers as Citizens and sales outlets as Embassies.

Rishi Tea is a leading importer of certified organic teas and botanicals from the most unique, remote growing regions across the world. We offer more than 100 types of loose leaf teas, tea bags, iced teas, micro-brewed chai, tea ware and accessories. As a direct trade importer, our buyers and artisanal blenders are creating blends that are inspired by equal parts modern culinary tradition and ancient herbal wisdom. Discover new teas and join Rishi in leaving No Leaf Unturned™ in pursuit of the most wondrous and colorful tea experience.

Saffron Road celebrates the memorable meals and mutual values families and friends of all cultures share around the dinner table. We know that great food begins at the farm, so we source our ingredients from only the finest producers available. All of our livestock are humanely raised with 100% vegetarian feed and are never given antibiotics.

Nearly 40 percent of Americans wish they could get the nutritional benefits of broccoli without actually having to eat it and now they can. truebroc™ branded glucoraphanin is the most concentrated source of glucoraphanin from broccoli currently on the market and can be found in functional beverages (Brassica Tea with truebroc) and dietary supplements. When consumed, glucoraphanin is converted to a potent antioxidant and cellular protector called sulforaphane. Learn more at truebroc.com.

The U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council is an agriculture promotion group, representing blueberry growers and packers in North and South America who market their blueberries in the United States, and works to promote the growth and well-being of the entire blueberry industry. The blueberry industry is committed to providing blueberries that are grown, harvested, packed and shipped in clean, safe environments. Learn more at www.blueberrycouncil.org.

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Wonderful Halos are California-grown mandarins that are sweet, seedless and easy to peel and eat. The palm-sized fruit are perfect for both little kids and adults as a snack and also in recipes for any meal occasion.

Plenti is taking oatmeal to a new level, combining it with cool, creamy Greek yogurt in one ready-to-eat container. Plenti Oatmeal Meets Greek Yogurt can be enjoyed cold, straight from the fridge as part of your breakfast, making it the perfect addition to any morning routine. With 16 grams of whole grain*, starting the day with Plenti Oatmeal Meets Greek Yogurt helps provide long-lasting energy and is a good source of protein.

HOT HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE • July 18, 2016 • New York Marriott Marquis

Do you represent the “must-have” gift of the season? Will yours be the thing everyone wishes for this year? Then you belong in the Hot Holiday Gift Guide, where the best of the season’s gifts for everyone from foodies and fashionistas, to techies and travelers get the spotlight in front of influential gift guide editors and content producers.

SNACK ATTACK • June 7, 2016 • New York Marriott Marquis

From healthy and nutritious to sweet, salty and indulgent, snacks and to-go convenience foods and beverages for adults and children take center stage at this Editor Showcase event.

NEW at Snack Attack – Snack Attack will introduce an area highlighting qualified Craft & Artisan snack food brands. Craft & Artisan brands are small batch, made by hand, not overly processed, produced in limited quantity, or independently owned. Reach editors specifically interested in Craft & Artisan products in this exclusive area!

Additional 2016 Brands Coming Soon!

Discover Lifeway Kefir, the high calcium, high protein, yogurt-style beverage that tastes great and offers an endless list of health benefits with its 12 live and active probiotics.

MEDIA

We recognize that, as members of the media, your time is precious. That's why this Editor Showcase is the perfect opportunity for you to gain immediate access to brands that likely will be of interest to you. In only three hours you will be exposed to dozens of products, potentially generating nearly as many story ideas. Located in the heart of Times Square, this Editor Showcase is ultra-convenient for New York-based media, and a terrific opportunity for national media to visit the Big Apple!

Contact Rachel Kay Public Relations here to request a credential.

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