PB2 Foods Wins Another Race to Market: First Peanut Powder with Prebiotics and Probiotics

TIFTON, Ga., Aug. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – In a first for the category, PB2 Foods has begun rolling out PB2 Peanut Powder with Prebiotics & Probiotics – bringing the trend of offering additional functional benefits in new formulas to the nut butter market. The new product is now available at Walmart locations nationwide and is expected to hit shelves in other retail locations beginning in September, when it also will be available on Amazon. “This item is completely unique within our category, because no one else in the food business has produced a peanut butter powder with prebiotics and probiotics,” explained Craig Entwistle, the chief executive officer of PB2 Foods. “We’re also introducing a no sugar added element as part of this product, and that is a big differentiator for us that we know will translate to sales.” PB2 with Pre + Probiotics contains 6 grams of plant-based protein per 13-gram serving, which amounts to about 2 tablespoons.  It also has just 60 calories and 1.5 grams of fat per serving, or roughly 90-percent less fat and nearly 70-percent fewer calories than traditional peanut butter.  The prebiotic found in PB2′s ne...

20 Innovative Dairy-Free Probiotic Foods That Aren’t Yogurt

In decades past, the only easy way to get probiotics from food was cultured dairy yogurt. That is unless you immersed yourself in Asian cuisine, and discovered the wonders of kimchi, miso, and natto. But today there are literally dozens of dairy-free yogurts, and new dairy-free probiotic foods seem to be hitting the market every year. All of the dairy-free probiotic foods in this post are sold in the United States, and most are also available in Canada. Some of them can be purchased in the U.K. and Australia, but comment below if we missed one of your local favorites! A proprietary probiotic called GanedenBC30 (also known as Bacillus coagulans GBI-30, 6086) is the magic ingredient in many of the dairy-free probiotic foods that follow. Unlike most probiotics, it’s highly stable through processing, shelf life, heat (including baking), and stomach acids. This specific strain of Bacillus coagulans has proven effective for digestive health, immune support, muscle recovery, and reducing symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. But it isn’t the only game in town. As you will see in the dairy-free probiotic foods below, there are other shelf-stable strains that can hold their own. Based on ou...