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Bobo Oat Bar

Bobo’s Oat Bars is on the rise, and that’s outside the oven. This home-grown Boulder brand features a line of snack bars in 14 delicious flavors, including four gluten-free, all made with organic and natural Non-GMO ingredients. The bars are ideal for a light breakfast, ie “a bowl of oatmeal to go,” a pre-workout snack, in a lunch box or yoga bag, or a mid afternoon treat. Bobo’s has enjoyed an impressive annual growth rate of over 50 percent over the past three years, evolving from a home-based operation to national natural foods and specialty store distribution in ten years. Its sights are set on making a big push in 2014 to expand distribution to mainstream grocery stores, and more specialty and coffee shops, as well as foodservice outlets. Bobo’s moves to a new 12,000 square foot facility in early January, more than tripling the existing space. With the new manufacturing space, the company can enhance automation, production capabilities, and add new staff, further increasing potential for growth. The company plans to introduce new flavors and varieties in early 2014.

“Our growth has been phenomenal over the past few years, due in large part to more people asking for high-fiber, nutrient dense snacks and foods that taste great, the fact that we offer several gluten-free varieties, made with organic and non-GMO ingredients, and a lot of hard work!” says Beryl Stafford, founder and president of Bobo’s Oat Bars. “The new space will open a lot of doors for us in terms of meeting growing consumer demand, and offering new flavors and varieties. We have great positioning in natural, and we’ll continue to nurture that, but we are also ready to expand to mainstream grocery with many consumers who shop at supermarkets also interested in healthy, organic, and gluten-free and non-GMO options. We’re very excited about what’s to come.”

According to FOOD MANUFACTURING magazine, the gluten-free market is experiencing double digit growth, with the highest consumption of these products in conventional channels. The demand for new products and a variety of gluten-free products is increasing, as people begin to gain awareness of the issue of gluten intolerance vs. allergies. The Organic Trade Association reports that sales of organic foods rose 10.2% in 2012, compared to 3.7% in conventional foods.

Bobo’s Oat Bars are available at select natural foods and specialty stores nationwide. The clear packaging allows for complete “transparency” for consumers, and each Bobo Oat Bar has a 6-month shelf life. The company just became Non-GMO Certified as well as Kosher Certified. Bars retail for approximately $2.69 per 3-oz. package.

About Bobo’s Oat Bars 

Bobo's Oat Bars is a Boulder, Colorado based manufacturer of all natural and vegan breakfast /snack bars that are hand baked with the finest organic, wheat-free and gluten-free non-GMO ingredients.  The company was founded in 2004 by Beryl Stafford, a single mother and owner of a catering business. Stafford was making snack bars for her daughter, nicknamed “Bobo,” and over time reformulated the recipe for the growing health-conscious consumer audience. Bobo’s developed a strong following in Boulder, and over the 10 years in business has blossomed from a small locally-focused company to a nationally recognized brand in natural foods and specialty stores. Bobo’s Oat Bars celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2014.

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From the makers of the best lip balm for the world, Eco Lips places the power of choice in the hands of consumers with the world’s first “Create it Yourself” lip balm at [My] Eco Lips. From the ease and privacy of one’s desktop, tablet or mobile, concocting a personalized Eco Lips lip balm is simply a matter of unleashing the creative juices and choosing style, ingredients and packaging via a few strategic clicks online.

According to Steve Shriver, CEO of Eco Lips, “Our very own “Certified Mixologists” blend the balm based on the customized order and mail it, all in a matter of days and for less than the price of a latte. With [My] Eco Lips, we’re trying to change the way business is done—giving customers the power to tell product manufacturers what they want, when they want it and how they want it.” [My] Eco Lips was inspired by Shriver’s 10-year-old daughter Chloey. Check out her video about creating [My] Eco Lips here:

Eco Lips Custom Lip Balms

The Three Easy Steps to Lip Balm Freedom via

• Pick your ingredients from a menu that includes multiple base choices, herbal extracts, natural flavors and specialty oils.
• Design your container with different colored caps, labels, tube colors and size.
• Name your balm and personalize your creation.

“Suddenly life has more flavor with [My] Eco Lips! Adding sparkle, sweetener and accessories rounds out the 2 billion possible lip balm combinations people can choose from. This is what lip owners have been secretly wishing for—to express themselves creatively and do justice to their lips,” adds Shriver. “And we want folks to share the love—[My] Eco Lips makes a perfect gift, a party favor or a unique premium for business, school or fun.”

Eco Lips manufactures the highest quality certified organic and fair trade lip care products on the planet. In addition, the company offers private label and contracting manufacturing services with a wide variety of options. Eco Lips initiated Iowa’s largest solar power project which is powering the neighborhood in which Eco Lips is located. The company is a member of OTA, Green America and is a Certified B Corporation. Don’t panic, it’s organic! To learn more visit or call 866.326.5477. Visit Eco Lips on Facebook at

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TropiClean is gearing up for the summer launch of their new Fresh Breath +PLUS Dental Treats. The company highlights their treats’ unique design that helps “clean teeth, freshen breath and promote overall pet wellness.” TropiClean uses natural wholesome ingredients that not only support pet oral health, but also support overall pet wellness. One exciting feature is that all of the new dental treats will be gluten-free, grain-free, corn-free and wheat-free.

The new line will include Skin & Coat, Hip & Joint, Advanced Cleaning System and Digestive Support treats, aiming to support oral health and overall pet wellness through a wholesome dental treat that dogs love. Fresh Breath +PLUS treats are proudly made in the United States with no ingredients from China.

“We know that the gold standard for clean teeth is professional cleanings performed by a veterinarian,” says Joe Wurm, TropiClean Pet Treat Brand Manager. “We also know that most pet parents do not consistently take their pets for teeth cleanings or even brush their teeth. We wanted to create a treat from natural wholesome ingredients that cleans teeth, freshens breath and dogs love—functional and simple.”

Speaking about the importance of what is in the new treats, Wurm said the company “focused on quality ingredients that you are familiar with, something similar to what you can find in your local grocery store.  That’s why we chose ingredients like our Jinsei Green Tea and blueberry which support overall pet wellness.” On the effectiveness of the new treats, Mr. Wurm explained, “We can’t tell you all of our Advanced Cleaning System secrets, but we’ll let you in on one. All of our treats contain decaffeinated green tea extract, which serves as a natural source of fluoride and antioxidants which benefit the immune system.”

TropiClean’s new treat line, featuring the four different dental treats in both small and regular sizes, is set to launch this summer. TropiClean also manufactures popular oral care pet products such as Fresh Breath Clean Teeth Gel and Fresh Breath Water Additive. For more information, check out their newly renovated website at


Ultimate OmegaThis holiday season, Nordic Naturals, together with its customers, will express heartfelt gratitude to the U.S. military with the gift of health through the company’s campaign, “Buy One. Pass it On.” From October through December, every time a customer purchases a bottle of Ultimate Omega, Complete Omega, Omega-3, Children’s DHA, or Nordic Berries, Nordic Naturals will donate one bottle of its No. 1-selling Ultimate Omega to Give2TheTroops, a non-profit organization that sends care packages to veterans and active-duty military in combat and disaster relief zones. Nordic Naturals will donate up to $30,000 in product.

According to Chief Medical Officer Keri Marshall, MS, ND, “Each bottle will be sent in a signature Nordic Naturals eco-bag to troops who have requested nutritional supplements. Each bag will also contain a card expressing our appreciation for their service, as well as our sincere desire that our high-quality omega oils will contribute to their optimal health during their deployment.”

Ultimate Omega is not only Nordic Naturals’ top-selling omega-3, but also the No. 1 fish oil in the United States. Ultimate Omega supports heart and brain health, immunity, and a positive mood. Without solicitation, doctors and researchers worldwide consistently choose and recommend this powerful formula, which has been shown in original research to support healthy joints, healthy lipid levels in professional athletes and the body's ability to respond to stress in an optimal way.

A video explaining the campaign can be seen at:

About Give2TheTroops

Since December 2002, the non-profit organization Give2TheTroops has supported approximately one million deployed U.S. troops, active-duty troops at home, and veterans, with care packages and letters. To date, they have sent more than 185,000 boxes and 20 million letters and cards through the help of tens of thousands of generous and patriotic friends in the U.S. and abroad. For more information, see

About Nordic Naturals

Based in Watsonville, CA, Nordic Naturals is committed to delivering the world’s safest, most effective omega oils to help provide the essentials of an extraordinary life. Distributing to more than 35 countries, Nordic Naturals offers more than 150 products in a variety of flavors and formulations, all in line with leading standards for safety, efficacy, and sustainability. By providing omega oil supplements for adults, kids, athletes, and pets, Nordic Naturals helps everyone do more of what they love. Further information is available at Nordic Naturals is on Facebook at and people can follow the company on Twitter at @NordicNaturals.

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Worm's Way

It’s coming!! Mark your calendars! The Customer Appreciation events are on their way. As a thank you to all our customers, near and far, Worm's Way is offering HUGE savings, fun events, and giveaways!


Due to last year’s huge success, we’ve brought back our
Customer Appreciation Week online sale!
Lights, nutrients, hydroponic systems, 
garden tools, books--everything is 20% off! 
Simply use promo code CUSTAP during checkout!


Customer Appreciation Day

Absolutely everything will be 20% off! 
Don’t miss Customer Appreciation Day’s BIG in-store savings. 
Each store will have vendor visits, free food, 
prizes, games, and more all just for you! 
Call or visit your local store to check out their 
Customer Appreciation Day free events!

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SheaMoisture Coconut and Hibiscus Hand and Body Scrub 

Now you can achieve perfectly smooth skin literally from head to toe with SheaMoisture’s NEW Hand & Body Scrubs.  Each formula is ideal for use on the delicate skin on the hands, and gently and effectively removes dead skin cells, leaving your entire body silky soft.

“Just as you exfoliate the skin on your face, you need to remove the top layer of skin on your hands to reveal the fresh skin underneath,” says Denise Clark, SheaMoisture Director of Education. “Regular exfoliation will keep your hands looking smoother, softer and more youthful, as well as aid in combating dry, flakey skin in the colder months.” 

SheaMoisture’s Hand & Body Scrubs are available in six different flavors:

Olive & Green Tea – With a high content of healing Vitamin E and fatty acids, Olive Butter helps hydrate, repair and heal skin.  Rich in powerful anti-oxidants and vitamins, Green Tea and Avocado protect skin and help regenerate skin cells.

Patchouli & Red Bush – Rich in alpha hydroxyl acid and zinc, Red Bush helps exfoliate and heal skin, while Patchouli’s anti-inflammatory properties calm irritated skin. 

Argan Oil & Raw Shea – Argan Oil hydrates and repairs dry skin thanks to its high content of Vitamin E.  Frankincense & Myrrh offer anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties that aid in healing dry, cracked skin. 

Lavender & Wild Orchid – Combining the calming and soothing effects of Lavender with the restorative properties of Orchid Extract, this nourishing scrub also hydrates and heals.

Lemongrass & Ginger – This purifying and uplifting scrub uses Lemongrass to help balance skin and Ginger to relive joint stiffness and muscular pain, and improve circulation.

Coconut & Hibiscus – This nutrient-rich sugar scrub exfoliates and tones with a blend of antioxidant Vitamin E, organic Coconut Oil and sweet Hibiscus Flower.

SheaMoisture’s Hand & Body Scrubs have a suggested retail price of $9.99 and are available at select Target and Walmart locations nationwide.  For more information, please visit

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Dr Hauschka Lips and Lashes Gift Set 

Dr. Hauschka Skin Care introduces a limited edition gift set for the Holiday 2013 season: Lips and Lashes. Featuring customer favorites at a wallet-friendly price point, each set offers high-quality, 100% natural products in a perfectly packaged tin that slips easily into purses and pockets.

Ideal for on-the-go touch ups, the Lips and Lashes set includes a full-size Lip Care Stick and a mini Black Volume Mascara.

Lip Care Stick:
Seal in moisture and protect your lips while providing a subtle shine with this nourishing balm formulated with four plant waxes and beeswax. Soothing extracts of carrot and anthyllis soften and nurture lips, while jojoba wax and shea butter hydrate and protect your pucker from the elements. Unlike many other lip care products, Dr. Hauschka’s Lip Care Stick promotes healthy lips without causing dependency.

Mini Black Volume Mascara (limited edition):
Add volume to lashes while emphasizing your eyes with this smudge-resistant all-natural mascara. Soothing black tea and eyebright extracts nurture the delicate skin around the eye while neem leaf extracts helps to strengthen lashes. Beeswax and rose and candelilla waxes combine with silk powder to plump and protect lashes, making them look more voluminous than ever before.

The Lips and Lashes set is available for $19.95 at

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