Boulder, Colo. – (Jan. 19, 2014) – Ancient Harvest, the first brand to bring quinoa to the United States in the 1980s, will introduce new Mac & Cheese and Culinary Ancient Grains lines for 2014. These new products join the existing portfolio of high-quality, gluten-free, organic (non-GMO) quinoas, pastas, flour, flakes and ready-to-eat polentas.
“Building the Ancient Harvest product portfolio and brand has been an unbelievably rewarding experience,” said Blake Waltrip, CEO at Ancient Harvest. “The company’s history, deep expertise in the quinoa industry, unwavering commitment to organic, gluten-free and sustainably sourced Royal Bolivian quinoa, combined with the opportunities for innovation makes all of us very proud, and we believe sets the business up for significant growth.”
New product information:
Like all Ancient Harvest products, the new Mac & Cheese and Culinary Ancient Grains flavors are organic (non-GMO) and gluten-free, and the quinoa is sourced only from long-standing farmer partners in Bolivia.
Mac & Cheese
- The new Mac & Cheese line includes four cheesy flavors and fun shapes, including White Cheddar, Sharp Cheddar and two varieties of Mild Cheddar, a traditional and a kid’s variety with fun llama-shaped pasta.
Culinary Ancient Grains
- The new line of Culinary Ancient Grains is made up of a savory blend of quinoa, millet and amaranth and offers four varieties inspired by flavors from around the world, including Sea Salt and Herb, Butter and Parmesan, Spanish Style and Spicy Curry.
“As a registered dietitian, I’m thrilled to be marketing this brand and offering new options to our health-conscious customers who we know strive to follow an optimal diet without sacrificing enjoyment, taste and culinary authenticity,” said Constance Roark, RD and manager of brand strategy and nutrition marketing at Ancient Harvest.
Ancient Harvest products are available in natural food stores and supermarkets nationwide with new products hitting shelves in early 2014. For more information and to connect with us, visit Facebook or visit ancientharvest.com.