When the product is labeled as “natural,” there are no regulated ingredients, and it can have different meanings. “Organic,” on the other hand, is a strictly defined term and regulated by the United States Department of Agriculture. The National Organic Program (NOP) develops the rules and regulations for the production, handling, labeling, and enforcement of all USDA organic products. Here are two three products, organic and natural that we recently found of interest.
For summer 2020, DeeBee's Organics released in 12,000 retail stores across North America two new products, including its plant-based Organic SuperFruit Freezie. DeeBee's Organics shelf-stable freezies are made from premium organic fruits with zero added artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives and are allergen-free of nuts, dairy, fish, wheat, and soy.
The treat was a bit nostalgic. It took me back to the days on Hovey Place in Gary, Indiana where we ate and sucked on cold “Mr. Freezes” on the neighborhood’s playground picnic bench, under the shady acorn tree.
In collaboration with Disney, DeeBees also produces Organic Ice Wands, as they are called, and feature packaging with characters Anna, Elsa, and Olaf from Frozen 2. The product has under 5g of total sugars and 20 calories per pop.