As you know we love working with brands and helping them collaborate with our bloggers – so much so that we are always on the lookout for exciting people to talk about and share with our bloggers. During our extensive research, in order to find only the best brands to introduce you to, we come across up-and-coming products which we cannot wait to introduce you to. Some of the brands below you’ll find in our opportunity board, others are just companies our detectives found online. Let’s take a look in the HBC kitchen.
Livia’s Kitchen Raw Millionaire
Livia from Livia’s Kitchen just launched her new range of delicious midnight munchies’ snacks (don’t judge). Available in three flavours: salted date caramel, chocolate orange and almond and raisin, now officially available at Selfridges, in London.
Pick it up at: Selfridges, London.
Perfect for… This crumbly oat base is covered with a gooey date caramel, topped with smooth, rich dark raw chocolate. This is undoubtedly the answer to the 4pm slump in the HBC Head Quarters. All gluten, dairy and refined sugar free, which means it’s good for the body and the soul.
Probiotic Cold Brew Coffee
Brooklyn-based juice company Jùs by Julie teamed up with Ganeden to launch a cold brew coffee line that’s infused with vegan probiotics- basically all you need to kick start your morning before breakfast. Infused with 1 billion GanedenBC30 vegan probiotics per 16-oz bottle, the coffee is available in original and vanilla flavour.
Pick it up at: Online or in store, NY.
Perfect for… your a.m. routine. If you already take your probiotics alongside your cuppa, your precious morning routine will get a significant upgrade. No more sprint during your commute.
Epic Bottled Bone Broth
Let’s be honest, who’s got time to make bone broth every morning? With bone broth bars popping from LA to London, health blogger from all over the world are looking for easy to access alternatives – we are busy bees after all. Epic Provisions is launching the first bottled bone broth this Spring, so you can rejoice, US bloggers! The company specialised in Paleo-friendly animal-based protein bars, and it’s now developing ready-to-heat broths.
Pick it up at: wait for it to land online on their website.
Perfect for… Morning commute (just ignore the looks), post gym pick me up or any time really. With 10g of protein per bottle, this is a great alternative to shakes.
From organic superfoods company, Heavenly Taste, comes a new range of flavoured coconut milks. Perfect for children on-the-go and suitable for babies aged 6 months and upwards. These pouches contain squished organic fruits with coconut milk and a dash of lemon juice. 1 of the 5 portions of fruit and veg recommended daily with nothing added, not even sugar or water. We particularly love the look of the mango, apple and banana coconut squish!
Pick it up… Worldwide, online at Ocado and Amazon.
Perfect for… Children with food allergies, as all ingredients are completely natural, with no refined sugar, gluten or lactose.
Honey and Cinnamon Cashew Butter
We absolutely LOVE nut butter, and we’re always up for trying a new flavour combination. This cashew butter gets it’s extra flavour kick with the help of natural flower honey and warming cinnamon… it’s the perfect blend of sweet and spicy.
Pick it up… Online from Pip & Nut and Ocado, or in store in the UK at Whole Foods, Sainsbury’s and Selfridge’s.
Perfect for… We love adding it to our morning oats for breakfast, but let’s face it… cashew nut butter goes well with everything! Try it on oatcakes, Rvita crackers, stuffed in dates or mixed into smoothies… the possibilities are endless!
Early Bird Granola
Brooklyn-based granola company, Early Bird Foods & Co. create out-of-this-world delicious, wholesome and nourishing small batch granola and other foods by hand. The y have a variety of granolas to suit everyone’s needs: some flavours are gluten free, whilst others don’t contain any nuts. However all are made using real, whole ingredients.
Pick it up… Online and at select stores across the U.S., Europe and Japan.
Perfect for… Breakfast. Add some granola and fresh fruit to coconut yoghurt for a delicious and healthy breakfast. Alternatively, mix into smoothies or scatter on crumble to add texture!