Fancy Snacking: GoOrganic Candies’ New Non-GMO Organic Fruit Chews

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Steven Hoffman, Compass Natural, steve@compassnatural.com, tel 303.807.1042
Sandy Gencarelli, Hillside Candy, sandy@hillsidecandy.com, tel 973.926.2300

Fancy Snacking: GoOrganic Candies’ New Non-GMO, Certified Organic
Fruit Chews Featured at 60th Summer Fancy Food Show in New York

GoOrganic Candies will exhibit its new Certified Organic, Non-GMO Fruit Chews at the 60th Summer Fancy Food Show in New York, June 29 – July 1, 2014. Visit GoOrganic’s new booth and sample its entire line of delicious, organic, non-GMO, gluten-free, dairy-free and kosher candies at Booth #347.

Hillside, New Jersey (June 19, 2014) – Fresh off of receiving a nomination for the Most Innovative New Products Award in the non-chocolate category by the National Confectioners Association at the 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo, GoOrganic Candies will introduce its new USDA Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified Fruit Chews to the specialty foods market at the upcoming 60th Summer Fancy Food Show, June 29 – July 1, 2014, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.

Featuring authentic, mouth-watering flavors from Ginger to Pomegranate, all GoOrganic Candies are dairy-free, gluten-free and certified kosher. They contain noartificial flavors, preservatives or colors, and are made in the USA. A welcome addition to GoOrganic’s popular hard candy line, the Chews come in Ginger and Fruit flavors and are a great treat for adults and kids alike because of their chewy consistency.

GoOrganic Candies, a brand of Hillside Candy, recognizes the consumer’s desire for pure ingredients in its confectionery treats. Therefore, all GoOrganic Candies carry the USDA Certified Organic designation, using only organic or all natural ingredients and produced without the use of toxic, synthetic pesticides or genetically engineered (GMO) ingredients.

GoOrganic Hard Candies come in nine delicious flavors, including Ginger, Pomegranate, Cherry, Apple, Honey, Honey Lemon, Blood Orange, Iced Mint Mango, and Ginger Xtreme. With the addition of the new Organic Chews, including Ginger and Strawberry, Raspberry, Sour Apple and Lemon Fruit Chews, the entire GoOrganic Candies line is also Non-GMO Project Verified.

Commitment to Organic, Non-GMO Ingredients

“Obtaining Non-GMO Project Verification for our entire line of candies was important to us – and to our customers. GoOrganic is committed to providing health-conscious consumers and their families with tasty treats, and also the peace of mind that we are committed to sourcing the highest quality, cleanest ingredients available,” says Sandy Gencarelli, Director of Marketing and Export Sales for Hillside Candy, maker of GoOrganic Candies.

GoOrganic Candies’ new booth will be featured at the Summer Fancy Food Show. The new booth is bigger and better with lots of room for information, samples and meetings.

GoOrganic Candy will exhibit at the 60th annual Summer Fancy Food Show, North America’s largest specialty food and beverage exposition, June 29 – July 1, 2014. The show features 180,000 products including confections, cheese, coffee, snacks, spices, ethnic, natural and organic foods and more. Visitors will connect with 2,400 exhibitors from 80 countries and regions. Interested companies and attendees can visit GoOrganic Candies at Booth #347, and contact info@hillsidecandy.com, tel 973.926.2300.

About GoOrganic Candies

GoOrganic™ Candies are available in 3.5 oz. and 30 oz. family size gusseted pouches. Products are available in leading natural, organic and specialty food retailers including:  Whole Foods Market, Fresh Market, Natural Grocers, Fairway Market, Wakefern/Shoprite, Wegmans, Stop & Shop, Hannaford’s, Sweet Bay, Earth Fare, Lunds & Byerly's, Hy-Vee, Sprouts Farmers Market, QFC, Mollie Stone’s, New Seasons Market, and other leading stores, and online at www.hillsidecandy.com. For wholesalers and retailers, GoOrganic™ Candies are available through UNFI, Kehe and other leading distributors.

Upcoming Events
In addition, please visit GoOrganic Candies at these upcoming food industry events:

- Natural Products Expo East, Baltimore, MD, September 17 - 20, Booth 2918

- SIAL Paris, Paris, France, October 19 - 23, Organic Trade Association Pavilion

About Hillside Candy

Hillside Candy, a family-owned business based in Hillside, NJ, and first established in 1945, prides itself on producing premium products made from only the finest ingredients. Hillside Candy offers three very distinct product lines. Each product brand enjoys widespread distribution throughout the U.S. and internationally, including GoLightly Sugar Free Candy, Hillside Sweets, a line of sugar-based hard candy, and GoOrganic Candies, providing Certified Organic, Non-GMO Project Verified Hard Candies and Fruit Chews. Hillside Candy is a member of the Organic Trade Association. For more information, visitwww.hillsidecandy.com, info@hillsidecandy.com, tel 800.524.1304.

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