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Bar Spotlight: Nutra Organics Ginger Biotics Exotic Jamu Bar



Nutra Organics Ginger Biotics – Exotic Ginger Jamu Bar, is a decadent, delicious wholefood bar inspired by ancient traditional Javanese Jamu.

The Ginger Biotics Bar brings you the unique health benefits of ginger, turmeric and cinnamon combined with fibre rich coconut, fermented shelf stable probiotics and organic cacao to provide you with an absolutely addictive flavour sensation.

Jamu’s main ingredients come from the ginger family, known as empon-empon, along with other exotic spices, a remedy that has been passed down the generations. In Indonesia Jamu is taken daily or weekly for disease prevention and maintenance of general wellbeing.

The Ginger Biotics bar is a quick and easy way to get sustained energy for your body, it's a must have for ginger lovers and anyone in need of a healthy wholefood snack!



Rice Malt Syrup*, Desiccated Coconut* (24%), Ginger Chunks (18.5%), 74% Dark Belgium Choc Buttons* (7.4%) [Cocoa Mass, Sugar, Cacao Butter, Vanilla Powder], Murray River Sultanas*, Organic Cranberries (pesticide free), Vegan Lactobacillus Fermented Sprout Blend* (3.4%) (Mung Bean Sprout*, Brown Rice Sprout*, Red Lentil Sprout*, Chick Pea Sprout*, Linseed Sprout*, Alfalfa Seed Sprout*, Millet Sprout*, Quinoa Sprout*, Chia Sprout*), Sprouted & Fermented Pea Protein*, Cacao (2.2%), Sunflower Kernels, Linseed Meal*, Fructooligosaccharides (prebiotic fibre), Berry Choc Chunk Powder* (Coconut Sugar*, Cacao Powder*, Mango (1%), Acai Berry*, Beetroot*, Raspberry (<1%), Blueberry, Cranberry, Aquamin (Red Sea Algae), Goji Berry, Vanilla Bean, Salt), Hulled Tahini* (sesame seeds), Chia Seeds, Virgin Coconut Oil*, Ground Ginger* (<1%), Ground Cinnamon*, Turmeric Powder* (<1%).

*Certified Organic  





About Nutra Organics

Nutra Organics is an Australian family business, and started as a passion project in 1998 to help nourish families and make it easier to enjoy health everyday. To this day, our mission has never changed: we want to help you, your family, and families around the world enjoy better health with the support of our wholesome, honest products along with our practical and holistic online support.

We believe that the food you eat directly influences your health and wellbeing, and that a diet full of a variety of whole foods is essential for optimum wellbeing. Much of the food available on supermarket shelves today is processed, containing little to no nutritional value, and often containing harmful chemicals and GMOs. With so many mixed messages out there, it can be hard to know what you should be eating to best support your health and your family’s. Learn More



Company: Nutra Organics
Brand: Nutra Organics
Origin: Australia
Category: Energy Bar
Packaging: 45g
Claims: Organic. Nutrient dense
Variants: View Product Range Here
Price: $4.40
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Snack Spotlight: FODY Low FODMAP Dark Chocolate, Nuts and Sea Salt Bars

Avoid those midday stomach growls and cravings by keeping one of these satisfying Low FODMAP bars in your pocket. Our Low FODMAP snack bars are loaded with crunchy nuts, scrumptious dark chocolate, and just the right amount of sea salt.

One serving of this product has been tested and certified Low FODMAP by Monash University.








About the company

It is estimated that between 10-15% of the global population live with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). At FODY Food Co., we believe that nothing should hinder your freedom – especially not food. This is why we set out to take the stress and guess work out of eating and grocery shopping. Through our delicious low FODMAP products, we provide people a much needed relief from their IBS symptoms. Read More




Company: FODY Food Co.
Brand: FODY Food
Slogan: Low FODMAP
Origin: Canada
Category: Snacks
Packaging: 1.41oz (40g)
Claims: Low FODMAP Certified. Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Vegan
Variants: View Product Range Here
Price: $24.99 USD (12 bars)
Where to Buy: Buy Online






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Snack Spotlight: Cherryvale Farms Expands Beyond Baking Aisle; Introduces Love It!® Whole Grain Snack Bars



Vegan, Whole Grain Ready-To-Eat Snack Bars Offer Fresh-Baked Flavor and Real Fruit


SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Sept. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cherryvale Farms, Inc., makers of Everything But The…™ baking mixes and Instant Indulgence® individual mug cake mixes, is pleased to announce the launch of Love It!® plant-based, clean-label whole grain snack bars. Just a little sweet, bursting with real fruit and drizzled with vanilla or chocolate icing, Love It! bars are packed with whole grains and real fruit flavor. Available in three delicious flavors — Banana Chocolate, Blueberry Lemon and Cherry Vanilla —Love It! bars are the first move outside the baking aisle for the brand.

Cherryvale Farms Love It! bars are plant-based, Non-GMO Project Verified, egg-free, dairy-free, nut-free and free from preservatives and artificial colors and flavors. With fresh-baked taste and whole grain goodness, Cherryvale Farms Love It! bars are perfect for breakfast, dessert, snacks and lunchboxes.

"As a pioneer in plant-based baking, we are continually looking for new and innovative ways to meet the needs of consumers, and Love It! bars are a natural evolution for the brand," said Cherryvale Farms CEO Lindsey Rosenberg. "We are excited to take this first step outside the baking aisle to offer bars with a delicious fresh-baked taste so fans of our baking mixes can now enjoy that same experience in a ready-to-eat snack."

Cherryvale Farms Love It! bars are available at CherryvaleFarms.com, Amazon.com and will be available nationwide in select Smart & Final locations and other retailers starting in October.

For more information about Cherryvale Farms, please visit cherryvalefarms.com. To stay up to date on other news and information from Cherryvale Farms, like the company's Facebook page and follow them on Twitter and Instagram.

About Cherryvale Farms

Cherryvale Farms is a family business, founded by a daughter-father team who drew inspiration from their own small farm in Santa Cruz, California to create delicious baking mixes everyone can enjoy at home.  The first Cherryvale Farms products, Everything But The…™ baking mixes, were created so home cooks can whip up delicious, easy homemade baked goods – with a focus on fruit, vegetables and nuts - in minutes. Today, the company offers three product lines, including Instant Indulgence® microwave mug cake mixes and Love It!® Whole Grain Snack Bars. Cherryvale Farms products are plant-based, non-GMO, egg-free, dairy-free and proudly free of any artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Cherryvale Farms baking mixes and mug cake mixes are also nut-free and made in a peanut-free facility, making them an excellent option for those managing food allergies or intolerances.  Available in over 4,000 retail locations nationwide, the company is focused on offering innovative plant-based foods that make life just a little bit sweeter.

SOURCE Cherryvale Farms, Inc.


Introducing new Cherryvale Farms Love It! plant-based, clean-label whole grain snack bars. Just a little sweet, bursting with real fruit and drizzled with vanilla or chocolate icing, Love It! bars are packed with whole grains and real fruit flavor. Available in three delicious flavors — Banana Chocolate, Blueberry Lemon and Cherry Vanilla —Love It! bars are the first move outside the baking aisle for the brand. (PRNewsfoto/Cherryvale Farms, Inc.)

Introducing new Cherryvale Farms Love It! plant-based, clean-label whole grain snack bars. Just a little sweet, bursting with real fruit and drizzled with vanilla or chocolate icing, Love It! bars are packed with whole grains and real fruit flavor. Available in three delicious flavors — Banana Chocolate, Blueberry Lemon and Cherry Vanilla —Love It! bars are the first move outside the baking aisle for the brand. (PRNewsfoto/Cherryvale Farms, Inc.)








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Snack Spotlight: SNICKERS® Unveils Three New Limited Edition Flavors to Satisfy Hunger


SNICKERS® Espresso, Fiery and Salty & Sweet Hit Shelves June 2018 to Help Fans Get Their Flavor Back

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J., Oct. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- SNICKERS® announced that the brand will debut three new limited edition flavors – Espresso, Fiery and Salty & Sweet –  all at the same time, a first for the brand. The new flavors will join the popular "Hunger Bar" campaign and have everything fans love about SNICKERS® – peanuts and caramel covered in milk chocolate, now with a bold new flavor-infused nougat – espresso, hot pepper or salted caramel-flavor.

When you're hungry, you lose your flavor – what makes you, you. Espresso, Fiery, and Salty & Sweet Hunger Bars are filled with flavors that can help fans solve their specific hunger symptom. Each Hunger Bar will feature a hunger symptom on the outside of the packaging that the flavor can directly solve:

  • Espresso = Irritable
  • Fiery = Wimpy
  • Salty & Sweet = Indecisive

"SNICKERS® knows that when you're hungry, you lose your flavor and turn into your less desirable self," said Michael Italia, Senior Brand Manager, SNICKERS® Brand. "Our new flavors paired with hunger symptoms provide an extended dimension to show how SNICKERS® ultimately satisfies when hunger strikes."

SNICKERS® fans will be able to find the limited edition flavored Hunger Bars nationwide at local food, mass, convenience, and drug stores beginning June 2018. SNICKERS® plans to support the launch through a variety of 360 marketing tactics including in-store promotions, consumer activations, and social media.

For more information, fans can visit SNICKERS® on Facebook, Twitter or at www.SNICKERS.com.

About Mars, Incorporated

Mars is a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love. With almost $35 billion in sales, the company is a global business that produces some of the world's best-loved brands: M&M's®, SNICKERS®, TWIX®, MILKY WAY®, DOVE®, PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, EXTRA®, ORBIT®, 5™, SKITTLES®, UNCLE BEN'S®, MARS DRINKS and COCOAVIA®. Mars also provides veterinary health services that include BANFIELD® Pet Hospitals, Blue Pearl®, VCA® and Pet Partners™. Headquartered in McLean, VA, Mars operates in more than 80 countries. The Mars Five Principles – Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom – inspire its more than 100,000 Associates to create value for all its partners and deliver growth they are proud of every day.

For more information about Mars, please visit www.mars.com. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.

SOURCE Mars, Incorporated


SNICKERS® Unveils Three New Limited Edition Flavors to Satisfy Hunger (PRNewsfoto/Mars, Incorporated)

SNICKERS® Unveils Three New Limited Edition Flavors to Satisfy Hunger (PRNewsfoto/Mars, Incorporated)


SNICKERS® Unveils Three New Limited Edition Flavors to Satisfy Hunger (PRNewsfoto/Mars, Incorporated)

SNICKERS® Unveils Three New Limited Edition Flavors to Satisfy Hunger (PRNewsfoto/Mars, Incorporated)


SNICKERS® Unveils Three New Limited Edition Flavors to Satisfy Hunger (PRNewsfoto/Mars, Incorporated)

SNICKERS® Unveils Three New Limited Edition Flavors to Satisfy Hunger (PRNewsfoto/Mars, Incorporated)




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Food News: bakerly unleashes new Crunchy Crêpes flavors



The company's extension of its chocolate and strawberry crêpes hits stores - just in time for summer

MIAMI, Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- bakerly, the creators of French-inspired bakery products in the U.S., adds a twist of crunchiness and two new flavors to its happy go snacky™ line: the new Crunchy Crêpes with hazelnut chocolate and caramel fillings. They are the latest creations in bakerly's snack line, which also includes traditional chocolate or strawberry-filled Crêpes, chocolate chunk Mini Brioches, chocolate-filled Croissants and Petit Sponge Cakes with chocolate, strawberry or apricot filling.

"We're excited to expand our happy go snacky™ line with the new Crunchy Crêpes. These new flavors, now available nationwide, are also individually wrapped for easy, on-the-go, healthy snacking," said Fabian Milon, bakerly's co-founder. "We're proud to offer all natural, non-GMO, French-inspired bakery snacks with no preservatives and zero substitutes."

These rolled crêpes, filled with rice crispy hazelnut chocolate or caramel, come individually wrapped. It's the perfect summer snack for families on-the-go, or even those who want to take it slow.

bakerly uses only natural, top quality ingredients in all of its products – it's the bakerly promise. All products are non-GMO, with no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. Strawberries are picked at the top of their ripeness, its chocolate comes from real cacao trees, the milk is never from concentrate and is free of rBST and eggs are never processed or dehydrated.

About bakerly

bakerly, the happy creators of French-inspired bakery products in the U.S., invites you to experience authentic, fresh-baked goodness. Its mission is to make their French-inspired bakery snacks an everyday American favorite. bakerly uses authentic ingredients you can trust, with no artificial colors or flavors, and no preservatives. bakerly's #1 ingredient is joy – all great recipes start with it. For more information, visit www.bakerly.com. Follow bakerly on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @bakerlyUSA.

Our mission and philosophy: simple ingredients, honest origins.

Our mission is to make our French-inspired pastry and bakery products an American favorite, by offering a great tasting and healthy option to complement our consumers' active lifestyle.

Behind our brand

The Norac Group is a leading European food manufacturer specialized in packaged bakery products and fresh food-to-go. We are committed to the highest standards of products quality through exclusive use of natural, wholesome ingredients.



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Food News: thinkThin® Accelerates Innovation with Two New Lines of Plant Based Products



Looking to Plant Based Protein Sources Culminates in a Delicious New Line of Bars and a New Category Launch with Protein Powders

LOS ANGELES, June 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As consumers shift towards plant based nutrition and with 36% of Americans reportedly eating a vegetarian meal at least once a week,1 thinkThin, a leader in creating nutritious, protein rich foods has announced a new range of plant based protein products spanning from high protein bars to protein powders.

"Our focus on nutrition is matched only by our passion for innovation," said Michele Kessler, CEO of thinkThin. "We estimate that plant based foods are a five billion dollar industry, and we wanted to bring to market a portfolio of products using high-quality, plant based ingredients, and still deliver the indulgent flavors our consumers expect from thinkThin."

Building on the recently launched thinkThin Protein & Superfruit bar line, which includes one vegan bar in a Lemon Cranberry Chia flavor, the following new thinkThin® products are now rolling out to retail stores nationwide:

  • Sea Salt Almond Chocolate High Protein Bar, which combines rich dark chocolate, roasted almonds and a hint of sea salt, and provides 13 grams of plant based protein and 5 grams of sugar
  • Chocolate Mint High Protein Bar, with a chocolate mint flavored center covered in rich dark chocolate, and provides 13 grams of plant based protein and 5 grams of sugar
  • Belgian Chocolate Protein & Probiotics Powder Mix, made with rich, European cocoa, containing 20 grams of plant based protein, prebiotic fiber and one billion CFUs live probiotics per serving
  • Madagascar Vanilla Bean Protein & Probiotics Powder Mix, made with real vanilla bean and rich Madagascarvanilla flavor, 20 grams of plant based protein, prebiotic fiber and more than one billion live probiotics per serving

In addition to delivering on both elevated flavor and nutritional profiles, each of the company's new Plant Based High Protein Bars and Protein & Probiotic Powder Mixes are also crafted with no soy ingredients, and are GMO-free, gluten free, and vegan.

"Innovating in the nutrition and food space means we have to constantly evaluate ingredient and food sources. With the growing numbers of flexitarians and consumers actively incorporating plant based foods in their meals, we knew this was a space we could lean into that would complement our current product offerings. It was just a matter of understanding which combinations of plant-based sources tasted best while still delivering category leading nutritionals," added Kessler.

Select flavors will be rolling out to retail stores nationwide, including Whole Foods Market®, Kroger®, Target®, and Walmart®.  The entire thinkThin plant based product line can be purchased online. To learn more or to find a retailer near you, visit www.thinkproducts.com.


About thinkThin® LLC

Since launching in 1999, thinkThin® LLC has been committed to making food that is as nutritious as it is delicious. From High Protein Bars that are certified gluten-free to Protein & Fiber Hot Oatmeal made from non-GMO ingredients, thinkThin® believes in using high quality ingredients that provide a good source of protein. thinkThin® has been recognized by media industry leaders such as The New York TimesLos Angeles Times and Forbes, as well as Entrepreneur Magazine, which named thinkThin® as one of the most innovative consumer brands. For more information, please visit www.thinkproducts.com.





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Supplement Spotlight: CytoSport, Inc. Launches New MUSCLE MILK® Protein Bars



Twelve varieties inspired by ice cream favorites appeal to an active lifestyle

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSport, Inc., a leading sports nutrition company and maker of MUSCLE MILK® premium protein products, announced today the launch of their new line of protein bars, expanding their portfolio of products which includes protein shakes and powders. MUSCLE MILK® protein bars are available in 12 unique flavors with either 15 or 20 grams of high quality protein.

"The MUSCLE MILK® brand is synonymous with great taste, and our new protein bars certainly deliver on that promise," said Greg N. Longstreet, president and chief executive officer of CytoSport, Inc. "Inspired by favorite ice cream flavors, each bar offers creamy and crunchy textures with a whipped soft layer, a truly unique experience for our consumers who enjoy eating their protein on the go. They're a great snack or meal replacement, and offer quality protein to fuel workouts and support recovery."

MUSCLE MILK® protein bars are available in six flavors with 15 grams of protein featured in blue packaging including Birthday Cake, Cookies 'N Cream, Double Rocky Road, Lemon Bliss, Mint Cookie Crunch and Peanut Butter Cookie. Each blue bar option is fully coated, naturally flavored, gluten free and contains 190 or fewer calories.

Birthday Cake- Whipped and creamy nougat meets birthday cake with a sprinkled yogurt flavored frosting celebration.
Cookies 'N Cream- Delicious combination of creamy whipped center with crunchy cookies, coated in smooth chocolatey richness.
Double Rocky Road- Fluffy marshmallows and crunchy almonds wrapped in creamy milk chocolate flavored richness.
Lemon Bliss- Refreshing lemon bursts with layers of creamy and crumbly lemon bar dessert deliciousness.
Mint Cookie Crunch- This bar explodes with refreshment with a melty mint soft layer mixed with chocolatey richness.
Peanut Butter Cookie- Delightful creamy roasted peanut layers with crunchy cookie mix-ins.

The bars are also available in six flavors with 20 grams of protein featured in red packaging including Almond Cookie, Blueberry Waffle Cone, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Double Fudge Brownie, Raspberry Cheesecake and Salted Caramel. Each red bar option is fully coated, naturally flavored, gluten free and contains 250 or fewer calories.

Almond Cookie- Deliciously decadent nougat center coated with crunchy almonds, with a hint of vanilla, coated in smooth white frosting
Blueberry Waffle Cone- Pillow soft center with real blueberries, topped off with a delicate yogurt flavored coating.
Chocolate Peanut Butter- Rich and creamy roasted peanut flavored center, topped with crushed peanuts and dipped in milk chocolate flavored coating.
Double Fudge Brownie- Double chocolatey goodness with creamy and crunchy layers and a rich milk chocolate flavored coating.
Raspberry Cheesecake- Creamy and soft nougat center with real fruit pieces covered in a smooth, craveable coating.
Salted Caramel- Mouthwatering salted caramel nougat center with sweet and salty crunchy flavor explosions, with a creamy white coating.


CytoSport, Inc. is among the most trusted and recognized sports nutrition and functional beverage companies in the United States. As the maker of MUSCLE MILK®, EVOLVE® and CYTOMAX® brands, CytoSport, Inc. is dedicated to providing premium protein products that elevate everyday performance for everybody. Our portfolio serves the needs of elite athletes, active lifestylists and weekend warriors with a wide-range of innovative protein-enhanced solutions that taste great and appeal to evolving consumer demands. The company is a trusted partner with storied collegiate athletic programs, world-class professional athletes, and elite training facilities. All CytoSport, Inc. powder products are NSF Certified for Sport® ensuring their safety and freedom of banned substances. In 2014, Fast Company listed us as one of the world's top 10 most innovative companies in fitness. CytoSport, Inc. was also named one of CircleUp25's 2013 most innovative companies for consumer brands (specifically the MUSCLE MILK® brand) by Forbes magazine. The company was founded in 1998 by the Pickett family, acquired by Hormel Foods Corporation in 2014, and is headquartered in Walnut Creek, Calif.







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Snack Spotlight: 18 Rabbits Chocolate Strawberry Jr. Bar



Our Chocolate Strawberry Jr. Bar is made from jammy strawberries and dark chocolate, folded together with whole grains, nutritious seeds, maple syrup and honey. For young appetites and the young at heart, this healthy indulgence is the snack that loves you right back.






18 Rabbits Granola* (Whole Grain Oats*, Honey*, Sunflower Oil*, Maple Syrup*, Sunflower Seeds*, Pumpkin Seeds*, Sesame Seeds*, Vanilla*), Tapioca Syrup*, Dark Chocolate* (Cane Sugar*, Unsweetened Chocolate*, Cocoa Butter*, Vanilla*), Strawberries*, Strawberry Juice Concentrate*, Oat Syrup Solids* (with Vitamin E), Chia Seeds*.

*Certified Organic Ingredient

Nutrition and ingredient facts listed on 18Rabbits.com and on wrapper may differ. The wrapper reflects actual contents.



About 18 Rabbits

Growing up, my mom taught me the importance of eating organic and understanding food labels. She was very sick, and doing both restored her health. To cheer us up, my dad brought home a rabbit.  Soon, we had 18 rabbits hopping around. As a mom today, those memories inspire the wholesome recipes I create in my kitchen for you.



Company: 18 Rabbits
Brand: Chocolate Strawberry Jr. Bar
Origin: US
Category: Bars
Packaging: 6 bars
Claims: USDA organic, Non-GMO, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free
Variants: View Range Here
Price: $5.50
Where to Buy: Buy Online, Store Locator



Chocolate Strawberry Jr. Bar (6 bars / pack)



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Food News: One Box At A Time: Kashi Expands Product Portfolio To Support Organic Farmland




Kashi announces second product made with Certified Transitional ingredients


SOLANA BEACH, Calif., Feb. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Kashi introduced Chewy Nut Butter Bars – the second line of products in its growing Certified Transitional portfolio – which joins Dark Cocoa Karma Shredded Wheat Biscuits, the company's best-performing cereal innovation in over five years. These deliciously chewy bars are made with real nut butters, whole grains and coconut oil, offering flavor packed, gluten-free nourishment in four tasty flavors: Almond Snickerdoodle, Chocolate Trail Mix, Salted Chocolate Chunk and Coconut Cashew Macaroon.

"We're thrilled to announce this addition to our Certified Transitional portfolio," said David Denholm, CEO at Kashi. "Chewy Nut Butter Bars represent another delicious way for consumers to join us on our mission to increase the amount of organic farmland in the US, one box at a time."

Building Bridges to the Organic Market

Despite double-digit growth in consumer demand for organic foods every year since the 1990s, organic acreage has not kept up – according to the USDA, less than one percent of US farmland is certified organic. While farmers increasingly seek to recognize the benefits of certification, converting fields from conventional farming methods to organic takes at least three years and is no small feat. During the three-year transition, farmers use organic practices but aren't paid organic prices.

Inspired to help farmers meet rising demand for organics, Kashi in 2016 partnered with leading organic certifier Quality Assurance International (QAI) to create Certified Transitional, a protocol which creates a new way for farmers to command slightly higher prices for their crops in transition during the three-year period – giving them the financial assurance needed to make the switch from conventional to organic. QAI led the development of the label, with support from agricultural suppliers, a global environmental NGO, organic experts, farmers, retailers, distributors and food brands.

QAI owns and manages the Certified Transitional protocol, which is available for any crop and brand that sources agricultural ingredients, including food and beverage, dietary supplements, cosmetics, household cleaners and textile products.

Certified Transitional Farmland More Than Doubles

In 2016, Kashi purchased the first-ever crop of Certified Transitional ingredients – hard red winter wheat – sourced from 860 acres of transitional farmland for use in Dark Cocoa Karma Shredded Wheat Biscuits. After just one year, Kashi's Certified Transitional products now are sourced from over 3,474 acres – more than quadrupling from the previous year – on their way to transitioning from conventional to organic. Today's launch of Chewy Nut Butter Bars builds on this momentum by showcasing other transitional ingredients, including almonds, dates and sorghum. In total, there now are 10 farms supplying Certified Transitional ingredients located in California, Louisiana, Kansas, Nebraska and Wyoming.

By purchasing Certified Transitional products such as Chewy Nut Butter Bars and Dark Cocoa Karma Shredded Wheat Biscuits, consumers can play a role in helping support farmers transition their land to organic, one box at a time. Each purchase contributes to a growing marketplace that recognizes the investment farmers make while transitioning to organic practices.

"As a farmer, I think of the decision to switch to organic as an equation – with dozens of variables that must be considered – such as the projected price of organic products, consumer demand, changing environmental conditions, and more," said Richard Gemperle, president at Edelweiss Nut Company, who supplied almonds for the new Chewy Nut Butter Bars. "For me, Certified Transitional changed the equation in favor of making the transition to organic, giving me a way to reap immediate economic benefits."

Moving Toward More Organics

"Kashi's first Certified Transitional product, Dark Cocoa Karma Shredded Wheat Biscuits, is our best-performing cereal innovation in over five years," said CEO David Denholm. "The addition of Chewy Nut Butter Bars to our Certified Transitional portfolio builds on this progress and supports efforts to increase organic farmland in the U.S. As demand for organics continues to grow, we hope this success will encourage other brands to explore Certified Transitional sourcing."

Kashi, along with QAI, invites anyone interested – from farmers to consumers – to learn more about Certified Transitional and participate in the program.

Share Certified Transitional today!

  • Click to Tweet: Kashi's new #ChewyNutButterBar helps create more organic farmland! @KashiFoods @QAI_Cert
  • Click to Tweet: Certified Transitional from @QAI_Cert and @KashiFoods helps farmers transition to #organic.
  • Click to Tweet: Only 1% of US farmland is #organic today. @KashiFoods is working to change this.

About Kashi Company
believes eating more plants is the catalyst for a healthier life. A natural lifestyle pioneer since 1984, Kashi produces nutritious plant-based foods including cereals, powders, entrees and snacks with curated ingredients. All Kashi products being made today – including its GOLEAN and Heart to Heart brands - are Non-GMO Project Verified and Kashi is proud to partner with QAI on the industry's first Certified Transitional program, which recognizes crops in transition from conventional to organic. Kashi products are available nationwide in the U.S. and Canada. Kashi is based in sunny Solana Beach, Calif.  To learn more, please visit Kashi.com, Facebook at www.facebook.com/Kashi, Twitter at https://twitter.com/Kashifoods, Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/kashi/ or YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/Kashi.

About QAI (Quality Assurance International)
Founded in 1989, QAI is the leading provider of organic certification services verifying organic integrity throughout the supply chain (qai-inc.com). Additional certification services include gluten-free, kosher, natural personal care, and food safety through its parent company NSF International. QAI remains dedicated to the environment, while providing educational outreach to the organic community, customers and consumers. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., the company has grown to include operations in the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Japan and the European Union.

For media interested in more information or to request an interview with Tracy Favre, Global Managing Director, QAI, an NSF International company contact Liz Nowland-Margolis at media@nsf.org or +1 734-418-6624.


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Snack Spotlight: Fiber One Salted Caramel & Dark Chocolate Layered Chewy Bars



Treats are made to be enjoyed, not regretted!



Chicory Root Extract, Rice Flour, Sugar, Whole Grain Oats, Corn Syrup, Barley Flakes, Vegetable Glycerin, Semisweet Chocolate Chunks (sugar, chocolate liquor, cocoa butter, soy lecithin, natural flavor), Palm Kernel Oil, Fructose, Nonfat Dry Milk, Sunflower Oil, Dutch Cocoa (processed with alkali), Soy Lecithin, Natural Flavor, Sea Salt, Canola Oil, Salt, Barley Malt Extract, Guar Gum, Butter, Milk, Milk Protein Concentrate, Baking Soda, Sodium Phosphate, Carrageenan, Oil of Rosemary, Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin E (mixed tocopherols) Added to Retain Freshness.

Allergy Info

Contains Milk and Soy; May Contain Wheat Ingredients



Company: Fiber One
Brand: Salted Caramel & Dark Chocolate Layered Chewy Bars
Origin: US
Category: Bars
Packaging: 5 bars
Claims: 150 calories per serving
Variants: View Range Here
Price: Coming soon
Where to Buy: Store Locator



Salted Caramel & Dark Chocolate Layered Chewy Bars



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