Dare Foods has created a range of nut-free snacks for kids

Dare Foods has created a range of nut-free snacks for kids

Canadian group Dare Foods has launched a range of peanut-free snacks aimed at children in its domestic market.

Dare has developed three lines using the Wowbutter spread, which is a peanut butter-style product without the peanuts made by Wowbutter Foods. It is the first time Dare has used the spread.

"We understand how tough it can be to find a good variety of peanut-free school snacks kids can enjoy," said Kelly McInenly, senior director of marketing at Dare Foods. "At Dare, we are committed to creating products that not only taste great but are more nutritious and safe for kids to eat."

The products are made in Dare Foods; nut-free and peanut-free facility in Canada. The range is priced between C$2.99 and C$3.49 (US$2.71-3.17).

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DARE PUTS THE WOW! INTO SCHOOL LUNCHES WITH PEANUT-FREE

SNACKS THAT TASTE JUST LIKE PEANUT BUTTER

New Bear Paws and Wagon Wheels with Wowbutter® peanut-free snacks are perfect for school, after school activities or anywhere on the go!

KITCHENER, ON, August 25, 2014 – Just in time for back-to-school season, Dare Foods Limited recently introduced new peanut-free snacks to make lunch tastier for kids and easier for parents. Dare Bear Paws Morning Snack Wowbutter® and Strawberries, Bear Paws Minis Chocolate Chip & Wowbutter®, and Wagon Wheels Wowbutter® deliver the great taste of peanut butter kids love, using a toasted soy spread called Wowbutter®.

Like all Bear Paws and Wagon Wheels snacks, the new Bear Paws and Wagon Wheels with Wowbutter® are made in Dare’s nut-free and peanut-free Canadian facility. The cookies contain protein and support Dare Foods’ Made Better promise – a family commitment to providing delicious, better-for-you snacks.

“We understand how tough it can be to find a good variety of peanut-free school snacks kids can enjoy,” said Kelly McInenly, Senior Director of Marketing, Dare Foods Limited. “At Dare, we are committed to creating products that not only taste great but are more nutritious and safe for kids to eat. Each Bear Paws and Wagon Wheels pouch features a peanut free logo so parents and teachers can rest assured they’re perfect for school lunchboxes.”

Morning Snack Wowbutter® and Strawberries:

·         Made with 8 g whole grains

·         3 g protein per pouch

·         3 g of fibre

·         No artificial colours or flavours

·         No trans fat

·         Baked in a nut-free/peanut-free facility

Bear Paws Minis Chocolate Chip & Wowbutter®:

·         Made with 3 g protein per pouch

·         No artificial colours or flavours

·         No trans-fat

·         Baked in a nut-free/peanut-free facility

 

Wagon Wheels Wowbutter®:

·         Made with 2 g protein per cookie

·         No artificial colours

·         Baked in a nut-free/peanut-free facility

The new Bear Paws and Wagon Wheels with Wowbutter® are available at major grocery and mass merchandise stores across Canada, priced between $2.99 and $3.49.

Original source: Dare Foods