Snack innovation soars.
Sun-Maid Growers of California is introducing Sun-Maid Bites, a new snack made with oats, nuts and fruit.
The bites feature a base of whole grain rolled oats, whole grain brown rice flour, brown rice syrup, chicory root fiber and green banana flour. All four flavors also include peanuts and California raisins.
The s’mores variety is made with dark chocolate flavored confectionery, organic coconut oil and dehydrated marshmallow pieces. Each four-piece serving contains 110 calories, 2 grams of protein, 9 grams of sugar and 2 grams of fiber.
The banana split bites feature dark chocolate flavored confectionery, dehydrated banana, organic coconut oil and colorful sprinkles. Each serving contains 120 calories, 2 grams of protein, 5 grams of sugar and 2 grams of fiber.
The PB&J bites include peanut confectionery, peanut butter, dried strawberries, freeze-dried strawberries and peanut oil. Each serving contains 120 calories, 3 grams of protein, 4 grams of sugar and 2 grams of fiber.
The birthday cake flavor is made with white confectionery, almonds, organic coconut oil and rainbow sprinkles. Each serving contains 120 calories, 2 grams of protein, 8 grams of sugar and 2 grams of fiber.
Chubby Organics Inc. is offering new refrigerated nut butter and jam sandwiches made with Dave’s Killer Bread Good Seed bread, chia seeds, lemon and camu camu. The on-the-go offerings are sweetened with Medjool dates.
The Blueberry & Almond Butter sandwich contains 320 calories, 14 grams of protein, 5 grams of sugar and 8 grams of fiber.
The Blueberry & Hazelnut Butter sandwich contains 310 calories, 9 grams of protein, 3 grams of sugar and 9 grams of fiber.
The Strawberry & Almond Butter sandwich contains 320 calories, 14 grams of protein, 5 grams of sugar and 8 grams of fiber.
The Strawberry & Sunflower Butter sandwich contains 290 calories, 12 grams of protein, 2 grams of sugar and 7 grams of fiber.
“By swapping out the junk and preservatives for high quality, organic, whole food ingredients, these locally made sandwiches are an upgrade to tradition,” Chubby Organics said. “Chilled for freshness and to promote the quality of its ingredients, these nut butter and jam sandwiches boast nutritional macros rivaling your favorite protein bar.”
Magic Spoon is debuting a duo of new grain-free cereal flavors: honey nut and peanut butter. Both are keto-friendly, gluten-free and soy-free. The varieties have been the most requested new flavors since Magic Spoon launched a year ago, the company said.
The honey nut cereal contains 1 gram of sugar, 4 grams of net carbs and 11 grams of protein, while the peanut butter cereal contains no sugar, 3 grams of net carbs and 11 grams of protein.
Two new no sugar added baking chip flavors are joining the Lily’s Sweets lineup: chocolate salted caramel and white chocolate style. Containing less than 1 gram of sugar per serving the chips are sweetened with stevia and made with non-GMO, gluten-free ingredients.
“Baking chips are often how consumers first experience Lily's, so we are thrilled to introduce these new and delicious offerings into our baking chocolate lineup,” said Cynthia Tice, founder of Lily’s. “Our goal has always been to inspire people to live a sweeter life, and in the past couple months our team has been moved by the creative baking we have seen. We continue to listen to our fans and use that inspiration to give them what they need and desire, while still helping to limit overall sugar intake.”
Nearly 1,000 baking industry exhibitors filled the Las Vegas Convention Center Sept. 18.