New bread, snacks and cereal boast the benefits of whole grains.
Bimbo Bakeries USA has joined forces with The Walt Disney Co. to debut Arnold, Brownberry and Oroweat branded Kids Organic White Bread featuring Mickey and Minnie Mouse on the packaging.
Made with whole grain white wheat flour, the USDA certified organic and Non-GMO Project verified bread is baked using renewable wind energy. Each two-slice serving contains 150 calories and provides 4 grams of protein, 3 grams of fiber and 15 grams of whole grains.
Arnold, Brownberry and Oroweat Kids Organic White Bread is available nationwide for around $4 per 18-oz loaf.
Gerber Products Co., a subsidiary of Nestle SA, is entering the frozen category with the launch of Freshful Start bowls and bites. Made with whole grains and vegetables, the USDA certified organic, clean label products are designed for toddlers 12 months and up and are ready to warm and serve in minutes.
Freshful Start Organic Veggie & Grain Bowls provide one full serving of vegetables each and come in three varieties: tomato basil, mac and cheese, and Southwest style.
The tomato basil bowl contains whole wheat pasta, tomatoes, yellow bell peppers, zucchini, carrots, onions and kale. Each bowl contains 13 grams of whole grains, 2 grams of protein, 2 grams of fiber and 10% daily value of iron.
The mac and cheese bowl includes whole wheat macaroni noodles, sweet potato puree, carrot puree, whole milk, broccoli and cheddar cheese. Each bowl contains 10 grams of whole grains, 4 grams of protein, 2 grams of fiber and 10% daily value of calcium.
The Southwest style bowl features whole grain brown rice, tomatoes, green bell peppers, black beans, mango and onions. Each bowl contains 9 grams of whole grains, 3 grams of protein, 2 grams of fiber and 10% daily value of iron.
Gerber Freshful Start Organic Veggie Bites contain one full serving of vegetables per six pieces and come in two varieties: yellow carrot, kale, lentil and quinoa; and broccoli, lentils and cheddar.
The yellow carrot, kale, lentil and quinoa bites feature yellow carrots, potatoes, kale, lentils, red quinoa, whole wheat breadcrumbs and onions. The bites contain 10% daily value of iron, 5 grams of whole grains, 3 grams of protein and 2 grams of fiber.
The broccoli, lentils and cheddar bites are made with broccoli, potatoes, lentils, red bell peppers, whole wheat breadcrumbs, onions and cheddar cheese. The bites contain 10% daily value of iron, 4 grams of whole grains, 4 grams of protein and 2 grams of fiber.
Gerber Freshful Start Organic Veggie & Grain Bowls and Veggie Bites are available in select Target stores. The 4-oz bowls retail for $3.49, and the 8-oz bags of bites retail for $5.99.
LesserEvil Healthy Brands, LLC is rolling out four seasonal flavored products across its snacks line.
The Gingerbread Cheesecake Mini Cookies are keto-friendly, soft-baked treats made with almond flour, butter, coconut sugar and cream cheese. The grain- and gluten-free cookies contain 100 calories per serving.
The Dark Chocolate & Himalayan Pink Salt Organic Popcorn features popcorn made with evaporated cane sugar, coconut oil, brown rice syrup and dark chocolate seasoning. Containing 110 calories per serving, the popcorn is USDA certified organic, gluten-free, vegan, non-GMO and kosher.
The White Chocolate & Matcha Organic Popcorn contains non-GMO popcorn, coconut oil, white chocolate and matcha seasoning. The vegan treat contains 110 calories per serving and is USDA certified organic, gluten-free and kosher.
The Gingerbread Grain Free Paleo Puffs are made with organic cassava, coconut flour, sweet potato and organic gingerbread seasoning. Containing 130 calories per serving, the snacks are USDA certified organic, non-GMO, certified paleo, grain-free, gluten-free, vegan and kosher.
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Nearly 1,000 baking industry exhibitors filled the Las Vegas Convention Center Sept. 18.