Barbara’s Bakery Introduces Fruit & Yogurt Bars
New Whole Grain Snack Bar Line Offers More Calcium Than a Six Ounce Cup of Yogurt
PETALUMA, CA. – June 28, 2006 – Natural and organic foods pioneer Barbara’s Bakery today expands its best-selling snack bar line with the introduction of Fruit & Yogurt Bars, the first all-natural snack bars to combine real fruit fillings and creamy yogurt wrapped in a tasty pastry-like whole grain crust.
Available in Cinnamon Apple, Blueberry Apple, Cherry Apple and Strawberry Apple flavors, each 8.9 ounce bar offers more calcium than a six ounce cup of fresh yogurt and contains 8 grams of whole grains. Like all Barbara’s Bakery’s products, the new Fruit & Yogurt Bars contain no refined white sugar, artificial flavors, colors, preservatives, cholesterol, hydrogenated oils or trans fats.
“As the best-selling producer of all-natural snack bars, we are pleased to expand our line with such a delicious calcium rich product,” said Kent Spalding, Director of Marketing for Barbara’s Bakery. “With calcium deficiency continuing to capture headlines across the country, we are doing our part to help our customers meet their calcium needs without compromising taste or convenience.”
Barbara’s is proud to be a founding member of the Whole Grains Council and is using the “good source” of whole grains stamp on the new Fruit & Yogurt Bars line. Each Fruit & Yogurt bar provides a half serving of whole grains (16% of the suggested whole grain consumption recommended in the USDA’s 2005 Dietary Guidelines). The bars contain only 3g of fat and provide 25% of the USDA recommended daily allowance for Calcium. They also feature a nutritious blend of Vitamins A, B, C, D, E, Folic Acid, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Iron, Niacin and Zinc. With a suggested retail price of $3.99 for a box of six, the Fruit & Yogurt Bars and are available in most natural supermarkets and at select mainstream stores nationwide.
These bars contain:
- 25% of the USDA recommended daily allowance for Calcium.
- A half serving of whole grains (16% of the suggested whole grain consumption recommended in the USDA’s 2005 Dietary Guidelines), which are great for your heart.
- A nutritious blend of Vitamins A, B, C, D, E, Folic Acid, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Iron, Niacin and Zinc.
- Contain no trans fat, cholesterol, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives
- Only 3g of fat
Offered in Cinnamon Apple, Blueberry Apple, Cherry Apple and Strawberry Apple flavors, the Fruit & Yogurt Bars are available in most natural supermarkets and at select mainstream stores nationwide.
About Barbara’s Bakery
Located in Petaluma, California, Barbara’s Bakery helped launch the natural foods category when it was founded as an organic bakery in 1971. Celebrating its 35th year in 2006, Barbara’s Bakery is committed to providing great-tasting, all-natural products and making a positive contribution to the world with donations to national and local non-profit organizations involved in environmental, hunger, and children’s issues. For more information please visit www.BarbarasBakery.com.