Balance Foods is launching a line of healthier, better-for-you snacks to serve millions of elementary and high school students across the country. The nine new school-approved snacks meet USDA’s Smart Snacks in Schools nutritional dietary standards for snack foods sold on campuses after July 1, 2014.
Balance Foods snacks are made with whole grain, lower calories, less sodium and sugar. In addition, the company ensures that its snacks also contained no cholesterol, no trans fat, no MSG, gluten-free, nut-free and is Kosher certified.
The new snack lines include:
- Baked Classics in three varieties: Vanilla Frosting, Mesquite BBQ Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper, all sold in 1-ounce packages.
- California Classics in two varieties: Cheese Balls and Hot & Crunchy Cheese Balls, sold in 1.5- and .75-ounce packages.
- Poptillas in two varieties: Nacho Cheese and Chili Lime, sold in 1-ounce packages.
“Our snacks are a great healthier option for kids on the go,” saysRoya Rohani, vice president of marketing. “Our goal is always to create genuinely tasty snacks that students will love to eat and parents can rest assured knowing that it meets nutritional standards.”